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Policy Daily Review April 25, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 25, 2019 Quality Corporate Governance Leads To Superior Business Model Investing in companies with high quality corporate governance and cheap stocks can be a successful strategy.   Currency Volatility: Japanese Yen Eyes Upcoming BOJ Rate Decision With the Bank of Japan interest rate decision slated for Thursday’s session, forex traders could experience increased price action in JPY currency crosses.   Japanese Yen Takes BoJ Growth Call Cut In Stride, Policy Settings Held The Japanese Yen was steady as the BoJ left its monetary settings alone…

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Policy Daily Review April 24, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 24, 2019 No Easter Goodwill As Yellow Vest Demonstrators Clash With Paris Police Is France in general and Paris in particular in the grip of the violent angry mob?   Eurogroup head Centeno: Italy’s weak economic growth is worrying EU finance ministers In an interview with Reuters, Eurogroup head Mario Centeno said that the eurozone finance ministers were worried about Italy’s weak economic growth an   UK’s Hammond: UK will hold interviews for BOE Governorship over summer The UK Chancellor Phillip Hammond was out on…

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Policy Daily Review April 23, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 23, 2019 As Cain Removes Himself, Two Fed Picks Unlikely To Change Direction Of U.S. Monetary Policy With Herman Cain’s removal from the Fed nomination process, it’s unlikely that whoever fills the two opens Fed seats will impact monetary policy significantly   CFTC: Gold longs reduced – TDS According to the CFTC weekly commodity report (W/E Apr.16), specs significantly reduced their exposure to gold and silver, liquidating longs in additi   Musk: Tesla to start getting some regulator approval for self driving by end of…

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Policy Daily Review April 22, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 22, 2019 Weekly Trading Forecast: Liquidity Fills Back Out to US GDP, BOJ and BOC Rate Decisions In the week ahead, the return from holiday will test traders focus on critical events like US earnings, BOJ and BOC rate decisions and 1Q US GDP among other high level event risk.   Weekly Trading Forecast: Liquidity Fills Back Out to US GDP, BOJ and BOC Rate Decisions In the week ahead, the return from holiday will test traders focus on critical events like US earnings, BOJ…

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Policy Daily Review April 19, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 19, 2019 BoC to leave the policy rate unchanged next week – Rabobank Analysts at Rabobank are expecting the BoC to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.75% on Wednesday, 24th April as unanimously expected by the 21 anal   BOJ trims long duration JGB purchases by JPY 20 billion The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has cut the amount of bond purchases at the long end of the Japanese government bnond yield curve. The central bank is set to   Forex Today: Yen ignores BOJ…

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Policy Daily Review April 17, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 17, 2019 EURUSD Bullish Momentum in Question after ECB Policy Concerns Arise With Brexit off the frontburner, at least temporarily, attention has shifted back to the tepid growth backdrop in Europe.   Eurogroup Pres. Centeno: Future euro area budget will complement monetary policy Eurogroup President Mario Centeno was on wires recently. Mr. Centeno shed lights on the anticipated Eurogroup budget.   Sprint, T-Mobile shares fall on report Justice Department won’t approve merger as structured Shares of Sprint and T-Mobile US fell in after-hours trade after…

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Policy Daily Review April 16, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 16, 2019 Mondelez’s Poor Governance Could Ruin This Food Giant When boards of directors allow managers to measure performance with the wrong metrics, they can ruin businesses and shareholder value.   ECB’s Villeroy: Effects of negative rates can change over time European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council member and Bank of France Head Villeroy de Galhau crossed the wires in the last hour arguing that the pa   Fed’s Evans: Being symmetric on inflation helpful for Fed policy Chicago Fed President Charles Evans recently crossed…

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Policy Daily Review April 15, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 15, 2019 ECB will probably have to resume quantitative easing in 2020 – Natixis A resumption of quantitative easing in 2020 in the Eurozone, is a hypothesis that should be taken seriously, considering that growth could slow signif   ECB’s Draghi: Outlook for euro area fundamentally depends on global growth momentum In his prepared statement to be delivered at the thirty-ninth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, Mario Draghi,   BOJ should remain focused on 2 inflation target despite concerns over policy…

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Policy Daily Review April 12, 2019

Policy Daily Review for April 12, 2019 FX Price Action Setups After ECB, FOMC Minutes It was a big week in the headlines but, on the chart, not so much. Many major FX markets remain in a form of congestion or digestion, setting up breakout potential.   Fed’s Kashkari: Yield curve giving feedback that monetary policy is close to neutral today Responding to questions in an AMA session on Twitter, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said that keeping rates low to spur wage growth would tr   ECB to offer…

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