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US open: Recession fears send stocks tumbling lower

US stocks are dropping sharply and are set for steep weekly losses after the Fed rate hike raised fears of a recession.

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September 23, 2022 01:49 PM
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US open: Stocks rise cautiously ahead of the Fed

Futures are edging higher, shrugging off Putin's call for mobilisation and looking ahead to the Fed's rate announcement.

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September 21, 2022 01:58 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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Commitment of traders report (COT): Bears are aggressively short T-notes

Traders aren’t shying away from shorting bonds, with large speculators having their most bearish view since April 2021.

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September 19, 2022 03:08 AM
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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
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US open: Stocks edge higher after PPI falls again

Stocks are nursing the heavy selloff yesterday. Slightly cooler than expected PPI has helped prevent a follow through selloff, at least for now.

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September 14, 2022 01:44 PM

US CPI preview: Inflation could fall to 8%, but the Fed isn’t slowing down yet

To the downside, the first key support level to watch on USD/JPY will be 139.50, where prices topped out back in July...

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September 9, 2022 08:21 PM
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USD/JPY at 24-year highs: More to come?

The stark central bank policy divergence between the Fed and BOJ is an easy story for traders to grasp onto...

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September 6, 2022 03:48 PM
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US open: Stocks rise after PCE falls, Powell up next

Stocks pare earlier losses and head higher after PCE drops -0.1% MoM. Fed Chair Powell speaks at Jackson Hole next.

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August 26, 2022 02:22 PM
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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
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US open: Stocks flat ahead of PMI data

US stocks hold steady after yesterday's selloff and ahead of PMI data.

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August 23, 2022 01:50 PM
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US open: Stocks fall as aggressive Fed bets return

Stocks are set to extend last week's selloff as fears of the Fed hiking rates at a faster pace return ahead of the Jackson Hole Symposium.

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August 22, 2022 01:57 PM
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What is a fiat currency? Everything you need to know about the classic monetary asset

A fiat currency is a monetary instrument backed by a national government like the British pound or Canadian dollar. Learn how fiat currencies operate and how they compare to other types of money.

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August 11, 2022 03:39 PM

USD/CAD: A tale of two labor markets

Traders are still digesting last week’s US jobs report, but one thing is clear: The US labor market is outperforming Canada’s...

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August 9, 2022 08:57 PM
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US open: Stocks rise at the start of a busy week

US stocks set off on the front foot as investors look ahead to a slew of earning and the Federal Reserve interest rate decision later in the week.

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July 25, 2022 01:52 PM
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US open: Stocks mixed Snap, Twitter disappoint

US stocks are mixed but are set for a weekly gain after broadly upbeat earnings in tech. However, Snap & Twitter disappointed.

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July 22, 2022 02:21 PM

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US open: Stocks rise as corporate earnings heat up

US stocks open higher ahead of a busy week for earnings and as aggressive Fed bets ease.

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US open: Stocks drop as JP Morgan profits fall, jobless claims rise

Hot inflation, aggressive Fed bets, rising jobless claims and JPM misses - all in al there is very little to be optimistic about. Stocks are falling, USD is rising.

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July 14, 2022 01:49 PM
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US open: Futures tumble as inflation keeps rising

US inflation was hotter than expected in June, fuelling aggressive Fed bets. Stocks & gold plunge while the USD soars back over 108.00.

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July 13, 2022 01:53 PM

DAX: EUR/USD parity has big implications for European indices

The recent price action in EUR/USD should serve as a reminder of the importance of the FX market, even if you’re not trading it directly.

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July 12, 2022 08:01 PM
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US open: Stocks fall with inflation data, earnings season in focus

US stocks are set to fall on the open as investors look ahead to Wednesday's inflation report and earnings season starting on Thursday.

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July 11, 2022 01:51 PM
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US open: Futures mixed ahead of the NFP

US futures are heading for a mixed start ahead of the NFP, which is expected to show the slowest job creation since November.

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July 8, 2022 12:31 PM