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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: Short Dollar May Be Gift That’s About to Stop Giving

(Bloomberg) — This year’s simplest and best FX trade — short USD — is running out of gas and consolidation may be just around the corner. There are short-term and long-term factors that warrant a rethink of ultra dollar bearishness. The latest BIS data showed sovereign and corporate borrowers outside the …

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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: Traders Focus on Fed Dots, But Do They Matter Now?

(Bloomberg) — It’s become fashionable to downplay the balance sheet adjustment set to be announced at Wednesday’s FOMC meeting and instead focus on the economic projections –particularly the infamous “dot plot” of Fed funds rate forecasts. After all, the small reduction to portfolio reinvestment has been well-flagged for what seems …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: USD, USTs Dip in Quiet Market Before FOMC

(Bloomberg) — The dollar lost ground against a majority of its G-10 peers as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s policy decision due Wednesday. Treasury yields edged higher, led by the long end of the curve. WHAT TO WATCH Japan trade balance New Zealand balance of payments OVERNIGHT TRADING SESSIONS Bloomberg …

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THE ASIA FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK ASIA: Abe Weighs Snap Election, USD Pared Drop

(Bloomberg) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is weighing holding a snap general election as early as next month, local media reported. In the U.K., officials on Sunday lowered the terrorism threat level to severe from critical. WHAT TO WATCH Singapore non-oil domestic imports China property prices FRIDAY TRADING SESSIONS …

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THE EUROPE FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: Yen Erases Most Missile-Driven Gains

(Bloomberg) — The yen erased almost all its early gains spurred by North Korea’s missile launch over Japan as traders refocus on the stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation data. TODAY ECB’s Nouy, Lautenschlaeger speak U.S. retail sales data UN Security Council to hold closed-door meeting 3pm ET Friday on North Korea/non-proliferation OVERNIGHT …

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