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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 #171 – Dollar downfall and America’s economy

The dollar has been falling for quite sharply and we explain why. It’s not the US economy: we digest the latest US GDP report which gives something for everybody before concluding with a preview as February begins.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Dollar demise: Mnuchin’s endorsement of a […]

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MM #168 – What does 2018 have in store for financial markets?

In this special episode, we preview 2018, doing a tour around the world, discussing the economies, stocks, bonds and commodities of course.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Trumponomics: The economy is doing well, with Trump not doing too much, neither getting in the way. After the tax cuts, […]

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MM #158 – Fed mysteries and dismissing missiles

We’re back from our vacation and we tackle the Fed decision and its mysteries around inflation. What does it mean for the dollar? We then continue to discuss the diminishing effect of geopolitics on markets before preview the last week of Q3. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. The […]

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MM #157 – Everything you need to know for September

The summer lull is about to end and Jackson Hole provides a hint for things to come. The calendar is packed with known events and a lot of known unknown events, such as the nomination of a new Fed Chair. We preview all the big events you need to know about. You are welcome to […]

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MM #156 – Missing: inflation and a stock market crash

Developed countries used to combat high inflation and after winning, the dearth of price rises become a worry and mystery. We discuss inflation and the stock market before preview the next big events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Absent inflation: Long gone are the days of rising prices […]

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MM #142 – No more dovish Draghi and diagnosing the Donald

As we turn the page to May there’s a lot on our plate: Draghi’s impact on the euro, Macron’s lead in France and the Donald’s first 100 days. Markets care about three things, and the wishes are not really being fulfilled. We finish off with a preview of the next week, focusing on the Fed. […]

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MM #136 – March hike, Macron and Mario Draghi

The Federal Reserve overshadowed Trump as they take the reins once again. We analyze the situation and the implications and then move to the old continent, where politics in France compete with the central bank’s headache.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. March rate hikes: A coordinated chorus of […]

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MM #135 – Fed refocus as monetary matters once again

Markets moved once again on Yellen’s testimony and the data. Is the Fed taking the reins once again after a month of Trump in office?  We discuss where the President has more impact and where the Fed makes or breaks markets. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Trump tweets […]

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MM #133 – Worrying wages and shining gold

We move away from politics to discuss the various aspects of the US jobs report and what it means for markets and then tackle gold prices. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. State of US jobs: The Non-Farm Payrolls report sent mixed signals with different directions for job gains […]

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