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Zero Hedge
Novogratz Slams Dimon: Buy Bitcoin Because "We No Longer Trust Financial Institutions"or are diminishing in value. How does one describe rates and the yield curve th
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 hours ago
or are diminishing in value. How does one describe rates and the yield curve that are either directly determined by CBs (BoJ or PBoC) or heavily influenced by them (Fed or ECB)? Back to the Novogratz interview and the Bloomberg reporter asked... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Mauldin: It's A Bonfire Of The Absurditiestheir own balance sheet at a much steadier pace, though in percentage terms the
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
their own balance sheet at a much steadier pace, though in percentage terms they blew it up far more than the Fed or the BOJ did theirs. The Swiss National Bank is now the world’s largest hedge fund. My friend Dennis Gartman wrote me yesterday,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What German Political Turmoil? Global Markets BTFD, Don't Look Backwith prices flat, as demand from the dampened risk appetite in the region was c
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
with prices flat, as demand from the dampened risk appetite in the region was counterbalanced by the absence of a BoJ Rinban announcement. The recent pause in the relentless global rally which only cost central banks $2 trillion in... Read more
1d
Zero Hedge
FX Weekly Preview: EUR Darts Back To Uptrend, But Can It Lastcan hold above 2.30%, then we are likely to hold off an all out collapse at thi
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
can hold above 2.30%, then we are likely to hold off an all out collapse at this stage, and we are sure to hear from the BoJ if we do, with their uber easy policy reiterated at every chance. Data out of the states next week is all stacked up... Read more
2d
TheBull
IG Research - The long and the short of it - www.thebull.com.auand the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
and the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine weakness will likely be propped up by the BoJ, who have scope to increase purchases of domestic ETF’s, should the market fall 0.5% or more. SPI futures closed four... Read more
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WA Today
ASX set to make muted start to weekand the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
and the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine weakness will likely be propped up by the BoJ, who have scope to increase purchases of domestic ETF's, should the market fall 0.5% or more. SPI futures closed four... Read more
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2d
Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: ASX set to make muted start to weekand the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
and the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine weakness will likely be propped up by the BoJ, who have scope to increase purchases of domestic ETF's, should the market fall 0.5% or more. SPI futures closed four... Read more
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The Age
8@eight: ASX set to make muted start to weekand the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
and the Nikkei 225 faces the headwind of a weaker USD/JPY, although any genuine weakness will likely be propped up by the BoJ, who have scope to increase purchases of domestic ETF's, should the market fall 0.5% or more. SPI futures closed four... Read more
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4d
Zero Hedge
Financial Times: Sell Bitcoin Because The Market Is About To Become "Civilized"crash, but it contributed. We have a slight problem with using this as an anal
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
crash, but it contributed. We have a slight problem with using this as an analogy for Bitcoin. Firstly, an ultra-hawkish BOJ-governor was nominated in mid-1989 who announced his intention to crackdown on house price inflation and the shadow... Read more
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5d
Zero Hedge
Goldman Reveals Its Top Trade Recommendations For 2018in 2018, we think investors should position for a rotation into Euro area asset
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
in 2018, we think investors should position for a rotation into Euro area assets and continued Yield Curve Control from the BoJ by going long EUR/JPY. We expect EM growth to accelerate further in the coming year and suggest going long the EM growth... Read more
5d
Reuters
Banking body head warns about impact of Bank of Japan's negative rate policyit is not desirable that (the policy) has become chronic,” he said. In a speec
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
it is not desirable that (the policy) has become chronic,” he said. In a speech in Zurich earlier this week, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda mentioned the “reversal rate”, which refers to the possibility of reversing the effects of... Read more
6d
Zero Hedge
The "Other" Side of Asymmetry You Never Hear Aboutevery macro hedgie worth his salt has looked at and had a crack at this bad boy
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
every macro hedgie worth his salt has looked at and had a crack at this bad boy, including yours truly. Ouch! Maybe the BOJ keeps buying the bond market until they own the whole damn thing. Maybe nobody cares. Maybe the yen doesn't even move... Read more
7d
Zero Hedge
