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Will the S&P 500 continue to suffer this Q3 earnings season?

This is expected to be the worst earnings season for US stocks in two years and the outlook remains bleak.

Boohoo H1 preview: Where next for the Boohoo share price?

The Boohoo share price languishes near levels not seen since 2016, leaving it in desperate need of a new catalyst at a time when the retail sector looks vulnerable.


European Open: Implied volatility spikes, BOJ gets active ahead of FOMC

Rising yields ahead of the FOMC meeting has seen the BOJ announce bond purchases, and implied volatility has risen notably for the next 24-hours.

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The SNB could surprise (again) with a larger than expected hike

The SNB (Swiss National Bank) are expected to hike interest rates tomorrow, which would send their rate above zero for the first time since 2011.


European Open: CAD/JPY holds steady ahead of Canada’s CPI report

CAD/JPY has pulled back to a pivotal support level, and today’s inflation report from Canada could make or break it.


Japan’s Inflation is doing its thing, but don’t expect the BOJ to act

Inflation rose to an 8-year high (or a 31-year high if we look past tax-hike impacts), yet its unlikely to see the BOJ shift from their ultra-dovish policy this week.

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Is USD/CAD ready to pull back?

With significant resistance above, the chance of stronger than expected inflation data, and the possibility of a “less hawkish than expected” Fed, it Is possible that the pair will move lower.

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September 19, 2022 08:15 PM

European Open: EUR/GBP probes April high ahead of UK retail data

UK retail sales and final inflation for Europe could help decide which side of the April high EUR/GPP closes on this week.

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September 16, 2022 06:44 AM

USD/CNH closed above 7.000 for first time in 26-months

Despite attempts to stabilise the yuan, USD/CNH has reached 7.000 as policies between the Fed and PBOC continue to widen.


Gold wrap: Spot gold breaks key level (yet gold futures hesitate)

Spot gold prices crashed through the 2021 low and the backdrop assumes it could move lower still. Yet over the near-term we’ll watch gold futures for directional clues.

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THG share price plunges to new all-time lows after profit warning

The THG share price has fallen to new lows after delivering a poor set of results accompanied with a profit warning.


European Open: Options trades expect a more volatile (and weaker) USD/JPY

A notable rise of downside protection, and increase in implied volatility over the next week for USD/JPY suggests traders are taking precautions.

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How to create a forex trading journal

Trading journals are crucial for implementing your trading strategies effectively. Learn how to start one and what you should be tracking with it in this guide.


European Open: UK inflation up next, GBP/USD headed for the pandemic low?

The GBP/USD has managed to retrace overnight thanks to a weaker US dollar, ahead of UK inflation data up within the hour.

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Big Tech humbled by inflation, Nasdaq’s worst day since the Pandemic

It was a rough day for big tech following another hot US inflation print, with the Nasdaq suffering its worst day’s trade since March 2020.

Kuroda is likely rolling his eyes as USD/JPY taps 145

Another strong inflation report for the US prompted a sharp reversal across global markets overnight - in favour of the US dollar and yields, but to the detriment of commodities and indices.

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Trading the triangle pattern

Triangle patterns can offer technical traders precious insight into where a market might be headed next. Read our guide to ascending, descending and symmetrical triangle patterns.

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THG H1 preview: Where next for the THG share price?

THG shares are trading near all-time lows, leaving them in desperate need for a new catalyst.

Ocado Retail cuts outlook: Where next for the Ocado share price?

Ocado Retail has downgraded its outlook as shoppers struggle to cope with the cost-of-living crisis.


European Open: The FTSE powers ahead, UK employment up next

The FTSE 100 powered through a resistance cluster yesterday as it tracked global equities higher. We see the potential for it to continue, should US inflation soften as expected.


3 Trades to watch for today’s US inflation report: (EUR, Gold, Nasdaq)

Today's US inflation report is a key event this week for traders, who are placing bets that it will soften ahead of the report to send equities higher and the US dollar lower.

Tullow Oil H1 preview: Where next for the Tullow Oil share price?

Tullow Oil’s hedging programme means it is losing out on higher oil prices this year, while its merger with Capricorn Energy is also in doubt.

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European Open: GBP/JPY taps 166 ahead of UK data dump

The yen was the weakest currency overnight during a mild risk-on session, allowing GBP/JPY to tap 166 ahead of today’s UK data dump at 07:00 BST.

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September 12, 2022 05:32 AM