EUR/USD Rate Talking Points The recent selloff in EUR/USD appears to have stalled ahead of the December 2002 low (0.9859) as it snaps the series… Read More »EUR/USD Holds Above December 2002 Low to Keep RSI Out of Oversold Zone
Nasdaq 100, S&P 500, Federal Reserve – Talking Points Nasdaq 100 struggles to build on bids above 13000 S&P 500 fails again at resistance around… Read More »Nasdaq 100 Leads Stocks Higher as Jackson Hole Symposium Kicks Off
Bitcoin Talking Points: Bitcoin stabilizes above $21,000 psychological support Tomorrow’s economic docket could assist in the catalyzation of price action as PCE, Michigan sentiment and… Read More »BTC/USD Stagnates Ahead of Fed Chair Powell’s Speech
DAX 40: Buoyed in Early Trade by Better-than-Expected German GDP, Downside Pressure Remains in Play. FTSE 100:Energy and Mining Stocks Continue to Prop up the… Read More »DAX and FTSE Benefit from Chinese Stimulus and Upbeat Data Releases
GBP/USD News and Analysis Sterling bounce back has been less pronounced than its peers – GBP vulnerable GBP/USD failed to take advantage of temporary USD… Read More »Sterling Stunned by Worrying Inflation Forecast
EUR/USD Price, Chart, and Analysis German data beats but Euro reaction is muted. ECB Minutes may give more clarity on the recent rate decision. EUR/USD… Read More »Euro Forecast (EUR/USD) – The Calm Before the Jackson Hole Storm?
AUD/USD ANALYSIS &TALKING POINTS China comes to the party giving risk assets a boost. Upside move likely to fade as Jackson Hole threatens. AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR… Read More »Aussie Higher on Renminbi Fix & Chinese Stimulus
Hang Seng Index, HSI, Korean Won, US Dollar, Crude Oil, Fed, Jackson Hole – Talking Points The Hang Seng Index (HSI) benefitted from Chinese measures… Read More »Hang Seng Index Bolts Higher Despite Storms as China Ignites Stimulus Plans. Where to for HSI?
Gold, XAU/USD, US GDP, PCE Inflation, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Gold prices trade higher ahead of Federal Reserve Jerome Powell’s speech A US GDP… Read More »US GDP Data in Focus as XAU Traders Eye Powell
Euro, EUR/USD, US Dollar, Natural Gas, Fed, ECB, Technical Analysis – Talking points EUR/USD has made a 20-year low as inflation and energy woes impact… Read More »Euro Outlook Remains Murky as Gas Prices Soar and Fed Hikes Loom. Can EUR/USD Recover?
Crude Oil Price Talking Points The price of oil extends the series of higher highs and lows from earlier this week amid a larger-than-expected decline… Read More »Crude Oil Price to Stage Larger Recovery on Break of August Opening Range
New Zealand Dollar, Q2 Retail Sales, US Dollar, Crude Oil, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Asia-Pacific markets may see a quiet trading session as traders… Read More »NZD/USD Unfazed After Kiwi Retail Sales Ahead of Jackson Hole
US Stock Market Key Points: The S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq 100 broke a three-day losing streak but struggled to trend today. Mixed Economic data… Read More »S&P 500, Nasdaq, Dow Hold Support, Look to Powell’s Jackson Hole Speech
Gold Price Talking Points The price of gold extends the rebound from the monthly low ($1728) as it snaps the series of lower highs and… Read More »Gold Price Rebound Susceptible to Negative Slope in 50-Day SMA
S&P 500 – Talking Points S&P 500 halts multi-session decline, but fails at 4160 again Traders eagerly await PCE data, Fed’s Powell USD strength, higher… Read More »S&P 500 Halts Recent Slide Despite Stalling Below Key Resistance
Nasdaq (US Tech 100) Outlook: US tech stocks remain resilient ahead of Jackson Hole Nasdaq 100 eyes resistance at the key psychological level of 13,000… Read More »Nasdaq (US Tech) 100 Eyes Resistance in Anticipation of Jackson Hole
US Dollar, Durable Goods – Talking Points US Durable Goods Orders for July come in flat Durable Goods ex. Transportation 0.3% vs. 0.3% exp. US… Read More »US Dollar Resumes March Higher Despite Disappointing Durable Goods Data
DAX 40: Key 13000 level in Play as Growth Outlook and Recession Fears Weigh. FTSE 100: Energy and Mining Stocks Keep Losses in Check. Equities… Read More »DAX and FTSE Cautious as Markets Digest Darkening Economic Prospects
RAND TALKING POINTS Rand unphased by South African inflation beat. USD/ZAR steady as focus shifts to Jackson Hole. Commodities outlook may help suppress dollar strength.… Read More »Fed Chair has USD/ZAR Treading Carefully
EUR/USD News and Analysis Possibility of a delayed return of Russian Gas Supply keeps euro at risk EUR/USD attempts retest of prior low after failing… Read More »Russian Gas Shock and a Hawkish Fed Weigh on the Euro
AUD/USD ANALYSIS &TALKING POINTS Aggressive Fed potential weighs on AUD. Commodity complex helping Aussie. AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP The Australian dollar bucked the trend this… Read More »Aussie Dollar Rally Cut Short Ahead of Jackson Hole
GBP/USD – Prices, Charts, and Analysis The UK remains in a mess with record energy prices, double-digit inflation, stuttering growth, continued strike action, and a… Read More »British Pound Latest – GBP/USD Rattled by UK PLC Woes and USD Strength
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BRENT CRUDE OIL (LCOc1) TALKING POINTS Supply troubles bolster brent crude. Will the EIA weekly data add to upside pressure? Brent crude approaching key area… Read More »Brent Buoyed by Black Sea Bottlenecks, OPEC+ and API
British Pound, GBP/USD, US Dollar, China, Hang Seng, Drought, Fed – Talking Points The British Pound has had some reprieve, but energy woes linger China… Read More »British Pound Recovers as US Dollar Pauses Ahead of Fed Symposium. Will GBP/USD Rally?
Natural Gas, Europe, Energy Crisis, Nord Stream 1 Pipeline – TALKING POINTS European natural gas prices slated to continue rising, increasing European recession odds Russian-backed… Read More »Natural Gas Prices May Rise Further After Hitting Record Levels in Europe
Japanese Yen, USD/JPY, US Dollar, DXY, Fed, Jackson Hole, Yields – Talking Points USD/JPY is exhibiting a relationship with Treasury yields Overall US Dollar moves… Read More »Japanese Yen Holds Ground Against US Dollar as Fed Forum Nears. Where to for USD/JPY?
Australian Dollar Talking Points AUD/USD fails to defend the opening range for August as it slips to a fresh monthly low (0.6856), but the exchange… Read More »AUD/USD Carves Bullish Outside Day Candle Ahead of US PCE Report
Chinese Yuan, USD/CNH, Market Sentiment, Metals, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS US stocks fall but a softer Dollar may induce some risk taking across APAC… Read More »USD/CNH Cools After Hitting Fresh 2022 High as Markets Await Fed Talk