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Euro is Little Changed, while the Yen is Softer to Start the New Week

The dollar is narrowly mixed against the G10 and emerging market currencies today. The euro is little changed, holding on to last week’s gains, after the surprising French election results, where the focus shifts finding...

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Equities Retreat while the Dollar is Confined to Narrow Ranges

Equities are mostly lower, while bonds have risen. The dollar is trading in narrow ranges and mixed against the G10 currencies and emerging markets. Most Asian bourses were lower. The Nikkei (though not the Topix)...

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Dollar and Rates Soften a Little Ahead of US CPI

The focus is on the US CPI report today, but the price action is anything but intuitive. Although the revisions of the basket and methodological changes reinforce expectations for the largest rise in three months,...

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With Trepidation, the Market Awaits the BOJ

With the market nearly ruling out a 50 bp hike by the Federal Reserve on February 1, the interest rate adjustment appears to have largely run its course. This may be helping to ease the...

IMF lowers growth forecast, warns of global ‘recession’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its global growth forecast to 3.2% amid high inflation and the war in Ukraine, and warned the world could be “teetering on the edge of global recession.” In...

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Market Prices in More Aggressive Fed AND is more Confident of Rate Cuts by the End 2023

The higher-than-expected US CPI and the strong expectation of a 100 bp hike by the Fed in two weeks is propelling the dollar higher. It jumped to almost JPY139.40 and the euro is off more than...

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China Bends, Russia Doubles Down, and the Euro Approaches $1.10

Russia’s brutality as it re-positioned forces in Ukraine and China’s move to ease the clash with US auditors dominate the news. Hong Kong tech stocks rallied on the news while mainland markets are closed today...

Eyes Turn to the ECB and the First Look at Q3 US GDP

The market awaits the ECB meeting and the first look at the US Q3 GDP.  The pullback in US shares yesterday was a drag on the Asia Pacific equities.  It is the first back-to-back loss...

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IMF & Fed: Even if not everybody is well, everything else is!

The IMF’s latest quarterly outlook is impressively upbeat with expectations that the US and other advanced economies, always together with China, will come roaring back this year and into next. Successful near universal adult vaccination...

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China’s Expansion Does not Prevent Deflation

Despite a soft close in US indices yesterday, global shares are on the march again today.  Led by China and Hong Kong, most large markets in the Asia Pacific region advanced today.  Officials gave approval...

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Indecision Keeps Investors on Edge, but the Dollar Rides High

Initially, the markets built on Tuesday’s price action, but as soon as a few counties in Florida indicated that it was not going to be the “blue wave,” risk came off, and it was most...

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What about the New Silk Roads Initiative of China?

Since 2014, the Chinese economy has been the first global GDP calculated in purchasing power parity (PPP) and the gap has widened steadily with the United States: 19.2% of world GDP against 15% for its rival. Since...