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Posts by Karl Schamotta

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American Holiday Spending Freezes, Indicating Deeper Economic Malaise

Karl Schamotta February 14, 2019

Roses are red Violets are blue December retail sales missed market expectations, and weekly jobless claims did too Excluding cars and gas,... read more

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Bank of England Retreats From Tightening Plans

Karl Schamotta February 7, 2019

The Bank of England has joined its counterparts in Australia, Canada and the United States in sharply downgrading the economic outlook and retreating... read more

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US Trade Deficit Narrows in November – Worrisomely

Karl Schamotta February 6, 2019

The US monthly trade deficit fell more than expected in November, as imports decreased by more than exports Numbers released by the Census Bureau and... read more

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US Hiring Surges, Jobs Created for Record 100th Month

Karl Schamotta February 1, 2019

Job creation surged in the United States in January - despite a shift in economic sentiment that has raised fears of a slowdown, while prompting an... read more

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Fed Removes “Gradual”, Adds “Patient”, Triggers Global Risk Rally

Karl Schamotta January 30, 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged today, and assured investors that it would move cautiously in raising borrowing costs over the next... read more

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ECB Holds Rates, Raises Bar to Removal of Monetary Stimulus

Karl Schamotta January 24, 2019

As had been widely expected, the European Central Bank left its interest rates and its monetary policy message unchanged today - but President Mario... 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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