Gold Bounces Off Key Technical Support On Massive Volumeyou should start now. Look around you if you have any questions. Never mind the
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
you should start now. Look around you if you have any questions. Never mind the inflated bank sheets from the Fed, ECB, BoJ, SNB, and PBoC - which by the way are holding not just currency but massive amounts of stock options just in case you had... Read more
7d
Reuters
Top central bankers vow to talk investors out of easy moneyown rate this month for the first time in 10 years. But the ECB is merely reduc
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
own rate this month for the first time in 10 years. But the ECB is merely reducing the pace of its bond purchases, and the BOJ is still printing money at full speed, although it has signaled that no additional stimulus is likely. Fed Chair Janet... Read more
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7d
Reuters
Top central bankers vow to talk investors out of easy moneyown rate this month for the first time in 10 years. But the ECB is merely reduc
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
own rate this month for the first time in 10 years. But the ECB is merely reducing the pace of its bond purchases, and the BOJ is still printing money at full speed although it has signaled that no additional stimulus is likely. Fed Chair Janet... Read more
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7d
Reuters
Bank of Japan's Kuroda says inflation expectations picking up slightlyexpectations in Japan are still backward looking and were influenced by a drop
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
expectations in Japan are still backward looking and were influenced by a drop in oil prices. Kuroda also said the BOJ will continue with its strong accommodative policy. Reporting by Balazs Koranyi; Writing by Stanley White; Editing by... Read more
7d
Swissinfo
Stocks Mixed Ahead of Central Banker Conferenceweek. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
week. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of International Studies on Monday that the BOJ would continue to persist with “powerful monetary easing” to ensure that rising inflation expectations and price... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Japan wages seen rising 2-2.5 percent in spring, below Abe's targetMarch 2020, after pushing back the timeframe several times. A majority of the
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
March 2020, after pushing back the timeframe several times. A majority of the economists surveyed said they believed the BOJ will start unwinding its stimulus policy when it next decides to change policy, but the timing was likely to be later... Read more
8d
Swissinfo
Asia Stocks Steady Ahead of Central Banker Meetingweek. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
week. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of International Studies on Monday that the BOJ would continue to persist with “powerful monetary easing” to ensure that rising inflation expectations and price... Read more
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8d
Zero Hedge
GPIF Is About To Bite Backafter investors digested a story on the GPIF’s planned shift in the Nikkei news
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
after investors digested a story on the GPIF’s planned shift in the Nikkei newspaper and then the surprise expansion of the BoJ’s already-aggressive easing programme after lunch. Analysts noted that the BoJ had committed to buying another Y30tn of... Read more
8d
Swissinfo
Stocks in Asia Open Mixed Ahead of China Dataweek. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
week. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of International Studies on Monday that the BOJ would continue to persist with “powerful monetary easing” to ensure that rising inflation expectations and price... Read more
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8d
Swissinfo
Stocks in Asia Face Mixed Start Before China Dataweek. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
week. Kuroda said in a speech at the University of Zurich’s Swiss Institute of International Studies on Monday that the BOJ would continue to persist with “powerful monetary easing” to ensure that rising inflation expectations and price... Read more
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8d
Reuters
BOJ to persist with monetary easing to boost inflation: Kuroda- The Bank of Japan will continue to persist with “powerful monetary easing” to
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
- The Bank of Japan will continue to persist with “powerful monetary easing” to nurture positive inflation developments, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said in Zurich on Monday. “Going forward, with the output gap improving steadily, firms’ stance... Read more
8d
Zero Hedge
UBS Makes A Striking Discovery: Ex-Energy, US GDP Growth Is The Slowest Since 2010we looked at. The labour market is already extraordinarily tight." If unemploy
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
we looked at. The labour market is already extraordinarily tight." If unemployment goes to 2.5% by end-2018 UBS sees (BoJ) core inflation going up towards 1.5% (70bp above consensus) and Yield Curve Control starting to get tweakend (10y JGB to... Read more
8d
Zero Hedge
From "BTFD" To "Sell The Rip": Global Stocks Slide, Nikkei Tumbles, Pound Plungesthat he had pencilled in a December hike and three further hikes in 2018, infla
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
