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Looking up or melting up?

Next 24 hours: Plenty to digest in the North American session

Today’s report: Looking up or melting up?

All of the worry associated with US tariffs remaining in place through the 2020 election, has faded away, with the market feeling a lot better now that the phase one trade deal agreement has been signed off. Ahead, we get retail sales, the Philly Fed, initial jobless claims, and NAHB housing. We also get a speech from ECB Lagarde.   read report

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Outlook sours into Wednesday

Next 24 hours: Negative headlines have little impact on these markets

Today’s report: Outlook sours into Wednesday

There have been some hiccups around the phase one trade deal between the US and China, with the news that the US will retain existing tariffs on Chinese goods until after the Presidential election, shaking things up.   read report

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Next 24 hours: SNB faces bigger challenge battling Swiss Franc appreciation

Today’s report: Risk markets extended, but still feeling good

Risk markets have another reason to feel good after China trade data came in strong, and US equity futures have reflected as such, extending the run of record gains. Still, things are getting a little crazy and there has been some caution given how extended we’re looking.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Pound and Yen price action stands out

Today’s report: US Dollar mostly under pressure into Monday

The US Dollar is mostly under pressure into the new week, with the Buck suffering from a weaker than expected US jobs report. We say mostly because there have been exceptions with respect to the Yen and Pound, albeit, for different reasons.   read report

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Stocks do what they do

Special report: US Jobs Report Preview

Today’s report: Stocks do what they do

We’re set to close out the week with the US equity market easily managing its way through yet another wave of downside risk, extending the run of record gains. There was barely a moment of weakness on the escalation of tension between the US and Iran, and now that this risk has calmed, stocks are right back to the business of doing what they do.   read report

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