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Dollar Remains on Back Foot

June 05, 2019
Overview:   The Federal Reserve's patience never excluded a rate cut should conditions warrant.  The acknowledgment of this without signaling a change its stance is being seized upon to justify aggressive pricing of rates.  At the same time, there has some tempering of trade anxiety on the margin that is also constructive.  Asia and European e…
Dollar Remains on Back Foot Dollar Remains on Back Foot Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 05, 2019 Rating: 5
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Nervous Calm Settles Over Markets

June 04, 2019
Overview:  The global capital markets are stabilizing today after taking a body blow of broadening the use of US tariffs (in migration dispute with Mexico), threatening the ratification of NAFTA 2.0, and still escalating hostile rhetoric between the US and China, and the threat of anti-trust action against the largest digital platforms. The declin…
Nervous Calm Settles Over Markets Nervous Calm Settles Over Markets Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 04, 2019 Rating: 5
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US Penchant for Tariffs Keeps Investors on Edge

June 03, 2019
Overview:  The weekend failed to break the grip of investor worries that is driving stocks and yields lower.  The US Administration's penchant for tariffs is not simply aimed at China, where there is some sympathy, but the move against Mexico, dropping special privileges for India, and apparently, had considered tariffs on Australia.  At the s…
US Penchant for Tariffs Keeps Investors on Edge US Penchant for Tariffs Keeps Investors on Edge Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 03, 2019 Rating: 5
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Will US Economic Nationalism Continue to be Good for the Dollar, Yen, and Swiss Franc? Will US Economic Nationalism Continue to be Good for the Dollar, Yen, and Swiss Franc? Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 02, 2019 Rating: 5
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Curiouser and Curiouser

June 01, 2019
The first week of June features the Reserve Bank of Australia meeting, an ECB meeting, and the US employment data.  The RBA is expected to deliver its first rate cut in three years.  The market appears to have discounted not only a second cut in H2 but has priced nearly half of a third cut as well. 
A soft inflation reading after the seasonal bump …
Curiouser and Curiouser Curiouser and Curiouser Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 01, 2019 Rating: 5
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