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Global Stocks Roar To Record Highs As Tax Reform Is “Priced In” All Over Again

Global stocks and US equity futures roared upward to new record highs to start the second-to-last week of the year, boosted by optimism over a Republican agreement on the shape of U.S. tax cuts aimed at lifting growth; incidentally this is the 6th consecutive day that the “tax bill” has been priced in by the […]

Europe, Brexit and the credit cycle

goldmoney.com /  By Alasdair Macleod / December 14, 2017 Europe’s financial and systemic troubles have retreated from the headlines. This is partly due to the financial media’s attention switching to President Trump and the US budget negotiations, partly due to Brexit and the preoccupation with Britain’s problems, and partly due to evidence of economic recovery in […]

Financial Times Survey: Banks’ Brexit Relocations By March 2019 Much Lower Than Feared

In the run-up to the recent agreement on phase I of Brexit, there was mixed news on the extent to which jobs in the City of London would be relocated to other European hubs, primarily Frankfurt. On one hand, we discussed the meeting between US Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, and executives of JPM, Goldman, HSBC […]

FX Weekly Preview: Looking For A Rise In Vol As The Fed Finally Makes Their Move – So We Can All Move On

Submitted by Rajan Dhall MSTA and Shant Movsesian from fxdailyterminal.com In the absence of key economic data, we tend to see heightened levels of containment in the FX markets, where the heavy presence of system (algo) traders require constant direction in order to drive price action one way or the other.  We have also been […]

Brexit Deal “Sufficient Progress” Made: Divorce Talk Round Two Begins

themaven.net / by Mike Mish Shedlock / December 8, 2017 UK Prime Minister Theresa May caved in on enough things allowing the EU negotiators to proclaim “Sufficient Progress”. “Sufficient Progress” Declared Brexit: European Commission recommends sufficient progress to the European Council (Article 50) https://t.co/7YJLdK4auy #euco #Brexit — European Commission (@EU_Commission) December 8, 2017 READ MORE The […]

Cable Spikes After European Court Of Justice Agreement

The chaotic trading in cable continues, this time spiking to the upside after Bloomberg reports that the EU and U.K. have reached an agreement on the sensitive issue of the role of the European Court of Justice after Brexit, according to two people familiar with the matter. The agreement on the court leaves the Irish […]

Key Events In The Coming Week: Jobs, Brexit, PMI, IP And More

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 4, 2017 8:50 AM The first full week of December is shaping up as rather busy, with such Tier 1 data in the US as the payrolls report, durable goods orders and trade balance. We also get UK PMI data and GDP, retail sales across the Euro Area, as well as […]

Watch Live: May And Juncker Make Joint Statement, But “No Deal Today”

With the Irish border issue reportedly resolved, and the Brexit process suddenly progressing unexpectedly smoothly, Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker are set to make a joint statement momentarily, however for those expecting a formal announcement of a deal, don’t hold your breath because as a BBC correspondent just announced: NO DEAL TODAY FROM BREXIT TALKS: […]

Key Events In The Coming Week: Jobs, Brexit, PMI, IP And More

The first full week of December is shaping up as rather busy, with such Tier 1 data in the US as the payrolls report, durable goods orders and trade balance. We also get UK PMI data and GDP, retail sales across the Euro Area, as well as central bank meetings including Australia RBA and BoC […]

What Wall Of Worry? US Equity Investors Are The Most Levered-Long Since Brexit

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 30, 2017 2:06 PM What wall of worry? The S&P 500 Index is heading for its longest streak of monthly gains since 2007, and, as Bloomberg reports, investors are betting there’s more to come. A sudden jump in trading of bullish options on SPY (the ETF tracking the S&P 500), means there has not been […]