Australian Dollar, AUD/USD, Energy, Copper, Iron Ore, Economic Outlook – TALKING POINTS APAC markets may see a cautious trading session after US stocks fell overnight… Read More »AUD/USD Targets 200-Day SMA as Copper and Coal Prices Surge Amid USD Pullback
Natural Gas, Rhine River, Inventory, EIA, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Natural gas prices accelerated higher overnight in the US and Europe A near-critical drop… Read More »Natural Gas Prices May Rise as European River Woes Threaten Energy Supply
JULY INFLATION KEY POINTS: July U.S. inflation was unchanged month-over-month, well below consensus estimates calling for a 0.2% increase. Compared to one year ago, headline… Read More »US Inflation Eases to 8.5% as Gas Prices Slump, Fed’s Hawkish Outlook in Question
Euro (EUR/USD, EUR/GBP) Analysis Ger inflation moderates but food prices rise higher in the euro zone EUR/USD and EUR/GBP technical analysis ahead of US CPI… Read More »German Food Prices Soar Despite Moderate HICP Print, EUR/USD & EUR/GBP
Gold, XAU, Real Yields, Fed, CPI, CFTC, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Gold prices look poised to hold gains amid softer USD and real yields… Read More »Gold Prices May Run Higher but US CPI Poses Risks to Bullish Narrative
Crude Oil, Brent Oil, Iran, EIA, OPEC, Backwardation, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS WTI and Brent crude oil prices dip after a bright start to… Read More »Crude Oil Prices Fall as Market Backwardation Weakens Ahead of OPEC Report, EIA Data
Australian Dollar, AUD/USD, Westpac Consumer Confidence, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Asia-Pacific markets face rocky start after a mixed session on Wall Street Australia’s Westpac… Read More »AUD/USD Buoyed by Rising Iron Ore Prices as Traders Eye Westpac Consumer Confidence
Gold, XAU/USD, Non-Farm Payrolls (NFPs), Fed, Technical Analysis, IG Client Sentiment – Briefing: Gold prices soar in best single-day rally in almost 4 months Softer… Read More »Gold Prices Surge Ahead of Non-Farm Payrolls as XAU/USD Clears Key Trendline
Australian Dollar, AUD/USD, RBA, Oil, NFP, Market Sentiment – TALKING POINTS Asia-Pacific markets set for a mixed open ahead of tonight’s US non-farm payrolls report… Read More »AUD/USD Prices Hinge on RBA Statement as APAC Traders Brace for US Jobs Report
Crude Oil Price Talking Points The price of oil initiates a series of lower highs and lows as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)… Read More »Oil Prices Eyes February Low Following Upward Adjustment in OPEC Output
Gold, XAU/USD, Inflation Forecast, Breakevens, Technical Forecast – TALKING POINTS Gold prices are trading slightly higher as a risk-on APAC session weighs on the US… Read More »Gold Prices Rise on Softer US Dollar, but Fed Rate Hike Bets and Inflation Bets Pose Risks to XAU
POUND STERLING TALKING POINTS China retort to Pelosi/Taiwan in focus! UK housing price growth misses estimates. GBP/USD FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP The pound dropped off on Tuesday… Read More »GBP Slips on UK Housing Prices & Global Risk Aversion
ISM MANUFACTURING KEY POINTS: July manufacturing PMI eases to 52.8 from 53.00 in June, topping expectations calling for a decline to 52.00 The slowdown in… Read More »ISM Manufacturing Activity Cools, but Weakens Less than Expected, Prices Paid Collapse
Gold, XAU/USD, Fed, GDP, PCE, Technical Analysis, IG Client Sentiment – Briefing: Gold prices soared as US GDP drop boosts Fed pivot bets Softer PCE… Read More »Gold Prices May Rise if the Fed’s Ideal Inflation Gauge Softens After GDP Shrank
Bitcoin, BTC/USD, US GDP, Crude Oil, Technical outlook – TALKING POINTS Traders went risk on overnight on a weak US GDP print that trimmed Fed… Read More »Bitcoin Prices Poised for More Gains as Risk Assets Gain After Weak US GDP
Gold, XAU/USD, FOMC, GDP, PCE, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Trimmed FOMC hike bets after rate decision bolster bullion prices US second-quarter GDP growth rate… Read More »Gold Prices Rise Ahead of US GDP and PCE Data. Is More XAU Gains Ahead?
