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No relief into mid-week

Special report: Have we reached maximum pessimism in the Pound?

Today’s report: No relief into mid-week

There has been no relief for financial markets this week, with the US Dollar rally only intensifying and the sell-off in stocks only getting that much uglier. We had seen some attempts at a turnaround on Tuesday, though this proved to be nothing more than a tease.   read report

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Wake-up call

Investors unsettled by that dot plot

Special report: BOE policy decision preview

Today’s report: Investors unsettled by that dot plot

The market was dealt another blow on Wednesday, in large part because of yet another hawkish decision. There wasn’t anything all that surprising, but it seems investors continue to be unsettled by a dot plot that keeps on pointing to higher rates looking out.   read report

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Wake-up call

The Buck doesn’t stop here

Special report: FOMC decision preview

Today’s report: The Buck doesn't stop here

It seems the market has become even more unsettled in recent sessions, this on the realization that higher rates outside of the US are doing nothing to offset what has been a surge into US Dollars on what is still a yield differential that favors the Buck and on what is sure to also be flight to safety into the Dollar.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Euro can't do anything with rocketing German producer prices

Today’s report: Get ready for a heavy round of central bank meetings

The market has ratcheted up hawkish Federal Reserve rate hike bets, pricing peak Fed Funds at 4.5%, which is 120 basis points higher than where we were in July.   read report

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Wake-up call

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