Tag Archive: Janet Yellen

Market Thoughts on CNY : Little Bo Peep, Don't Lose Your Sheep

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Baa Baa Black Sheep Have You Any Clue ? Not really except that the bond market is a little stuck these days with  investors mostly shut out of the good stuff which are… Continue reading

United We Stand, Divided We Fall – Central Banks Breaking Ranks, EURUSD Breaking Bad

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I am not sure which planet some private bankers are from but I am seeing headlines that Yellen is dovish in the in-box whilst strategy pieces that are meant for distribution only to… Continue reading

Equity Wrap : The Ali Baba Jinx, Choose Carefully

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As our heart goes out to the victims of an unbelievable plane tragedy, the world readies to pay the price. Price to insurance companies – Annual aviation war risks premium total $60-70m globally.… Continue reading

Apocalypse Now : 2014 From The Future

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The wonder of a perfectly engineered market that is devoid of the unexpected that sustains historic record lows in volatility, is that it allows the imagination to flourish a little. My reverie today… Continue reading

What Happened Last Night ? Who Is Telling Who What To Do ?

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JOKES. Draghi speaks on Monday night. Market Mood Monitor. Yellen spoke last night. Market Mood Monitor. The market was waiting for the reports/interpretations and the reporters/interpreters were waiting for the market to decide… 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

Market View – Feeding Out Of Yellen’s Hands

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I do not really bother about all those editorials we read about America losing her political clout on planet Earth. Bernie’s analogy of the Romance of the 3 Kingdoms in his Ad Hoc… Continue reading

Passover, Full Moon Eclipse and Nose Bleeding Markets – EURUSD

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The Jewish Pesach (Passover) started yesterday along with the full moon (eclipse) and Janet Yellen gave us nosebleed by not mentioning anything about monetary policy in her speech, leaving the market LOST and… Continue reading

Post MPS – The Silent SGD On A Full Moon Eclipse Night

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Seems nobody is really interested in what happened in Singapore yesterday, just like nobody is really interested in the RBA minutes today because only America matters and we all know where we stand.… Continue reading