Marc Chandler, Seeking Alpha

Marc Chandler

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McKee, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Marc:

Subdued Ending To A Quiet Week, Ahead Of Next Week's Fireworks

Bond markets are under some pressure today. The Australian dollar rose a little more than 2% this week to lead the G10 currencies. Find out more here. → Read More

Euro Closed Above $1.09, But Follow-Through Buying Limited

The euro finally settled above $1.09 yesterday, but follow-through buying has been limited. The dollar is more broadly mixed today, and US futures are trading with a firmer bias. → Read More

Bank Of Canada May Say Pause, But The Market Hears Finished

Amid sharp losses in the US equity futures, the US dollar is mostly firmer against the G10 currencies. → Read More

No Follow-Through Euro Buying, While S&P Holds Yesterday's Breakout

Europe's STOXX 600 is off around 0.4%, posted one losing session a week in the first three weeks of the year. US futures are a little softer. USD is trading with a mostly firmer bias. → Read More

Euro Pokes Above $1.09. Will It Be Sustained?

The euro was lifted above $1.09 today for the first time since last April, but it is struggling to maintain the momentum in the European morning. → Read More

Are We Still On The New Year Honeymoon? A Look At The Week Ahead

There are several macro highlights in the week ahead. The preliminary January purchasing managers surveys pose headline risk. Still, the pendulum of market sentiment has swung. → Read More

Dismal U.K. Retail Sales Weigh On Sterling, While The Yen Softens

USD is mostly softer today against the G10 currencies, with the notable exceptions of yen, Swiss franc, and sterling. The yen has fallen by about 1.3% this week, leading losers. → Read More

Poor U.S. Data Cast Doubts On Newfound Hopes Of A Soft Landing

Bad economic news weighed on US stocks. US futures point the possibility of a gap lower opening today. The honeymoon of New Year may have ended yesterday. Read more here... → Read More

The BOJ Surprises By Standing Pat

The BOJ stuck to its current policy, which saw the yen sell off sharply. The weaker yen helped lift Japanese equities. Euro has stalled around $1.0870 for the fifth consecutive session. → Read More

With Trepidation, The Market Awaits The BOJ

The general tone in the greenback today is one of consolidation, with a modest risk-off bias. The yuan has seen its largest two-day retreat in a couple of months. Read more here... → Read More

Monday And Beyond

Rumors of an emergency BOJ meeting sent the dollar to its lows in Tokyo, slightly below the pre-weekend low (~JPY127.46). Euro and sterling traded quietly in Europe. → Read More

On Our Radar Screen For The Week Ahead

The week ahead is full of economic data releases. While headline risk is associated with these economic reports, we suspect they'll have little bearing on expectations of central bank policy → Read More

Dollar Index Gives Back Half Of 21-Month Gains In 3 1/2 Months

The decline in US rates has removed a key support for the dollar, which has fallen against all G10 currencies this week. The yen has led the move against the dollar, rising 2.8% this week. → Read More

Is It Too Easy To Think The Market Repeats Its Reaction To A Soft U.S. CPI?

USD has spent the last few days consolidating. Yen is the strongest of the G10 currencies today, and the Mexican peso is trading at new highs. The market expects a soft US CPI print today. → Read More

Greenback Consolidates Near Recent Lows Ahead Of Tomorrow's U.S. CPI

USD is consolidating the losses seen last Friday and Monday. AUD is the strongest of the G10 currencies today. STOXX 600 is recouping most of yesterday's losses, and US futures are firmer. → Read More

Consolidative Tone In FX

USD has stabilized today arguably ahead of Powell's speech at the Riksbank symposium. The euro is consolidating after rising to around $1.0760 yesterday, its highest level since June 2022. → Read More

Greenback's Sell-Off May Stall Ahead Of Powell Tomorrow

The broad weakness of the greenback have seen the Canadian dollar rise to its best level since late November. Find out more here. → Read More

Falling U.S. Yields Stymie The Dollar's Recovery

The extent and momentum of the dollar's sell-off after the employment report was surprising and could mean that its upside correction is over. Read more here... → Read More

The Market Appears To Shrug Off The Fed's Warning

USD is consolidating in a mixed fashion. Yuan was at new 4-month highs today. Today's US ADP jobs estimate and Nov. trade balance are being overshadowed by tomorrow's nonfarm payroll figures → Read More

Yesterday's Gains Unwound May Make The Greenback A Better Buy Ahead Of FOMC Minutes

Yesterday's greenback gains have been mostly reversed today. AUD is leading the G10 currencies higher. December FOMC meeting minutes will be released later today. Read more here... → Read More