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Posts by Karl Schamotta

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ECB Holds Policy, Launches Review

Karl Schamotta January 23, 2020

In its latest decision, the European Central Bank kept its policy settings unchanged - but began a navel-gazing exercise that could have profound... read more

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Phase One Trade Deal Leaves Currency Markets Unfazed

Karl Schamotta January 15, 2020

Currency markets are largely unmoved as the signing ceremony for a ‘Phase One’ trade agreement between the United States and China progresses in... read more

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North American Jobs Reports Keep Central Banks Sidelined

Karl Schamotta January 10, 2020

145,000 jobs were created in the United States last month – slightly below expectations, but enough to assuage fears of an outright downturn at the... read more

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Iran Attacks American Military Bases, Triggering Global Flight to Safety

Karl Schamotta January 7, 2020

Multiple news sources are reporting an Iranian missile attack has been launched on several American military bases inside Iraq this evening, sharply... read more

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Dovish Fed Minutes Leave Currency Markets Unmoved

Karl Schamotta January 3, 2020

Officials at the world’s most powerful central bank remain concerned about downside risks, and plan to keep interest rates on hold this year A... read more

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Johnson Wins Conclusive Majority, Triggering 450-Basis Point Rally

Karl Schamotta December 12, 2019

Exit polls are showing that Boris Johnson has won a majority in tonight’s election, making it likely that he will succeed in taking the United... 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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