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Posts by Karl Schamotta

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US Delays China Tariffs, Triggering Market Reversal

Karl Schamotta August 13, 2019

Currency markets are staging an across-the-board reversal after the Trump administration announced it would delay the imposition of proposed tariffs... read more

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US Inflation Accelerates in July, Complicating Fed’s Path

Karl Schamotta August 13, 2019

3-month average core price growth hits 28% annualized Odds on autumn rate cuts fall Inflation-adjusted wages rise 12% Consumer price growth... read more

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Canadian Job Creation Engine Stalls in July

Karl Schamotta August 9, 2019

Canada sheds 24,200 jobs in July Canadian dollar loses 50 basis points in seconds after the release British economy contracts, putting renewed... read more

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US Calls China “Currency Manipulator”, Opening New Front in Trade War

Karl Schamotta August 5, 2019

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin designated China a currency manipulator this evening, less than a day after the renminbi-dollar exchange rate... read more

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Malice In Yuan-derland as Renminbi Falls

Karl Schamotta August 4, 2019

People’s Bank of China avoids intervention, allowing renminbi to drop Offshore yuan breaks 7 mark against dollar Global markets plunge,... read more

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US Adds 164,000 Jobs in July, Wages Rise

Karl Schamotta August 2, 2019

Jobs gain matches expectations precisely, pace of hiring slows on a three-month basis Wages rise, providing evidence of tightening labor... read more


Karl Schamotta

Chief Market Strategist, North America

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Karl leads Cambridge’s currency research group, focused on analyzing shifts in the world economy and creating strategies that help businesses ...

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