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US Open Note – Dollar loses ground after five weeks of gains

Dollar index ticks down as euro approaches $1.06 On Friday, the US dollar was on track to have its worst week against key rivals since the beginning of February.

US Open Note – Recession fears keep jolting markets

Signs of recession pop up in earnings Sellers stormed into stock markets as giant US retailers Target and Walmart revealed a hit in margins on the back of rising labor and energy costs, with the former losing more than a third of its share value on Wednesday despite serving only local clients.

US Open Note – Stocks pare gains; European currencies slip too after nice rally

Recession not fully priced in Who will pay the price? That's the question that bothers investors nowadays as businesses feel more confident to transfer rising production costs to consumers and central banks constantly message markets that additional rate increases are the immediate solution for spiraling inflation.

US Open Note – Upbeat data drive risk-on mode ahead of Powell's speech; Euro gears up on rate hike outlook

Pound is the best performer, but for how long? Markets were volatile ahead of the US open, with the European currencies switching to recovery mode after a period of heavy selling, and the US dollar index losing some steam as some rosy data releases shifted funds to riskier assets and hopes for China easing lockdown measures flourished.

US Open Note – Dollar cools off, euro turns up and gold back to $1,800

Chinese data drives dollar higher In the wake of disappointing Chinese economic statistics, which sent the British pound and the Australian dollar down, the US dollar held onto its two-decade high earlier in the day.

Why US stock markets face tremendous downside pressures? – Stock Market News

Stock markets have been shaken this year by increasing fears concerning the global economic outlook. Persistent inflationary pressures, worries over recession, and the anticipation of aggressive monetary tightening have been largely weighing on investors’ risk sentiment, luring away liquidity from risky assets.

US Open Note – Dollar unlocks 20-year high; euro breaks $1.04

Dollar surges but dips against yen The dollar touched a two-decade high against a basket of currencies after US inflation fell less than expected in April.

US Open Note - US CPI beats expectations and rises by 8.3%; dollar moves up again

The CPI rate ticked up by 8.3% in the year that ended in April. The annual CPI decrease was the first since August, but it was the eighth month in a row of gains of more than 6%.

US Open Note – Dollar steadies as it awaits US CPI data

Fed speakers today and US CPI tomorrow in focus This week, Fed speakers will be out in full force to disseminate the latest views of the central bank.

US Open Note – Pound crashes on dovish rate hike; Wall Street eyes bearish open

Pound crashes after BoE policy decision The Bank of England stuck to its March guidance, confirming expectations of a 25bps rate hike to 1.

The US 500 stock index (cash) staged a quick rally in the FOMC aftermath late on Wednesday, but the advance was not bold enough to pierce the ceiling around 4,308 and reach the 100-period simple moving average (SMA) on the four-hour chart.

Daily Market Comment – Fed downplays aggressive hikes, BoE decision next

Fed raises rates but overall message not as hawkish as markets expected Dollar takes a step back, stock markets and gold come back swinging  Bank of England meeting today might play out in a similar manner Don’t fear the Fed As widely expected, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point and announced that the balance sheet reduction process will commence in June.

Daily Market Comment – Dollar shines, gold slides as real yields turn positive

Real yields turn positive ahead of Fed, boosting dollar but bruising gold Stock markets stage comeback, battered tech shares lead the charge  RBA raises interest rates, aussie jumps despite Chinese slowdown Real yields matter  The Fed’s wish to tighten financial conditions has come true just in time for tomorrow’s policy meeting.

US Open Note – Falling dollar breathes life into the euro; Wall Street in the red

3Dollar loses steam but is still the king The king dollar cooled off against a basket of six major currencies in the last trading day of April, having previously rapidly advanced to a two-decade high of 103.

The US 500 index (cash) switched to a recovery mode after finding a strong footing near the former resistance trendline and the 4,141 level earlier this week.

US Open Note – Dollar index surges to 20-year high; Yen still plunging

BoJ maintains dovish stance The Bank of Japan (BoJ), announced a continuation of its ultra-low yield policy earlier today, catapulting the dollar beyond the psychological threshold of 130.

Daily Market Comment – Yen takes another dive as US dollar rally goes into overdrive

US dollar charges even higher, stampedes over all major currencies Yen collapses after BoJ meeting, euro in agony amid energy crisis Facebook earnings cheer up stocks, Apple and Amazon next in line Dollar rampage, euro carnage The relentless rally in the US dollar has left a trail of destruction across the FX market, with every other major currency suffering serious collateral damage.

US Open Note – No mercy for the euro; BoJ policy decision, Meta earnings next in focus

Euro plummets as Russian gas issues resurface There was no mercy for the depressed euro during the late European trading hours on Wednesday.

Daily Market Comment – Dollar steamrolls FX rivals, earnings blitz begins

US dollar goes on a rampage, hits new highs against euro and sterling China tries to slow yuan depreciation, Hong Kong dollar peg in trouble Gold gets knocked down, Microsoft and Google report earnings Dollar shines bright The US dollar continues to bulldoze its way through the FX complex, crushing everything in its path.

US Open Note – Euro cheers on rate hike talk; stocks in the green as well

ECB’s rate hike talk intensifies It seems the European Central Bank (ECB) is prepping for the new reality of higher interest rates to fight inflation even though geopolitical developments around Ukraine keep clouding the Eurozone’s economic outlook.



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