armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / December 18, 2014
Never was the rejection of Poland against the euro so strong. The Polish people fear that above all, they would suffer from the introduction of the Euro. The general feeling now among the majority is that the Euro would be socially a disaster. The Government […]
traderdan.com / by Trader Dan / December 17, 2014,7:20 pm
Now that the dust from today’s wild ride, we can take a look-see how the Euro fared. In watching the initial reaction to the actual FOMC statement itself, the Euro began to move well off its session lows. It reflected the confusion that was […]
gata.org / By Jemima Kelly / 2014-12-18 13:21
Interest Rate Cut Shocks Swiss Franc Lower
By Jemima Kelly Reuters Thursday, December 18, 2014
LONDON — The Swiss franc hit a 28-month trough against the dollar and fell against the euro on Thursday after the Swiss National Bank said it would introduce negative interest rates to […]
theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / December 16, 2014
Few may have noticed it to date, but it’s not like we still live in the same world, just with lower oil prices. We live in a different world altogether, with the changes between the new and old brought about by the (impending) disappearance […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 16, 2014
This Great Graphic was composed on Bloomberg. It draws on the Bank of England’s trade-weighted indices of the dollar (yellow line), the euro (white line), and yen (green line). The data was further indexed to the end of 2009.
Trade-weighted measure is more important than bilateral […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / December 15, 2014
An Update on a few Obscure and Not-So Obscure Indicators
We recently discussed the market with our friend T.R. (inventor of the proprietary Au-Ag ratio adjusted VIX indicator) and he sent us a few charts of the things he is watching. While he’s not a long term […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / 13 December 2014
The US dollar’s run stopped last week, but not before new highs were recorded against the euro, sterling, and the yen. By the end of the week, the euro had risen 1.4%, sterling 0.9%, and the yen had risen as much as the two […]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev / December 12, 2014
A quick footnote to the yesterday’s post on Central Bank of Russia move. RUB/EUR is also in pain territory just as RUB/USD:
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 12/11/2014 08:14 -0500
Just 2 short months ago we noted S&P’s warning that Greece will default again within 15 months and following comments by Prime Minister Samaras that the market’s drop is due to fear that Syriza will win an early election and seek a Greek exit from the […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 10, 2014
Whatever order there was in the global capital markets has broken down. They did not stabilize in Asia, but there is an attempt underway in Europe. Asian shares were mostly lower, with the MSCI Asia-Pacific Index off more 1.1%, though China’s Shanghai Composite recouped much […]
goldsilverworlds.com / December 6, 2014
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Non-farm payrolls for November surged to 321,000, which was the biggest monthly gain since January 2012. This positive news on the labor market weighed on the 20+ YR T-Bond […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / December 5, 2014
The Weekly Bearish Reversal lies at 12298. A closing below that today should signal a new low next week. Keep in mind 12150 is the key Yearly Support. We need a closing below that to signal the Euro will move into meltdown sending capital into […]
traderdannorcini.blogspot.com / By Dan Norcini / December 4, 2014
Expectations were high heading into today’s ECB meeting that the Central Bank would issue some news detailing the start of another round of stimulus for the lagging Eurozone economy.
‘Twas not to be.
Draghi TALKED doing more stimulus at some point as he went through […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 4, 2014
The short squeeze in the euro was sparked not by what Draghi said, but what he did not say. He did not commit the ECB in any way to buy sovereign bonds, which many had expected at least a hint of. Nor did he express […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 1, 2014
The US dollar is mostly softer as North American participants prepare to return from what for many was a long weekend. The greenback had initially moved higher, hitting JPY119.15 while the euro slipped to $1.2420. The proximate cause was the continued fall in oil prices […]
Left to right: Pablo Iglesias (party leader), Carolina Bescansa (party member) and economists Vincenç Navarro and Juan Torres, present Podemos’ economic program.
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / by Michael Shedlock / November 30, 2014
The Podemos party, a far-left populist party in Spain led by Pablo Iglesias, has come from out of nowhere to lead the polls.
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 28 November 2014
When asked about Germany, Dijsselbloem said he couldn’t say whether that country’s government had made similar preparations.
German Silver Deutsche Mark – (1951-1974)
However, Jan Kees de Jager, finance minister from February 2010 to November 2012, acknowledged that a team of legal experts, […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / November 25, 2014
EC President Juncker is set to unveil a new investment program. It sounds good: a fiscal complement to the monetary policy stance of the ECB. Expectations are running high that the ECB will move to more aggressively expand its balance sheet, record low bond yields in […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / November 25, 2014
The US dollar remains within recent ranges against the euro, yen and sterling. The antipodean currencies have been pushed lower, and that is where the movement is today. The main impetus is from a downgrade in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s inflation expectations, and […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / November 24, 2014
The US dollar has begun the holiday-shortened week on a firm note, but the stronger than expected German IFO report helped steady the euro near $1.2400. Although Japanese markets were closed earlier today, the dollar rebounded toward JPY118.40, as participants recognize official jawboning was more […]