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Markets pricing in central bank rate increases over the next year

Traders should watch the change in expectations of interest rates vs current rates.

May 14, 2022 02:06 AM
    • Trade Ideas
    • Forex
    • Interest rates
    • Fed
    • ECB
    • BOE

    US CPI recap: Food prices surge by their most in over 40 years

    Inflation is becoming more widespread across a broad swathe of consumer spending categories, raising the risk that it could become entrenched.

    May 11, 2022 11:05 PM
      • Inflation
      • CPI
      • Core CPI
      • Fed

      NFP preview: Ugly leading indicators have traders on edge

      The leading indicators point to slightly below-expectation reading in this month’s NFP report...see what they're saying and possible ways to trade it!

      May 5, 2022 11:38 PM
        • NFP
        • Employment
        • Trade Ideas
        • Fed
        • Forex

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        Asian Open: Fed reality check prompts market reversals, USD lower

        Whilst the Fed raised interest rates by their most aggressive pace in 22-years of 50-bps, they may have poured cold water on the prospects of a 75-bps hike further out.

        May 5, 2022 08:44 AM
          • Trade Ideas
          • Forex
          • WTI
          • Fed

          FOMC meeting recap: Was that “Peak Hawkishness” for the Fed?

          Traders may look at today’s press conference as marking “peak hawkishness” for the Fed, at least in the short term...

          May 5, 2022 05:23 AM
            • Fed
            • Federal Reserve
            • Powell
            • Interest rates
            • Forex

            US open: Stocks creep higher ahead of the Fed

            US stocks edge cautiously higher ahead of the Fed's rate announcement. Aa 50 basis point hike is priced in, but what comes next?

            May 4, 2022 10:54 PM
              • Trade Ideas
              • Nasdaq
              • USD
              • Indices
              • Fed
              • Oil

              FOMC meeting preview: 50bps a “done deal” but balance sheet update will be key

              Of course, with a 50bps move already fully discounted, the Fed’s interest rate decision is unlikely to be a market mover by itself...see what traders will be focused on instead!

              May 3, 2022 03:07 AM
                • Fed
                • FOMC
                • Interest rates
                • Inflation
                • Forex

                Forex Friday: Dollar Bulls, Pound Bears Exhausted

                In this week’s edition, we discuss the dollar and its impressive rally, and ponder over the pounded pound

                April 29, 2022 11:30 PM
                  • Forex
                  • Trade Ideas
                  • BOE
                  • FOMC
                  • Fed

                  Nasdaq reeling after big reversal ahead of US tech earnings

                  Sentiment is quite downbeat following Thursday’s reversal in risk appetite ahead of earnings from Alphabet, Microsoft, Meta, Apple and Amazon

                  April 22, 2022 09:19 PM
                    • Nasdaq
                    • Trade Ideas
                    • earnings
                    • US Tech 100
                    • Tech Stocks
                    • Fed
                    • Powell

                    Asian Open: Wall Street stumbles as Powel confirms 50bps Fed hike in May

                    The Fed Chair himself, Jerome Powell, has finally confirmed what markets were supposedly expecting anyway with a 50-bps hike.

                    April 22, 2022 09:38 AM
                      • Trade Ideas
                      • Forex
                      • ASX
                      • Australia 200
                      • Fed

                      Asian Open: Dollar hits near 2-year high post Fed, WTI breaks lower

                      The FOMC minutes reiterated the Fed’s extremely hawkish stance which saw the US dollar dominate the session.

                      April 7, 2022 08:53 AM
                        • Trade Ideas
                        • Forex
                        • ASX
                        • Australia 200
                        • WTI
                        • Fed

                        NFP preview: Will the jobs report tip the scales on the Fed’s decision next month?

                        This will be the final NFP report before the next Fed meeting in early May, where traders are currently split between expecting a 25bps and a 50bps rate hike.

                        April 1, 2022 12:13 AM
                          • NFP
                          • Employment
                          • Trade Ideas
                          • Fed

                          US open: Wall Street pares Fed rally, peace talk progress questioned

                          US stocks are set to move lower after strong gains yesterday. Concerns over progress in peace talks and rising oil prices hurt sentiment. Jobless claims beat.

