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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 EUROPE FX/RATES DAYBOOK: FX/RATES DAYBOOK EUROPE: USD Gains vs Yen; BOE’s Carney Speaks

(Bloomberg) — The dollar advanced toward the strongest in seven weeks against the yen after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said his country is seeking a peaceful resolution to end the nuclear standoff with North Korea. TODAY Euro-area August inflation Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at IMF …

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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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MACRO VIEW COLUMNS: Despite Rising Inflation, Fed Dot Plot Needs to Fall

(Bloomberg) — August’s better-than-expected U.S. inflation reading might have Fed-policy hawks flapping their wings. But there are still reasons why the Fed should lower its dot plot next week, eroding the dollar. U.S. headline inflation in August rose to 1.9 percent year-over- year, against the expected 1.8%. Even core CPI …

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