So what is going on with financial markets? Extreme volatility, US dollar going up, asset values going down. Feds still manipulating the Bond Market, and EU Bankers about to try another dose of the same, by propping up a monetary system desperately in need of repair. 769 more words
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Welcome to the Week End Blog. This week’s main macro number had to be Chinese GDP growth for Q3. Year-on-year GDP growth came in at 7.3%, slightly above expectations. 856 more words
Wow, the volatility these days, especially during the US opening hours!
The Nikkei 225 futures rallied almost 2% since their Tokyo close, fuelled by a yen drop of 1% largely off the back of good US employment data plus decent earnings from US corporates. 577 more words
October's Wild Ride: Treasury MOVE, VIX and V2X All Spike Then Subside (30Y Mortgage Rate Below 4%, Mortgage Purchase Apps "Pining for the Fjords")
October has been a wild ride in the Treasury, Equity and Mortgage Markets. The Treasury MOVE Index, the CBOE VIX and the EuroSTOXX V2X all spiked last week, but have returned to “normal.” 52 more words