Joe Perry

Joe Perry

Joe Perry CMT

US Market Analyst

Joe Perry has over 20 years' experience in the FX and commodities arenas. He brings his knowledge of the markets from the trading side of the business, where Mr. Perry uses a combination of technical, macro, and fundamental analysis to provide market insights.

He traded spot market FX and commodity futures for 17 years at SAC Capital Advisors and Point 72 Asset Management. He is a regular live television contributor on Bloomberg News and Real Vision among other media outlets.

Mr. Perry holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and has a BSBA from The Ohio State University as well as an MBA from Fordham University.

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Week Ahead: Bank of Canada, OPEC+, Eurozone CPI, and US NFP

With the shortened week in some areas and a plethora of economic data, there is potential for another volatile week ahead.

Core PCE still strong, but weaker than March

Although one reading isn’t considered a trend,it may be suggesting that inflation has plateaued.

Fed Manufacturing Indexes not supporting a strong recovery

Will this data continue to fall? It may depend on whether crude oil remains at elevated levels.

May 26, 2022 08:26 PM

Are commodity currencies about to reverse vs the US Dollar?

NZD/USD and AUD/USD have hit key Fibonacci retracement levels and held.

May 26, 2022 04:42 PM

Index in Focus: S&P 500

Worse than expected economic data, continued high inflation, lower retail earnings, and a hawkish Fed are all reasons to expect that the S&P 500 Index may head lower.

Poor housing data sends USD/JPY lower

Weaker US housing data sent the markets into risk-off mode, dragging USD/JPY lower with it.

Lagarde comments, poor UK PMIs give EUR/GBP a lift

Hawkish comments from ECB President Christine Lagarde and weaker PMI data from the UK have helped push EUR/GBP back towards recent highs.

May 24, 2022 04:10 PM

Christine Lagarde gives a boost to EUR/USD

With Christine Lagarde laying the groundwork for upcoming ECB rate hikes, EUR/USD has continued its recent bid higher.

May 23, 2022 07:56 PM

Currency Pair of the Week: NZD/USD

This week, the RBNZ will take its turn at hiking rates and discussing its outlook on inflation.

Is the manufacturing sector telling us something?

Are these large drops in the manufacturing data indicative of a slowdown ahead in the rest of the economy?

After most of the data for the week, GBP/USD advancing

GBP/USD has been moving higher this week as a result of the strong labor market in the UK and the high inflation readings.