Tag Archive: USDJPY

Bye Hungry Ghosts, Hello Central Banks

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I have been told that yesterday was the last day of the Hungry Ghost month. And what a hungry ghosty month it has been. Currencies have decoupled from the rest of the markets… Continue reading

A Real Godzilla In Japan ? USDJPY and Nikkei

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“Godzilla’s exact origins vary, but it is generally depicted as an enormous, violent, prehistoric sea monster awakened and empowered by nuclear radiation.” Source : Wikipedia “TOKYO—Deep beneath Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station, a… Continue reading

Disbanding the QE Herd – Judgment Day Is Coming

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It’s been a while since I pulled out those correlation tables and I was in a for an expected surprise. Yes. The correlations have broken down. The big basket-happy family trades have started… Continue reading

Market Sinkholes – Trade EUR and GBP for Reprieve Before Resignation

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“…vacationers evacuated a central Florida resort building before a sinkhole caused a section of the villa to partially collapse early Monday.” Source : CNBC http://www.cnbc.com/id/100956354 Now they say Tiger Woods’ house is sinking.… Continue reading

Trading Like Bacteria – JPY and AUD, EUR and GBP

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How does it feel that markets are exhibiting the same patterns as E Coli ? Diarrhea and vomit inducing bacteria ? It feels just right ! “Using lab-based synthetic biology, experiments in bacterial… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – last sucker rally for the goldbugs, stay away from equities till German elections

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Gold did well overnight, so did the JPY. It seems that after years of USD weakness, some still cannot accept that the USD will be king in the next two years. What we… Continue reading

Anti Instinct Trading In Taper On And Taper Off (updated)

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Journalists and analysts all writing to save their lives. Reports swinging wildly between Taper and Taper Not after the FOMC minutes depending on where the Dow was. RATES: Treasuries Fall After FOMC Minutes;… Continue reading