Morning Roll Call

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    Dec 16, 16 • 562 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    The Dollar reaches its highest level versus the euro since 2003 “The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent”. Supposedly the English economist John Maynard Keynes said this after suffering losses on a series of highly...

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    Dec 15, 16 • 549 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    The Fed raises interest rates, indicates more raises to come in 2017 and raises hope that the USA economy will thrive Decision day arrived for the FOMC and the most widely predicted and communicated rate rise in years was finally announced; the rate is now...

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    Dec 14, 16 • 704 Views • Morning Roll Call 2 Comments

    If not now when? DJIA closes short of 20,000, as FOMC decision looms “The market” is betting that there is a 100% chance of a 0.25% base interest rate rise being announced tomorrow by the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee), at the start of its...

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    Dec 13, 16 • 554 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Oil slips back during Monday’s trading sessions as the reality dawns; USA shale extraction can now increase Most analysts recognise the necessity for both OPEC and the non OPEC members to rigidly stick to a production cut deal, in order for the current...

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    Dec 12, 16 • 548 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    The Federal Reserve Hike Is A 100% Certainty, Apparently… The FOMC (the federal reserve’s open committee) meets for the final time this year on Wednesday. The expectation, courtesy of the analysts polled, is for a unanimous FOMC agreement to raise...

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    Dec 9, 16 • 557 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    When did a trillion become so trifling? From time to time it pays to take a step back from our markets, in order to recalibrate our perceptions. Apologies in advance for the mixed metaphors but occasionally; “taking a view from the hill”, being...

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    Dec 8, 16 • 580 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    As USA equity markets reach record highs, has the Santa Rally started early? Bah Humbug! A Santa Claus rally is considered to be the rise in equity prices during the month of December, however, it’s generally seen (and limited to) the final week of...

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    Dec 7, 16 • 606 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Are banks now all too big to fail? History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme Mark Twain – “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Voltaire – “History never repeats itself. Man always does.” Occasionally,...

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    Dec 6, 16 • 634 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    The markets remain calm after the Italian referendum vote In yesterday’s morning roll call we highlighted the immediate calm market reaction to the Italian referendum vote. Moreover, we suggested that the effects and the potential aftershocks of the NO...

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    Dec 5, 16 • 610 Views • Morning Roll Call No Comments

    Referendum decisions only signal the beginning of the process       The Italian referendum NO vote market moves were subdued in comparison to that witnessed in the wake of the Brexit vote and Trump’s victory. Shortly after the markets opened on...

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