Here's What The Fed Will Say Today, And How The Market Will React

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"the Fed is likely to strike a more dovish tone relative to extreme investor expectations" - JPM


Mainstream Suddenly Realizes Raising Interest Rates In A World Buried In Debt Might Be A Problem

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...simply put, the Fed can’t do what it’s claiming it will do...


Democratic Supreme Court Justice Breyer Plans To Retire Before Midterms: NBC

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This will give President Biden a chance to try and confirm a replacement before the GOP has a chance to regain control of the Senate.


Brent Tops $90 As Oil Prices Dip Then Rip After US Inventory Data

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That is the first time Brent is above $90 since October 2014...


US Citizens Told Depart Ukraine Now By Any Means Possible In New Embassy Alert

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"The US Embassy urges US citizens in Ukraine to consider departing now using commercial or other privately available transportation options."


Here Comes The 2x Leveraged ARKK ETF

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Now you can get twice the "performance" of the ARKK ETF. But why would you want to?


Two Very Big Narratives On A Collision Course

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"...politicians will learn that lack of jobs is way worse for being reelected than inflation..."


NatGas Futures Erupt On 'Bombogenesis' Threat For Northeast

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"When it forms off the southeast coast, it is going to rapidly strengthen."


Nomura: Here Comes 'The Big One'

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...the perverse thing is that the more bullishly that 'risk' trades, the more scope markets then have to price in more “hawkish” Fed action... more rope to hang ourselves...


Loonie Slides After Bank Of Canada Keeps Rate Unchanged, Says "Economic Slack Now Absorbed"

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While the bank is expected to leave rates unchanged, there is the risk of a surprise rate hike. Indeed, about a quarter, or 7/31 analysts, surveyed by Reuters expect a hike


US New Home Sales Explode Higher In December, Ahead Of Mortgage-Rate Rip

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For the full year, sales decreased to 762,000 from 822,000 in 2020 (-14% YoY)...


39 Still Missing After Boat Capsizes Near Florida: Coast Guard

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“This is a suspected human smuggling venture,”


As Pentagon Backtracks On Talk Of Russian Invasion, Putin Responds To Biden Personal Sanctions Threat

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BBC notes, "Officially, Putin only owns an apartment and three cars."


Boeing Jumps On First Positive Cash Flow Since 2019 Despite Another Huge 787 Charge

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Another quarter, another miss across the board for Boeing, but some long awaited good news finally sparked a bounce in the stock.


Watch: Ukrainians Attempt To Storm Parliament Building

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"During previous clashes, the protesters managed to break through the fence..." 


Futures Surge After Microsoft Reversal With All Eyes On Fed

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"Any further significant weakness at the index level should be seen as a buying opportunity, in our view."


Fade Fed Fear: Can today's meeting be a catalyst for risk-on?

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late to the fear party...?

Ford Stops Orders For $20,000 Pickup Until Summer 2023 Due To Overwhelming Demand

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On Monday of this week, dealers were told that Ford is "suspending customer orders" because it is "already straining to fill a backlog".


Say Goodbye To The Beta Trade, This Year May Be All About Alpha

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It’s clear that the coming months and years will belong to those who have the guts to drown the incessant noise...


Client Sues Deutsche Bank For Selling Loss-Making Derivatives It Could "Neither Value Or Understand"

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"Palladium’s claim is without foundation and we will be vigorously defending ourselves against it," a Deutsche Bank spokesperson said.