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US recovery continues while risk of rate hike remains low

US recovery continues while risk of rate hike remains low

The US jobs report and inflation numbers for July had the perfect balance of being good enough to support a strong economic recovery in the US, while lacking in the areas that the Fed is most concerned with right now, including wage..

August 1, 2014
Weekly market preview – 28 July 2014

Weekly market preview – 28 July 2014

Back to a focus on economic factors this week, following a predominantly geopolitical week just gone. Russian sanctions and progression of the Gaza conflict remain an underlying threat to markets, yet much of this seems to now be factored..

July 25, 2014
US futures tumble again ahead of jobs report

US futures tumble again ahead of jobs report

It’s certainly been an interesting few days in the markets, with losses being witnessed across the board as the Dow wiped out the last of its yearly gains, bond yields rose as an earlier rate hike from the Federal Reserve started to be..

August 1, 2014
AUDUSD sell-off likely to continue following major support break

AUDUSD sell-off likely to continue following major support break

The AUDUSD pair has broken below a key level of support, following the reaching of a major target in June. This loss of the 0.9334 level is now pointing to a further period of downside to come. 1. Price reached at 0.95 which represented..

August 1, 2014
Investors turn to mass data releases for end of week boost

Investors turn to mass data releases for end of week boost

European indices are expected to open slightly in the red on Friday following a major sell-off in US equities on Thursday and a fairly negative session in Asia overnight. The Dow plunged more than 300 points yesterday to record its largest..

August 1, 2014
NZDUSD looking bearish as resistance holds up

NZDUSD looking bearish as resistance holds up

The NZDUSD pair has retested a key level today following a major sell-off. With price having broken a notable trend-line a week ago, the signs are pointing towards a possible continuation lower. 1. The trendline break which took place..

July 31, 2014
USDCHF forms yet another flag in recent uptrend

USDCHF forms yet another flag in recent uptrend

The USDCHF pair has been breaking higher consistently in the last week. Following a major move out of a descending channel, we have seen a methodological stepped move higher and I expect this to continue as the pair trades within yet..

July 31, 2014
Europe lower on Adidas profit warning due to Ukraine crisis

Europe lower on Adidas profit warning due to Ukraine crisis

We may have seen a positive response to the Fed’s dovish statement on Wednesday evening but that boost has proven to be temporary, with a few stories this morning weighing on investor sentiment and pushing US futures lower. The biggest..

July 31, 2014
 
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