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John Authers

John Authers

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There's No Immunity From the Tech Market Herd

Tech stocks didn’t have to endure much of a correction.

Currency Markets Are Making a Dangerous Brexit Bet

Maybe it is a sign of normality finally returning after the pandemic that Brexit is back in the he

Boris's Empire Song Sinks Beneath Market Waves

Britain has moved on from the Brexit debate.

Seven Deadly Unknowns Drive Dollar's Downward Spin

What follows is dedicated to Donald Rumsfeld and to Athanasios Vamvakidis, foreign exchange strategi

The Fed’s Stocks Policy Is Exuberantly Asymmetric

The Federal Reserve and the stock market often appear to be moving together.

Fed Hawks Are Endangered in the Covid Slowdown

It seems odd for familiar rhythms to continue in the time of Covid, but Wednesday will bring the lat

Cold War Is Here, and Chinese Stocks Don't Care

China and the US are ever more at loggerheads. Why doesn't it appear to matter?

V-Shaped Real Estate Can Fly as a Recovery Bet

Bricks and mortar are impervious to viruses.

Stocks Bang Their Head on an Inefficient Ceiling

Monday wasn't a good day for the efficient markets hypothesis.

How Risky is COVID-19?

It is difficult not to think in circles about Covid-19.

China’s Economic Dragon Is Spitting Fire Again

China, its troublesome credit system and its shaky relationship with the West dominated global marke

The Most Hated Rally in History Just Won't Stop

The bull market in stocks that galloped on for a decade after 2009 was widely described as the most


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