Marc Chandler

About the Author Marc Chandler

Marc Chandler has been covering the global capital markets in one fashion or another for 25 years, working at economic consulting firms and global investment banks. A prolific writer and speaker he appears regularly on CNBC and has spoken for the Foreign Policy Association. In addition to being quoted in the financial press daily, Chandler has been published in the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, and the Washington Post. In 2009 Chandler was named a Business Visionary by Forbes. Marc's commentary can be found at his blog (www.marctomarket.com) and twitter www.twitter.com/marcmakingsense

Thin Holiday Market: Heavy Dollar, Yen Sensitive, and U.S. Equities/Yields Fall

In thin holiday markets, a correction to the trends seen in Q4 has materialized.  The US dollar is heavy.

A Closer Look: Tracking Holiday Market Moves

Economic data: Japan stands out with industrial production in Nov rising 1.5%, the most in five months.

Market Outlook 2017: Politics in Economics

Investors are familiar with a broad set of macroeconomic variables that often drive asset prices.  Many are familiar with corporate balance sheets, price-earning ratios, free …

Markets Becalmed in Wait-and-See Mode

As skeleton teams return to the trading desks in New York, the US dollar is largely where they left it at the end last week.  Japanese …

Holiday Weekend Preview: Market Edges

Japanese markets were closed today.  Activity in Europe is light, and the same is expected in North America today.

Dollar Mixed Amid Holiday Market Turnover; Dow 20,000 Watch Continues

The US dollar is narrowly mixed as the holiday markets make for light turnover.  Global equity markets are not finding much encouragement from the …

Global Insight: Yen Weakens, Euro Struggles, and Italian Bank Drama Swirls; But European Markets Remain Resilient Amid Terrorist Strikes

The yen’s incredible ride this year has been recapitulated in recent days.  Consider that before last weekend; the US dollar reached a little above …

Dollar Index Gains Accelerate; Markets Tensions Ease into the Weekend

Some mild position squaring pressures are evident ahead of the weekend, and for many market participants the year is coming to an end.  Outside …

Greenback Extends Gains on Back of Fed

The Federal Reserve delivered the widely expected hike yesterday.  A year ago it suggested four hikes in 2016 were likely appropriate.

VelocityShares 3X Inverse Crude ETN (DWTI): Renewed OPEC Hopes and Month End Featured

Yesterday’s pessimism about a potential deal at today’s oil producers’ meeting in Vienna has been replaced by optimism and that crude oil around …