                          March 17, 2022 11:56 PM
                            • USD
                            • Trade Ideas
                            • Forex
                            • Commodities
                            • Oil
                            • Fed
                            • Russia
                            • Dow Jones

                            Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, USD/JPY

                            GBP/EUR falls ahead of BoE rate decision. USD/JPY rises post-Fed, ahead of BoJ.

                            March 17, 2022 07:59 PM
                              • Forex
                              • BOE
                              • BoJ
                              • Fed
                              • EUR GBP
                              • USD/JPY

                              Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, Oil

                              EUR/USD rises towards 1.10 ahead of the Fed rate decision. WTI crude oil rises after 11% declines in 2 days.

                              March 16, 2022 07:18 PM
                                • EUR USD
                                • Fed
                                • FOMC
                                • Forex
                                • Trade Ideas
                                • Commodity
                                • Oil

                                European Open: Sentiment gets another spring in its step ahead of FOMC

                                Equity markets were higher overnight as ongoing peace talks provided glimmers of hope the war could wind down.

                                March 16, 2022 04:32 PM
                                  • FTSE
                                  • Trade Ideas
                                  • Russia Ukraine conflict
                                  • FOMC
                                  • Fed

                                  The dollar rallies ahead of the FOMC meeting (but will it after?)

                                  The US dollar index sits just below a 22-month high ahead of FOMC meeting, the outcome of which could be the fine line between an extended rally or reversal tomorrow.

                                  March 15, 2022 02:22 PM
                                    • Trade Ideas
                                    • Forex
                                    • Indices
                                    • FOMC
                                    • Fed
                                    • DXY
                                    • Dollar
                                    • US Dollar

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                                    FOMC meeting preview: 25bps pencilled in, but balance sheet and dot plot updates key

                                    It seems unlikely that Jerome Powell and Company will rock the boat dramatically this week, but the US dollar could still gain ground - see why!

                                    March 15, 2022 05:39 AM
                                      • Fed
                                      • FOMC
                                      • Trade Ideas
                                      • US Dollar

                                      USD/JPY rockets to 5-year highs with dueling central bank meetings on tap

                                      Traders will be eager to see if the Fed follows in the footsteps of the ECB by emphasizing the inflationary risks of the conflict in Ukraine over the deleterious impact on economic growth

                                      March 12, 2022 02:59 AM
                                        • USD/JPY
                                        • Forex
                                        • BoJ
                                        • Trade Ideas
                                        • Fed

                                        NFP Preview: All eyes on wages with Fed liftoff less than two weeks away

                                        When it comes to the Federal Reserve, the immediate interest rate decision appears to be made already...

                                        March 4, 2022 02:14 AM
                                          • NFP
                                          • Fed
                                          • Trade Ideas
                                          • Forex

                                          Asian Open: Powell on board with a March hike, AUD/JPY taps YTD high

                                          The Fed Chair told the House Financial Services Committee overnight he is on board with a 25 bps hike in two weeks.

                                          March 3, 2022 09:10 AM
                                            • Trade Ideas
                                            • Forex
                                            • Commodities
                                            • Indices
                                            • Fed
                                            • Powell
                                            • AUD JPY
                                            • ASX

                                            US Core PCE preview: The Fed’s interest rate decision hangs in the balance

                                            Friday’s release is likely to lead to market volatility as market participants adjust to arguably the most important data release ahead of the Fed’s expected liftoff...

                                            February 24, 2022 05:06 AM
                                              • Inflation
                                              • Core PCE
                                              • Fed
                                              • Trade Ideas
                                              • USD

                                              Gold testing 1870 after as-expected Fed minutes

                                              There were no “bombshells”; the central bank’s intentions as of its January meeting were the same as traders had expected and priced in. Gold is nonetheless well-positioned to rally as it tests 1870 resistance...

                                              February 17, 2022 06:45 AM
                                                • fed minutes
                                                • Fed
                                                • Gold
                                                • Trade Ideas