View From the Hill: It’s All Fun and Games Until…

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Going into the weekend the equity markets are delivering mixed results. Outside of Bonds, Utilities, and Real Estate, the Fed announcement on monetary policy and unwinding its balance sheet had very little effect from a weekly perspective. Today, it appears Geopolitics has re-emerged as a toxic cloud over the broad markets  as tensions between North […]

Currency Update: Be Wary of US Dollar Rally Against Japanese Yen

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Persistent US Dollar weakness has been commonly accepted. So, with last week’s bullish reversal in the USD/JPY (Dollar vs Yen forex pair) followed by today’s continuation pattern and new 1-month high, this post is more than a justifiable pause for the cause. Is this breakout legitimate? As the major trend still remains bearish, I am inclined […]

Could Euro Be Ready to Take A Pounding From Britain’s Currency?

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The Euro has been declining for three consecutive days against the British Pound, but has yet to make a significant break to downside. The one thing holding support for this forex pair is the pending Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy announcement. Many speculators are expecting further stimulus and rate reductions to counter the economic […]