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Marc Chandler

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Marc Chandler's Opinion & Analysis
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This Great Graphic, made on Bloomberg, shows the past six months of oil and gas prices. The white line is the June gasoline futures and the yellow line is the June light sweet crude oil futures ...
As widely expected, the ECB left its key rates and asset purchase plan intact. It reiterated its forward guidance that rates will remain at present levels or lower. Draghi was more confident about the...
The ECB meeting and the press conference that follows it is the main event. However, it has had to compete with the Bank of Japan and Riksbank meetings, as well as the further reflection of the tax ...
There is one variable that explains the euro movement better than any other single variable we have found. The US-Germany two-year interest rate differential continues to be highly correlated with the...
The US dollar was marked down in response to the French election and saw some follow through selling yesterday, but the momentum had slowed, and now it is stalled. The greenback is posting upticks ...
The Trump Administration has switched gears. During the campaign through the inauguration, Trump picked on Mexico. The rhetoric and threats drove the peso to record lows. By the OECD's calculation ...
Americans do not like to talk about class. Many like to think that there are no classes in the US and that sufficient hard work and one's socio-economic status can be raised. These days, discussions ...
The US dollar is again at the fulcrum of the foreign exchange market. The dollar-bloc currencies are under pressure, along with the Japanese yen, while the European complex is posting modest ...
The US investigation into steel imports is not particularly novel. The US steel industry is highly organized for such purposes. The steel sector has the significant global excess capacity, which makes...
The results of the first round of the French election spurred a dramatic response in the capital markets. Our thesis that there is no populist-nationalist wave sweeping the world is supported by the ...