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MM #140 – Brexit Bad and “Clean Coal”

The UK is now officially leaving the EU and the real games begin. We begin with this event and its impact on the pound, continue with an update on the French elections and continue to the concept of “clean coal” before previewing the first week of Q2. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback […]

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MM #114 – About the Fed’s forecasting failures

Are central bankers losing the plot? We discuss the problematic Fed’s forecasting, the unusual market impact from a rate cut and also update on the US economy and the road ahead. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Update on the economy: It is becoming harder to find a consistent theme with […]

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MM #102 – The Road to Rate Hikes (or not)

To hike or not to hike? The Fed raised the stakes with the minutes. We discuss the impact on markets and the road to the rate hike before previewing the upcoming events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. .High hopes: The Fed minutes opened the door to rate hikes in June […]

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December Decision Drives Dollar – #76

We start off with discussing the upbeat US figures and what it means for December, continue with tumbling oil prices and preview the upcoming events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. December rate hike?: An upbeat NFP including wage hikes as well as some other positive developments (consumer focused) raise expectations for […]

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No news is bad news for USD – #71

The meeting minutes from the Fed didn’t show the decision was close and that was bad news for the greenback. After starting with the minutes and other central bank reactions, we move to rising oil (certainly correlated) and the upcoming events – China is back. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. FOMC Minutes rundown: We […]

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Collecting crashes: commodities, Fed hike and later: Greece- #64

The global mood is souring but we keep the talk alive with mitigating the minutes from the Fed, explaining the can kicking exercise known as the Greek Bailout III and the commodity crash. Don’t worry, China is omnipresent in all topics and in the preview for next week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. FOMC Minutes: […]

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Greferendum preview, NFP review and more – #57

Greece tops the headlines and for good reasons. The reverberations go well beyond the debt stricken country. And from one such country to the other, we move to Puerto Rico and make the necessary comparisons. We then cover the NFP and the Fed impact and conclude with next week’s events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe […]

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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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USDown or greenback comeback? And more – #45

What’s going on in America? Where is the dollar headed? That is the focus of our latest episode as the Easter holidays are behind us and markets are on the move. We also cover slippery oil and the state of the Aussie. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. What’s next for the dollar?: The Non-Farm […]

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