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Nasdaq 100 analysis: Goldilocks NFP takes NDX to 14-month highs

The Nasdaq 100 is at 14-month highs after the headline NFP reading beat expectations for the 15th straight month, coming in at 339K vs. just 193K eyed

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June 2, 2023 06:29 PM
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AUD/USD, ASX 200 Analysis: Are the swing lows in for AUD/USD and the ASX?

A weaker USD has allowed the AUD/USD to recoup recent losses, whilst reduced bets of a Fed hike and a debt-ceiling deal with the Senate could be supportive of the ASX 200.

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Dow Jones outlook: Stocks fall after strong jobs data

Dow Jones slips as the debt bill passes the House vote, US jobs data beats forecasts and the Fed paint a mixed picture over the future path of rate hikes.

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June 1, 2023 02:05 PM

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Gold, ASX 200 Analysis: Morning Brief - 1st June 2023

Gold had an underwhelming finish to the month of May to say the least, closing at the low of the month. Yet gold continues to show signs that its hopes are perking up.

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May 31, 2023 11:55 PM
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S&P 500 analysis: Stocks fall as growth worries intensify

The short-term S&P 500 analysis appeared bearish but confirmation was needed to tip the balance in the bears’ favour.

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DAX outlook: Stocks drop on China

Thanks to weakening Chinese manufacturing data, we have seen fresh falls in crude oil and some base metals, hurting energy stocks and miners. Our short-term DAX outlook is therefore bearish given growing worries over the health of the world's second largest economy.

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May 31, 2023 02:29 PM
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AUD/USD down with China PMIs, but CPI points the wrong way for the RBA

Two contradictory reports wreaked a bit of havoc on AUD/USD today, with hot-CPI gains quickly evaporating upon the release of weak China PMIs.

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EUR/USD, DAX Analysis: European Open – 30th May 2023

EUR/USD is considering a break of 1.0700, and a potential bearish pattern suggests a target around 1.0600. But the longer 1.0700 holds as support, the greater the odds of a rebound.

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May 30, 2023 06:25 AM
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AUD/USD, ASX 200 Analysis: Market Brief - 30th May 2023

Whilst the ASX posted a strong gain yesterday, it seems the debt-ceiling deal has been priced in, and AUD/USD may have risen for a second day but we're seeking a swing trade short opportunity.

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EUR/USD, gold, S&P 500 analysis: Commitment of traders report (COT)

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.

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Nasdaq 100 analysis: NDX surges to a 30% YTD gain – where next?

At this point, it feels inevitable that “The Great AI Boom of 2023” will become “The Great AI Bubble of 2023,” if it hasn’t already...

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Dow forecast: Debt limit impasse and bear trend continue

As a debt deal still remains elusive and macro concerns are on the rise, the Dow forecast doesn’t look great, with the index breaking the 200-day average today.

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DAX Analysis: European open – 25th May 2022

Whilst the DAX is on track for a monthly bearish reversal candle around record highs, we see the potential for a near-term bounce on lower timeframes.

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May 25, 2023 06:34 AM
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S&P 500 forecast: Stocks could fall even further

Sentiment has turned negative on fears about the health of the China and fears about the US debt ceiling. The S&P 500 forecast remains bearish, as things stand.

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AUD/USD, ASX 200 analysis: Debt ceiling talks weigh on sentiment

AUD/USD is potentially within 1-2 trading days of testing its YTD low and the ASX 200 is in risk of falling further within its range, as debt ceiling talks weigh on sentiment.

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EUR/USD, DAX analysis: Hawkish ECB vs. dovish Fed

EUR/USD and DAX traders are digesting the differing monetary policy assessments from the Fed and ECB this weekend.

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May 22, 2023 03:35 PM

Nasdaq 100, S&P 500 analysis: Why we prefer the Nasdaq over the S&P 500

Debt ceiling talks have been rolled over for another week, but if a resolution is found we expect the Nasdaq to continue outperforming Wall Street given its strong gains this year.

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Nasdaq 100 analysis: NDX poised to close the week at 1-year highs

As long as the Nasdaq 100 manages to close the week above the breakout level of 13,700, that area should provide support heading into next week

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Nikkei 225 analysis: Nikkei hits 30k following strong GDP data

A surprisingly strong GDP report for Japan saw the Nikkei 225, rise to its highest level in 20-months and tap 30k.

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May 17, 2023 02:51 AM
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S&P 500 analysis: Extreme bearish positioning among speculators

The Turkish lira sank to a fresh record low against the US dollar as President Erdogan remained in the lead, although has yet to enjoy an outright majority.

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Hang Seng outlook: Sentiment knocked on weak China data

Another weak set of data from China keeps concerns for global growth alive, yet whilst the Hang Seng knock from the highs we suspected it can remain supported.

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May 16, 2023 04:06 AM