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Is the Yen Hinting at a December Taper?

12 Dec, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

We’ve been highlighting how S&P 500 futures and the YEN/USD cross have basically been moving tick for tick recently, so we thought it prudent to point out that the relationship has basically dissolved over the last two days, and in fact has started to reverse....

It’s a No Taper Day Today on Wall Street

22 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

Despite Fed minutes that left the door open to a December taper contingent on better economic stats, the markets are taking the relatively upbeat data over the last two days in stride....

Taper Trade Back In Play

01 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

The taper trade appears to be back on this week.  Some of the basic symptoms of this trade are: 1) higher interest rates, 2) higher US dollar, 3) lower gold and 4) weakening stocks.  Charts below showing the last 10 days of activity reveal this...