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The targeted long-term repo operations had not even been launched when the ECB announced its intention to buy asset-backed securities and covered bonds. It then began to buy covered bonds before the ...
The drop in US bond yields is perhaps the biggest surprise for investors this year.  The gradual decline in Federal Reserve buying, faster growth and the prospects for a rate hike in 2015 were ...
This Great Graphic shows the GDP of several major economies measured in US Dollars.  It was posted in the Wilson Quarterly, and draws from World Bank data.  The US economy is on a parallel but ...
Emerging market assets have started off the week mixed, with few clear signals to follow. The major currencies also appear directionless at the moment, though eurozone flash PMIs on Thursday could ...
This Great Graphic was posted in the Financial Times at the end of last week.  It based on EPFR flow data that Bank of America Merrill Lynch distributed.  It shows a record $5.7 bln outflow from ...
The prospects that the Federal Reserve would begin slowing its purchases sparked a market meltdown in 2013. The "taper tantrum", as it was dubbed, destabilized the capital markets. Now it is as if the...
After wild swings at midweek (October 15), the U.S. dollar spent the last two sessions of the week consolidating. While we expect the Federal Reserve will not be distracted by the recent market ...
The December Brent oil futures contract settled at $86.16 before the weekend, after having fallen to a four-year low on October 16 just below $83.00.  It has lost more than 27% since the end of June, ...
The market is a fickle mistress. At the end of September, and at the start of this month, we pushed against the hawkish read of the Fed’s dot-plots. We resisted talk of a Fed hike in Q1 15. We ...
If the worst of the market panic is behind us, it's a worthwhile exercise to see what the charts are saying about the dollar. One advantage of technical analysis is that the fundamental causes and ...