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Marc Chandler

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Marc Chandler's Opinion & Analysis
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The US Dollar Index has been trending higher since early May. This Great Graphic, created on Bloomberg, shows that it has been successfully tested several times. And it looks like it's ready to ...
The US dollar is narrowly mixed. The euro, yen and Swiss franc are higher, while the dollar-bloc and sterling are softer. The moving element here is not so much the greenback, which is serving more as...
EM initially benefitted from the FOMC decision, but softened into the weekend. One culprit was lower oil prices, as reports suggest an output deal is unlikely at the OPEC meeting this week in Algeria....
The major central banks have placed their markers and have moved to stage left. There is the late-month high frequency data, which pose some headline risks in the week ahead. The main focus for most ...
The Hungarian central bank capped the amount commercial banks can keep at its 3-month deposit facility. S&P upgraded Hungary from BB+ to BBB- with stable outlook. Bank of Israel will move to 8 ...
As Nassim Taleb instructed, we should not be fooled by randomness. If you see six red results in a row at a roulette table, do not conclude the game is rigged. If you flip a coin, and it is tails six ...
The US dollar has lost another 0.5% against most of the major currencies today, as Asia and Europe respond to the Fed's decision. There are few exceptions to this generalization. The Norwegian krone ...
Much of what the Bank of Japan announced today had been largely leaked. While there was a sizeable response in the asset markets, the dollar's knee-jerk gains against the yen’s were quickly ...
Tomorrow's Bank of Japan and Federal Reserve meetings are serving to dampen activity in the foreign exchange market. The US dollar is little changed against the euro, yen, and sterling. The ...
The dollar-value of all the goods and services the US produces has never been larger. There are two other metrics that capture the recovery. These two great graphics come from the Wall Street Journal...