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The Macro Trading Floor

This week we discuss USD weakness, the center of the USD smile, the importance of the March 12 CPI release, the BOJ and much, much more.

The Macro Trading Floor podcast

Catch up with Brent Donnelly and Macro Alf every week on The Macro Trading Floor. Listen as they discuss themes that are moving markets, highlight important trade ideas, and get to the bottom of what’s going on in macro.

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