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Technical Tuesday: EUR/USD, FTSE, Nasdaq and Copper
In this week’s report, we are getting technical on the EUR/USD, FTSE, Nasdaq and Copper.
ECB had to hike by 50 bps but euro slips
ECB provided no forward guidance and/or commitment to future hikes...
Banks plunge as concerns mount over financial crisis 2.0
The selling of financial stocks was triggered by Credit Suisse this time
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ECB Preview: 50bps hike may still be on the cards
Hot inflation is likely to outweigh concerns over financial stability, potentially leading the ECB to disappoint market’s substantial re-pricing of policy rates.
Stocks off lows after dollar, yields collapsed
When bond markets move, investors in other markets always take notice
S&P 500 testing 6-week lows as ISM Manufacturing PMI shows price pressures remain
The prices sub-index rose to 51.3 in February, up from 44.5 in January, indicating that manufacturers are paying more for inputs.
European Open: FTSE bulls eye break of 8k, USD/CAD turns resistance into support
The FTSE 100 and USD/CAD have piqued our interest for potential bullish setup this week.
FOMC minutes instant insight: A touch of hawkishness leaves a 50bps rate hike on the table
There is nothing in these FOMC minutes that should keep the central bank from raising interest rates “higher for longer” if US economic data continues to come in stronger than expected.
Markets mixed as investors eye bigger events
Investors will be looking forward to a busier session on Tuesday.
Nasdaq 100: Hard landing or soft landing? What about NO landing!
As the “no landing” scenario has gained credence, traders are divided over what matters more to stocks: rising rates or a resilient economy...
US open: Strong data sinks stocks
PPI rose by more than expected and jobless claims unexpectedly fell. The data points to a more hawkish Federal Reserve and higher rates for longer.
Australian households played a classic spread trade in December
Household spending continues to rise in Australia but at a slower pace, as one would expect with aggressive rate hikes. But one pattern in particular jumps out from December’s data.
Dollar eases as stocks push higher
Sentiment improved after a lacklustre session on Wall Street the day before, when equity indices closed lower.
The RBA are expected to hike by 25bp tomorrow
Whilst money markets favour a 25bp hike tomorrow, we shouldn’t discount the potential for a 15bp or even a 50bp hike.
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.
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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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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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.
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.
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
FOMC Minutes: Inflation is still main risk
Despite the hawkishness of the FOMC Minutes, the US Dollar barely budged while stock markets sold off
US open: Stocks jump after inflation cools by more than forecast
US stocks surge as CPI and core CPI cool paving the way for a less hawkish Federal Reserve.
Technical Tuesday: S&P 500, Dollar Index, GBP/USD and Gold
In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Dollar Index, S&P 500, GBP/USD and gold