Joe Perry

Joe Perry

Joe Perry CMT

US Market Analyst

Joe Perry has over 20 years' experience in the FX and commodities arenas. He brings his knowledge of the markets from the trading side of the business, where Mr. Perry uses a combination of technical, macro, and fundamental analysis to provide market insights.

He traded spot market FX and commodity futures for 17 years at SAC Capital Advisors and Point 72 Asset Management. He is a regular live television contributor on Bloomberg News and Real Vision among other media outlets.

Mr. Perry holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and has a BSBA from The Ohio State University as well as an MBA from Fordham University.

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Week Ahead: OPEC+, more inflation and manufacturing data

As a result of inflation and manufacturing data, fears started creeping into the markets of the dreaded “R” word – Recession.

Bank of Mexico hikes 75bps after higher inflation reading

Will USD/MXN continue lower? It may depend on whether the central bank decides to hike another 75bps at its August meeting!

Norges Bank surprises and hikes 50bps

Concerns of a rising inflation with a tight labor market were the reasons for the greater magnitude in the hike.

Central banks current monetary policy - Where to next?

Major central banks around the world, except for the BOJ, are in tightening mode on the back of increasing inflation.

USD/JPY trades to new 24-year highs! Will it keep going?

The next move for the USD/JPY may depend on Japan fx intervention, comments from Powell, Japan CPI, or an overbought RSI.

June 21, 2022 08:35 PM

Currency Pair of the Week: EUR/GBP

With ECB members on the wires this week trying to talk down fragmentation in the Eurozone, along with CPI from the UK, EUR/GBP could be volatile this week.

June 21, 2022 04:59 PM

Worse than expected US Manufacturing Production and Industrial Production top off a rough data week

Fed Chairman Powell said he does not see a spillover from the high inflation into the broader economy. Therefore, the Fed excepts to continue hiking rates.

SNB surprises everyone and hikes 50bps! USD/CHF falls 300 pips

The central bank also said the franc is no longer overvalued; however, they stand ready to intervene in the fx market if necessary.

June 16, 2022 09:12 PM

Housing data and Philly Fed results don't inspire much hope for US economy

Jerome Powell said at yesterday’s FOMC press conference that he doesn’t see signs of a broader slowdown in the economy. Will his view change?

FOMC recap: Fed hikes rates 75 bps, dot plots show much more to come!

The Fed statement said that it is “strongly committed to returning inflation to its 2% objective” and that it ”expects the labor market to remain strong”.

June 15, 2022 09:05 PM

US Retail Sales: Is inflation affecting the US consumer?

The main culprit for the lower print was a decrease in new car and trucks.