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Week Ahead: Fallout from BOE and NFP; Focus on CPI

This week expect to see more follow through price action from Non-Farm Payrolls and the BOE. In addition, watch the data to see if inflation has peaked or continued higher.


GBP/USD: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

GBP/USD is down only modestly despite so much negative news...

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August 5, 2022 05:41 PM

Non-Farm Payrolls more than double estimates! What recession?

The US Non-Farm Payroll data released this morning showed that 528,000 jobs were added to the economy during July. This is more then twice the estimate of 250,000.

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August 5, 2022 03:29 PM

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Earnings This Week: Disney, Coinbase and Rivian

Earnings season will continue this week as a number of big names from the US and the UK prepare to update investors.

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Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?

Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?

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Forex Friday: USD/JPY, Yields and peak inflation?

In this week’s edition, we discuss the re-pricing of future rate hikes and potential for peak inflation, and how all this is helping to fuel a rally in zero- and low-yielding assets.

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Most traded stocks of the week

We reveal the most traded stocks among our clients over the past week, providing insight into what equities are grabbing the most attention from traders.

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Czech National Bank leaves rates unchanged despite soaring inflation; USD/CZK

Will the USD/CZK continue to move higher? It could, however it may have to wait until after the July inflation reading next week.

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August 4, 2022 07:35 PM

Gold attempts breakout as yields dip

Investors appear convinced the Fed will slow down rate hikes despite officials indicating otherwise.

Canadian jobs report expected to be better than June’s negative print; USD/CAD

If the Employment Change is better than expected, this will help give the BOC confidence to hike again when it meets in September.

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August 4, 2022 04:52 PM
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BoE’s grim forecasts weigh on pound

…But there’s hope for GBP/USD bulls – the dollar and bond yields are weakening again.

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Coinbase Q2 preview: Where next for COIN stock?

Coinbase shares have lost over two-thirds in value since the start of 2022 amid fears another crypto winter could be on the cards.

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Bank of England Preview

Ahead of the BoE decision, the GBP/USD has established a base around low $1.20s.

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August 4, 2022 10:14 AM
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Palantir Q2 preview: Where next for PLTR stock?

Wall Street remains unconvinced Palantir can hit its targets this year, but the company remains confident its software is becoming more crucial for governments and businesses.

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Stocks don’t believe the Fed!

Does the Fed have it wrong? Bad data is good data for the stock market as it means that the Fed will raise rates as a slower pace

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Fed speakers out in force with more hawkish tone; USD/JPY

The correlation between USD/JPY and 10-year yields has come back in line and is almost in “strong” territory on the daily timeframe.

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August 3, 2022 03:48 PM
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Gold, dollar steady ahead of ISM services PMI as yields push higher

Let’s see if today’s US data or Fed speeches will cause more volatility in bond – and, in turn, gold – prices.

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August 3, 2022 12:54 PM

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BP Q2 preview: Where next for the BP share price?

BP failed to shine like its peers as its withdrawal from Russia hit the company in the first quarter, but can it get back on track in the second?

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Shell share price rises on back-to-back record earnings

The Shell share price is on the rise today after firing on all cylinders in the latest quarter.

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Heed the SNB’s warning if inflation reading is high!

The SNB has already given warnings that it could take monetary policy action between meetings if necessary.

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August 2, 2022 08:40 PM

Is the Kiwi ready to outperform the Aussie? AUD/NZD

Though the RBA hiked rates 50bps, it also served up a less hawkish statement than expected at its August meeting, causing Aussie to come off.

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August 2, 2022 04:19 PM
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Technical Tuesday: EUR/JPY, Gold and Russell

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the EUR/JPY, gold and the Russell 2000.

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Exxon Mobil Q2 preview: Where next for XOM stock?

Exxon Mobil could accelerate shareholder returns thanks to a significant improvement in earnings and cashflow in the second quarter.