that he had pencilled in a December hike and three further hikes in 2018, inflation dependent. JGB’s moved lower as the BoJ refrained from engaging in Rinban operations today, with the long end experiencing a degree of mild underperformance.... Read more
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9d
WA Today
Global credit market flashes early warning alert- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan: The BoJ's statement said "extreme measures" aimed at boosting inflation endanger financial stability and could do more harm than... Read more
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9d
Canberra Times
Global credit market flashes early warning alert- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan: The BoJ's statement said "extreme measures" aimed at boosting inflation endanger financial stability and could do more harm than... Read more
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9d
Reuters
Fed policies won't have direct linkage to BOJ steps: BOJ officialof Japan does, but could affect the Japanese central bank’s policies through th
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
of Japan does, but could affect the Japanese central bank’s policies through their impact on global economies, a senior BOJ official said on Monday. “We’re confident the Fed will steer the U.S. economy and financial conditions in a correct,... Read more
9d
The Age
Global credit market flashes early warning alert- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan: The BoJ's statement said "extreme measures" aimed at boosting inflation endanger financial stability and could do more harm than... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Global credit market flashes early warning alert- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
- has jumped 40 basis points to 3.8 per cent over the past two weeks. Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan: The BoJ's statement said "extreme measures" aimed at boosting inflation endanger financial stability and could do more harm than... Read more
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9d
Zero Hedge
Stockman Warns "Mind The Junk" - This Ain't Your Grandfather's Capitalismand pretend. But here's the thing. The Fed is out of dry powder and stranded c
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
and pretend. But here's the thing. The Fed is out of dry powder and stranded close to the zero-bound, as is the ECB, the BOJ, the BOE and most other central banks. Accordingly, this time there will be no massive central bank reflation and no... Read more
9d
Zero Hedge
Morgan Stanley: "If Central Banks Push Back, Asset Prices Face A Severe Challenge"sheet starts to shrink. But it’s not just that policy is easy. It’s also highl
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
sheet starts to shrink. But it’s not just that policy is easy. It’s also highly predictable. Qualitatively, the Fed, ECB, BoJ and BoE have gone to great lengths to communicate policy aims and changes well in advance. Quantitatively, implied... Read more
9d
Pilipino Star
Let it goit takes” to save the euro and revive the European economy (Whatever it takes,
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
it takes” to save the euro and revive the European economy (Whatever it takes, Aug. 27, 2012). Meanwhile, Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda pledged to pitch the Japanese economy out of a 23-year sandtrap (Out of the sandtrap, April 15,... Read more
10d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wages rise to the sound of one hand clappingproductionSep: May be losing momentumUS: Central bankers speakFed chair Janet Y
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
productionSep: May be losing momentumUS: Central bankers speakFed chair Janet Yellen on ECB panel with ECB, BoE & BoJ bosses. Where too many central bankers are barely enoughEU: GDPQ3: Growing around 2.5pc YoY Wednesday 15/11/2017US:... Read more
11d
Reuters
Japan households' financial assets rising thanks to Abenomics: surveyhit a near 26-year-high this week on expectations of strong corporate earnings,
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
hit a near 26-year-high this week on expectations of strong corporate earnings, while the jobless rate slid to levels the BOJ considers as close to full employment. But inflation and wage growth remain subdued, casting doubt over the long-term... Read more
12d
EuroNews
Japan manufacturers' mood slips but hovers near decade high - Reuters Tankanreflecting strong domestic and overseas demand,” said Yuichiro Nagai, economist
EuroNews / Posted 12 days ago
reflecting strong domestic and overseas demand,” said Yuichiro Nagai, economist at Barclays Securities. “We expect the BOJ tankan sentiment index in December to exceed company projections at the time of the September survey.” The latest survey... Read more
12d
Zero Hedge
Foreigners Bought A Record Amount Of Japanese Stocks, Just Before The Nikkei Snappedcrash in the Nikkei... ... which was saved in the last minutes of trading by w
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
crash in the Nikkei... ... which was saved in the last minutes of trading by what was rumored to be the latest blatant BOJ intervention: it took place right after the month in which a record number of foreigners rushed into Japanese stocks,... Read more
12d
Reuters
Japan manufacturers' mood slips but hovers near decade high: Reuters Tankanand chemicals. Service-sector sentiment rose one point to 31, led by real esta
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
