Matt Weller CFA, CMT
EUR/USD’s near-term bullish channel intact amidst ECB hawkishness
Recent comments from ECB policymakers suggest that “gap” between interest rates on the two sides of the Atlantic will be smaller than expected...
Index in focus: Nasdaq 100 (US Tech 100) struggles to get off the floor
Sentiment toward indices and the Nasdaq 100 in particular remains heavily tilted in favor of the bears...
Nvidia earnings preview: Where next for NVDA stock?
Is the worst of the chip shortage behind the company?
USD/JPY: Bullish momentum has stalled, but uptrend intact until Fed blinks
Looking ahead, expectations for FOMC policy will be a major driver for USD/JPY...
US CPI recap: Food prices surge by their most in over 40 years
Inflation is becoming more widespread across a broad swathe of consumer spending categories, raising the risk that it could become entrenched.
Back from the dead? The revival of the FX carry trade
As inflation rises to multi-decade highs, some central banks are once again raising interest rates aggressively, suggesting that the carry trade could come back from the dead in the coming months.
US CPI preview: Will price pressures finally start to slow?
If inflation prints at expectations, it would be the first meaningful decline in the annualized inflation rate since the depths of the COVID recession...
NFP preview: Ugly leading indicators have traders on edge
The leading indicators point to slightly below-expectation reading in this month’s NFP report...see what they're saying and possible ways to trade it!
FOMC meeting recap: Was that “Peak Hawkishness” for the Fed?
Traders may look at today’s press conference as marking “peak hawkishness” for the Fed, at least in the short term...
Nasdaq 100 hanging on to 13,000 by a thread – will it break?
Based on our internal data, 80% of global StoneX retail client open positions in the index were on the long side, near the highest levels that we’ve seen in a month.
FOMC meeting preview: 50bps a “done deal” but balance sheet update will be key
Of course, with a 50bps move already fully discounted, the Fed’s interest rate decision is unlikely to be a market mover by itself...see what traders will be focused on instead!