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US futures higher on strong earnings

US futures higher on strong earnings

Another batch of better than expected earnings is driving stock markets higher on Thursday, with European indices up more than half a percentage point and US futures pointing to a similar open. Key behind today’s surge has been strong..

April 24, 2014
Morning technical analysis – 23 April 2014

Morning technical analysis – 23 April 2014

EURUSD The euro is looking a little more bullish against the dollar again, but the lack of momentum is a concern. Not only did the pair fail to make a new higher during the previous rally before correcting, the bounce off the 50 fib level..

April 23, 2014
AUDCHF at support in recent consolidation range

AUDCHF at support in recent consolidation range

The AUDCHF pair has been trading in a sideways range since breaking out of a clear downtrend last month. Today has seen the price retesting a key support level, which I expect to hold for a further move higher in the near future. The daily..

April 24, 2014
Markets back in the green while RBNZ raises rates

Markets back in the green while RBNZ raises rates

European indices are attempting to reverse yesterday’s losses, following on from an Asian session which has done exactly that. The outperformance of the Nikkei yesterday despite losses in the likes of the Shanghai composite have been..

April 24, 2014
Not all doom and gloom despite negative markets

Not all doom and gloom despite negative markets

US futures are marginally lower ahead of the opening bell on Wall Street following a negative morning session in Europe. The S&P is expected to open 1 point lower, the Dow 3 points lower and the Nasdaq unchanged. It hasn’t all been..

April 23, 2014
Chinese manufacturing contraction fails to quell the markets

Chinese manufacturing contraction fails to quell the markets

European markets look to continue apace this morning, following on from a largely mixed Asian session which saw the Shanghai composite fall 0.35%, yet the Nikkei rose 0.76%. The dominant themes through the overnight session centered around..

April 23, 2014
AUDNZD at possible head and shoulders neckline

AUDNZD at possible head and shoulders neckline

The AUDNZD pair is currently testing a key level of resistance, which forms the would-be neckline of a double top formation. The existence of bullish momentum indicators and a trendline break is bringing about the possibility of upside..

April 22, 2014
US futures look to extend gains made on Monday

US futures look to extend gains made on Monday

US futures are pointing to a moderately higher open on Tuesday, following a positive start to the week that saw the S&P and extend its winning streak to five consecutive days. As it stands, the S&P is expected to open unchanged at..

April 22, 2014
 
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