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Week Ahead: Dollar Ends Rally Awaiting U.S. Retail Sales Data

Week Ahead: Dollar Ends Rally Awaiting U.S. Retail Sales Data

The USD continues to gain versus emerging market currencies as more signs of a global growth slowdown appear. The U.S. consumer price index came in under expectations and raised concerns on how many rate hikes could the Fed get way with in 2018.

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.

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.

Appetite for US Dollar Surges, EUR Pounded

Appetite for US Dollar Surges, EUR Pounded

Capital markets have rediscovered an appetite for the ‘big’ dollar and commodities overnight as upbeat Chinese and US economic news increased the demand for riskier assets.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 31

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 31

The ‘mighty’ U.S dollar starts the week with a bearish price as White House’s tensions with North Korea and Russia have escalated over the weekend.

The Week Ahead: Falling Dollar Awaits US Employment Data

The Week Ahead: Falling Dollar Awaits US Employment Data

Political uncertainty has sapped the momentum out of the USD. The rally at the beginning of the year is gone after the debacle that has been the attempts to pass health care reform.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Stumbles on Soft Inflation and Retail Sales Drop

The Week Ahead: Dollar Stumbles on Soft Inflation and Retail Sales Drop

The US dollar is lower across the board after the release of the US retail sales and consumer price index data on Friday showed that retail sales in the United States fell for the second month in a row.

The Week Ahead: US Political Risk and Data to Guide Markets

The Week Ahead: US Political Risk and Data to Guide Markets

The US dollar is regaining momentum after the Commerce department upgraded its first quarter GDP estimate from 0.7 percent to 1.2 percent.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday February 13, 2017

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday February 13, 2017

Stateside, the markets attention this week turns to Fed Chair Yellen semi-annual testimony in Congress (Feb 14th and 15th 10:00 EST). Investors will be looking for more clues on how probable are the expectations of a March rate hike.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Stumbles After Soft GDP and Trump Negotiation Skills

The Week Ahead: Dollar Stumbles After Soft GDP and Trump Negotiation Skills

The dollar is weaker after the Trump administration remained more focused on anti-trade policies than the fiscal stimulus and infrastructure spending that lifted inflation expectations in the U.S. The first 100 days of Trump’ administration will be crucial.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday December 19, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday December 19, 2016

The dollar and sovereign yields fell overnight while Asian shares printed a new monthly low as the market cashed in some of their recent bets on Trumponomics and the ‘reflation’ trade. However, this will be a light week on many fronts – liquidity and fundamentally.

Week Ahead: USD Loses Momentum Ahead of Employment Data Week

Week Ahead: USD Loses Momentum Ahead of Employment Data Week

The week of October 31 to November 4 will be one of the busiest on record. Central banks, employment and growth data will be published in the middle of the final stretch of the U.S. elections. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will release statements on late Monday EDT. The U.S. Federal Reserve will release its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement on Wednesday, November 2 at 2:00 pm EDT. The Bank of England (BoE) Super Thursday on November 3 will kick off at 8:00 am EDT. The week will wrap up with the release of the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report on Friday, November 4 at 8:30 am EDT.

Market Events to Watch This Week: October 17, 2016

Market Events to Watch This Week: October 17, 2016

The USD advanced against most majors with the Canadian and Australian dollars the outliers as commodity prices continue to rally after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) production cut deal was announced. Chinese data is once again in the spotlight with the release of its real gross domestic product (GDP) and industrial production on Tuesday, October 18 at 10:00 pm EDT.

Market Events To Watch This Week: October 3, 2016

Market Events To Watch This Week: October 3, 2016

The USD was mixed against majors. The U.S. dollar appreciated against the JPY and the CHF but traded lower versus commodity currencies and the EUR and the GBP after a surprise Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) supply cut agreement and signs of a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank.

 

Market Events to Watch This Week: August 8, 2016

Market Events to Watch This Week: August 8, 2016

The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report hit all the right notes with job gains, wage growth and small upticks in the participation rate leaving the unemployment rate steady at 4.9 percent but the biggest contribution was easing market fears about the slowdown of the American economy after a soft advanced gross domestic product (GDP).