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Today’s report: Will the Fed Chair Shake it Up?

We come into Tuesday with the market having tried to extend USD declines after another discouraging round of US data, but ultimately failing to do so. It seems the US Dollar just isn’t in the mood to roll over with the Fed on course to keep with its policy normalisation timeline.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Soft US Data Headlines Monday Action

Today’s report: Not Ready to Take Fed Seriously

We’re coming out of a week where there wasn’t much to chew on, with the market spending most of the time contemplating this month’s Fed decision. The US Dollar has found some bids though gains have been less than impressive when considering the Fed’s commitment to keep with guidance.   read report

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Today’s report: Market Still Trying to Figure Out the Fed

This week’s quiet economic calendar has resulted in subdued trade, with most of the focus continuing to be on market expectations for the US Dollar and US stocks in the aftermath of last week’s more hawkish Fed decision. Eurozone PMIs, German PMIs, Canada retail sales and Fed speak ahead.   read report

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Today’s report: Still Not Enough Love for US Dollar

We’ve seen a positive US Dollar bullish, negative equity market reaction in the aftermath of last week’s Fed decision. But at the same time, the moves have been quite mild, with many out there not yet ready to give up on trends of selling the Buck in 2017 and buying stocks since 2009.   read report

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Pounded from All Sides

Next 24 hours: GBP Whips Around But FX Mostly Quiet

Special report: Fed Policy, Stocks and Bubbles

Today’s report: Pounded from All Sides

It hasn't been a great 24 hours for the Pound, with the UK currency underperforming on the back of dovish Carney comments, reports of shaky talks between the PM and DUP and a fresh wave of US Dollar demand as Fed speak continues to back up last week's more hawkish Fed decision.   read report

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Next 24 hours: US Dollar Trickle Turning into Run

Today’s report: Markets, Poker, Big Hands, Bluffs and All-Ins

The economic calendar is pretty thin this week, and for now, most of the attention is on the central banks and where we're headed with this grand monetary policy accommodation experiment that has gone on for so many years now.   read report

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