Archive | May, 2015

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Dollar strength explained – #52

The dollar is on a roll in the last two weeks. We discuss the reasons for this strength, and look forward to the next moves and rate hike expectations. We continue with a preview to OPEC’s meeting, a dive into the Spanish political earthquake and preview next week which is very busy. You are welcome […]

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Commodity Currencies, Oil Hedges and more – #51

Commodity currencies offer opportunities and we talk you through them. Not unrelated to the first topic, we run through the mechanisms of oil and top it off with the upcoming events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. Commodity currencies: The three different currencies, AUD, CAD and NZD sometimes follow the same path and […]

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USD: Glass half full or half empty? – #50

Lots of ins and out in the US labor market situation. When will the rate hike come? We offer both sides of the argument, talk about the implications of the UK election results, the situation of oil prices and preview the next week’s events in a volatile market. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. UK […]

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Taking tips from Yellen and lots more – #49

Are stock markets facing a major sell-off? We analyze Yellen’s important words in a wide context, talk about the next moves for the Aussie and the C$ and preview next week’s interesting events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. Yellen: It isn’t common for the Fed to comment on stock markets, but the comment about […]

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Did the market get it right on the Fed’s hike? – #48

The Fed does not seem extremely worried of the US slowdown. This was perceived as hawkish but rate hike expectations remained low. What’s going on here? We explain everything and also discuss the upcoming market movers and shakers. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. State of the Fed: Blaming the weather is a game the […]

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