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David I. Kranzler
Get Ready To Party Like It’s 2008 By David I. Kranzler - 16 hours ago

Apparently Treasury Secretary, ex-Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin, has threatened Congress with stock crash if Congress didn’t pass a tax reform Bill. His reason is that the stock market ...

Callum Thomas
Implied Correlation And SKEW By Callum Thomas - 17 hours ago

We hear a lot about the VIX and how volatility is low, but we rarely hear about the VIX's siblings: the CBOE SKEW Index and the CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation 2014. This is a shame because they ...

Ashraf Laidi
China Hints, Aussie Jobs Next By Ashraf Laidi - 17 hours ago

Signals from China are usually subtle and actions are often dramatic, we look at Xi's landmark speech to start the Party Congress. The Canadian dollar was the top performer and the yen lagged. The ...

David Kotok
Markets, Metaphors And Labor Data By David Kotok - Oct 18, 2017

We thank readers for their gracious comments on our markets and metaphors missive, examining historical periods that “rhyme” in one way or another with the circumstances we find ourselves ...

Ashraf Laidi
Expect Headline-Heavy Finish To The Week By Ashraf Laidi - Oct 18, 2017

The Fed and NAFTA negotiations have stolen headlines for the past two days. We listen to what the market is saying. The US dollar was the top performer while the pound lagged. The China Party Congress...

Craig Erlam
Fed Speeches And Earnings In Focus By Craig Erlam - Oct 18, 2017

Earnings Season In Focus As Stocks Target New Highs US futures are pointing to another higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, as companies prepare to report on the third quarter at a time when ...

Demand For USD Has Resumed By JustForex - Oct 18, 2017

Yesterday, the US dollar strengthened against the basket of world currencies. The dollar index (#DX) increased by 0.21%. Support for the US currency was provided by the positive economic reports and ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
Pound Holds Ground On UK Wages Data By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Oct 18, 2017

Asian trading session was quiet. The equity markets traded rangebound; Shanghai’s Composite gained timidly as twice-a-decade China’s Communist Party (CCP) congress kicked off. During his ...

Boris Schlossberg
USD Powers On As Yields Rise By Boris Schlossberg - Oct 18, 2017

Market Drivers October 18, 2017 Dollar makes fresh weekly highs UK Wage data not enough for GBP Nikkei 0.13% Dax 0.41%Oil$52/bbl Gold$1279/oz. Europe and Asia: GBP UK Average Wage Gain 2.1% vs. ...

Dmitry Tross
Will BREXIT Ever Happen Or Is GBP Doomed? By Dmitry Tross - Oct 18, 2017

Over the past week, the heads of central banks continue to speak, and make cautious statements on plans for normalizing monetary policy in their countries. However, market participants appear not to ...

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