Copper, US Dollar, FOMC, GDP, Miners, Production, Technical Outlook – Talking Points US Dollar pullback pauses multi-month copper breakdown ahead of FOMC Copper production unlikely… Read More »US Dollar, FOMC, Miners to Dictate Red Metal Prices
Bitcoin (BTC/USD), France 40 (CAC) Talking Points: FOMC rate decision remains a major event risk for speculative assets, Bitcoin retreats CAC 40 price action highlights… Read More »Bitcoin Prices Vulnerable to Event Risk, CAC40 Shrugs Off the Fed
Bitcoin, US Dollar, Covid, China, Australia, Market Sentiment, Technical Outlook – TALKING POINTS Asia-Pacific markets look to end the week on a bright note China… Read More »Bitcoin Prices Stall Despite Weak US Dollar as China Risk Lingers
Gold, XAU/USD, ECB, Technical Analysis, IG Client Sentiment – Gold Briefing: Gold is on course for worst month in over one year This is despite… Read More »Gold Prices on Course for Worst Month in Over a Year, More Pain Ahead for XAU/USD?
Crude Oil, US Dollar, API, EIA, Inventory, Prompt Spread, Technical Outlook – Talking Points Crude oil prices are moderating after a multi-day rally EIA inventory… Read More »Crude Oil Prices Poised to Resume Climb After EIA Data
Euro, EUR/USD, US Dollar, AUD/USD, RBA, Crude Oil, ECB, BoJ – Talking Points The Euro remains above 1.0100 as markets question USD strength APAC equities… Read More »Euro Steady as Risk Asset Prices Diverge Ahead of ECB and BoJ Meetings. Will EUR/USD Gain?
Gold, Brent Oil, WTI, China, Iran, Prompt Spread, Technical Outlook – Talking Points Gold prices muted above 1,700 despite a US Dollar pullback Crude oil… Read More »Gold Prices Muted, Crude Oil Rises on USD Pullback as APAC Stocks Fall
US INFLATION DATA KEY POINTS: June U.S. inflation spikes 1.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis and 9.1% over the last 12 months, well above expectations… Read More »US Inflation Hits 9.1% on Soaring Gas Prices, Sky-High CPI to Embolden Fed Hawks
Crude Oil, WTI, Growth Fears, Inventory, EIA, OPEC, Technical Outlook – Talking Points Crude oil prices plummet as traders price in higher odds of a… Read More »Crude Oil Prices Eye EIA Inventory Data as China Fights Covid
Gold, XAU, Inflation Bets, CPI, US Dollar, Technical Outlook – Talking Points Gold prices slide as economic growth woes send US Dollar surging higher US… Read More »Gold Prices Approach Potential Support as US Dollar Surges Ahead of US CPI
US STOCKS OUTLOOK: S&P 500 plunges amid mounting recession fears Commodities, such as oil and base metals, also decline as growth concerns weigh on their… Read More »S&P 500 Sinks Along with Oil Prices as Recession Anxiety Reaches Fever Pitch
Crude Oil Prices Vulnerable as Central Banks Run the Risk of Inducing Recessions: Top Trading Opportunities
WTI crude oil prices have been rising swimmingly since a bottom was found at the peak of the 2020 global pandemic. Heading into the end… Read More »Crude Oil Prices Vulnerable as Central Banks Run the Risk of Inducing Recessions: Top Trading Opportunities
Gold, XAU/USD, IG Client Sentiment, US PCE Data, Global Recession Woes – Talking Points: Gold prices fell on Thursday despite softer US core PCE data… Read More »Gold Prices Finish a Dismal Second Quarter Before the Long Weekend, Where to for XAU/USD?
Gold, XAU/USD, Powell, Breakeven Rates, PCE, Inflation – Talking Points Gold prices weighed down as Powell recommits on inflation fight US PCE inflation data due… Read More »Gold Prices Unlikely to Find Support from US PCE Data