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JPY can go OTP ahead of DPJ Contest

QuickJPYbullets: scope for USD/JPY to plumb/set historic lows with the most recent being 76.37. Overnight the pair reversed from a peak around 76.88 and is now at a weakly looking 76.53 triangle on hourly chart suggests 73.50 target! More sensible targets are 76.37 and … Continue reading

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Expect short-term tumble, but no long-term USD collapse

What a weekend. I sense that many have been reluctant to get involved in the necessary task of trying to work out what the two almost seismic bits of financial news over the weekend mean. However many did get involved. … Continue reading

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‘Fed Model’ Creator warns of Breakdown

Meet Dr. Ed Yardeni. Apart from being a most accomplished independent, economist practitioner, with private practice, and corporations and even small nations as clients, he is also known in parts of the financial world as a co-inventor of the Fed … Continue reading

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Raise The Roof, It’s Vacation Time

Today I spoke with an economist who owns and heads an independent, forecasting boutique with many large enterprises, institutions and even governments of small countries as clients.  Even with such a weighty reputation, he has a mild reputation, in informal … Continue reading

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One Day, CHF and EUR, Will Be €1

With the world beset by all manner of crises right now, the Swiss franc is most likely on the closest to a vertical trajectory as we’ll ever see in our time. (We hope.)  And during such times, there there’s often … Continue reading

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#FOMC news won’t push the plunger on any volatility bombs anytime soon. The main new thing to focus on may be on the fact that inflation isn’t behaving. The Fed may need to re-cast what it means by ‘inflation’ so … Continue reading

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Greece is (still) the word.

Are you ready for the sequel? Yes, even if it feels somewhat surreal, the EU does indeed appear to be verging on throwing more bad money in the direction of Greece, after having last year thrown reasonably good money in … Continue reading

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Timecheck On the #USD party coming up With the reinvigorated ‘risk rally’ remaining dependent on the perennially weak dollar and with the ‘virtuous’ circle of Federal Reserve ease keeping the greenback underwater and hence fuelling the risk rally [see what … Continue reading

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What The Fed will most likely have said After Bernanke’s Spoken Remarkably, there has never been a live post-policy press conference with a Federal Reserve chairman, before the one slated for 1415 EST/1815 GMT. This will clearly ascribe a degree … Continue reading

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How Much Yen Did Japan Buy Last Friday?

It’s still amongst the hot topics several days after it happened, understandably. Many of us would still like to know how much yen Japan’s Ministry of Finance bought in its concerted raid with G7 partners, commencing early in European trading … Continue reading

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