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DAX outlook remains unfavourable despite support from earnings

Earnings have helped to lift the mood so far in today's session, but risk appetite could be limited amid ongoing geopolitical risks and uncertainty over interest rates outlook. DAX technical analysis shows the German index is still residing in a bearish channel, despite the bounce.

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Nasdaq 100 Forecast: “Magnificent Seven” Q1 2024 Earnings Preview

The Nasdaq 100 is finally showing signs of breaking down from its 2-month sideways range between about 17,800 and 18,400 ahead of the Magnificent Seven stocks' earnings reports.

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Nasdaq 100, S&P 500 and DAX analysis: Technical Tuesday - April 16, 2024

The S&P 500 extends losses to third week amid raised geopolitical risks and rising bond yields. Concerns over the escalation of the situation in the Middle East is at the forefront of investors’ minds. The situation remains volatile with Israel seeking revenge for Iran’s retaliatory attacks on Saturday.

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Dow Jones, Nasdaq forecast: Key levels for US indices

The recent underperformance of the Dow Jones has not come without warning, as asset managers have been reducing their net-long exposure for several weeks now. Yet the Nasdaq remains above 18k, which means it may be better suited for bulls should sentiment improve and leave the Dow Jones for bears to consider fading into, should prices rebound.


DJIA, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 Forecast: US Indices Falter on War Fears

US indices are seeing diverging performance, with the DJIA looking relatively weak and the Nasdaq 100 uptrend remaining healthy.

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DJIA analysis: Risk off as stocks plunges and even gold reverses

DJIA analysis: Stocks tumble on Middle East jitters, as VIX spikes. US dollar has also extended its rally on reduced rate cut expectations and risk off sentiment. Meanwhile, gold looks like it may have topped out.


Nasdaq 100 analysis: Stocks regain poise ahead of bank earnings

Nasdaq 100 analysis: What’s driving the market right now? Well, not much. PPI was mixed, which eased inflation concerns somewhat after a hot CPI report the day before. The focus is now turning to the first quarter earnings season. JPMorgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup will start bank earnings on Friday.

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April 11, 2024 06:15 PM
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DAX analysis: German index tests 18K support ahead of ECB and more US inflation data

DAX technical levels and factors to watch on the German index as it tests the pivotal 18,000 level with the focus turning on the ECB rate decision, while US sticky inflation concerns make unwelcome return ahead of PPI data.

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April 11, 2024 11:30 AM
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EUR/USD, DAX forecast: ECB, US PPI and Fed speakers on tap

All eyes are on today's ECB meeting, Fed speakers and US PPI figures to see if it can drive ERUR/USD lower or spark a rebound, after it suffered its worst day in 13 months on Wednesday.

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S&P 500 outlook: Stocks ease ahead of US CPI and bank earnings

June rate cut uncertainty amid economic resilience, as stocks wobble ahead of CPI. S&P 500 technical analysis shows bullish trend is starting to weaken.

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April 9, 2024 06:52 PM
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S&P 500 rally threatened as geopolitics enters the ring: The Week Ahead

Tensions surrounding the Middle East has unsettled markets. US indices such as the S&P 500 are on track for their worst week of the year, crude oil reached a fresh YTD high and the risk-off sentiment was even enough to knock gold from its record. Traders therefore need to be on guard for headline risks surrounding the Middle East next week, alongside the usual bouts of economic data and central bank meetings.


DAX analysis: What now for German index after big rally?

German DAX index makes a sluggish start to Q2 after a sharp 5-month rally amid profit-taking, as correction risks linger. DAX technical analysis suggests more evidence is needed to confirm at least a short-term high has been hit.

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April 4, 2024 12:00 PM

S&P 500 analysis: Sticky inflation concerns could derail stocks rally

S&P 500 analysis: Can the rally continue even as yields rise? Rising crude oil prices pose additional risk to inflation outlook. Technical analysis shows potential crack in bullish trend, but confirmation is still needed.

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April 2, 2024 12:30 PM

S&P 500 analysis: Index ends +10% in Q1 after a strong Q4 – what now?

Can the stock market rally continue after a strong performance in the first quarter? As we start Q2, Chinese PMIs, German CPI and US non-farm payrolls are among the upcoming week’s highlights. S&P 500 technical analysis shows strong bullish trend, pointing to further strength.


DJIA, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 Technical Forecast: US Index Uptrends Remain Healthy for Now

The DJIA and SPX are seeing bullish consolidations after breaking out to a record highs last week, while the Nasdaq 100 is testing the top of its 1-month range at record high, with a potential breakout targeting 19K.


FTSE analysis: UK stocks extends rally on dovish BoE

Dovish BoE sends UK stocks higher and pound lower. Today also saw SNB cut rates while bets over ECB cuts increased on the back of poor PMI data. FTSE analysis shows a clear breakout and point to a new all time high.

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March 21, 2024 04:00 PM
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EUR/USD, FTSE and ETH/USD analysis - Technical Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Welcome to another edition of Technical Tuesday, a weekly report where we highlight some of the most interesting markets that will hopefully appease technical analysts and traders alike. In this week’s report, we will analysis the EUR/USD, FTSE and Ether following recent bullish price action in all these markets.

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FTSE analysis: UK stocks outperform as Chinese markets and commodities rally

UK stocks track Chinese markets and commodities higher. Rising commodity and precious metals prices should support mining stocks, plenty of which are constituents of the FTSE. Meanwhile, technical analysis suggests the UK stock index could finally join global rally.

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March 11, 2024 04:30 PM

FTSE outlook positive despite weaker start

China’s export jump is a positive sign for demand. Rising commodity prices should support mining stocks in the FTSE. Meanwhile, technical outlook point higher for the UK index.

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March 7, 2024 12:00 PM

Nasdaq 100, AAPL Forecast: Can NDX Extend Its Rally without Apple?

The Nasdaq 100 ostensibly digested yesterday’s dip well, potentially setting the stage for a continuation to new all-time highs, but…

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March 6, 2024 07:50 PM

FTSE, China A50 analysis: Technical Tuesday - March 5, 2024

FTSE 100 attempts to join global rally, boosted by China's efforts to shore up its economy. China FTSE A50 analysis shows Chinese stocks are responding positively to needs China has set a 5% GDP target, which will needs policy support ‘from all fronts’


NZD/USD tumbles as the RBNZ defies hawks, release doves

It's been a volatile 30-mins for NZD pairs after the RBNZ held rates and provided a dovish tilt to their statement, which has seen a broad selloff.

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February 28, 2024 02:14 AM

S&P 500, DJIA Analysis: The Definitive Guide to the Stock Market’s Performance on “Leap Day”

Since 1950, the S&P 500 and DJIA have seen relatively weak performance on Leap Day, with an average decline of -0.1%. Read on for more details!

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February 27, 2024 01:52 PM