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Notes From Underground: What Was Learned From Draghi and Yellen

In reviewing the March 9 ECB and March 15 FOMC meetings, the press conferences emceed by President Mario Draghi and Chair Yellen revealed little but raised questions about serious issues confronting the world’s two key central banks. 762 more words

Fed

Banks are in focus this week and ECB could change its forward guidance

The FED is expected to increase the short-term interest rate by 25 basis points this week. If the FED does not raise rates at he March FOMC meeting, it will be a big surprise for many investors. 409 more words

Politics

11 Mar 2017 (AFR) - Is the selloff in global bond markets a preamble to a major 1994-style crash?

(11 March 2017, AFR, p21, by Karen Maley)

‘Investors are increasingly worried about the risk of a sharp slump in asset prices – particularly for… 102 more words

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Euro Set to Rise on Reversal of Deeply Negative Bond Yields

Real interest rates are deeply negative in much of the Eurozone due to the combination of interest rate repression by the ECB’s bond buying program plus above-target inflation. 324 more words

Oil prices slump amid ample supply, gold falls

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Oil prices slump amid ample supply, gold falls

Oil prices slump amid ample supply, gold falls:- Crude oil extended a slump on Thursday on news of record-high U.S. 29 more words

Asia stocks firm ahead of U.S. jobs, dollar vs yen at one-and-half-month high

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Asia stocks firm ahead of U.S. jobs, dollar vs yen at one-and-half-month high

Asia stocks firm ahead of U.S. jobs, dollar vs yen at one-and-half-month high:- Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to 1-1/2-month highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm…