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Futures edge higher after another record breaking session

Futures edge higher after another record breaking session

US futures are pointing marginally higher on Wednesday, on what is expected to be a fairly quiet session. They’re not getting much direction from Europe, where indices are treading water, which is something we also saw in Asia overnight...

August 27, 2014
Awaiting a flag break out in USDCHF

Awaiting a flag break out in USDCHF

The USDCHF pair has been on a pretty predictable trajectory in recent weeks, breaking higher from a multitude of continuation and consolidation formations. Given that we are currently at the upper level of yet another flag formation, I..

August 26, 2014
US futures tread water ahead of data releases

US futures tread water ahead of data releases

US futures are treading water ahead of the opening bell on Tuesday, as we await a couple of important economic releases that should provide further insight into the strength of the economic recovery. The week got off to a great start..

August 26, 2014
Markets calm down following Draghi driven boost

Markets calm down following Draghi driven boost

European markets are expected to tread water today following a particularly strong start to the week yesterday. The unexpectedly dovish speech from Mario Draghi late on Friday caught the markets off-guard somewhat, meaning that we have..

August 26, 2014
Traders cautious ahead of Yellen Jackson Hole speech

Traders cautious ahead of Yellen Jackson Hole speech

It appears that US indices are once again lacking any kind of momentum at the record high levels they find themselves back at. The S&P broke to new highs on Thursday for the first time in almost a month, following a brief correction..

August 22, 2014
Yellen speech headlines quiet end to the week

Yellen speech headlines quiet end to the week

European indices look set to open relatively unchanged on Friday, as investors ignore the lead coming from the US and Asia overnight and instead take the more cautious approach ahead of Janet Yellens speech at Jackson Hole. The speech from..

August 22, 2014
EURJPY upside looking towards key inside trendline

EURJPY upside looking towards key inside trendline

The recent downturn in EURJPY has been reversed, with price now rising towards a major trendline. Should this trendline provide a spark, this could be the eighth  time that this same line has held. The weekly chart shows that this inside..

August 21, 2014
Risk appetite not shaken by poor PMI readings

Risk appetite not shaken by poor PMI readings

It’s already been a busy day in the markets for economic data, with Chinese and eurozone PMIs and UK retail sales figures being released, and now it’s over to the US where manufacturing, housing and jobs data will come into focus. The..

August 21, 2014
 
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