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Dollar Bounces after Insurrection Put Down

January 07, 2021
Overview:  After the National Guard were called to put down an insurrection in Washington, DC, the dollar is having its best day in around a week.  The euro's three-day rally has been halted even though German factory orders surprised on the upside.  The greenback is firmer against all the major and most of the emerging market currencies today…
Dollar Bounces after Insurrection Put Down Dollar Bounces after Insurrection Put Down Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 07, 2021 Rating: 5
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High Drama Weighs on the Greenback and Lifts Yields

January 06, 2021
Overview:  One of the two Georgia Senate contests remains too close to call, but the market appears to be pricing in a Democrat sweep.  The 10-year yield has punched above 1% but has offered the greenback little support.  Yesterday, the dollar-bloc currencies rose to highs since early Q2 2018 and are extending those gains today.  The Scandis are a…
High Drama Weighs on the Greenback and Lifts Yields High Drama Weighs on the Greenback and Lifts Yields Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 06, 2021 Rating: 5
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No Follow-Through Dollar Buying after Yesterday's Recovery: Consolidative Session Likely No Follow-Through Dollar Buying after Yesterday's Recovery:  Consolidative Session Likely Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 05, 2021 Rating: 5
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Rising Equities and Slumping Dollar Greet the New Year

January 04, 2021
Overview:  The first day of the New Year, but it feels a lot like last year.  The dollar is under pressure, and equities are higher.  Outside of Japan and Malaysia, The MSCI Asia Pacific Index extended last week's 3.6% gain. It has not rallied for seven consecutive sessions. Led by mining and energy, Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is up 1.5%…
Rising Equities and Slumping Dollar Greet the New Year Rising Equities and Slumping Dollar Greet the New Year Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 04, 2021 Rating: 5
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January Monthly

January 03, 2021
It might not feel like a New Year, as the pandemic continues to ravage most countries. On top of the human toll, the economic fallout will continue to depress activity in the first part of 2021.  However, policymakers throughout the G7 provided more stimulus in late 2020 and extended many emergency facilities well into the New Year.  This will hel…
January Monthly January Monthly Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 03, 2021 Rating: 5
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