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Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher

Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.

FTSE rises but global stocks set to remain undermined

The slightly firmer tone is in an overall bearish macro environment, with focus on Fed, BoE and other central bank meetings this week

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September 21, 2022 01:22 PM
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Stocks, bonds, cryptos and gold struggle as yields press higher

All the attention is on Wednesday’s FOMC interest rate decision.

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September 20, 2022 04:24 PM

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US open: Stocks drop on Fed jitters

Stocks head lower as nerves set in ahead of the Fed's rate decision tomorrow and after the Swedish central bank hiked rates by 1%, ahead of forecasts.

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September 20, 2022 02:06 PM
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Technical Tuesday: S&P, gold, USD/CAD and AUD/NZD

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on S&P 500, gold, USD/CAD and AUD/NZD

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Two trades to watch: DAX, USD/CAD

Dax rises despite record PPI. USD/CAD edges higher ahead of Canadian inflation.

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September 20, 2022 08:14 AM
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Stocks, cryptos and metal plunge

Rising interest rate expectations and fears over recession continue to weigh on sentiment

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US open: Stocks mixed after retail sales rise & jobless claims fall

US stocks head for a mixed start as inflation fears and hawkish Fed bets linger. Retail sales rise 0.3% and initial jobless claims fall.

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September 15, 2022 01:51 PM

DAX: Stocks still reeling after CPI bombshell

After such a big decline, dip buyers will likely be very nimble.

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September 14, 2022 12:45 PM
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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.

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Stocks start week positively but optimism could fade

The biggest factor behind these moves is undoubtedly short covering.

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September 12, 2022 12:00 PM
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The Dow could appeal to bullish (or contrarian) swing traders

Price action on the DJI (Dow Jones Industrial) and several other markets have flagged the potential for a contrarian setup (favourable for bulls).

Nasdaq breaks support as macro backdrop darkens

Investors appear reluctant to buy anything in this macro environment, where inflation is soaring, global growth is weakening, and central banks are tightening.

September 7, 2022 12:18 PM
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Can the Hang Seng cobble together a sympathy bounce?

Whilst the overall trend and sentiment point lower, yesterday’s false break of support could provide a potential bounce for the Hang Seng index.

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September 6, 2022 01:21 AM
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DAX teetering as Europe’s misery keeps piling up

fears grow that a long cold winter is awaiting Europe

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September 5, 2022 11:57 AM

Post-NFP bounce unlikely to hold for US stocks

Downtrend could resume despite goldilocks NFP report

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September 2, 2022 04:43 PM
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Nasdaq slumps as tech sector faces more pain

“Risk off” was written all over the markets today

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September 1, 2022 06:23 PM

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Index in Focus: China A50

Poor economic data combined with the constant closing and re-opening of certain areas in China have the China A50 on its heels.

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September 1, 2022 05:28 PM
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DAX: Things go from bad to worse for European stocks

Bets over more aggressive rate hikes and hawkish central bank commentary keep US dollar and bond yields underpinned, and equities & gold undermined.

Index in focus: Germany’s DAX nearing 2022 lows after record-high Eurozone inflation

The DAX has little in the way of support until the 2022 lows in the 12,500 level...

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US open: Stocks rise as weaker data is seen as good news

Stocks rise after weaker than expected ADP payroll data sees aggressive Fed bets ease, lifting stocks. Oil prices also extend the selloff.

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August 31, 2022 02:00 PM
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Two trades to watch: Gold, DAX

Gold slips ahead of Powell’s speech. DAX rises despite consumer confidence hitting a record low.

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August 26, 2022 08:39 AM
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US open: Stocks rise as GDP & jobless claims beat forecasts

Stocks rise, but come off session highs after US GDP is upwardly revised to -0.7% and jobless claims unexpectedly fall. Attention now turns to the Fed's gathering at the Jackson Hole Symposium.

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August 25, 2022 01:29 PM