The US dollar is slightly bid as the minutes wind down toward the FOMC minutes. Similar to on Monday what stands out is the inability of cable to rally on good headlines. The post-BOE minutes bounce is nearly erased as … Continue reading
US will ‘continue to do what we must do’. I’m starting to think the brutal terrorists in Iraq and Syria will be facing a long-term US air campaign. Obama is right when he said the world is ‘appalled’ by Foley’s … Continue reading
The minutes of the July 29-30 FOMC meeting are due out at 1400 GMT (2pm ET) Let’s start with the links: The July 30 FOMC statement The redline from the most-recent statement The minutes of the June 17-18 meeting Here … Continue reading
On potentially big market moving events like tonight’s Fed minutes I like to have a quick gander at the possible levels that may contain any wild moves, so here’s a quick rundown. USD/JPY Up – 103.40 is resistance but it’s … Continue reading
The market is underestimating the importance of RBA Governor Glenn Stevens semi-annual appearance at the House of Representatives today. The Australian dollar has been choppy today but the latest move was to a session high at 0.9318. I think the … Continue reading
FTSE -0.3% Cac -0.4% Dax -0.2% Ibex +0.3% FTSE Mib -0.2% European bonds Italy 2.60% flat Spain 2.40% -3bp Portugal 3.31% -10bp Germany 0.986% -1bp German bunds still edging down through 1.0% and stocks are taking a breather ahead of … Continue reading
A look at the annualised GDP numbers seems to suggest it is. Trevor Greetham from Fidelity Worldwide investments pens an article for the FT suggesting that Draghi’s magic spells to contain the crisis are wearing thin and that maybe it’s … Continue reading
Obama will make a statement at 12:45 pm ET/1645 GMT. He’s expected to talk about the execution of the American journalist in a video ISIS released yesterday. It’s been a long time since the United States had such universal support … Continue reading
The Russian food safety watchdog has said that it has found “numerous breaches of sanitary regulations” at four Maccy D’s in Moscow and has ordered the suspension of operations at the restaurants. How convenient
Russia’s food safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor says he’s found “numerous” breaches of sanitary regulations at four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow and ordered the temporary suspension of operations. C’mon Putin, you don’t like the Big Mac?
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