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Weekend Charts: Volatility Ahead

Nobody should have been really surprised, but the biggest rally of 2014 coincided with the words of Janet Yellen. Yet the put action prior and ferocious rally that followed speak of a market vastly mispositioned as shorts had to cover and not yet committed folks had to chase the most vertical move of 2014 yet: 5% up within 3 days. 843 more words


Porque no funciona el Quantitative Easing

Quantitative easing(QE)

Con el Banco Central Europeo a punto de embarcar en un nuevo programa de estímulo al estilo QE, parece un buen momento para dedicar una publicación a analizar las características y los efectos de esta medida. 1,225 more words


Twitter Favorites: June - November 2014


3 ways this election is climate.


There’s nothing like a freak and tragic accident to encourage people who don’t know what they’re talking about to suggest sweeping changes.

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Twitter Absurd

The financial war touches Frankfurt and Berlin

Early next year the world is going to watch the culmination of the battle between Mario Draghi the President of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main and Wolfgang Schäuble, the powerful German Minister of Finance based in Berlin. 1,578 more words


Europe only Leader

Interest rates are almost zero, the Euro is down 10% year to date vs the USD and more recently the Oil price has tumbled 30%; if this wasn’t enough good news for Europe, the US and the UK are growing strongly and China despite slowing down is committed to keep a loose monetary policy to avoid a hard lending.   503 more words


Eurozone Round-Up

No surprises this morning as the Bundesbank has slashed the German growth forecast to 1%. This has followed the past few months where there has been tangible uncertainty about Germany’s macroeconomic vision. 381 more words


U.S. Dollar Gains for 7th Week Ahead of Key Jobs Report

Sterling was looking to the downside yesterday as we came to close out the week on a slightly negative vibe. Earlier in the day, as expected we heard the Bank of England had left interest rates unchanged at 0.5% bit it was the ECB’s press conference which dragged the pound down against its European rival. 390 more words