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US ISM Manufacturing PMI data should delight the Fed!

Today’s US ISM Manufacturing PMI for August shows that the US is on solid ground. As a result, the US Dollar Index made new 20-year highs.

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September 1, 2022 08:16 PM

European Open: The DAX hits a 20-month low, ISM services in focus

The DAX is against the ropes on recession fears, ahead of several key data points from Germany, Europe and the US today.

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July 6, 2022 04:29 AM

Another US business sentiment report flashes red ahead of the ISM

The Texas Fed Business Outlook Survey is the latest regional report for the US to send warning signals for the US economy.

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ISM Manufacturing inflation component much hotter than expected

Because the inflation component of ISM was higher than December's reading, the Fed will have to search for lower inflation elsewhere.

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February 1, 2022 04:46 PM
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Asian Open: Wall Street Places Earnings over Bottlenecks, RBA up Next

Earnings continued to exceed expectations and propelled indices to new record highs, despite supply chain issues weighing on US productivity.

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European Open: GBP Breaks its 200-day eMA, ISM Manufacturing in Focus

GBP/USD closed beneath its 200-day eMA on Friday, and today’s ISM manufacturing data could be the difference between recovering back above it or extending its decline.

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Asian Open: Strong data sends Wall Street soaring

An exceptional start to the month for US economic data has seen trader’s price in the first rate-hike in 2022, send equities soaring and weigh on the US dollar.

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April 5, 2021 07:57 PM

Apple Cutting Revenue Guidance Fuels Risk Off Sentiment

Extreme market turbulence that ruled at the end of 2018 and most notably in December looks set to stay for another session. Whilst weakness in Chinese manufacturing was to blame in the previous session, Apple cutting its guidance has hit sentiment on Thursday.

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January 3, 2019 09:54 AM

USD/CAD’s Big Breakout Has Bulls Eyeing June’s Peak

US traders have returned from a long holiday weekend to the see the greenback gaining across the board (see my colleague Fawad Razaqzada’s post, “Dollar rises to resistance ahead of key US data” for more).

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September 4, 2018 12:19 PM

Dollar falters but strength remains ahead of jam-packed week

The US dollar has taken a bit of a breather this week as it consolidates its recent gains ahead of major economic data and events in coming days. For around a month, the greenback has been on an exceptionally sharp incline as expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike this year have progressively increased. A mid-December rate hike continues to be seen as the most likely scenario. But before that may or may not happen, there are plenty of data releases and events that could have a heavy impact on that scenario, and on the direction of the US dollar.

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