Tag Archives: John Authers

Charts That Count: QE QED

Since the collapse of Lehman Brothers the story of the world’s attempts to stop the financial crisis turning into a Great Depression has been dominated by central banks’ balance sheets. John Authers describes how this averted total disaster and sparked … Continue reading

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Charts That Count: Another China Crisis? – FT

China’s currency has devalued sharply against the dollar in recent weeks. The last time China surprised the markets with a devaluation, in the summer of 2015, it prompted a global sell-off of risk assets. John Authers discusses why China’s currency … Continue reading

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Tweet of the Day: Wall Street Kicking Main Street’s Arse

About that election to “drain the swamp”…. Dow is back at 20k. Biggest post-election winner among Dow constituents = Goldman. Biggest loser = Walmart. Joe Sixpack must be delighted. pic.twitter.com/MWhimsBQRS — John Authers (@johnauthers) February 3, 2017 Hat tip to … Continue reading

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Growth looks good – FT

Published on Jan 3, 2017 John Authers looks at encouraging signs of strength from the US to China, while the strengthening dollar may signal problems for emerging markets. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://on.ft.com/2eZZoLI

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Flat markets – FT

The S&P 500 is flat for the year, and the yield curve is flattening. John Authers tries to explain why. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Expectations of Fed rate rise drop – FT

US payroll numbers suggested that the unemployment rate tick up slightly from 4.9 to 5.0 per cent, while payrolls gained only 160,000 in April, the lowest in seven months. John Authers explains the implications on a possible Fed rate rise. … Continue reading

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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. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)  

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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. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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A new hope – FT

John Authers reports on a respite for world markets, as data from the eurozone and the US raise hopes after a bad week. Filmed by Donell Newkirk. Edited by Paolo Pascual. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Fretful Friday | Authers’ Note – FT

John Authers reports on an anxious market reaction to some surprising US unemployment data. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not available)  

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