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US Retail sales beats (for now), Nasdaq looks set to mean revert

We suspect the Nasdaq can break its 6-week bearish decline, and better than expected retail sales may have provided an early catalyst.

Today 02:39 AM
    • Indices
    • Technical Analysis
    • Nasdaq
    • US Tech 100
    • Retail Sales

    US Consumer still spending despite high inflation; EUR/USD

    Anyone who is worried about the effects that inflation will have on household spending can take a deep breath for another month as April’s Retail Sales data continued to be strong.

    Yesterday 03:24 PM
      • Trade Ideas
      • Forex
      • Retail Sales
      • DXY
      • EUR USD

      Week Ahead: Focus shifts to the consumer as volatility continues

      Can the consumer hold up the economy despite rising inflation?

      May 13, 2022 08:33 PM
        • Forex
        • Week ahead
        • Trade Ideas
        • Retail Sales
        • USD/CHF
        • economic data

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        US Retail Sales solid for January

        There is an adage on Wall Street: “Never underestimate the American consumer", which appears appropriate for January's retail sales data

        February 16, 2022 03:50 PM
          • Trade Ideas
          • Forex
          • EUR USD
          • Retail Sales

          US bad data dump; but it’s inflation that matters!

          The US released a host of December economic data this morning, and all missed BIGLY.

          January 14, 2022 06:15 PM
            • Forex
            • Trade Ideas
            • DXY
            • Retail Sales
            • Inflation

            The Aussie rallies on strong retail trade

            Punchy retail data sent the Aussie higher across the board. Yet with US CPI expected to rise further tomorrow, the upside may be limited for AUD/USD.

            January 11, 2022 04:15 AM
              • Trade Ideas
              • Forex
              • AUD/USD
              • Retail Sales
              • Australia

              US Retail Sales weak and UK CPI stronger, but the focus is on FOMC

              Don’t forget about the BOE meeting tomorrow!

              December 15, 2021 06:02 PM
                • Forex
                • Trade Ideas
                • CPI
                • Retail Sales
                • GBP USD

                “Cyber Week” sales slip: Can Amazon (AMZN) hold $3500?

                US consumers are estimated to have spent $10.7B on Cyber Monday, a -1.4% decline from last year’s reading.

                December 1, 2021 05:37 PM
                  • Amazon
                  • Tech Stocks
                  • Retail Sales

                  Three key themes to watch for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021

                  As the three themes below imply, there’s a strong case for a stronger-than-usual holiday shopping period this year

                  November 23, 2021 04:04 PM
                    • Retail Sales
                    • Amazon
                    • Alibaba Group Holding
                    • Walmart
                    • Equities

                    Retail Sales strong despite higher inflation; DXY, EUR/USD

                    Even in the face of 30-year highs in the Consumer price Index (CPI), the American consumer is willing to spend

                    November 16, 2021 04:08 PM
                      • Forex
                      • Trade Ideas
                      • Retail Sales
                      • EUR USD

                      “Retail Week” in focus: WMT, TGT, HD, LOW and more

                      Between the US, UK, and Canadian retail sales reports, as well as earnings reports from Walmart (WMT), Target (TGT), Home Depot (HD), and Lowes (LOW), it’s pretty clear that next week will be “Retail Week”

                      November 12, 2021 06:33 PM
                        • Retail Sales
                        • Stock Market
                        • Equities

                        Claire’s IPO: Everything you need to know about Claire’s

                        Popular teen retailer Claire’s Accessories has filed for an IPO just three years after it announced its bankruptcy. Discover everything you need to know about the Claire’s listing.

                        October 7, 2021 09:00 AM
                          • IPO
                          • Stocks
                          • Retail Sales
                          • Fundamental Analyisis
                          • Insights

                          European Open: The Swissy Probes June’s High, UK Retail Sales Up Next

                          The Swissy (USD/CHF) enjoyed its most bullish day in 3-month yesterday, and just the June high stands in its way of an extended run (if consumer sentiment allows).

                          September 17, 2021 02:21 AM
                            • FTSE 100
                            • Indices
                            • Forex
                            • Commodities
                            • GBP
                            • WTI
                            • USD
                            • CHF
                            • Retail Sales

                            Retail Sales strong beat; US Dollar bid continues

                            This morning’s data gave a boost to the already strong performance in DXY

                            September 16, 2021 11:05 AM
                              • DXY
                              • EUR
                              • Forex
                              • Retail Sales
                              • Trade Ideas

                              European Open: USD Stands Firm, UK Retail Sales Up Next

                              There was very little in the way of retracements for dollar bulls overnight, as traders held onto their positions whilst the dollar sat pretty at its 9-month high.

                              August 20, 2021 01:31 AM
                                • FTSE 100
                                • Indices
                                • Forex
                                • Commodities
                                • EUR
                                • WTI
                                • Brent
                                • Retail Sales
                                • Trade Ideas

                                Coronavirus hits US Retail Sales; US Dollar bid

                                The delta variant has raised caution to consumers who has been taking advantage of the reopening

                                August 17, 2021 12:40 PM
                                  • DXY
                                  • Forex
                                  • Retail Sales
                                  • Trade Ideas

                                  European Open: UK Employment, Powell and US Retail Sales in Focus

                                  Traders will keep an eye on the UK’s claimant count for BOE clues, ahead of US retail sales and a virtual event for Jerome Powell for Fed (and therefore USD) watchers.

                                  August 17, 2021 01:37 AM
                                    • FTSE 100
                                    • Indices
                                    • Forex
                                    • Commodities
                                    • EUR
                                    • Employment
                                    • Retail Sales
                                    • Powell
                                    • Trade Ideas

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                                    Strong US Retail Sales; Should the Fed consider it transitory?

                                    With easy monetary policy and more money from the government, US consumers are borrowing at low interest rates and spending stimulus checks

                                    July 16, 2021 11:52 AM
                                      • Forex
                                      • CAD
                                      • Retail Sales
                                      • Trade Ideas

                                      Mixed US Retail Sales and PPI won’t help the FOMC “taper talk” decision be any easier

                                      The data was mixed: slightly stronger retail sales for May (due to April revisions), stronger PPI data for May, and a worse than expected NY State Manufacturing Index for June

                                      June 15, 2021 11:19 AM
                                        • Forex
                                        • Inflation
                                        • Retail Sales

                                        Recent economic data shows it’s the US consumer vs the Fed

                                        Either the consumer has to cut back expectations of higher inflation or the Fed has to begin to offer signs of tapering monetary policy.

                                        April 16, 2021 01:12 PM
                                          • Interest rates
                                          • Retail Sales
                                          • CPI
                                          • Fed

                                          European Open: Dollar holds firm, GBP rises ahead of UK retail sales

                                          The USD held onto yesterday’s gains which came on the back of stronger economic data and a faster vaccine rollout.

                                          March 26, 2021 01:54 AM
                                            • GBP
                                            • Retail Sales
                                            • Indices
                                            • Forex
                                            • Trade Ideas

                                            AUD overtakes NZD on a breakout! AUD/NZD

                                            AUD/NZD broke above the top of the downward sloping trendline from the symmetrical triangle

                                            March 18, 2021 04:24 PM
                                              • AUD
                                              • Forex
                                              • NZD
                                              • Retail Sales

                                              AUD/USD breakout out of flag formation; On its way to 0.8400?

                                              AUD/USD traders will be eyeing the 0.8000 level first

                                              February 19, 2021 09:37 AM
                                                • AUD
                                                • Forex
                                                • Retail Sales
                                                • PMI