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Greece: Where Do We Go From Here?

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The unlikely has finally happened: Greece has officially missed out on its 1.5 billion euros to the IMF. As a result the IMF also reported it will cut off any IMF financing until Greece pays back this sum. So Greece…

Can We Build on the US Recovery? – MM#56

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Is the US housing sector doing it right this time? We tackle this critical sector and its implications, move on to Saudis solar. move to the Greek crisis and preview next week’s dense schedule. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide…

Are U.S. Savings Rates About To Rise?

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On the eve of the FOMC’s rate hike, one could also ask how a potential higher interest rate affects the U.S. savings rate. After all, the basic idea we are all thought in econ101 is that when interest rates go…

Digesting the Dollar Dove Dive – MM #55

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No surprise is also a surprise when it’s a Fed decision. We run down the FOMC meeting, update on the ever-escalating Greek crisis and discuss next week’s important events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. FOMC rundown: This is what…

The Fed and USD – All You Need to Know – #54

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It’s a big Fed decision, with no strains attached. We provide the background, scenarios and potential USD reactions – all you need to know. We continue by tackling Greece from two angles: the current situation and bank stocks. You are…

The Greek Tragedy Continues

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Currently, Greece is leaning towards the latter rather than the former. Alexis Tsipras, who made promises to his constituents back in January when elected to ease up on…

Dollar Strength Explained – MM #52

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The dollar is on a roll in the last two weeks. We discuss the reasons for this strength, and look forward to the next moves and rate hike expectations. We continue with a preview to OPEC’s meeting, a dive into…

Commodity Currencies, Oil Hedges and more – MM #51

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Commodity currencies offer opportunities and we talk you through them. Not unrelated to the first topic, we run through the mechanisms of oil and top it off with the upcoming events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. Commodity…