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FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Taylor for Fed Talk Spurs Short-End Slump

FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Taylor for Fed Talk Spurs Short-End Slump (Bloomberg) — Treasuries sold off after Stanford University economist John Taylor was said to make a favorable impression on President Trump, boosting the probable hawk’s odds of becoming Federal Reserve chairman. The news sparked a flurry of Treasury option activity …

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THE ASIA DAYBOOK: METALS DAYBOOK ASIA: Gold Knocked by Fed; Junior Miner’s Surge

(Bloomberg) — Gold demand appears to be fizzling on the Federal Reserve, with open interest dropping to the lowest in more than five weeks. A little-known Canadian miner surged almost 1,000 percent after it said it sold a magnesium deposit to a U.S. buyer for $750 million. PRICES PRECIOUS: Gold …

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THE EUROPE FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Dollar Rises Before Tax Overhaul Plan

(Bloomberg) — The dollar strengthens on a report U.S. President Donald Trump will propose to cut the corporation tax to 20 percent and cap the top individual rate at 35 percent in an announcement later Wednesday. TODAY French Consumer Confidence Italian Industrial Orders Czech Rate Decision OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS U.S. …

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THE U.S. DAYBOOK: U.S. DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: Yellen, Alvogen, IQiyi, Jaguar, Nike

(Bloomberg) — U.S. equity-index futures slide with Asian stocks, European shares edge higher. Fed’s Yellen is set to speak. Economic data include new home sales, consumer confidence. Scheduled earnings include Nike, Carnival, Micron. U.S. MARKETS: S&P 500 futures down 0.1% to 2,494.75 Brent Futures down 0.6% to $58.65/bbl Gold spot …

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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: The Fed Just Said Get Ready for Volatility — in 2020

(Bloomberg) — Traders have become so accustomed to a dovish FOMC, even when it’s tightening policy, that they seem to have forgotten what a hawkish Fed actually looks like. Wednesday’s statement and summary of economic projections offered a reminder, with the crucial 2017 and 2018 dot plot medians remaining unchanged…projecting …

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