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GBP drifts higher, ISM manufacturing and JOLTS in focus

Whilst GBP as under pressure from talk of tax hikes, GBP/USD remains above a key support level ahead of today’s ISM and JOLTS job opening reports.

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November 1, 2022 02:18 AM
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Gold and silver jump on weak US ISM, yields

Out of the two metals, silver was the most impressive as it jumped over 7%, the most since Feb 2021

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October 3, 2022 10:39 AM
Gold nuggets

Gold and silver jump on weak US ISM, yields

Out of the two metals, silver was the most impressive as it jumped over 7%, the most since Feb 2021

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October 3, 2022 10:39 AM

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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 03:16 PM
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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 11:46 AM

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 04:54 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 07:19 AM

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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