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The Day Today 4 June 2014

* The turnaround in bonds means the market is now paying more attention to warnings from the Fed about volatility. More jedi mind tricks? We worry about vol because they tell us to??– Hilsenrath article: “Fed officials are starting to wonder whether a tranquility that has descended on financial markets is a sign that investors…

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The Day Today 3 June 2014

* Nikkei and USD/JPY rally on expectations of a shift from the Govt Pension Fund: Japan’s GPIF could raise domestic stock allocation to 20 pct according to Fund chairman Yonezawa http://reut.rs/1m7fB8U * BOJ Gov Kuroda: Don’t See Measures for Further Easing as Being Limited http://on.wsj.com/1p37XQV   * 2 central bank decisions overnight, both unch: –…

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The Day Today 2 June 2014

* Reminiscent of dot-com bubble? The Unstoppable $100 Trillion Bond Market Renders Valuation Models Useless {fifw NSN N6IIC96JTSEH <go>} * Details emerging ahead of Thursday’s meeting: Draghi Primes ECB to Act as Region’s Inflation Scarcity Alarms Officials {fifw NSN N6IG8Y6TTDS1 <go>} ‘Aside from the prospect of a negative rate, the ECB is working on a…

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The Day Today 30 May 2014

Fed Speak: – George Predicts Fed to Raise Main Rate Faster Than It Forecast – and she wants the hike to come “shortly” after the end of QE {fifw NSN N6D7IB6K50YE <go>} http://www.cnbc.com/id/101716537 – Williams Says Fed May Need to Let Prices Overshoot to Boost Jobs {fifw NSN N6CSWN6S972I <go>} – Lacker Says Inflation Need…

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The Day Today 29 May 2014

* The arch-hawk of the BOE, Martin Weale, starts to flex his muscles, saying a gradual rise in rates would be 25bps per quarter. He doesn’t want to scare the dovish horses though, sticking to the argument of the Minutes, that you have to raise rates “sooner”, “if you want to have baby steps”. But…

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