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Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Tuesday, September 4

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Tuesday, September 4

Topping investors’ agenda this week is the Sino-U.S. trade dispute and Canada NAFTA talks - which are both threatening to escalate along with EM fallout as Argentina’s austerity measures shake emerging markets.

Canada Employment Numbers may Result in Rate Hike

Canada Employment Numbers may Result in Rate Hike

Canada’s economy created 31.8 thousand jobs in June, well above the estimate of 22.3 thousand. With Bank of Canada’s July rate decision on Wednesday largely based on economic data, Friday’s strong job creation data is ammunition in favor of raising rates this week.

Week Ahead: Trade War Anxiety and NFP Miss Sink U.S. dollar

Week Ahead: Trade War Anxiety and NFP Miss Sink U.S. dollar

The U.S. dollar closed the week mixed against major pairs after the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) headline jobs number failed to meet expectations. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell spoke on Friday and reassured investors the central bank would be gradually increasing borrowing costs in the U.S.

Week Ahead: U.S. Fed and BoE to Guide Markets

Week Ahead: U.S. Fed and BoE to Guide Markets

The U.S. dollar is mixed against major pairs ahead of the March Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The Fed is expected to deliver its first interest rate lift under Chair Jerome Powell. More about when this may happen here.

Week Ahead: Dollar Mixed Ahead of Retail Sales, Inflation and North Korea Meeting

Week Ahead: Dollar Mixed Ahead of Retail Sales, Inflation and North Korea Meeting

The U.S. dollar ended up mixed against major pairs after the release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for February and news of a potential meet up between North Korea and American leaders.

Week Ahead: Dollar Retreats as Trade War Talk Escalates

Week Ahead: Dollar Retreats as Trade War Talk Escalates

U.S. Employment Data and 4 Central Banks - including RBA, BOJ, BOC, and ECB - will guide markets this week. Here's what you need to know.

U.S. Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama

U.S. Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama

The US dollar remains weak versus most majors due to downward pressure from the government shutdown. The House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill, but it did not get enough votes to pass the U.S. Senate.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 15

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 15

Despite markets being closed for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday, the U.S. dollar is in trouble and headed for the fourth day of losses against G10 currency pairs. Here are the 5 things you need to know.

Canadian Dollar Caught Between Hot Economy and Cold NAFTA

Canadian Dollar Caught Between Hot Economy and Cold NAFTA

After two back-to-back strong employment reports and other positive economic indicators, the Bank of Canada may raise interest rates by 25 basis points this week.

Central Bank Decisions to dominate Busy Week

Central Bank Decisions to dominate Busy Week

The US dollar appreciated during the week as the tax reform inched closer to reality while the highly anticipated December meeting of the Fed is expected to bring a 25 basis points rate hike.

US Tax Reform, Brexit, and Bitcoin to Dominate into Year End

US Tax Reform, Brexit, and Bitcoin to Dominate into Year End

December will be dominated by Donald Trump’s pledge on tax reform, Brexit negotiations, and Bitcoin's remarkable run. 

Trump, US Jobs, and Brexit to Guide Markets

Trump, US Jobs, and Brexit to Guide Markets

Geopolitical risk spiked in the US after the news broke that Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. Here's how it affected the markets.

Dollar Drops in Thanksgiving Week with US Taxes in Spotlight

Dollar Drops in Thanksgiving Week with US Taxes in Spotlight

The US dollar depreciated on Friday touching a five-week low against major currencies. European PMIs beat expectations while US's disappointed. US President Donald Trump will meet with Senate Republicans to discuss the vote on the Senate bill to be voted later in the week.

Politics drive Dollar while Fundamentals boost Euro

Politics drive Dollar while Fundamentals boost Euro

The Trump Administration scored a major victory in Congress passing the tax overhaul bill by a vote of 227–205 while Brexit negotiations continue but there has been a recent string of concerns regarding how well thought out the whole divorce strategy really is. Here's your week ahead.

Busy week ends with disappointing US jobs report

Busy week ends with disappointing US jobs report

The greenback fell when the US non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the US economy added only 261,000 jobs, 50,000 short of the forecast.