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US headline PPI as expected; Core PPI higher

The reaction to today’s PPI print was relatively muted compared to that of yesterday’s CPI print.

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September 14, 2022 03:47 PM

Gold dips despite softening signs of inflation

Perhaps a bit of basing and consolidation is needed for the metal to gear up for a clean breakout above $1800.

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August 11, 2022 05:17 PM

USD/JPY heading to 130?

With the odds of 75 basis point hike having dropped, the Fed is careful not to push too hard against that...

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PPI follows CPI with stronger than expected 11.3% headline print

As the DXY continues to make new daily highs, it appears that inflation is still at the forefront of traders’ minds, with worries of a global slowdown right behind it!

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July 14, 2022 05:13 PM

US PPI not much help in trying to decide between 50bps and 75bps from the Fed

Until the FOMC decision on Wednesday, USD/JPY seems like it may be in waiting mode.

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June 14, 2022 04:07 PM

US PPI follows suit after CPI print

Although PPI was lower than March's reading, it did little to soothe investor fears of rising interest rates.

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May 12, 2022 04:45 PM
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PPI hits a record high above 11%, sellers eyeing GBP/USD’s 100-pip bounce

Today’s PPI report suggests that inflation at a consumer level is likely to get worse before it gets better...

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April 13, 2022 05:43 PM
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US PPI: The last look at inflation for the Fed before the FOMC meeting

Although the print is very high, a single economic data point is unlikely to sway the Fed’s decision.

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March 15, 2022 03:25 PM
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US headline PPI blows away estimates

Headline US PPI for January was 9.7% YoY vs 9.1% YoY expected.

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February 15, 2022 03:24 PM

PPI stronger than expected with revision. DXY, EUR/USD

December CPI and PPI both came in hotter than expected, yet the US Dollar moved lower after the releases.

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January 13, 2022 04:27 PM
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Have China’s producer prices peaked?

China’s producer prices softened from a 26-year high, begging the question as to whether a key inflationary input has peaked.

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China A50 Breaks Lower as Producer Prices Hit 26-Year High

Company profits are set to be squeezed further as China’s producer prices rose to a near 3-decade high of 13.5%. The China A50 index was quick to break lower.

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Asian Open: Higher Factory Prices Weigh on Sentiment, China CPI Up Next

Sentiment soured on Wall Street yesterday as strong producer prices in the US exacerbated concerns of higher consumer prices in today’s inflation report.

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US PPI remains at highest levels since November 2010; What about CPI? USD/JPY

If 10-year yields can hold support and move higher, USD/JPY may be able to do the same

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November 9, 2021 04:23 PM
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Week Ahead: More Downside for the Euro?

Often, when price fails to breakout of one side, it tries to retest the other side.

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This week brings a plethora of data from the UK to use as a re-starting point.

Riksbank on Hold for Now, but is Looking for Reasons to Raise Rates

Data over the next week from Sweden will be important in determining the direction of USD/SEK.

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November 26, 2019 03:56 PM

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All is Good According to the FOMC Minutes

The US Dollar was mostly unchanged versus other currencies on the release of the minutes

Sterling hangs more on the Fed than the Tories

Fed may soon pose as much downside risk to the pound as the Conservative leadership contest