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Fed 2nd round taper & Emerging Markets (EMs) crises: 3rd Jan 2014

By Musabbir Mazhar As expected, the Fed continued its Bond purchases tapering as announced on Wednesday Jan 29th – S&P 500 went down 1% on the news – The Fed will be buying 65$ Billion in Agency MBSs and LT Treasuries starting February – I see the fed continue its tapering program to relieve the […]

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US – Canada Jobs report, USD/CAD, US Budget Surplus; Market update 17th Jan 2014

By Musabbir Mazhar The US Jobs number came out last Friday (10th Jan) at 74,000 job additions for December which has been taken by the markets as a shocker and the US 10 year treasury yields went down on the news. But more sense should be put into this- Workers weren’t looking for work for […]

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