Category Archive: 4.) Marc to Market

Dow Jones Industrial Average News – Barry Ritholtz, NEW YORK, Marc Chandler, Dow Jones

Why this Historic Bull Market Has Precious Little Street Cred The four-year stock rally is the eighth-longest in history, but is still held suspect by many investors http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-03-11/why-this-historic-bull-market-has-precious-little-street-cred#r=rss Stocks slip early Monday after record week NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off a record week, the stock market is drifting lower in light trading Monday....

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CNNMoney News – Marc Chandler, Italy, Bob Diamond

Stocks back off record highs Investors are hitting the pause button after last week’s record-breaking rally. http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_latest/~3/zRq-b_ftuns/index.html Italy’s credit rating downgraded Fitch downgraded Italy’s credit rating Friday, saying the lack of a stable government in Rome puts the nation’s already fragile economy at risk. http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_latest/~3/M0R__pvDl7o/index.html Ex-Barclays...

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Business News – Mary Schapiro, NEW YORK, Boeing, Marc Chandler

GE Nominates Mary Schapiro to Its Board General Electric Co nominated Mary Schapiro, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to its board. Schapiro will stand for election at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders …...

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Investment News – Marc Chandler, China, NEW YORK, Lincoln Ellis

Stocks back off record highs Investors are hitting the pause button after last week’s record-breaking rally. http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_latest/~3/zRq-b_ftuns/index.html Futures edge lower on China data, Italy downgrade By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures edged lower on Monday following last week’s strong rally as Italy’s credit downgrade and mixed data from China curbed investors’ …...

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Dow Jones Industrial Average News – NEW YORK, Marc Chandler, Dow Jones, China

US stocks fall in early trading NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower after turning in a record week. http://news.yahoo.com/us-stocks-fall-early-trading-135002962–finance.html Stocks back off record highs Investors are hitting the pause button after last week’s record-breaking rally. http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_latest/~3/zRq-b_ftuns/index.html Anatomy of a Bull Market This weekend marked the four year anniversary of the 2009...

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Net Speculative Positions, Technical Forecast, Week March 04: King Dollar Returns?

Submitted by Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy, Brown Brothers Harriman The US dollar rose against all the major currencies in the past week.  It seems clear that the greenback’s gains were not a reflection of domestic developments, though it is true that US data stands in stark contrast with nearly every other major country.   …

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Net Speculative Positions, Technical Forecast, Week February 17

Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com The official talk around the G7 statement and the G20 meeting generated a great deal of needless noise in the foreign exchange room. It is almost like a librarian yelling “Quiet”.   It may be more disruptive than the initial noise. With the meetings out of the way, we expect …

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Net Speculative Positions, Technical Forecast, Week February4

Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   The main drivers of the foreign exchange market have strengthened.  This means that the current trends, especially euro strength and yen, sterling and dollar bloc weakness are likely to persist.  The recent price action will likely reinforce the trader behavior of buying euros on pullbacks and selling into bounces …

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Net Speculative Positions, Week January 28

Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   It is difficult to talk about the US dollar’s performance over the past couple of weeks.  There has been a key divergence.  The dollar has been trading higher against most currencies except the euro and those currencies, like the Swiss franc or the Scandis, that move in the euro’s …

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Net Speculative Positions, Week January 21

Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com The technical tone of the major foreign currencies deteriorated in recent days.  It appears to be a cascading effect.  Favorite risk-on currencies, like the dollar-bloc, failed to participate in the move against the greenback.  The Swiss franc took the dubious honor of being the weakest currency last week, losing 2.2% …

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Net Speculative Positions, Week January 14

Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   There have been some large moves in the foreign exchange market in recent days.  The euro posted its largest rally in four months last week.  The yen has fallen to its lowest level against the dollar since June 2010 and extended the declining streak to nine consecutive weeks, something …

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Marc Chandler, SVP foreign exchange, Brown Brothers Harriman



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Video: Marc Chandler Talks Economic Warfare

Brown Brothers Harriman’s chief currency strategist shares his outlook on currency markets in the wake of QE3 and abroad.

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Net Speculative Positions, Week November 19

  Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   The US Dollar Index bottomed on September 14, the day after QE3+ was announced.  It reached a 2-month high before the weekend.  It has now retraced half of the ground lost from ECB President Draghi’s pledge to “to do whatever it takes” through hints, and then delivery, of …

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BBH, Marc Chandler on Global Economy & Headwinds

Global Head of Currency Strategy, Marc Chandler from Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., talks about the global economy about what can be done to reduce risk in international financial markets and contribute to a faster global recovery, as well as the main sources of market concern and volatility- Eurozone debt crisis, US debt and the …

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Net Speculative Positions, Global Stock Markets, Week October 29

  Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   The US Dollar Index reached its best level in more than six weeks on Friday.  Yet it managed to only close a couple of ticks higher, as if warning short-term participants against ideas that a breakout is at hand.  This also appears to be the message of the …

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The Three Main Forex strategies: Trend Following, Mean Reversion and the Carry trade. Is the Carry Trade Dead ?

  Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   Net Speculative Positions, FX Outlook, Global Stock Markets, Week October 15    Market participants have to confront a stark asymmetry.  There are many ways to lose money, but there appears to be only three ways to make money. Nearly all strategies seem to come down to some variant …

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Net Speculative Positions, FX Outlook, Global Stock Markets, Week of October 1

  Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com   If the third quarter was about the reduction of tail-risk by official actions, then Q4 will be about the limitations of the policy response. It will pose a challenging investment climate after what turned out to be a favorable performance in Q3. Equities generally did well. The US …

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Net Speculative Positions, FX Outlook, Global Stock Markets, Week September 24

  Submitted by Mark Chandler, from marctomarkets.com The days ahead will help clarify whether the US dollar’s somewhat firmer tone last week was simply corrective in nature, before a new leg lower, or the carving out of a bottom of a downtrend that began in June against most of the major currencies and July for the …

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BBH, Marc Chandler on Emerging Markets

Global Head of Currency Strategy, Marc Chandler from Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., talks about Emerging markets, attractive EM currencies and investing in EM equities. He also shares his views on the concept of currency wars. Chandler speaks with DukascopyTV journalist, Rowena Harris-Doughty on DukascopyTV.

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