Inflation, BOC and how CAD could behave today

USDCAD Today, Canada releases its December inflation figures. The three core CPI measures are expected to hold around the 1.9% rates that were seen in...

Shutdown and its jobs and trade impact

US Equities are modestly weaker but have trimmed earlier declines amid risk-off trading conditions. The small dip in jobless claims (despite the shutdown) and uptick...

Guess what? Australia’s (still) deteriorating

It could perhaps be suggested that our analysis is developing a fixation with Australia. However, data releases are supportive of thesis our previous articles...

Is This The End of the US Debt Cycle?

The stock market drop since late September appears to have ended in the start of the year. After the USA500 reached its peak at...

Employment and Unemployment Up? Interpreting the NFPs

A few minutes ago, NFPs came out much higher than expected, at 312k compared to an expectation of 177k. At the same time the...

Will 2018 end with a strong labor market?

Tomorrow's release of the US December jobs report will be a big focus with markets primed for an outsized reaction in the event the...

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