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MARKETS QUIET, ALL EYES ON YELLEN AT 10:00AM ET

    MARKETS QUIET, ALL EYES ON YELLEN AT 10:00AM ET
Markets are quiet ahead of Fed Chair Yellen’s 10:00am speech with limited movement among the G10 currencies and no clear tone across markets. European equity indices are steady, U.S. equity
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USD APPEARS POISED FOR STRENGTH AS RISKS SHIFT

    USD APPEARS POISED FOR STRENGTH AS RISKS SHIFT
G10 currencies are tentative heading into the end of the week and Friday’s risk event as market participants await Fed Chair Yellen’s Jackson Hole speech. The broader USD appears poised
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USD STEADY WITH UPSIDE RISK INTO FRIDAY’S YELLEN

    USD STEADY WITH UPSIDE RISK INTO FRIDAY’S YELLEN
G10 currencies are quiet, consolidating ahead of Friday’s widely anticipated speech from Fed Chair Yellen. We continue to highlight upside risk for the broad USD, the DXY generally holding off
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USD CONSOLIDATING INTO NA OPEN

  USD CONSOLIDATING INTO NA OPEN
The USD is consolidating its recent rally, trading in a tight range against most of the G10 currencies with the
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USD FIRMING AS FISCHER ADDS TO FED CONFIDENCE

  USD FIRMING AS FISCHER ADDS TO FED CONFIDENCE
The USD is strengthening broadly for a second consecutive session, its gains driven by renewed confidence in the Fed following
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USD RISING INTO WEEKEND WITH NO U.S. DATA

  USD RISING INTO WEEKEND WITH NO U.S. DATA
The USD is experiencing a reversal of fortune into the end of the week as it rises broadly against its
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DXY HITS FRESH LOWS; FOMC IN NO COLLECTIVE RUSH

  DXY HITS FRESH LOWS; FOMC IN NO COLLECTIVE RUSH
The USD is trading broadly lower, at its lowest point overall (as measured by the DXY) since Brexit and has
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USD STRENGTHENING BROADLY AHEAD OF FED MINS.

  USD STRENGTHENING BROADLY AHEAD OF FED MINS.
The USD is strengthening broadly into the NA session as market participants position themselves ahead of the 2:00pm ET Fed
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USD UNDER PRESSURE AS FED CAUTION ESCALATES

  USD UNDER PRESSURE AS FED CAUTION ESCALATES
The USD is weakening broadly into the NA open, falling materially against all of the G10 currencies as market participants
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