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Posts by Karl Schamotta

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Jobs Numbers Fall, Markets Stay Positive

Karl Schamotta January 8, 2021

The United States lost 140,000 jobs last month, far below expectations as tightening lockdown restrictions slammed the service sector in many of the... read more

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Blue Wave Washes Over Currency Markets, Then Recedes

Karl Schamotta January 6, 2021

A number of major media outlets have called the Senate runoff race in Georgia for Jon Ossoff - handing control of the Presidency and both houses of... read more

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Jobless Claims Beat Consensus, Remain Extraordinarily High

Karl Schamotta December 31, 2020

The number of Americans filing requests for unemployment insurance dropped very slightly last week, suggesting that newly approved stimulus spending... read more

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Brexmas Comes Early

Karl Schamotta December 24, 2020

Major news outlets are reporting that the United Kingdom and European Union have come to a post-Brexit trade agreement, avoiding a cliff-edge... read more

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The Night Before the Night Before

Karl Schamotta December 23, 2020

Twas the night before the night before Christmas Eve, when all through the markets, Not a creature was stirring - not even the Marxists; The... read more

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Fed Powells at the Moon

Karl Schamotta December 16, 2020

In its latest decision, the Federal Reserve said it would keep monetary stimulus flowing until it sees “substantial further progress” in... 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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