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The Federal Reserve provided limited forward guidance in yesterday's statement. It said that it "anticipates that it will be appropriate to raise the target range for the Fed funds rate when it has ...
While the markets wait for no man, the FOMC is a different story. Janet Yellen is expected to lead the Federal Reserve into taking the first step toward normalizing monetary policy in the coming ...
The sharp decline in Chinese stocks and the policy response is important for global investors but not on the grounds commonly cited. It is unlikely to have a major impact on the Chinese economy. It ...
The US dollar is mixed. It is recouping some of yesterday's losses against the euro and yen but is heavier against the other major currencies. Short-covering in the dollar-bloc that began yesterday ...
The Bank of Japan is engaged in the most aggressive asset purchases and yet it has largely failed to lift inflation. National consumer prices for June will be reported at the end of this week. The ...
From a technical perspective, the US dollar looked vulnerable to start the week, but the 8.5% drop in Chinese shares in Shanghai provided additional fuel. The linkage between the two is that global ...
Surveys suggest that a little more than 80% of the economists expect the Federal Reserve to hike rates in September. The September Fed funds futures, the most direct market instrument, has only about ...
As highlighted previously, the overextended technical condition of the dollar was expressed in a mixed performance last week. Against the top ten currencies, that dollar fell against five. The drop in...
The yen has been sidelined this week. It is flat against the dollar. Japanese stocks and bonds are also little changed. The benchmark 10-year bond yield has fallen by less than two bp on the week, ...
The US dollar is under pressure today. There are many small triggers but the news stream itself is relatively mild. Ultimately, the inability to extend last week's momentum left the dollar bulls ...