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The Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting concludes Wednesday. To the extent the FOMC meeting is ever routine, this should be it. Its forward guidance evolved at the end of last year. The ...
The US dollar is sporting a slightly softer profile, but the price action is really more of a consolidation than a trend reversal. The euro has gained nearly 0.5% today but remains well off last ...
This Great Graphic was composed on Bloomberg. It shows two time series. The headline CPI is the white line. It has gone negative and when the flash estimate for January is released at the end of the ...
As the demonizing of Syriza gives way to post-electoral analysis, its victory is being seen as anti-austerity not anti-EMU. Politics makes for strange bedfellows, and a small conservative party ...
Reasonable people can debate some of the details, but there was little doubt that last week's big event, the ECB's asset purchases, was widely anticipated. Nevertheless, what is striking is the ...
The US dollar extended its gains against all the major currencies and most emerging market currencies over the past week. The ECB's asset purchase program was a key driver, but the euro, though it ...
It is not about the data today though there has been a slew of data that in other times would have moved the market. The flash HSBC China PMI was reported above expectations at 49.8 from 49.6 in ...
There are six key elements to the ECB’s announcement: 1. Starting in March the ECB will buy 60 bln euros a month in national bonds and agency bonds. The amounts will be driven by the ...
Today is all about the ECB. The press claims to have access to people or documents that have the ECB buying 50 bln euros of bonds a month. The duration of the program is not clear. There was a ...
1. What is the ECB going to do? The ECB is widely expected to announce that it will accelerate and broaden its efforts to expand its balance sheet. 2. How will it do this? The ECB is currently buying ...