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MM #175 – The Powell Power Play

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is the star of our show after his first testimony and ahead of his first rate decision.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Jerome Jitters: The new Fed Chair began slowly by signaling continuity but eventually released a hint of another hike in 2018: four in […]

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MM #172 – When everything sells off, where is the money going to?

The US jobs report was quite good with a significant rise in wages, m/m, and y/y. Is this the beginning of something good or perhaps yet another one-off? We discuss this and continue to the wider markets, with volatility being on the rise in many financial markets.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback […]

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MM #169 – Wages not winning, tax cuts to cut it?

It’s 2018 and we are back to business. We begin with digesting the fresh jobs report and move to the implications of the massive US tax cuts on the economy and markets.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Non-Farm Payrolls: Once again, wages are not going anywhere, and we […]

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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 #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 #154 – As good as it gets? – US economy edition

We’re back from our vacation and we tackle the US economy given the recent data. Is it good enough? We tackle recent events before previewing the next ones. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. US economic indicatos: The recent data coming out of the US has been better, but expectations were quite low. […]

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MM #151 – Where are the wage hikes?

The latest US jobs report is out and the picture is becoming clearer: more job gains, no pay rise. We tackle all the aspects of the labor market, looking for the elusive inflation, the Fed reaction and what’s next for the dollar. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Wages are really […]

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MM #147 – US labor market and UK’s Labour comeback

We start with the US labor market which is slowing down and may not be enough for a rate hike. We then cross the Atlantic to the UK’s June 8th elections, where the Labour Party made a surprising comeback. We finish off with a preview for a busy week that also includes the ECB. You […]

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MM #146 – Poking holes in the FOMC and OPEC

What is the Fed trying to tell us? Markets are anticipating the Fed decision in June and might be caught wrong-footed. OPEC made its decision and we had a “sell the fact” reaction. But there’s much more inside. We top it off with previewing the next week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge […]

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MM #143 – US economic unease and slippery oil

What’s going on in the US economy? There is still slack but the Fed judges it in a sanguine manner. We begin with all the moving parts in America before moving to a less optimistic picture for oil prices before reviewing the upcoming week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. […]

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