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why we need to watch the Japanese Yen …

Originally posted on Bart's Charts:
full disclosure … check out this chart below.  this is where I was stopped out of a LONG USD vs the JPY. this game is really hard, if you make it.  As my mentor…

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Scottish Independence vote

The vote in September is unlikely to be Yes for Independence – though the polls are closer now than a few months ago and there is a large undecided bloc.  However, I’ll be surprised if Scotland votes Yes especially as … Continue reading

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#Carneyge on UK house market

BANK OF ENGLAND FINANCIAL POLICY COMMITTEE TO CAP BULK OF HIGH LOAN-TO-INCOME MORTGAGES AND TOUGHENS UNDERWRITING STANDARDS TO SET FROM OCTOBER LOAN TO INCOME RATIO AT 4.5 FOR 85 PCT OF NEW MORTGAGES TOUGHENS AFFORDABILITY TESTS FOR NEW HOME LOANS … Continue reading

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Wanted: p/t client service administrator E Herts

Unashamedly advertising a job with us Link to Firm website Part time Client Service Administrator, East Herts AVAILABLE NOW Deadline for applications Friday 20 June 2014 15-20 hours per week (and term time only – if desired) Working in Hoddesdon … Continue reading

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Media reports costs of living rises as Good News!

@BBCNews – costs of living are up. Great News… http://t.co/YMMgzigx3i — Jonathan Davis (@J0nathanDavis) May 22, 2014 Some quotes from the BBC article – which no doubt – were repeated throughout the country all day and night yesterday: “Food sales … Continue reading

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What’s going on with the US$

The above is the index of the US $ against a basket of currencies, such as € (c 58% of index), £, CAN$, CHF (Swiss Franc) and Japanese ¥ and (strangely) Swedish Krona. As you can see the US$ was … Continue reading

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Inflation? MEH! Rising Interest Rates? MEH!

I wrote, here 2 weeks ago, how Government Bond yields have been falling and look as if they will continue to do so.  This suggests the Bond markets forecast, at least, falling inflation and, possibly, outright deflation. Why might they … Continue reading

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