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David I. Kranzler
Will Fed Be Forced To Continue QE?
By David I. Kranzler - Nov 26, 2013

[T]he Federal Reserve’s long and large scale purchases have significantly lowered long-term Treasury yields. - Ben Shalom Bernanke, Keynote Speech at the 2012 Jackson Hole Federal Reserve Conference ...

Tiho Brkan
Global Macro Price Movements By Asset Class
By Tiho Brkan - Nov 26, 2013

Chart 1: Global equities are currently outperforming other asset classesCurrent financial market conditions are characterised by rising equity prices towards 2007 highs (some major global markets have...

Tiho Brkan
Are U.S. Equities The New Safe Haven?
By Tiho Brkan - Nov 26, 2013

I am pretty sure you are laughing at my heading for this post. It is just intended as a joke (of course) but just stay with me for a second while glancing at the chart in this post. Chart 1: US ...

The Billionaire’s Club: A 2013 Snapshot
By AllAboutAlpha  - Nov 26, 2013

The 2,170 billionaires around the world have a combined net worth is $6.5 trillion.Both that combined net worth and the simple number of billionaires has more than doubled since 2009, that memorable ...

Ian Copsey
Further Dollar Losses To Be Expected
By Ian Copsey - Nov 26, 2013

Corrections were seen yesterday, and by and large may well be over. The EUR/USD stalled 2 points above my support and the USD/CHF 5 points above target. I pointed out the 4-hour Price Equilibrium ...

Lance Roberts
The Case For Cashing In
By Lance Roberts - Nov 25, 2013

Last week I posted two articles (see here and here) discussing the potential of a 30% increase in the markets over the next two years, as proposed by Jeremy Grantham, due to the ongoing monetary ...

Peter Schiff
The Taper: Ben's Rocket To Nowhere?
By Peter Schiff - Nov 25, 2013

Herd mentality can be as frustrating as it is inexplicable. Once a crowd starts moving, momentum can be all that matters and clear signs and warnings are often totally ignored. Financial markets are ...

Kevin Davitt
Mean Reversion In Land Of Rising Sun?
By Kevin Davitt - Nov 25, 2013

Year to Date the Nikkei (NKZ13) is up nearly 50% and the Yen (v. US Dollar) is down about 15%. Ostensibly, "Abenomics" are working: Abenomics is the name given to a suite of measures introduced by ...

David Kotok
Tapering: Will It Bring Tightening Or Easing?
By David Kotok - Nov 25, 2013

The Federal Reserve meeting minutes stimulated lots of discussion in the media and blogosphere. Cumberland’s Chief Monetary Economist, Robert Eisenbeis, discussed this in his recent note. Here are ...

FX Recommends
The Current Market Sentiment‏
By FX Recommends - Nov 25, 2013

The single currency managed to retreat again versus the greenback after failing to get over 1.356 to be traded again currently near 1.35 again undermined by new dovish comments from the ECB member ...