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European Open: FTSE bulls eye new highs, NFP on tap

We wrap off the week with today’s NFP report at 13:30 GMT, but first we’ll see if bulls can retain control of the FTSE 100 following yesterday’s breakout.

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US open: Stocks fall as Snap disappoints & ahead of the Fed

Stocks are heading southwards after Snap, a usual canary in the coal mine, posts the slowest revenue growth since going public in 2017 and as investors await the Fed rate decision.

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February 1, 2023 01:31 PM

Russell: US indices look to extend gains as FOMC decision looms

The market has been quick to dismiss the Fed’s hawkishness and price in a lower terminal interest rate in recent meetings...

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February 1, 2023 01:25 PM

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ECB Preview: All about forward guidance

While a 50 basis point hike is fully priced in, there’s still a lot of uncertainty in terms of forward guidance...

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US open: Futures pare earlier losses as the Fed meeting begins

Futures pared earlier losses after US labour cost data comes in weaker than expected a sign of cooling inflation. The data comes as the Fed meeting kicks off ahead of tomorrow's decision and as earnings continue to roll in.

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January 31, 2023 02:06 PM

US indices hit by profit-taking

…But the trend remained bullish ahead of key earnings and central bank meetings

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January 30, 2023 05:42 PM
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Stronger US data maintains goldilocks scenario for risk assets

As well as GDP, there were positive surprises in Jobless claims and durable goods orders

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January 26, 2023 02:20 PM

Markets steady ahead of GDP, earnings and CB meetings

There are still a few important macro pointers that investors will be watching this week ahead of a very busy next week

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January 26, 2023 12:41 PM
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Technical Tuesday: Russell and USD/JPY

In this edition, we are getting technical on the small cap Russell 2000 index and the USD/JPY.

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EU markets ease on mixed European PMIs

There were some downside surprises with French and UK services, and German manufacturing, all disappointing expectations

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European Open: Futures point higher, DAX and FTSE bears to fade the rally?

The overnight session had a slight risk-on vibe as China claims to have reached ‘park covid’ ahead of the lunar holiday.

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January 20, 2023 05:42 AM
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US open: Stocks edge higher ahead of tomorrow's inflation report

Stocks rise, adding to yesterday's gains as investors await tomorrow's key CPI report, which is expected to show inflation falling further.

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January 11, 2023 01:43 PM
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US open: Stocks fall ahead of Powell's speech

Hawkish Fed comments yesterday and cautious trade ahead of Powell's speech today weigh on stocks.

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January 10, 2023 01:59 PM
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US indices drift lower as focus turns to Powell

Investors are growing increasingly confident in their view that the Fed’s tightening cycle will end this quarter, before it starts an easing cycle in the third quarter.

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January 10, 2023 01:25 PM
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Nasdaq hits fresh weekly low as yields jump

Today’s stronger employment data has raised worries about wage inflation, fuelling fears the Fed's terminal interest rate will be above 5%

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January 5, 2023 02:45 PM

US open: Markets in holding pattern

We have ADP payrolls later today, while Friday will see the release of Eurozone CPI as well as US nonfarm payrolls and ISM PMI, to hopefully liven things up

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January 5, 2023 12:12 PM

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FOMC Minutes: Inflation is still main risk

Despite the hawkishness of the FOMC Minutes, the US Dollar barely budged while stock markets sold off

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January 4, 2023 08:32 PM

DAX: European stocks outperform again

Sentiment boosted because of warmer-than-expected weather which has reduced fears about gas shortages.

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January 4, 2023 01:10 PM

FTSE (UK 100) rallying on two positive macro stories to start the new year

The index is gaining nearly 1.5% to start the new year, and more importantly, it has rallied up to test its highest level in seven months...

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January 3, 2023 03:27 PM

Stocks’ positive start fading

As traders watched the share price of Tesla opening lower, indices were trading higher on the session.

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Stocks tank

Santa rally, what Santa rally?

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December 22, 2022 04:51 PM