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[USD] U.S. Bond Strategy for May 30

[USD] Treasuries were little changed to finish off the week on Friday as markets absorbed relatively mixed economic data ahead of Memorial Day weekend (markets closed on Monday). With respect to data, markets saw contrasting pressure with upward revisions to preliminary 1Q17 GDP (+1.2%, revised higher from advance +0.7% result), offset by relatively weak durable goods orders data for April (highlighted by an unchanged m/m result for core orders, versus the unchanged m/m reading see for March).
5/26/2017 7:29:08 PM

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[MKT] FX market strategy for 29 May

[MKT] While EUR/USD and USD/JPY both came down on Friday, the big mover on the downside was GBP/USD.. (Please see below for our updated FX strategy.)
5/26/2017 4:19:54 PM

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[USD] The US Week Ahead: 29 May - 2 June 2017

[USD] Markets in the US receive a greater flow of data throughout the holiday-shortened week ahead (Memorial Day holiday on Monday). Beginning on Tuesday, markets receive personal income/spending (expect a personal income increase of +0.3% m/m, alongside a personal spending increase of +0.4% m/m for April), S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home prices (expect a composite-20 increase of +5/80% y/y for March) and consumer confidence releases (expect a decrease in the headline measure towards 118.0 for May). On Wednesday, markets receive Chicago PMI (expect a decrease in the headline measure towards 57.0 for May), pending home sales (expect an overall increase of +0.9% m/m for April) and Fed Beige Book releases.
5/26/2017 3:50:06 PM

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[GBP] The week ahead in the UK

[GBP] Next week is a holiday-shortened one in the UK with the markets closed on Mon for the late-Spring Bank holiday. So, players return Tues to digest any new opinion poll findings and indeed the May sectoral PMIs which we expect to show improved activity in the industrial and construction spheres. Any evidence the Tories are struggling to wrest back previous support ahead of the Jun 8 general election will likely keep GBP under the cosh. Latest BoE data on mortgage approvals and credit supply to households in Apr also come in view, and Nationwide publishes its May house price report.
5/26/2017 3:15:21 PM

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