Tag Archive: FED FOMC

SGD April Monetary Policy Statement : April Is No Fool

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Photo courtesy of  Mr Eric Chong, Singapore.     Weekly Market Bash – Do We Know A Happy Banker ? Another week and we ask ourselves do we know a happy banker ?… Continue reading

Reflections on Mad March Hares On The Ides Of March And Getting Rich In Singapore

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It would be an absolute Shakespearean tragedy for any financial post written this weekend not to mention anything about the FOMC rate hike that was interpreted as a cut for the first time… Continue reading

Ignorance Is Bliss In Singapore Bond Markets

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Over a chat with some smart people, I got to thinking how some people are too smart for their own good, not as an admission of any intellectual inferiority but plain commonsense that… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – shadow banking will help development banking move from billions to trillions

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Today, yours truly plan to share specifics on how to move from billions to trillions to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) based on our two basic insights: 1. the Federal Reserve’s reverse… Continue reading

Q4: More of the Same?

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Photo courtesy of Ms Eleanor W., Perth, W.A..   Three quarters into the year, let’s take stock of where we are in terms of performance across the different equity and credit asset classes… Continue reading

Market Thoughts : The US Fed and The Welcome Change of Tact

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Photo courtesy of Mr K.C., Boston.   Playing to forget Drowzee (rare Pokemon) markets with volatility grinding to a halt until Fed chair Yellen spoke on Friday to give world markets direction from… Continue reading

Central Banks : What Are They Not Telling Us ?

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This post was written a week ago for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading… ******************************** After 18 years in the markets and a few crises along… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – Yellen honeymoon ends

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Can we have a show of hands? Who believes the official unemployment numbers? Who believes the official inflation rate? Who believes that a group of very intelligent individuals uses the above to determine… Continue reading

Fx Thoughts : The Most Important FOMC Rate Decision of the 21st Century

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  The most important FOMC Rate Decision of the 21st century tomorrow night, 18 September 2015, 2 am Singapore time. For the record, I think it will happen be it Sept or before… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – waiting on Yellen hike and government shutdown

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Yours truly relocated to America and am settling down here. Four months of silence gave Mr Market time to validate what we were saying. Firstly, the equity markets kind of made a short… Continue reading