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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 09:01 AM

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 25, 2022 05:52 AM

Asian Open: Volatility Erupts as US Inflation Hits a Multi-Decade High

There were some big moves across all major asset classes overnight as US inflation rose to its highest level in 30-years.

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Stagflation: definition, causes, and predictions

Fears of stagflation in the UK are increasing as business confidence collapses, supply bottlenecks tighten, energy prices rise, and winter fuel shortages add to fears. But what exactly is stagflation? And what could it mean for the economy?

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October 20, 2021 10:00 AM
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New housing starts fall on lumber

But with prices moving lower in lumber this month, the data for May could be stronger!

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May 18, 2021 08:44 PM
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Xiaomi: Off the blacklist! What now?

After a 6% move higher on Wednesday, the technology giant is bumping up against resistance

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May 12, 2021 06:03 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 07:08 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 10:37 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 10:51 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 03:00 PM
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WTI Crude Futures: Downside Pressure Mounting

WTI Crude Futures (Dec) has dropped more than 3% so far in October, after plunging 5.6% last month...

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October 27, 2020 11:03 PM
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Silver Intraday: Downside Risks Persist

Last Friday, spot silver was down for a second straight session, erased some gains made earlier in the week.

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October 25, 2020 10:46 PM
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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 11:16 AM
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ExxonMobil (XOM): Risk Breaking Below March's Low

Pressure has been mounting on ExxonMobil's share price, as its technical outlook points to a potential new down leg...

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September 30, 2020 12:52 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 11:01 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 01:16 PM

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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 05:16 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 12:25 PM

Big U.S. bank profits set to dip after bumper year

The focus will be cost savings from technology, trading and loans as giant U.S. lenders report Q4 results

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 9, 2020 12:04 AM