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What Will The Fed Do? – Predictions from The Mile [and beyond]

There’s half an hour to go before the FOMC policy announcement, which will be followed by ‘The Ben Bernanke Show’ from 1815 GMT. You can Watch the Federal Reserve press conference with chairman Bernanke here:  http://www.ustream.tv/embed/4944768 Live video for mobile … Continue reading

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Negative Benchmark Omens – How Imminent is the Doom For Yields?

Discussion of whether [or when] there is likely to be a collapse in ‘core’ government debt prices appears to be increasing. One example Specifically in Europe, the question of when Bunds in general [and perhaps the Euro Bund Future contract … Continue reading

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ECB Will Still=’Extremely Cautious Behemoth’ In January

At this point, the ECB seems unlikely to produce any material changes in policy with its announcements on Thursday. ======================================================== T&C reminders: please see disclaimer at head of this blog. please note the peculiarities of my discursive style: I try … Continue reading

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RBA Hawks may have Long Hop in store The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Governor Stevens has created quite a conundrum ahead of its rates decision Tuesday,  in Asia-Pacific trading hours, 1430 AEST/0400 GMT He was very hawkish over the weekend. … 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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