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Policy Daily Review August 16, 2019

Policy Daily Review for August 16, 2019 Euro Pressured by Dovish ECB Stimulus Comments from Rehn The Euro is coming under heavy selling pressure following the latest remarks from the ECB’s Rehn hinted at the need for an aggressive monetary stimulus package as soon as next month.   Dow falls to Thursday low and 10-year bond slides below 1.5% as ECB official points to shock-and-awe stimulus The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell to its Thursday low in afternoon trade as the market digested reports about coming monetary-policy action out of……

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Policy Daily Review August 15, 2019

Policy Daily Review for August 15, 2019 Fed’ Bullard: Negative interest rate policy could be looked at While discussing the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy framework review during a podcast, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that negative int   The US government is warning citizens against traveling to Hong Kong amid protests and ‘violent clashes’ “Most have been peaceful,” the US State Department said, “but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes.”   German government expects no-deal Brexit – Handelsblatt According to German daily Handelsblatt, Germany government…

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Policy Daily Review August 14, 2019

Policy Daily Review for August 14, 2019 CBO: Cannabis Banking a Net Benefit for Government More proof that banks should be allowed to work with cannabis companies.   Italy: Predicted Increase In Government Instability Now Continues Through September Forward-looking highlights from GeoQuant’s high-frequency political risk intelligence platform.   BOJ now more likely to ease further – Reuters poll The probability of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) easing further has increased after its July policy meeting, according to 21 of 38 economists in the Aug. 2-   Cheer Up Image courtesy:…

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Policy Daily Review August 12, 2019

Policy Daily Review for August 12, 2019 IMF Board & US Commerce Department give risk appetite a lift We have recent headlines giving some peace of mind with respect to trade war angst whereby, the Internation Monetary Fund has stated that China’s anno   IMF: China may need more stimulus if trade tensions escalate The executive board of the International Monetary Fund on Friday said policy measures already announced by Beijing should be enough to deal with the hit to…   Where are Equities Headed with Trade Wars and Monetary…

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Policy Daily Review August 2, 2019

Policy Daily Review for August 2, 2019 CME FedWatch’s September rate cut probability rises above 70% The sharp fall witnessed in the Treasury bond yields following US President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement of additional tariffs on Chinese impo   US regulators are talking to founders of companies Facebook acquired as part of the government’s new antitrust probe The Federal Trade Commission is trying to figure out if Facebook engaged in anticompetitive behavior.   Cheer Up Image courtesy: images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com Have a nice trading!

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Policy Daily Review August 1, 2019

Policy Daily Review for August 1, 2019 Powell speech: Weak global growth, trade policy uncertainty and muted inflation concern Fed Following the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) decision to lower the federal funds target rate by 25 basis points to 2% – 2.25% range, Jerome Po   CME FedWatch Tool shows 75% chance of one more 25 bps rate cut in September Following the Federal Reserve’s decision to lower the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 2% – 2.25% range, the CME Group’s FedWatch Tool’s proba   Treasury…

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Policy Daily Review July 31, 2019

Policy Daily Review for July 31, 2019 Republican Banking Committee Senators Continue Their Harmful Bank Deregulatory March Banking Committee Republican senators continue to push their deregulatory agenda. It is one thing to help community banks; it is definitely not necessary to help bigger, more complex banks that can pose a systemic risk. Republican politicians should help taxpayers not big banks.   Fed, ECB Look Set To Embark In Accidentally-Coordinated Interest Rate Cuts The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank look set to embark on a similarly-timed new round of…

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Policy Daily Review July 29, 2019

Policy Daily Review for July 29, 2019 The Ever-Political IMF Meddlers Give Boris Johnson Unsolicited Advice No sooner than Boris Johnson put his foot over the threshold of 10 Downing St., the IMF offered its unsolicited advice to the newly elected Prime Minister. The IMF threw cold water on the idea of a no-deal Brexit, asserting that it would be a disaster. Such meddling is nothing new for the IMF.   Euro Weekly Forecast: ECB Stimulus Primed and Ready as Outlook Sours The outlook for the Euro-Zone economy remains gloomy…

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Policy Daily Review July 26, 2019

Policy Daily Review for July 26, 2019 IMF Will Either Make Or Break Kahn’s Pakistan IMF’s loan to Pakistan came with conditions that, in essence, set the economic policy agenda for the Khan government.   EUR/JPY Price Chart: Outside-day Reversal Off Key Support Post-ECB EUR/JPY is poised to mark an outside-day reversal off key weekly support on the back of the ECB today. Here are the levels that matter on the EUR/JPY weekly chart.   Gold Prices Break, Pull Back on ECB; Will Bulls Drive Ahead of FOMC? Gold prices…

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Policy Daily Review July 25, 2019

Policy Daily Review for July 25, 2019 Euro Expected to be Most Volatile So Far This Year on ECB Risk Euro Expected to be Most Volatile So Far This Year on ECB Risk   Top 5 Events – FX Week Ahead: July ECB Meeting & EUR/JPY Rate Forecast The June European Central Bank rate decision and policy meeting will arrive on Thursday, June 6 at 11:45 GMT.   UK: Boris Johnson officially becomes Britain’s new Prime Minister UK Conservative Party leader Borish Johnson officially became Britain’s new Prime Minister today…

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