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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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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 #139 – Murky markets and further Fed fallout

The Ides of March continue echoing and echoing. We discuss further fallouts from the Fed and move to on markets, which are also falling out. Is this the beginning of a downfall? You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Fed fallout: The dovish hike continues hurting the greenback and […]

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MM #130- Trump Train or Donald Derailed?

Donald Trump is entering the White House. It happens this week and the impact on markets is already very significant. We discuss the potential moves on currencies, bonds, stocks and all the other moving parts before previewing other events in a busy week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on […]

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MM #125 – Eyeing OPEC – Critical crude

Oil prices are left, front and center, with a roller-coaster of rumors and a wider impact on markets: the US dollar, other commodities and also stocks eye Vienna. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. OPEC: We explain the numbers supporting a deal: a small cut could result in a […]

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MM #119 – Fed-Fest – Everything you need to know

The focus of this week’s show is the focus of markets: the Fed decision: calling it “highly anticipated” would be an understatement. We cover the event from all angles. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Dovish or hawkish: The market reaction heavily depends on the tone: optimistic or pessimistic, for the near […]

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The Fed Awakens and what’s next? – #81

In this concise episode we have one topic on the agenda, but quite an important one: the historic Fed hike. We dive into the details of the move and what’s next. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Not a dovish hike: We explain the accompanying statement and charts, as well as […]

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Dollar defies doves – on the Fed, Greece and more #68

No hike didn’t mean no dollar drive higher. What’s going on? We digest the dovish Fed from all angles, before looking at the implications of the Greek elections and looking at the never resting markets. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. After the Fed: The Fed did NOT raise rates and went dovish in […]

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Dollar strength explained – #52

The dollar is on a roll in the last two weeks. We discuss the reasons for this strength, and look forward to the next moves and rate hike expectations. We continue with a preview to OPEC’s meeting, a dive into the Spanish political earthquake and preview next week which is very busy. You are welcome […]

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