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U.S. Retail Sales to Support Dollar

U.S. Retail Sales to Support Dollar


The U.S. dollar was higher against major pairs on Friday, but not enough to end up the week on positive territory. A stock market rout took its toll on the greenback and the subsequent rebound in stock prices supported the currency ahead of the weekend.

Dollar Slows Down After U.S. Jobs Miss

Dollar Slows Down After U.S. Jobs Miss

The U.S. dollar was mixed Friday. The GBP deserves a special mention as positive Brexit rumors pushed it 0.61 percent higher against the USD. The American currency lost momentum as the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) headline jobs number disappointed with a 130,000 added positions, instead of the forecasted 188,000.

Strong Dollar Awaits Jobs Report to Validate Further Fed Hikes

Strong Dollar Awaits Jobs Report to Validate Further Fed Hikes

The Fed delivered its anticipated third rate hike of 2018 and the final GDP for the second quarter was 4.2 percent. The main event in the next week will be the release of the biggest economic indicator on Friday, October 5 when the U.S. nonfarm payrolls is published. Here’s what you need to know.

Week Ahead: Trade Tensions and Strong U.S. Employment Lift Dollar

Week Ahead: Trade Tensions and Strong U.S. Employment Lift Dollar

The U.S. dollar rose on Friday against all major pairs after a strong U.S. nonfarm payrolls report was published.

The U.S. added 201,000 jobs, but more importantly hourly wages beat expectations in August coming in at 0.4 percent. The market has priced in a rate hike by the Fed when Federal Open Market Committee members meet on September 25–26.

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.

Week Ahead: U.S. Dollar Takes NFP Hit But Ends High

Week Ahead: U.S. Dollar Takes NFP Hit But Ends High

The U.S. dollar fell after the nonfarm payroll came in below expectations, but the greenback is still higher against most majors on a weekly basis. The past week featured central banks and influential economic indicators, but the guiding factor remains the trade tensions between China and the United States.
Here’s your week ahead.

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises as U.S. Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises as U.S. Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

The U.S. nonfarm payrolls report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs in May driving the unemployment rate to a 18-year low of 3.8 percent. Wage growth surprised with a 0.3 percent gain that validates the idea for more rate hikes this year. Here’s your week ahead.

As Risk Sentiment Improves Dollar Bulls Sell

As Risk Sentiment Improves Dollar Bulls Sell

The ‘big’ dollar has edged lower while Italian bond yields have declined again. Meanwhile in Madrid, parliament is set to vote Friday (June 1) whether to oust Spanish PM Rajoy. Here are the five things you should know.

Week Ahead: Geopolitical Tensions Moderate Ahead of U.S. Jobs Week

Week Ahead: Geopolitical Tensions Moderate Ahead of U.S. Jobs Week

Holidays in the United Kingdom and the United States will make for a short trading week, but one that will be filled with economic data releases alongside new reports from US-China and US-North Korea relations.

Week Ahead: U.S. Inflation Expectations & European Growth Concerns

Week Ahead: U.S. Inflation Expectations & European Growth Concerns

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to hike rates 2 - 3 more times this year and with heightened inflationary pressures the third rate hike becomes more tangible. Here’s your week ahead.

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. Dollar Rises Ahead of Jobs Data

Week Ahead: U.S. Dollar Rises Ahead of Jobs Data

The greenback had a positive week ahead of the Easter holiday. The first week of April will kick off with a plethora of U.S. economic data, the most important of all the U.S. nonfarm payrolls.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, March 12

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, March 12

Global equities have advanced overnight as ‘trade-war’ concerns take a back seat to economic optimism following last Friday’s U.S. jobs report. Here are the 5 things you should know to start out your week.

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.