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FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Dollar Gains Ahead of PCE; Eurozone CPI

(Bloomberg) — Dollar gains versus peers ahead of U.S. PCE and jobless claims data. Kiwi leads fall versus greenback, weakening initially on domestic data before getting sold further on AUD/NZD cross following better-than-expected Australia private capex data. TODAY Eurozone CPI, unemployment rate Germany retail sales, unemployment rate France CPI, PPI …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Treasuries Stuck in Range as Dollar Gains

(Bloomberg) — Dollar bulls caught a break after the greenback rallied on the heels of robust economic data, gaining ground against almost all of its G-10 peers. U.S. 10-year Treasury yields stayed within their narrowest trading range in three months as traders awaited tier-one inflation and payrolls data due Thursday …

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FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Kiwi, Aussie Rise; U.K. Mortgage Data

(Bloomberg) — Kiwi rebounded after falling briefly on RBNZ Governor Wheeler’s comment a weaker currency is needed to increase tradables inflation. Aussie dollar hovers below 0.80 versus the greenback after building and construction data beat expectations. TODAY * Eurozone August consumer, economic, industrial and services confidence * Germany, Spain CPI …

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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: Markets Might Need to Price ‘Team America’ as Reality: Macro Man

(Bloomberg) — Although the idea that markets are totally rational took a battering during the financial crisis, there is still an implicit belief that most actors are rational most of the time. Similarly, the Cold War doctrine of mutually assured destruction (MAD) assumed a stable equilibrium because neither the United …

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