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MM #189 – Stocks rises are mostly Fed-fueled but this is not QE

Stocks continue rising and ignoring depressing news. The Federal Reserve is the primary driver. We explain what the Fed is doing, why it is not QE and what’s next for stocks. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. A quick history for Fed action: The Federal Reserve is not only moving rates but […]

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MM #186 – Are markets too optimistic on the Fed, China, and Brexit?

After a dark December, markets have become calm and optimistic about everything. IS this positive sentiment justified? We examine the three key topics: the Fed, Brexit, and China’s economy.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Fed: Markets have discounted a rate hike this year and even see a rate […]

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MM #185 – What to expect from the Fed, trade, and the Brexit saga

The most powerful central bank is set to raise rates but there is a lot of uncertainty. Uncertainty also dominates trade talks and Trump’s reactions, as well as Brexit, where everything is up in the air. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Everything to know ahead of the Fed: […]

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MM #184 – Are stocks free falling or is it a buying opportunity?

US stocks are falling from the highs and are officially in correction territory. But are the bears in full control? We analyze the reasons for the drop and argue about the next moves before providing an update on Brexit. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. What’s going on with […]

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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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