Germany is under increasing pressure to abandon a balanced budget but the hints so far only indicate a willingness to act after a recession is assured. By then it will be too late. What about the solution of talking down the euro? See more below. CFTC positioning data showed a shift into the yen (see chart below), with the highest net speculative net longs vs USD since autumn 2016 when USDJPY fell below 102. A new Premium trade has been issued today ahead of this week's highlights-- Wednesday's release of the FOMC minutes from the Fed meeting (7pm London) and Friday's Powell speech at Jackson Hole (3 pm London with the possibility text released 90 mins earlier). More detail on these in this week's Premium video coming up tonight.