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Commitment of traders report (COT): Bears pile into silver, GBP and JPY
Traders increased net-short exposure to metals (most notably silver), but also increased their bearish outlook on GBP and JPY futures.
Pending Home Sales rounds out weaker housing data in US
If markets see the Fed cutting back the pace of rate hikes, we may see 10-year yields lower, and as a result, housing data may pick up again.
All eyes on bond yields ahead of FOMC
In the eyes of bond markets, the front-loading of interest rate hikes will potentially lead to a recession.
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The yen, FX intervention and the BOJ’s yield curve control
The yen has been a key focal point for momentum traders during its sharp depreciation, to the extent it could risk a BOJ intervention or cancellation of their YCC target.
Will the bond market meltdown be the undoing of the S&P500?
U.S. yields have surged higher again this week to their highest level since May 2019, after Fed Chair Powell opened the door to a 50bp rate hike at the next FOMC meeting, causing fresh pain for global bond markets.
CPI Preview: Is inflation close to peaking?
After a surge to 7% YoY for December, CPI is expected to have increase to 7.3% YoY in January.
Stagflation headlines abound: How likely is it and how can traders prepare?
If we do enter a stagflationary environment, there may be relatively few investments that perform well - see what they are and what to avoid!
10 Central Banks – Where they stand towards normalizing policy
With the world beginning to gain control over the coronavirus pandemic, watch for central banks to continue to normalize monetary policy
Is USD/JPY finally ready to break out?
If yields continue moving lower over the next few weeks, USD/JPY should move with it
USD/JPY at decision point after Suga resignation
USD/JPY is currently trading between tight resistance and support
Housing data may start to worry investors; 30-year yields, USD/JPY
However, the Jackson Hole Symposium may be the catalyst bond traders are waiting for to determine their next move
What is a repo? Repurchasing agreements explained
The repo market has gathered significant attention recently after the Fed’s purchases hit a record of half a trillion dollars. But is a repo? And why does central bank action impact the market so much? Find out below.
Don’t Fight the Fed! Yields, Gold, and DXY
Interpreting key levels in the markets are important for traders to understand
The rise of the US Dollar and Yields into month/quarter end
Be cautious of a possible pullback in the DXY and 10 year-yields after March 31st
7-year auction Preview: Will it be as bad as February’s auction?
Will a bad auction cause yields and the DXY to spike higher?
Shady US CPI data; 10 Year Auction and ECB ahead
With the US auctions today and the ECB meeting tomorrow, price in both the DXY and EUR/USD can move in a hurry.
US Auctions will be closely monitored this week!
On February 25th, the Treasury auctioned 7-year notes. It did not go well.
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Is Operation Twist in the Fed’s future?
Markets will be monitoring Powell's speech very closely for any hints as to what the Fed may do next.
European Open: Futures point lower, rising yields remain key
Overnight moves across Asia were an extension of Wall Street’s theme - higher yields and lower equities. Yet currencies remain relatively unharmed.
Just like the good old days: Yields, stocks, commodities, and USD/JPY all higher!
They all seem to be acting in harmony with one another
Rise in US Yields Dragging Yen Pairs with It: US 10-Year Yields, EUR/JPY, GBP/JPY
If US bonds continue to move lower, we can expect Yen to move lower as well
Coronavirus Headlines Push 10-Year Yields to New All Time Lows, Tracking USD/JPY
When USD/JPY is overlaid on 10-year yields, we can see that these 2 assets are correlated.