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Dollar and Bonds Gain, Stock Indices Flat on More Bank Fears

Financial markets remain concerned about Deutsche Bank even after assurances from authorities, with a flight to safety evident in US bonds and the Dollar. Deutsche Bank shares are down around 12% this week, after their credit default swaps spiked unexpectedly today (an indicator of stress). While no story has accompanied the move it nonetheless spooked markets. For more detailed market commentary go to StoneX Market Intelligence,

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Yesterday 02:10 PM
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US Open: Stocks fall as banking fears return

Indices drop, dragged lower by banking and energy stocks as oil prices tumble on recession worries and banking crisis fears ramp up.

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Yesterday 08:51 AM
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Vincent’s View: Strong economy, weak stock market?

Vincent Deluard argues that the resilience of the economy and the tightness of the labor market is bad news for a stock market whose rich valuations rely on low rates and record margins. Earnings downgrades and missed forecasts could trigger stocks to move lower.

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The Week Ahead: The Fed’s preferred inflation gauge is on the menu

With the latest FOMC meeting in the rear-view mirror, Fed observers can now shift their focus to the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge (core PCE).

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Yesterday 01:02 AM

Canadian dollar analysis: USD/CAD knocking on key 1.3605 support

USD/CAD is forming a potential descending triangle pattern into 1.3650 support ahead of key data tomorrow.

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March 23, 2023 03:33 PM
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Suderman Says: Will announcing a peak in rates be a mistake?

Arlan Suderman notes that financial markets continued to rally after yesterday’s 25 basis point rate hike, as the central bank suggested an end to rate hikes is near by removing a line from its statement about "ongoing increases." Federal Chair Jerome Powell did his job, keeping Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members on the same page, while speaking with confidence regarding the economy and the banking sector. Will announcing a peak in rates be a mistake?

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US Dollar short-term price outlook: six-days down into support

The USD post-Fed plunge is threatening exhaustion as a six-day sell-off approaches key technical support. Levels that matter on the DXY short-term technical charts.

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March 23, 2023 01:40 PM

AUD/USD rate forecast: bear flag takes shape

AUD/USD may track the negative slope in the 200-Day SMA (0.6759) as a bear flag takes shape.

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By : David Song
March 23, 2023 11:58 AM
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Precious moments: Gold rallied towards $2,000 on rate rise, markets favor its safe haven status

Rhona O'Connell notes that Gold edged higher before and during yesterday’s FOMC meeting, closing on the $2,000 per ounce level last seen in august 2020, and 14% up year-to-date. Gold will end the year at $2,070 per ounce in the view of O'Connell, StoneX Head of Commodity Market Analysis for EMEA & Asia.

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US Open: Stocks rise post Fed, US jobless claims fall

Stocks edge higher after steep losses yesterday. Banks recovery from Yellen's comments and US jobless claims unexpectedly fall.

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March 23, 2023 09:07 AM

BoE lifts interest rates to highest since 2008

A 25-basis point rate hike was mostly priced in, especially in light of the latest inflation data that was released on Wednesday

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