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FX Week Ahead: UK & Canadian CPI; FOMC, BOJ, & BOE Meetings
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:05:00 GMT
In what will be the last full week of 2018, central bank meetings be the main draw, as will the prospect of a US federal government shutdown on Friday.
EUR/SEK May Rise in Short Term But Fall Heading into Q1 2019
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:00:00 GMT
EUR/SEK looks poised to rise in the short term while Sweden wrestles with political gridlock but may see a downturn heading into Q1 on fiscal and monetary stimulus.
Market Risks Abound As Yields Tell of Chilling Risk Sentiment As EM Turmoil Remains
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:46:00 GMT
Key stories driving price action this week focus on GBP options insight showing highest uncertainty since the Brexit vote, the chilling development in US yield spreads at 2yr highs, and a shock move at the Reserve Bank of India.
What is the Fed’s Number One Fear?
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:00:00 GMT
The Federal Reserve highlighted a list of areas for concern in the economy, but one specific characteristic of the US corporate sector was their headline risk.
Euro Forecast Weakens as Paris Riots Threaten Macron Presidency
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:30:00 GMT
The Italian budget deficit negotiations may be front and center, but civil unrest in Europe’s second largest economy is weighing on French bond markets, hurting the Euro.
Why Does the US Yield Curve Inversion Matter?
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT
With US equity markets recently under pressure, financial news media have pointed to movement in the bond market as the key catalyst.
Euro Outlook: French Budget Plans Reinforce Negative Sentiment
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Fears that France, as well as Italy, will break the EU budget rules will likely dent confidence in the Euro and potentially lead to further losses for EURUSD in the weeks ahead.
Euro in Focus as Markets Eye Upcoming European Council Meeting
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:00:00 GMT
The Euro will likely be the primary point of focus for investors as the European Council meets this week to discuss Brexit, the Italian budget, international affairs and the future of Europe.
FX Week Ahead: November US CPI & Retail Sales, ECB Rate Decision
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:30:00 GMT
The second week of December promises a lighter economic calendar, although larger thematic influences (US-China trade war, Brexit, Fed hike cycle) remain in play.
Will China Add Fuel to Risk Aversion? PHP May Face Rate Hikes Next
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 03:00:00 GMT
US yield curve inversion resulted in mixed ASEAN FX as USD fell and global stocks tumbled. Chinese economic activity could slow further, more rate hikes may be in store for PHP ahead.
Institutions Leave As Market’s Narrative Is Increasingly Government Led
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:55:00 GMT
The large drop in the Smart Money Flow Index may be signaling that institutions are stepping out of the market.
S&P 500, DAX, FTSE Look to Brexit Vote. Trade Wars Remain a Factor
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Brexit will be the headline event to watch in the week ahead for equities, but trade wars are ongoing and pose a constant threat.
OPEC And Friends Production Cut Exceeds Expectations, Crude Rallies
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Crude may still finish the year in the red, but OPEC helped to stop the bleeding with a production cut agreement that exceeded market expectations.
ETF Flows Reveal Investors Reduced S&P 500, Dow Exposure After G20
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:00:00 GMT
Investors ditched their broad-market exposure well before Thursday and Friday’s decline according to exchange traded fund flows as a risk-off tone took hold.
Stock Market Outlook: Braced for Brexit Storm
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:00:00 GMT
As the FTSE 100 registers its largest weekly decline in 2-months, expect another volatile week for UK assets with focus on the “meaningful vote”.
Hedge Fund Performance Falters as Investors Flock to Passive Strategies
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:10:00 GMT
ETF investments have seen large inflows of capital recently due to their low costs and strong returns relative to Hedge Funds. But is the simplicity of passive investing putting your money at risk?
A Brief History of Major Financial Bubbles, Crises, and Flash-crashes
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 09:00:00 GMT
There's a rich history of financial bubbles and manias, varying in scale and economic impact. Read about major market bubbles and flash crashes all traders should know.
Central Bank Weekly: US Dollar Hamstrung after Fed Signals Dovish Shift
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:15:00 GMT
All signs point to the FOMC reducing its glide path in December, which is bad news for the greenback.
Brexit Impact on GBP: How the Pound Might Move After Parliamentary Vote
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Here’s how the British Pound might react to the various possible outcomes after the UK Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal reached by Theresa May and the EU.
S&P 500, DAX, Nikkei Eye G-20 Aftermath. FTSE Awaits Brexit Vote
Sun, 02 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT
The ramifications from the G-20 Summit in Argentina will dominate headlines in the coming days as speculators digest the longer-lasting impacts of discussion.
US Equities Rebound but Defensive, Low-Risk Funds see Robust Inflows
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 16:30:00 GMT
Many broad-index tracking exchange traded funds saw robust inflows ahead of the G20 summit this week. Elsewhere, defensive ETFs notched gains as some investors look to escape volatility.
Crude Books Worst Month in 10yrs, Outlook Turns Dour Pre-OPEC, G20
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ouch. A massive reversal in the crude market has shifted the global outlook, and ripple effects are being felt the Vienna OPEC meeting seen as last hope to salvage 2018.
G20 Summit May Sink Stocks as Fed Boosts USD Price Versus SGD, PHP
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 04:30:00 GMT
The G20 Leaders’ Summit may sink risk appetite if trade war fears increase, boosting the US Dollar against ASEAN bloc currencies such as SGD and PHP. Fed speak may also support USD.
Do Political Remarks Drive Stock Market Performance?
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:30:00 GMT
Investors should look to White House officials’ comments to gain an edge in gauging the future direction of equities.
Cyber Monday set to Shatter Records as S&P500 gains but Trade Wars Loom
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 23:20:00 GMT
US equities closed higher Monday as encouraging holiday sales data spurred buyers but late-afternoon comments by President Trump may disrupt further progress.
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