The Dragon, The Riks, And The Wardrobe

Well, here’s hoping the “dragon energy” is with you on Thursday.


Around The World In 1,200 Words: Full Week Ahead Preview

As usual, lots on the docket.

One Trader Delivers His Dear Santa Letter…

“And Santa, if I don’t see you, the cookies are in the Tupperware bowl on the table that’s piled up with research reports I promise to read.”

Rabbit, Meet Hat: Here’s How To End QE Without Ending QE, According To Sweden

Call it a “sleight of hand”…

The Clock Is Ticking: Full Week Ahead Preview

All in all, “no rest for the weary” if you’re a market observer/trader. 

‘But What If’?

“Wherever you come out on what will happen later this week, the shift is that all four banks will be on hold or hawkish. No one is talking about cuts. And that’s an appropriate change.”

Super Mario: Full Week Ahead Preview

As usual, the docket is full and the risks are multiplying.

How To Sink A Currency Without Actually Doing Anything In 1 Chart


‘Sorry, But It’s Crazy’ – Riksbank Decision And The Policymaker Paradox

“Krona has appreciated faster than in [our] July forecast and while it’s reasonable to expect krona to appreciate due to the strong economy, it’s important that it doesn’t strengthen too rapidly,” Ingves said at the press conference, before stating the obvious as follows: “There are risks if Riksbank makes policy less expansionary before other, larger central banks.”