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Marc Chandler

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After a relatively slow week following the announcement of the ECB's new initiatives and the US jobs data, the week ahead is chock full of key events. There are three in particular that can shape the ...
This coming week may very well be one of the most important weeks of the year. There are a number of events that individually and collectively have the potential to spur significant moves across the ...
The foreign exchange market is subdued. The yen and dollar-bloc currencies remain soft, while the European complex is flat. Even with limited movement, there are three currency developments to note. ...
1. Many are arguing that the dollar's rally reflects a shift in expectations of Fed policy. There seems to be little evidence for this. A shift in expectations would be most directly reflected in ...
1) Moody’s downgraded its outlook on Brazil from stable to negative2) Polls show a decline in Marina’s advantage over Dilma3) Oil, iron ore, platinum, corn, wheat, soy, and rice prices are...
The US dollar is mostly softer, but a consolidative tone continues. The news stream is light. Participants are still trying to navigate the week while looking at next week's critical events. These ...
This Great Graphic was created on Bloomberg. It shows the jump in the three-month implied volatility (white line). It bottomed in mid-July near 4.75%.By the end of August, it was testing 6.0%. Since ...
This Cool Video is from the Financial Times. Economics Editor Martin Wolf sits down with former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet to discuss the ECB's latest actions. What is striking about this five...
We have identified two forces lifting the US dollar: positive developments in the US and negative developments elsewhere. Last week's ECB meeting and next week's FOMC meeting, however, are not the ...
Sterling has fallen nearly six cents since the September 1, or about 3.2%. The reason is clear, and it is most certainly not simply about good news from the US. Sterling had already fallen six cents ...