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  • When too much bad news is simply bad news

    We’ve seen a tremendous amount of success around the bad news is good news narrative. But sometimes, too much bad news can actually still have the intuitive impact of shaking up the market. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Case for longer term bottom GBPUSD Setbacks should be supported USDJPY Closing in on previous resistance AUDUSD […]

  • Dollar right back under pressure

    Quite a bit of back and forth on this Wednesday thus far. But what we’re seeing is mostly risk supportive and US Dollar bearish. The only currency that’s really suffered against the Buck is the Yen, and this comes in the aftermath of a BOJ policy decision letdown. Wrap-Up Call

  • Slumping Empire Fed and discouraging Goldman earnings

    Tuesday’s round of economic data around the globe was mostly better than expected, though we did see some tension out of the US from a discouraging empire Fed survey and not so great earnings results from Goldman Sachs. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Case for longer term bottom GBPUSD Setbacks should be supported USDJPY Closing […]

  • US market returns from holiday break

    The market is getting ready for the return of a full US session following Monday’s Martin Luther King Day holiday break. We haven’t seen a whole lot in the absence of the US market, with currencies and equities mostly consolidating. Wrap-Up Call

  • China data exceeds expectation

    The market is already digesting its first big batch of data for the day, this after a round of China reads came out. On the whole, despite the data weakening from previous prints, the results were a net positive relative to expectation. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Case for longer term bottom GBPUSD Setbacks should […]

  • Pausing for a little breather

    It shouldn’t come as a big surprise to see a little bit of flow the other way after so many sessions of risk on vibes. We aren’t seeing anything major going on as Monday gets going, but we are seeing a little selling in US equity futures along with mild demand for the Buck. Wrap-Up […]

  • Looking good from all sides

    The latest wave of upbeat sentiment in global markets has come from the combination of expectations inflation is peaking in the US, enthusiasm around the China reopening, and relief out of Europe that many major banks now see the Eurozone economy avoiding a winter recession. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Case for longer term bottom […]

  • Fed pivot trade gets another boost

    The Fed pivot trade got another boost on Thursday, this after US CPI declined further in December. Traders are now fully embracing a 2023 Fed policy turnaround despite still higher core services inflation reads and strong employment numbers. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Case for longer term bottom GBPUSD Setbacks should be supported USDJPY Closing […]

  • US CPI Preview

    The market has been waiting for today’s big calendar event in the form of US CPI data, and we suspect the result could have a meaningful impact on price action. Special Report

  • Plenty of confidence ahead of key calendar event

    The upbeat tone has continued into the latter half of the week, with stocks rallying and the US Dollar on the defensive. The market is really pushing for a less aggressive Fed going forward and is positioning for another miss on that highly anticipated US CPI print due later today. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD […]

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