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US Dollar Has Seen Better Days
The rout in the US Dollar has intensified into Friday, with the Buck taking an added hit in the aftermath of discouraging Thursday data.
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Taking In Two Important US Releases
As we come into Thursday, we’re looking at a market that’s seen a whole lot of Dollar weakness and we believe the Buck has been hit a little too hard and fast at this point, with the door opening up for a healthy rebound.
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Resurgence In US Dollar Demand Expected
The Fed decision has come and gone and the market has taken in what was pretty much all but expected, after the central bank left policy on hold.
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Will Wednesday Be A Turnaround Day?
As trade gets going on Wednesday, it feels like we could be in for a reversal of recent trends. A very oversold US Dollar could be finally wanting to make a bit of an attempt at a comeback, while stocks are showing signs of rolling over.
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Position Squaring Probability
There isn’t a whole lot going on with Tuesday’s economic calendar, and after already seeing some big declines in the US Dollar over the past several sessions, we could be getting closer to seeing some form of an attempt at a recovery.
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What's Next For The Buck
Everywhere you look, markets are stretched against the Dollar. We’re not talking traditional currencies only.
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Week Kicks Off With Another Oil Dump
3 months ago

Yes....not a simple thing. Optimistic everything will work out and the right decisions will be made.

Services PMI Data Shrugged Off
4 months ago

Presumably....a little bit of both. Thank you for tuning in to the updates Kurt.

Still Plenty Of Unknowns Around The Virus
5 months ago

Indeed. Hopefully this will prove to be untrue. But it was most unsettling. Thanks for reaching out.

Still Plenty Of Unknowns Around The Virus
5 months ago

Yes. Was scary to read that. Hopefully it proves to be untrue. Thanks for reaching out.

Still Plenty Of Unknowns Around The Virus
5 months ago

Thank you for the share.

Still Plenty Of Unknowns Around The Virus
5 months ago

This was a story I saw. I can't substantiate it, but if you search, you should find. I just thought it was unsettling. Hopefully we'll get ahead of this thing real soon. Thanks for reaching out.

FOMC Decision Preview
6 months ago

Hi Bruce - It's not that we don't think the coronavirus is having a negative impact. It's more that we don't believe the negative impact will be to the extent that it demands a reaction from monetary policy. Hope that makes sense. Thank you for reaching out.

Still Waiting On The Fed Chair
1 year ago

Those won't be here, but if you are subscribed to this feed, you will be getting two calls a day, along with special reports (usually one per week around a major event) and some technical overviews of major FX markets (these are updated based on the need to do so..ie if markets are just consolidating, no change to the commentary, so no need for new technical updates). Thanks for taking the research in. Glad you're making use of it.

Still Waiting On The Fed Chair
1 year ago

Thank you. Please refer to our daily pdf report offering a little more in the way of country specific color. https://www.lmax.com/blog/global-fx-insights/

Powell Offers His Reassurances To Investors
1 year ago

We believe we're in a very dangerous place right now, where the Fed needs to be more worried about financial stability risk associated with a strategy that continues to direct investors into a stock market that has flown way to high on borrowed wings. A capitulation in stocks has been overdue and should be a healthy, yet painful step, in finally moving on from a crisis that started over a decade ago.

As far as the US administration goes, it's interesting. The US administration has been committed to a trade policy that should pressure the US Dollar lower, not higher. This strategy is therefore aligned with a loose form of monetary policy, which means the more the administration pushes to disrupt on the trade front, in an effort to rebalance the US economy, the more it pressures the Fed to do exactly what it wants - which is to continue to see a Fed that errs on the side of rate cuts and accommodation (ie equals soft Dollar).

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