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US Fiscal Policy, UK Brexit Pose Big Risks For FX
It was a tough week for the U.S. dollar.  A number of Federal Reserve officials were scheduled to speak but none of then said anything to help the greenback, which had been falling since the central bank raised interest rates last week. The calendar was light leaving the U.S. healthcare vote as the main focus. 

Assumptions not to make after the March Fed hike
The Federal Reserve Fed raised interest rates last week as we had long expected lifting rates by a quarter point This was only the third time the central bank has hiked rates since before the 2008 financial crisis A series of Fed speakers began to telegraph this move in recent weeks but

Healthcare Reform In Focus
So the House failed to put up its new AHA healthcare bill to a vote yesterday when they d earlier announced they would prompting President Trump to tell the legislative body to either pass the new healthcare measure or have the American public continue to live with Obamacare I m sure them

Muni Bond ETFs Can Find Support From Foreign Demand
By Tom Lydon Even if interest rates rise and pressure the fixed-income markets, municipal debt and related exchange traded funds may still find support from foreign buyers seeking higher relative yields in the U.S. "Higher yields, very low historical default rates, and the asset class's diversification benefits

Slow Economic Growth Will Be Around For A Long Time
The White House website reads: To get the economy back on track, President Trump has outlined a bold plan to create 25 million new American jobs in the next decade and return to 4 percent annual economic growth Elected officials have a very shallow and misguided views of economic gearing. I have no problem

Dollar Trying To Stabilize Ahead Of The Weekend
The US dollar has been stabilizing over the past couple of sessions.   This broad stability of the dollar is impressive because of the questions of the prospects of US President Trump's economic agenda.  Expectations for tax reform and infrastructure spending have bolstered investor confidence and helped boost

Big Picture Market Perspectives 3/23/17
I've talked a lot about the disaster of the Fed under Janet Yellen.  And it has become a threat to Trump policies.  I think a move for a new Fed Chair is in the works. The Fed should have become far less important after the election of a pro-growth government last November.  But they've managed to put themselves

What 3 Charts Say About The Health Of The Consumer & The US Economy
By Mike Paulenoff, What do Home Depot, Dollar General, and the US 10-year Treasury yield have in common? Hint:  They all act as though the US economy is exhausted, which puts more pressure on the passage and implementation of the Trump growth agenda, sooner than later. At the bottom is a link to a

Healthcare Reform in Focus
Pre market futures are up this morning ahead of a big vote in the U S House of Representatives that looks to replace the repealed ACA Obamacare law that addresses the healthcare of the nation This would indicate market participants are expecting this bill to pass the House on what is

Don't Feed the Bears
By Avi Gilburt, In a recent update, I pointed towards the 2,335 SPX region as the next likely target in the market. This week, the market has finally obliged, and taken us to our next waypoint. As I have been noting for several weeks, the market has been much more bearish than I had