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FX 2017 highlights
  • Euro was the strongest performer last year on dissipating geopolitical risk, strong economic growth and ECB tapering.Pound,
  • Aussie and Loonie also did well.
  • Dollar Index down by 10%. The reason for this big move is that other CBs will likely tighten following FED.
FX year to date
  • Sizeable movement for short span of time.
  • Dollar still is the punching bag.
  • Pound outperformance on Brexit optimism.
  • Aussie, Kiwi outperformed on better global economic prospects and rising commodity prices.
  • Yen is not as bearish as expected.
United Stated Economy

  • Annualized growth topped 3% in Q2 and Q3 but Q4 GDP growth missed the expectation to grow by 2.6%. However growth to return above 3% after tax rate cut effect.
  • Headline Inflation for December 2017 was 2.1% y/y, below the 2017 high of 2.7% hit in February. Core PCE came in at 1.5 % y/y in December.
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Interesting article!

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According to reports, on November 7, 2016, debt held by the United States of America public was $14.3 trillion or about 76% of the previous 12 months of GDP.
Intra-governmental holdings stood at $5.4 trillion, giving a combined total gross national debt of $19.8 trillion or about 106% of the previous 12 months of GDP…. $6.2 trillion or approximately 45% of the debt held by the public was owned by foreign investors, the largest of which were China and Japan at about $1.25 trillion for China and $1.15 trillion for Japan as of May 2016.
By any standard, other lesser country would have been declared bankrupt way before the trillion dollars mark but, of course, that’s not the case for a super power like the US because the world’s economy is still powered by the almighty US dollar.
However, for some reason or other, in Dec 2016, China sold $34bn worth of US government bonds raising fears that ­Beijing is using its financial ­muscle to signal that it has lost confidence in American economic policy.
US treasury figures for the period ending in December 2009 show that, following the sale, China is no longer the largest overseas holder of US treasury bonds. Beijing ended the year sitting …
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IRUNYA 29 Dec.

отличная статья. так держать

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RahmanSL 29 Dec.

Thanks Irunya :)

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Yuliya_N 29 Dec.

Well done my friend!

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jfxmarket 31 Dec.

Very interesting article, thank you for sharing!

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Amaya 9 Jan.

Отличная статья!

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