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A peek at (peak?) inflation

US Inflation may have softened to a degree in April, but traders really want to see further evidence that inflation is pointing lower to call ‘peak inflation’ with more confidence.

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June 9, 2022 03:00 AM
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When cracks appear in the rendering, the house doesn’t always win

The housing market has been a bedrock of the US economy during a period of historically low rates. Now those days are over, large cracks are appearing in the rendering.

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May 24, 2022 11:51 PM
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Everything you need to know about the Federal Reserve

Discover what the Federal Reserve is, how it operates, and the way its policies can influence markets.

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February 17, 2021 01:08 AM

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US Dollar ahead of inflation data: DXY

If the inflation data comes out stronger than expected, the US Dollar may continue higher

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February 9, 2021 04:37 AM
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Economic, Geopolitical, and Social Implications of a Biden Presidency

Joe Biden's economic, geopolitical and social policies will be dramatically different than those of President Trump.

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January 20, 2021 04:51 AM
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Will US-China relations continue to deteriorate in 2021?

Perhaps the biggest factor impacting trade volume between the two nations will be the USD/CNH exchange rate itself.

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December 31, 2020 09:00 AM
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Four Weeks Out: The State of the 2020 US Presidential Race and Market Implications

Perhaps the biggest “October Surprise” is how stable polls of the race have been over the last few months...

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October 6, 2020 05:16 AM
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NFP Recap: What You Need to Know About Today’s “Goldilocks” Report

Despite today's strong report, there are reasons to be concerned about the prospects for the US economy...

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July 2, 2020 05:01 AM
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Is There a Better Currency to Trade vs GBP than USD?

If you like the Pound, you may wish to trade it vs the NZD

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March 31, 2020 07:16 AM
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Initial Claims Expectations are Unimaginable!

The average estimate of economists surveyed is 1,500,000.

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March 25, 2020 12:16 PM
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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.

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The Impact of the Coronavirus on USD/CNH

If the coronavirus is contained, we may see the 7.0000 level hold in USD/CNH.

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January 29, 2020 06:25 AM

Market Brief: Payrolls, no problem

Global stock markets are on pace for a fourth consecutive day of gains

S&P500: The Long & Short Of It | KSU, FBHS, CRM, DLTR

A technical look at potential long or short opportunities within the S&P 500.

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January 8, 2020 06:04 PM

Market Brief: Risk rebounds after restrained retaliation

The aftermath of fresh geopolitical drama is turning out to be muted for global markets

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January 8, 2020 06:05 AM

Market Brief: Iran retaliation fears quash rebound attempt

Risk assets look unlikely to reclaim their solid advance out of the gates in 2020 anytime soon

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Market Brief: New Year cheer has a familiar feel

Thursday’s stock markets are what it looks like when risk appetite hits the ground running

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January 2, 2020 04:25 AM

Trump Announces 'Phase One' Trade Deal To Be Signed Mid-Jan

With phase one close to being signed, markets can now obsess over phase two.

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January 1, 2020 06:54 PM

It's A Double Whammy For Risk Appetite On Trade And UK Elections

It's been a busy few hours for traders and journalists, with a phase one deal between US and China in the pipeline and exit polls predicting a landslide victory for the Conservative party in the UK election.

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December 12, 2019 04:31 PM

Market Brief: Trade-fixated markets shrug off historic ECB non-event

Trade matters, or at least the lack of fresh bad news on them, have eclipsed the ECB’s first policy update under Christine Lagarde

S&P500: The Long & Short Of It | Mastercard, NextEra Energy, McDonalds

A technical look at potential long or short opportunities within the S&P500.

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December 9, 2019 08:30 PM

Market Brief: What does Santa Grinch say?

Instigators of a Grinch sell-off are again being outflanked by the Santa rally’s advance guard