Tag Archive: DXY INDEX

All Hail America – Going Into The US Primaries

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President Obama said in his final State of the Union address last week that the U.S. has the strongest economy and they are by far the strongest nation on the planet, adding that… Continue reading

MARKETS : FLASH BOYS, FLASH CRASH, FLASH DANCE ?

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History is made daily. Monday’s Dow’s tumble marked its largest one-day point decline ever on an intraday basis 1,089 points in the first six minutes of trading. Yes, a 6 minute wipe out… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Watching Asia : Many Ways To Die

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In a macabre reverie, I was imagining that I would rather be eaten by a great white shark than beheaded by an ISIS executioner on Youtube with the world watching. At least I… Continue reading

FX Thoughts : The Lonely USD And EM Dreams

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The USD dollar is in a lonely place this year as central bankers break ranks in their hierarchies and mostly losing heart. The typical job of a central banker is to manage 1.… Continue reading

FX Views : The Greenback Comeback

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Like I said early last month, no one knew why the “USD is taking a beating and the big mystery of the year is that no one knows for certainty who is doing… Continue reading

Market Thoughts – Are You America’s Friend or Foe ? USD is Not Cool.

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Scrolling through my email’s In Box, I am stumped by the number of synonyms of the words STUMPED and STYMIED in the various titles of fx market commentaries, analyses and reports I have… Continue reading

Volatility Created When She Speaks – Don’t Trade If You Can’t Parse

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Trading is not like the old days, information, analyse, act and react by a human brain. It is about PARSING and analysing the number of times the word “inflation” appears or “bubble” and… Continue reading

Weight Of The World (Cup) On The FOMC

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“Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria.” – John Templeton We are between stage 3 and 4 ? My mind hazy from all the… Continue reading

So Right That It Went Wrong – When They Say Sell, Better Buy

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Strategists are an amazing breed of people which justifies their maleficent (harmful to all other creatures) salaries. Imagine, what are the chances of winning Toto more than once a year ? It is… Continue reading

Groundhog Day : The Jaws Of Death & Hindenburg Again ? May 2014 Edition

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2 people told me today that they are a tad confused about what to do in the markets and that they cannot see any clear trend developing. What about the 10Y US treasuries… Continue reading