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UK Spanks the Plastic – BGC Partners

Mike Ingram, Strategist at BGC Partners takes note of the sharp rise in the various forms of credit in the UK and the lagging household income. Ingram says the household balance sheets are not in a healthy shape. So will the BoE ignore debt levels […]

Mike Ingram

The BoE policy dilemma – BGC Partners

The weak Pound hasn’t really boosted exports, so the much hyped rebalancing of the UK economy (from consumption to manufacturing) isn’t happening. However, the weak Pound and the resulting rise in the imported inflation have pushed the CPI well above the BoE’s 2% target. So […]

Ben Kumar

Focus on BOE’s view of inflation – 7IM

Wage squeeze has worsened in the UK with the cost of living as represented by the consumer price index (CPI) having risen to a 4-year high of 2.9% in May. The central bank, in its quarterly inflation report, released early last month had said the […]

Marc Ostwald

NFP Preview with ADMISI’s Ostwald – Tip TV

ADMISI Strategist Mark Ostwald says, “the focus is on the underemployment rate and wage growth figures” and adds, after the massive ADP print, the street whisper about the NFP is definitely to the north of 180K”. Ostwald believes 180K would be a strong figure. The […]

Nicole Elliott

Low inflation is hurting US dollar – Nicole Elliott

Fed is still expected to deliver two more rate hikes in 2017 then there is talk of Fed balance sheet normalisation. Despite all the hawkish talk, the USD and the treasury yields continue to lose ground against most majors. Technical Analyst and Private Investor Nicole […]