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Why One Trader Is Confident That Central Banks Will Disappoint

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, Last week, markets got all excited about comments from Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda that Japan’s inflation is “finally close” to the BoJ’s 2% target. Overnight, there were suddenly all sorts of articles speculating on the end of the BoJ’s extraordinary easy monetary stimulus. This pattern happens time and time again. A Central Banker makes some conciliatory noises about how the economy is getting better, and then BAM! markets instantly start testing their resolve by pushing prices against the Central Bank.
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