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Macro Digest: Another week, Another Brexit vote - The momentum now clearly with orderly divorce from the EU

Summary:  Another week, another Brexit vote. PM Johnson keeps trying and pushing for a Brexit by October 31st. Meanwhile Labour is trying to force a 2nd vote and to stall process to force extension to minimum January 31st. Saxo Bank…
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Les taux et l’étau qui se resserre

La séance d’hier c’était le genre de journée qui fait qu’on se demande si on n’a pas meilleur temps d’ouvrir la bourse une fois par semaine juste pour faire un fixing et retourner jouer au golf. Assis sur un banc Que…
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Marchés financiers : les signes de la dégradation

Nicolas Chéron analyse sur SicavOnline la dynamique baissière qui conduit l'économie mondiale à la récession. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=2ONftjZraRY
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C'est Cash, la nouvelle émission économique d'Olivier Delamarche

Un programme animé par Olivier Delamarche en compagnie d'Estelle Farge sur RT France où l'économiste présente sa vision de l'économie mondiale et les scénarios possibles pour l'année 2019, toujours très Cash.  
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US Election: Nothing to lose

My present macro speech is titled "Ugly: Don't fight with 'ugly' people as they have nothing to lose". To me, this is the essence of the US presidential campaign. The ugly truth surrounding this ballot lies in the bigger picture, as whomever…
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Fed Fischer speech: Conclusion: slightly dovish tilt...

But.. ever so slightly… New uncertainties and his ”3-4 hikes” from January 6th, 2016 looks gone now… This puts Fed @ 2-3 hikes, while market is 1 bid and offered…. Overall – impressive and charming Vice-Chairman Fisher…..but…
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Les 10 prévisions choc pour 2016

Tous les ans, Saxo Bank publie les prévisions dérangeantes de notre Econoclaste Steen Jakobsen concernant l'année à venir. Voici le récapitulatif de cette année, aussi disponible en PDF sur le site de Saxo (ici). La fin du paradigme Toute…
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Steen’s Chronicle: The big nothing?

“I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about” – Janet Yellen……….sorry Oscar Wilde J Finally! Saxo Bank’s Outrageous Predictions is out:  Saxo OP-2016 Link to PDF and less important: Fed hiked!   My…
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Macro Digest: Georgia on my mind

(Photo : The famous "Freedom Square", central place of the Georgian capital Tbilisi. The country could perform 5% growth of GDP in 2015.) -- Georgia quickly becoming a hub for transport and finance Country is an extremely attractive…
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Steen's Chronicle: The Primitive economy - Outlook for next four quarters

It’s time for the final update in 2015 on the forward looking model for 2016 and to present the Primitive Economy. The very economic model we are now reduced to follow after years of poor policy response from central banks and the lack of…
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Quick note on Monetary easing hysteria ...

We came very long and hard into Q4 long EM and risk, but now things how run its course. This week we had the main move on ECB’s further easing and now also a China RRR cut. Remember the majority(80%) of impact from QE and QE like changes…
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Meet Mr and Mrs Consensus

US investors convinced China's fall is inevitable, ignoring Silk Road Fed is indecisive, incoherent and driven by the consensus narrative US investors have ignored the outside world for far too long Fund managers are all crowding into…
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Fed fluffs lines to beat path to US recession in Q1

Fed missed opportunity to raise rates for first time since 2006 Window narrowing on hike timetable with markets 50/50 on hike/cut possibility Janet Yellen struggling to maintain credibility after far from impressive Q&A Prepare…
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The old and the new economic order

This fiat economy is unsustainable and must change The cost of input, capital and labour are all rising Output, profit and employment are in poor shape We must adjust to slower growth and start producing On the cusp of a new economic…
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Why investors are heading East ?

Central and Eastern Europe; a fascinating investment landscape with a growing economic importance and increasingly on Western investor radar. A region well known to Saxo Bank's Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen, who takes a look at the opportunities…
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This is now officially a Greek tragedy

There are no winners from this Greek tragedy; only losers Grexit has now become the base case scenario Illiquidity is now the big risk By Steen Jakobsen In many ways, it is relatively easy to understand why the result was a No from…