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Today’s report: Global markets and end of week reflections

In our view, it’s hard to reconcile much of this week’s price action, especially the parts where risk assets were trying to rally. If we look at all the messages out there, with the exception of one, it would seem stocks should be lower and the US Dollar should be wanting to make a comeback.   read report

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Powell sends a different message

Next 24 hours: Hard to beat

Today’s report: Powell sends a different message

We’re looking at risk on flow into Wednesday and a lot of that has to do with Jerome Powell’s latest remarks. At the central banker’s re-confirmation hearing on Tuesday he was sounding decidedly less hawkish than what the market has been pricing.   read report

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Suspicious moves

Next 24 hours: What will the Fed Chair say?

Today’s report: Suspicious moves

There has been no apparent change to the gloomy fundamentals, and yet, somehow, out of nowhere, US equity futures rocketed higher after the close on Monday. The move looked like something that should have been triggered by some kind of event, and yet, nothing to speak of.   read report

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Wake-up call

Dollar selling not expected to last

Next 24 hours: It's all about US equities

Today’s report: Dollar selling not expected to last

It seems the softer US NFP print this past Friday was behind a lot of the move lower in the US Dollar, but we thought the market was focusing on the wrong data point and that the Dollar sell off would be short-lived. And indeed, into Monday, the Buck is already making its way back.   read report

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