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MM #183 – Too hot or too cold? The world is watching the Fed

IS the Fed’s policy hawkish or dovish? We dive into the US economy and the central bank’s policy which impacts global markets and then move to oil prices. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Ahead of the Fed: The US economy is doing well, well, on most figures. But where […]

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MM #182 – Brexit summer blues, trade troubles

Who said August was boring? We start with an update on Brexit where a deal doesn’t seem so likely and continue with escalating trade wars and what it means for financial markets. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Brexit blues: There is growing talk of a no deal Brexit. […]

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MM #181 – Festive Fed, Dovish Draghi, and a global trade war

Markets are on the move and we tackle the main topics head on the Fed’s hawkish hike, the pessimism from the ECB, and the trade wars which may not be priced in. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Happy Fed: Powell and co. not only hiked but signaled more […]

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MM #180 – Truce in trade and dollar domination

We start with an update on the trade war between the US and China, continue to the strength of the US Dollar and preview the next two weeks. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. China-US trade: Don’t call it peace, it’s only a truce. The two largest economies decided […]

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MM #179 – Stormy times ahead or just a moderation?

We start by examining the Fed decision, slide into the US economy and its recent hiccups and this brings us to the bigger issues across the Atlantic.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Fed: Powell and co. made subtle changes to the statement. Does the word symmetric mean that much? […]

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MM #178 – Is inflation rearing its ugly head? Oil is on fire

We start by examining the recent signs of rising inflation in the US, continue with one factor that is on the rise, petrol prices, and finish with a preview for the upcoming week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Inflation is up: At least in March, core inflation is […]

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MM #177 – Volatility venting and Brexit can-kicking

We start by giving an update on some progress in Brexit before moving to the high volatility markets are experiencing and wrapping up with a preview. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Brexit transition deal: The smiles and cheers for a Brexit transition deal still leave a lot of […]

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MM #176 – Fed Day and Underwhelming Oil

All eyes are on the Fed and we start from Powell’s first decision and continue to talk about falling oil prices before previewing the other events of the week.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Powell in Play: A rate hike is all but certain but will they upgrade the dot-plot from […]

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MM #175 – The Powell Power Play

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is the star of our show after his first testimony and ahead of his first rate decision.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Jerome Jitters: The new Fed Chair began slowly by signaling continuity but eventually released a hint of another hike in 2018: four in […]

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MM #174 – Crumbling correlations and vulnerable volatility

The action continues in markets with significant moves in all assets. However, this volatility does not always result in the expected reactions. We cover the markets and look forward. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Correlations are not what they used to be: When bonds go up, stocks should […]

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