Blog/Market Talk

Market Talk – July 20, 2015

No matter whom we spoke to today, the focus of the conversation has been on gold’s spectacular fall. There are many rumors floating around from China off-loading [...]

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Market Talk – July 16, 2015

Yesterday, dealers spent most of the day waiting for the Greek vote and then, later in the day, Janet Yellen’s semi-annual HH (Humphrey Hawkins) testimony in [...]

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Market Talk – July 14, 2015

The markets were relatively well behaved today, with little geopolitical excitement to unnerve trading, but we did see weaker economic data in the States. Retail [...]

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Market Talk – July 13, 2015

Only an hour into this morning’s trading and the news broke of the possible Greek Deal. Bunds were hit hard (down over 170 tics) and BTP’s (Italian Govt. [...]

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On Wednesday, China’s Securities Finance Corporation — known as CSF — announced that it will lend billions to big Chinese brokerage firms so they [...]

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The bond markets were the talk of the city today in London with continued uncertainty putting a bid under the street. Bunds were up over one and half points in [...]

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The people we have been speaking to in Greece are confused and puzzled as to what will happen next and are anxious to see how things play out over the next couple [...]

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Greece was not the main headline today, to no surprise. Obviously, it’s still all over the media, but the markets had the Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) to contend [...]

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Interesting day in bunds where we saw initial weakness as the safe haven bid was unwound, only to see it all reverse at the end of the day! GGB 2yr got messy at [...]

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Today we are seeing some large price/percentage moves in many markets, which is something we should all start to accept as the new norm for the second half of this [...]

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