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Nasdaq, Bitcoin, Gold among beneficiaries of falling rates expectations
The market is betting that we have reached a peak in terms of rate hikes and that from here looser monetary policy should follow.
Block stock chopped as Hindenburg goes short: Where next for SQ stock?
Block shares have plunged after a short-seller accused the company of facilitating criminal activity and inflating its figures.
US Open: Stocks rise post Fed, US jobless claims fall
Stocks edge higher after steep losses yesterday. Banks recovery from Yellen's comments and US jobless claims unexpectedly fall.
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BoE lifts interest rates to highest since 2008
A 25-basis point rate hike was mostly priced in, especially in light of the latest inflation data that was released on Wednesday
Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?
Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?
Two Trades to Watch: GBP/USD, Gold
GBP/USD rises ahead of BoE rate decision. Gold rises post Fed and looks to jobless claims.
European Open: BOE and SNB could be live meetings today
With the FOMC meeting in the rear view mirror, the focus now shifts to Europe where the UK and SNB announce their interest rate decisions.
Are US deposits safe? Don’t bank on it Nasdaq bulls
US treasury secretary Janet Yellen has arguably stolen the show from the FOMC meeting, thanks to her comments on banking deposits which saw Wall Street slide into the close.
GBP/JPY extends recovery as hot CPI boosts BoE hike odds
The GBP/JPY has been supported by a double dose of bullish factors this week.
Big Tech layoffs: Are there more job cuts to come?
Meta and Amazon have embarked on their second round of job cuts, and we think more could be on the way.
Two Trades to Watch: FTSE, USD/JPY
FTSE falls after hot UK inflation. USD/JPY tests the 50 sma resistance ahead of the Fed rate decision.
European Open: UK inflation up next, then focus shifts to the FOMC meeting
Today’s UK inflation print could be the difference between a final 25bp hike from the BOE tomorrow, or a pause. Then our attention turns to the FOMC meeting.
What if the Fed Fund Futures curve is too dovish?
Fed fund futures (FFF) suggest an 87.1% chance of 25bp hike for today's FOMC meeting - and I agree with that part. But what about the rest of the curve?
Technical Tuesday: Crude Oil
Crude oil should be largely immune to this week’s central bank decisions.
BoE Preview: 25 bps hike and done?
We think the BoE will go ahead with a 25-bps hike and then pause to assess the impact of the previous hikes.
Two Trades to Watch: EUR/USD, USD/CAD
EUR/USD stays above 1.07 ahead of German ZEW economic sentiment data. USD/CAD rises ahead of Canada inflation data.
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European Open: EUR/USD holds above 1.0700 ahead ZEW sentiment report
EUR/USD is trading within a tight range ahead of today’s ZEW report, which suggests we could be facing a breakout of it (one way or another).
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Currency Pair of the Week: GBP/USD
With the Fed and BoE rate decisions to come, along with some key economic data from both the UK and US, the GBP/USD has to be the currency pair of the week.
GameStop Q4 earnings preview: Where next for GME stock?
When will the meme stock favourite become profitable?
Most traded stocks of the week
We reveal the most traded stocks among our clients over the past week, providing insight into what equities are grabbing the most attention from traders.
European Open: Cautious trade to start the week, EUR/AUD in focus
It has been a quiet session overnight, as traders wait to see how Europe reacts to the weekend’s headlines.
UBS agrees to purchase Credit Suisse – what does that mean for sentiment?
Following tense weekend talks, UBS has agreed to purchase Credit Suisse by the end of the year for Fr 3 billion ($4.5 billion).