and chemicals. Service-sector sentiment rose one point to 31, led by real estate/construction firms that benefit from the BOJ’s easy money. Retailers were more muted, a concern for the health of private consumption that constitutes some 60... Read more
12d
WA Today
ASX set to finish week on dour noteon the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
on the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB President Draghi, BoE Governor Carney and BoJ Governor Kuroda in attendance. Messing with the calibration of global stimulus growth can be seriour threat to the... Read more
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Canberra Times
8@eight: ASX set to finish week on dour noteon the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
on the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB President Draghi, BoE Governor Carney and BoJ Governor Kuroda in attendance. Messing with the calibration of global stimulus growth can be seriour threat to the... Read more
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12d
The Age
8@eight: ASX set to finish week on dour noteon the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
on the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB President Draghi, BoE Governor Carney and BoJ Governor Kuroda in attendance. Messing with the calibration of global stimulus growth can be seriour threat to the... Read more
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12d
Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: ASX set to finish week on dour noteon the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
on the panel at the ECB Conference Tuesday that will have Fed Chair Yellen, ECB President Draghi, BoE Governor Carney and BoJ Governor Kuroda in attendance. Messing with the calibration of global stimulus growth can be seriour threat to the... Read more
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12d
Zero Hedge
Forget B.T.F.D., It's Time To B.U.T.T.up 2%. When I woke up, the rally had collapsed and the stocks closed on the low
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
up 2%. When I woke up, the rally had collapsed and the stocks closed on the lows. I have been a big Japanese Nikkei bull, but this is OMINOUS price action. Time to head to the sidelines… I have to wonder, did the BoJ finally run out of blue ticke... Read more
12d
Zero Hedge
Japan Rocked By Violent Stock Plunge As Nikkei Tumbles 850 Points Before Recovering Lossescrash just a one-off event, or a harbinger of the bitcoin-esque mega plunge yet
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
crash just a one-off event, or a harbinger of the bitcoin-esque mega plunge yet to come? And was the miraculous last minute recovery another BOJ intervention? Those are all questions the bulls - not only in Japan - will be asking themselves... Read more
13d
EuroNews
BOJ board debated newcomer's calls for easing - October meeting summary By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan’s nine-member board debat
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan’s nine-member board debated calls from one of its policymakers to target the longer end of the yield curve at a rate review... Read more
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13d
Reuters
BOJ board debated newcomer's calls for easing: October meeting summarybuilding under construction in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Toru H
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
building under construction in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo One board member said the BOJ should pledge to guide the 15-year government bond yield lower than 0.2 percent, instead of aiming to guide the 10-year... Read more
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13d
Zero Hedge
"No Information Content": Goldman Explains How The Fed Broke The Markethistorical norms coincides with the introduction of negative rates and sizeable
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
historical norms coincides with the introduction of negative rates and sizeable purchases of long bonds by the ECB and the BoJ." In other words, the nearly 1% delta can be attributed to the actions of one or more central banks. The above... Read more
13d
Zero Hedge
Bank Stocks, Dollar Slide Hit By Fresh Tax Reform Doubtson global risk sentiment as Trump continues his tour of Asia. Looking at what
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
on global risk sentiment as Trump continues his tour of Asia. Looking at what appears to be a fairly light day ahead, BoJ meeting minutes from the October meeting are due this evening while Germany’s Merkel speaks this morning and the BoE’s... Read more
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Reuters
IMF, BOJ member say Japan needs to keep stimulus runningspigot wide open until inflation hits his ambitious 2 percent target. Her comm
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
spigot wide open until inflation hits his ambitious 2 percent target. Her comments come amid growing criticism that the BOJ’s huge asset purchases are distorting markets and pushing Tokyo stock prices - which hit a near 26-year high this week -... Read more
14d
Reuters
BOJ's Funo says important to maintain 'powerful' easing(Reuters) - Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo on Wednesday stressed the
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
(Reuters) - Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo on Wednesday stressed the need to continue the BOJ’s current easing program as its 2 percent inflation target remained distant, although price momentum was being firmly maintained. FILE PHOTO:... Read more
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