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Alibaba Q4 earnings: Can a solid report halt the sell-off? – Stock Market News

Alibaba is set to announce its fourth-quarter financial results on Tuesday before Wall Street’s opening bell.

US Open Note – Market in a volatile day; dollar surges to more than 1 ½ -year high

PCE price index ticks up; Rates in US rise December’s PCE data came into focus today from investors. The core PCE price index rose from 4.

Is Alphabet an attractive play ahead of its Q4 earnings? – Stock Market News

Google parent Alphabet is set to unveil its fourth fiscal quarter earnings results for 2021 on Tuesday, February 1, after Wall Street’s closing bell.

Week Ahead – Three central banks meet ahead of US jobs report

A busy week lies ahead. The Bank of England is widely expected to raise rates, the European Central Bank is unlikely to signal anything new, but the Reserve Bank of Australia could try to dampen rate hike bets.

Daily Market Comment – Wall Street’s pain not over but Apple offers hope, dollar stands tall

US stocks swing into losses again but Apple pulls Nasdaq futures higher Fed fears continue to weigh on markets, dollar edges up to fresh highs Euro, aussie, kiwi lead FX losses, gold breaches $1,800/oz, but oil holds firm Stocks remain on slippery slope Wall Street’s latest attempt to bounce back from the January slump faltered again on Thursday, with all three main indices giving up earlier gains to slip into the red.

Weekly Comment – Central bank fiesta, nonfarm payrolls, and economic data barrage

The Fed adopted quite hawkish rhetoric in its latest FOMC minutes, triggering risk-off sentiment and causing a severe sell-off in risky assets.

Technical Analysis – USDCAD rockets off 200-MA, fuelling upward trajectory

USDCAD remains positively energized aiming for the Ichimoku cloud’s upper band around the 1.2813 high, after taking flight from the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) around the 1.

Technical Analysis – US 30 index remains negative in short-term; SMAs post bearish cross

The US 30 (Cash) index rebounded off the seven-month low of 33,145, gaining some momentum, but the short-term simple moving averages (SMAs) posted a bearish crossover.

Technical Analysis – GBPJPY chases soft gains; short-term outlook somewhat gloomy

GBPJPY found strong footing around its longer-term 50- and 200-day simple moving averages (SMAs) this week, but the price could only gradually strengthen to 154.

GBPUSD continues its retreat from its January high, marking consecutive lower lows as negative forces linger.

Gold has been experiencing a major pullback in the last few four-hour sessions, erasing most of its medium-term upside trajectory.

Technical Analysis – EURJPY consolidates as bearish tone softens

EURJPY buyers are fighting back after recording a one-month low of 128.24, where a support base has developed during this past week.

After hawkish Fed and strong GDP, can PCE inflation add more fuel to the dollar rally? – Forex News Preview

PCE inflation data will wrap up a very busy week for the US dollar on Friday. The Fed’s favourite inflation metric will be accompanied by personal income and spending numbers when released at 13:30 GMT.

RBA meeting: managing rate hike expectations – Forex News Preview 

The Reserve Bank of Australia announces its first policy decision of the year on Tuesday at 3:30 GMT.  The last time the Bank’s governor, Philip Lowe, spoke in mid-December, he told investors he didn’t think conditions for a rate hike would be met in 2022.

US Open Note – Fed’s ‘hawkish’ tone sends the dollar surging

Powell signals a rate hike in March The first FOMC meeting of 2022 was concluded on Wednesday, with the Fed Chair Jerome Powell setting the stage for a March rate hike, declining to rule out more frequent and larger rate increases.

Technical Analysis – Palladium futures at risk of pullback after aggressive rally

Unlike other metals, Palladium futures (March delivery) staged an extraordinary rally to re-enter the 2,000 zone following the 20-day simple moving average (SMA) at 1,888 last week but the market is not out of the woods yet.

Technical Analysis – Amazon erases 2021 record rally; bearish but oversold

Amazon’s stock has fully canceled its 2021 record rally in just a week, diving by more than 14% to a 1½-year low of 2,704 on Wednesday.

Daily Market Comment – Dollar soars, stocks sink after Powell hints Fed will move faster on rates

Powell makes a further hawkish pivot, signals end of era of highly accommodative policy Yields and dollar jump, but stocks are battered, upbeat earnings offer some support Kiwi biggest FX loser even as strong CPI fuels RBNZ rate hike bets Fed gets tough on inflation Fed Chair Jerome Powell left investors in no doubt that borrowing costs are set to rise in the coming months, leaving the door open to both a faster and steeper pace of rate increases.

Technical Analysis – AUDUSD refreshes downward forces, bearish risks grow

AUDUSD has dipped back beneath the Ichimoku cloud rekindling the dominant bearish tone, after the 100-day simple moving average (SMA) directed the price lower.

Technical Analysis – USDCHF unlocks 2-week high with strong rally

USDCHF is rallying to a fresh two-week high of 0.9868, creating several bullish sessions. The price overcame the short-term simple moving averages (SMAs) with the technical indicators holding in the overbought region.

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