The Market Radar

We anticipate, monitor, and comment on market moving global economic and geopolitical issues.  No dark side brooding, no wanting the world to end, no political rants.  Traders, investors, policymakers, or market observers can’t  afford to ignore us.

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US Sector ETF Performance – April 22

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Daily Risk Monitor – April 22

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Looser policy but a stronger euro – FT

The European Central Bank has sent bond yields tumbling through its attempts to stimulate the eurozone economy. Dan McCrum explains why, compared with the US, policy is not as loose as it may seem, and how the euro could strengthen further.

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The constraints on cheap money – FT

John Authers explains a sharp sell-off in bank stocks and one-sided foreign exchange trading as the Japanese yen rises.

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US Sector ETF Performance – April 1

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Daily Risk Monitor – April 1

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Economic spring in the US? – FT

John Authers picks over a mass of data to begin the second quarter, including jobs, manufacturing surveys, and corporate earnings.

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US Sector ETF Performance – March 18

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Daily Risk Monitor – March 18

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ECB’s bond buying explained – FT

ECB’s plans to purchase private sector debt in focus

The ECB surprised investors with its unconventional methods of reinvigorating eurozone growth. Rochelle Toplensky, the FT’s markets reporter, explains.

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