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Commitment of traders report (COT): Copper investors run to the exit

If copper truly is a barometer of economic health, then it is worth noting that large speculators were their most bearish on copper futures since March 2020 last week.

US open Stocks mixed ahead of Powell

US stocks are set for a mixed open after US GDP was downwardly revised and ahead of Fed Powell’s appearance.

June 29, 2022 01:59 PM

US open: Stocks rise as China eases COVID restrictions

Stocks are set to rise after China eases travel restrictions, boosting optimism that supply chain disruptions could soon start to ease and travel ramp up. US consumer confidence data is due.

June 28, 2022 02:00 PM

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US open: Stocks rise as recession fears are pushed aside for now

US stocks are rising despite recession fears lingering. The mood had improved even if the data hasn’t.

US open: Stocks rise, jobless claims little changed, Powell next

Stocks edge higher as investors digest the latest jobless claims and look to Fed Powell who testifies again.

June 23, 2022 01:56 PM

US open: Stocks tank on recession fears ahead of Powell’s testimony

US stocks are set to fall sharply on the open after yesterday’s rally proved to be short-lived and as all eyes are on Fed Chair Powell as his two-day testimony before Congress begins.

US open: Stocks rebound as sentiment improves but recession risks remain

US stocks are set to open higher today, on the first day of trading after the long weekend and after the steep losses last week.

US open: Stocks rebound but set for weekly losses

US stocks are rising after yesterday's hit, although recession fears remain.

June 17, 2022 01:42 PM

US open: Stocks drop as recession fears grow

US stocks are pointing to a sharply weaker start after gains yesterday and as the fust settles on the Fed rate decision.

US open: Futures plunge as inflation, recession fears rise

US futures are tumbling as the bond market flashes a recession warning signal. Investors fear an the Fed could have to act aggressively, pushing the economy into recession.

US open: Stocks tumble as inflation unexpectedly rises

Stocks are set for a steeply lower start after the keenly awaited CPI data showed that inflation unexpectedly rose in May to 8.6% YoY a fresh 40 year high.

US open Stocks set for muted start, initial jobless claims rise

US stocks are set to open mildly lower as jobless claims rise and ahead of tomorrow’s CPI data.

June 9, 2022 02:00 PM

US open: Stocks drop on inflation & tighter policy fears

Stocks fall after a surprise outsized hike from the RBA and as Target warns again on profits.

June 7, 2022 01:54 PM

US open: Stocks rise cautiously higher ahead of data drop, Fed speakers

US stocks rise cautiously with inflation concerns persisting ahead of the ISM manufacturing PMI & JOLTS jobs openings.

US open: Stocks rally as inflation slows

US stocks jump higher after the Fed's preferred inflation gauge shows a larger slowdown than expected.

May 27, 2022 01:50 PM

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The US Dollar Index is widely used as a measure of sentiment toward the US dollar. Discover what the Dollar Index is, which currencies are in the basket and how you can use it to inform your forex trades.

May 17, 2022 03:58 PM

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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...

May 16, 2022 06:15 PM

Weekly COT Report: Metals continue to get hammered

The strong dollar and lockdowns in China have continued to see traders take a bearish stance on metals over the past four weeks.

US open: Stocks tumble high US inflation persists

Stocks fall after inflation rises by more than expected in April, dashing hopes of a quick fall back towards 2%.

May 11, 2022 01:28 PM

Asian Open: USD holds firm ahead of CPI, ASX set to mean revert?

There comes a point where bears overplay their hand. And yesterday’s rebound above 7,000 following a strong move lower on the ASX suggests they may be losing their grip.

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...

May 9, 2022 03:44 PM

US open: Stocks tumble on global growth concerns, China's lockdown

US stocks are set to extend the sell off as fears of tighter monetary policy & the ongoing China lockdown hit sentiment.