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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 #167 – A December to remember for EUR/USD

The year ends with a bang: two all-important rate decisions amid ongoing political developments, especially in the US. We focus on the key events which involve the euro and the dollar. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Yellen’s last stand: Fed Chair Janet Yellen will hold her last post-rate […]

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MM #162 – Draghi dread and the head of the Fed

We talk about ECB’s decision and the exaggerated market reaction, continue to discuss the next chair of the Fed and end up with previewing a very busy week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. ECB rocks the boat, but why?: The ECB followed the script but the euro slipped […]

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MM #161 – Black gold shining and comparing QEs

We start off with rising oil prices, diving into the reasons for the rise and what we expect for the future. We move on to the highly anticipated ECB decision and tackle it from a different angle. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Black gold shining again: Inventories are […]

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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 #150 – Markets are finally moving – will it last?

Markets are finally on the move and it is not limited to one asset class. We tackle central bank hawkishness, stocks, bonds and all the major regions before previewing the strong start to July. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Central bank hawkishness: The Sintra gathering resulted in a gradual shift towards tapering […]

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MM #138 – The art of the dovish hike

The Ides of March proved to be ominous for dollar bulls as the Fed succeeded in beating the greenback while hiking rates. We discuss what this means and touch on other market moving events before previewing the next week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. We told you: 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 #131 – Monetary Matters – FED, ECB and BOE movements

Politics stood out in 2016 and will have a role in 2017 as well. Nevertheless, politicians have central banks between them and markets. We focus on three central banks: the Federal Reserve, the ECB and the BOE. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Fed – hike speculation: Fiscal […]

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