Cable flat on the day as earlier rally erased
Disappointment is the story for cable bulls in August and that continues on Friday. The pair hit an 11-month high of 1.3267 on August 2 set the table for what could have been a strong month, especially as the US dollar began to skid.
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Kaplan speaking in Dallas
– Strength of US consumer is underpinning economy
– US household sector has great capacity to spend
Shouldn’t the aim be to grow GDP-per-capita? I mean, growth is good for corporations and government tax revenues but GDP per capita is the bottom line on how effective your country is and the standard of living.
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Goldman Sachs trade on natural gas went wrong in Q2
Natural gas is the wild west of the energy market. For a commodity that’s so critical, the volatility and longer-term price swings are harrowing.
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Consumer sentiment data from the University of Michigan
– Prior was 93.4
– Current conditions 111.0 vs 112.9 expected
– Prior current conditions 113.4
– Expectations 89.0 vs 81.5 expected
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USD/JPY hits 108.61
In the end, USD/JPY hardly put up a fight as the pair fell below the double bottom at 108.68 and to a fresh low since April.
The April low at 108.13 is crucial now. It’s going to come down to the Fed and Jackson Hole but Yellen is about to find herself in a
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10-year yields at the lowest since June
The bond market hit stops as 10-year yields skidded to 2.17%, taking out a double bottom at yesterday’s low and the August 11 low, both at 2.18%.
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108.68 was last Friday’s spike low
USD/JPY is the chart of the day today and the big question is whether it can hold the August low.
The low of 108.68 last week also corresponds closely with the June low of 108.69 so that makes it doubly important.
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CPI rose 1.2% year-over-year
USD/CAD fell more than 70 pips to 1.2572 in the aftermath of the July CPI number. The data wasn’t particularly strong so the drop underscores the bias to sell the pair and to sell the US dollar more broadly.
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The Danish Straits and Turkish Straits, together transited by a combined volume of more than 5 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2016, are important chokepoints for Europe’s crude oil and petroleum liquids supply. Nearly 59 million b/d of global petroleum and other liquids production moved on maritime routes in 2015.
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Bad news for sports teams, movie studios and hotels hoping for a big Chinese cash injection: Beijing is tightening the money spigot.
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