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Dollar and Equities Trade Heavily Ahead of the Weekend / by Marc Chandler / August 18, 2017 The second largest drop in US equities this year has spilled over to drag global markets lower.  The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell nearly 0.5%, snapping a four-day advance and cutting this week’s gain in half.  The Dow Jones Stoxx did not completely escape the US carnage […]

If You Stand With Trump, Please Support #TeamTrump Candidates For Congress / By Michael Snyder / August 12th, 2017 Do you stand with President Trump? If so, I would like to ask you to support #TeamTrump candidates for Congress all over the nation. I am running on a pro-Trump platform in Idaho’s first congressional district, and so far I have created an enormous amount of buzz […]

Error 404: Visualizing The Internet’s Digital Decay / by Tyler Durden / Aug 12, 2017 In 2005, one of the most intriguing advertising stunts of the internet age was hatched. As Visual Capitalist’s Nick Routley explains, Alex Tew launched the The Million Dollar Homepage, where anyone could “own a piece of internet history” by purchasing pixels-plots (minimum of 10×10) on a massive digital canvas. At […]

The Most the Dollar Can Hope for on Turn Around Tuesday is Consolidation / by Marc Chandler / August 1, 2017 After taking a step lower in the North American session yesterday, the dollar is consolidating today.  The euro is holding above $1.18, and the dollar held JPY110.00.  Global equities are mostly higher, while bonds are mixed.  Asia-Pacific yields were mostly higher, while European rates are a little lower.  The US […]

Welcome To New York City’s Taxpayer-Funded $2 Million Bathroom / by John Stossel via / Jul 28, 2017 Did you see the $2 million dollar bathroom? That’s what New York City government spent to build a “comfort station” in a park. I went to look at it. There were no gold-plated fixtures. It’s just a little building with four toilets and four sinks. *** I […]

Last Chance for the Dollar to Rally / By Gary Savage / Sunday, 23 July 2017 I think we need to focus on what is happening to the dollar. The intermediate cycle is now 63 weeks long. Clearly that isn’t normal. I’ve maintained for several years that the end game was going to play out in the currency markets. There has to be […]

Trump, Quarles and Gold / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / JULY 20, 2017 Last week, Trump nominated Quarles to the Federal Reserve board. What does it mean for the gold market? The Bank of Japan kept policy unchanged yesterday, so markets were little moved. Investors await now the ECB meeting – the euro appreciated against the U.S. dollar amid the monetary policy […]

Is The Real Dollar Pain-Trade Lower?

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, Although I am sure they were some traders advocating shorting the US dollar into the Trump bump, they sure seemed few and far between (apart from this badass cat who nailed the trade and is now covering into the USD weakness). In fact, when I think […]

Market Report: Unchanged on the week / By Alasdair Macleod / July 14, 2017 Gold and silver prices steadied this week, with gold up only $3 at $1218 in early European trade this morning (Friday), and silver unchanged at $15.68. As our headline chart shows, silver is now marginally lower on the year, and gold’s rise has been pared to 5.75%. All […]

Aussie Scales New Highs for the Year, as the Greenback Remains on the Defensive / by Marc Chandler / July 14, 2017 The Australian dollar has taken over leadership in the dollar bloc from the Canadian dollar.  The Aussies are up about 0.35% today to extend this week’s gains to more than 2% and reach a new high for the year a little more than $0.7760.   The Canadian dollar is up 1.1% […]