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ECB Reportedly Considering Slashing QE In Half In January, EURUSD Shrugs

Has Mario Draghi's 'leak' weapon lost its mojo? ECB officials are considering cutting their monthly bond buying by at least half starting in January and keeping their program active for at least nine months, according to Bloomberg who cites 'officials familiar with the debate'. Reducing quantitative easing to 30 billion euros ($36 billion) a month from […]

See no evil, speak no evil…

goldmoney.com / By Alasdair Macleod / August 31, 2017 The Jackson Hole speeches of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi last week were notable for the omission of any comment about the burning issues of the day: …where do the Fed and the ECB respectively think America and the Eurozone are in the central bank induced credit cycle, […]

Jackson Hole Preview: Market Reactions, And Why UBS Says “Don’t Skip Lunch”

Historically the annual Jackson Hole symposium has been a major market-moving event as it has traditionally been the venue where central banks make critical announcements such as Bernanke’s preview and hints of QE2 and QE3 in 2012, as well as Draghi’s suggestion of the ECB’s QE in 2014. As shown in the chart below, market […]

Global Equities Up; Trading Tentative Ahead Of Jackson Hole Central Bankers Confab

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Jim Wyckoff / August 22, 2017 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning – We Make Investing Profitable. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. (Kitco News) – World stock markets were mostly up in quieter trading Tuesday, on corrective bounces from recent selling pressure. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the […]

Eclipse Day Begins With S&P Futures Flat While Industrial Metals Soar

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 21, 2017 As the US awaits its first full solar eclipse since 1918, S&P500 futures, together with Asian and European stocks started off the week off fractionally in the red after the cash index fell to its lowest level in five weeks on Friday, with the “Bannon rally” fading on […]

Policy From Behind

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Jeffrey P. Snider / July 31, 2017 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Alhambra Investments. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. When the Mario Draghi as head of the ECB first introduced negative rates in early June 2014, his reasoning was very clear. As he said in the opening of his statement imposing […]

Mario Draghi Explains His Apparent Hawkish-to-Dovish Flip-Flop – ECB Press Conference Live Feed

Bund yields and the euro are lower after the ECB statement seemed to tilt dovishly – with Draghi proclaiming there’s more “whatever it takes” if we need it – painting quite a different picture from his normalization chatter a few weeks back. We are sure he will explain himself fully to avoid any and all […]

World Stocks Hit Record High For 10th Consecutive Day In “No-Vol Nirvana”

The relentless risk levitation continued overnight, as global shares extended their record high stretch on Thursday for a 10th consecutive day after a cautious BOJ lifted Asian stocks to a decade high with a dovish announcement that offered no surprises, while pushing back Kuroda’s 2% inflation target to 2020, the 6th consecutive delay. With all […]

Has Super Mario Draghi Met His Match?

wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones / Jul 10, 2017 And this might become a problem for the Fed. ECB President Mario Draghi wields more power than just about any other public official in Europe, perhaps even including Angela Merkel. The organization he heads not only controls the monetary policy levers of the entire Eurozone, it also supervises the region’s […]

Draghi did not expect THIS market reaction

The markets weren’t really expecting ECB president Mario Draghi to announce or say anything ‘shocking’ last week, but it’s now starting to look like Mr Draghi and Mr Carney, the President of the Bank of England (the Central Bank in Great Britain) have had several discussions in the past few days and weeks to make […]