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Talking Points:Making record highs have been the norm for the US equity market. An important week in terms of key central bank announcements. No Interest rate hike expected from BOE.US future are trading higher and picking up the momentum where they left off yesterday. Making record highs have...
Talking PointsThe political noise is still something which investors needed to be mindful Friday’s job number is going to significantly shape the expectations for the fourth quarter. We expect the November payroll number to be at 198K keep in mind that the 12 month average is at 167KMore...
Talking PointsAnother 8% gain would push the Bitcoin price to 14K A major correction could be on cardsBitcoin smashed another record high of $12,882. It appears that the momentum is unstoppable and we do think that the 14K level could reach before the bitcoin futures start trading on...
Talking PointsThe European technology sector is mimicking what happened over on Wall Street UK and EU walked away yesterday without having any deal Spanish industrial number painted more cheerful paintingUS futures are mainly focused on any new development on the US reform. Markets have priced in the impact...
Talking PointsMay’s Brexit At Risk Due to Irish Border Us Tax Outcome awaited OPEC’s win push oil higher Bitcoin stay above 9K for nowDecember is here and investors are going to look for the traditional Santa rally. The trading volume would start to fall as we move closer...
Talking Points10K was a critical level for bitcoin NASDAQ announced it would list Bitcoin futures 14K Bitcoin by mid 2018?Is it a bubble doomed to pop or it is still not too late to invest? The reality is that Bitcoin has cracked the symbolic mark of $10,000.  This was...
Talking PointsViews of the new Fed chairman in focus BOE releases its stress test results, Carney weighs Brexit Deal depend on Ireland, May still cluelessInvestors over in Europe have shrugged off their concerns about the lower energy and mining stocks which pulled the Asian markets lower. The Bank of...
Talking PointsFed minutes made dollar weaker Jamie Dimon bets on Trump’s one term of presidency Hammond delivered a poor budget ECB reviews corporate bond buyingEuropean markets are trading lower despite the fact that the German GDP YoY number matched the forecast of 2.3%. The German export number, the...
Talking PointsGold traders await FOMC minutes Oil at its highest point since July 2015Gold  Gold still stuck in a consolidation mode and we are not seeing much action from traders ahead of the FOMC minutes. The FOMC minutes have the ability to move the dollar index which impacts the...
Talking PointsHouse passes US tax bill Saudi’s backs longer oil cuts Merkel On Mission to form coalition ECB could taper more despite weak CPI UK retail data confirmed soft outlookThe tumultuous week is coming to end, risk appetite has returned amid investors who are set this morning to...
Talking PointsJapanese GDP growth approves BOJ's policies Oil Traders await inventory data UK wage number needs to keep up with inflation US inflation data may have only one outcomeThe Japanese economy has continued to show its sign of strength for the consecutive seven quarters. The GDP data released...
Talking PointsCarney to defend overblown inflation data Chinese economic growth stout during the last nine months US tax reforms still have no considerable progress Central Bankers and their view mattersInvestors are cautious but steady while they await more clues on the monetary policies and digest the economic news....
Talking PointsSterling Traders Losing Confidence Big Drop in Bitcoin Geopolitical Tensions Surged in Middle EastInvestors are cautious this morning after a negative close on Wall Street on Friday. But not everything is negative, thanks to Single Day which helped the e-commerce giant Alibaba to post another record of...
Talking PointsThe pace of the QE purchase program could be reduced to 30 billion euro a month Investors would be parsing the ECB tone and language closely Patient is no longer sick and doesn’t require the assistanceQE Length Could be extended  We do expect the QE process to be...
Talking PointsInvestors have shown a positive reaction to the Catalonian leaders’ action Catalonian situation isn’t going away, it is only delayed The bitcoin price broke the $4900 mark yesterday Today's FOMC minutes would provide us more detail about the Fed's stance towards its monetary policyEuropean markets and US futures...
Talking PointsAsian equities have outperformed the US stock markets this year Theresa May has the support of her party and from the public The weaknesses in the dollar could be a short-term thing Prime Minister Rajoy would have no choice but to use the force to restore the...
Talking PointsThe September job report would be a good gauge to measure the output impairment The Bureau of Labour Statistics has already issued a number of warnings about the US NFP data The Fed is betting on higher GDP growth as we march towards the end of this...
Talking PointsTraders are mindful of Catalonian Independence news could hit the newswire anytime The US ADP data is always parsed for hints about the upcoming US NFP numberEuropean markets and US futures are trading lower as investors are caught on Catalan independence situation. Even though Catalan President Carlos...
Talking PointsThe rally in the dollar is petered out Spanish markets are the talking point amid investors The EZ economic data is supporting the ECB stanceEuropean markets and US futures are fragile as the process of picking a new Fed chief looms. The fresh trigger for the dollar...
Talking PointsTrump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea Dust Settled And US Indices Reacted To Fed’s Decision German Election Would Be The Focus For The WeekendTrump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea The Asian markets are focused on the geopolitical tensions because the ongoing war of words between Trump and Kim...
Talking PointsTrump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea Dust Settled And US Indices Reacted To Fed’s Decision German Election Would Be The Focus For The WeekendTrump Lashed More Sanctions On KoreaThe Asian markets are focused on the geopolitical tensions because the ongoing war of words between Trump and Kim...
Talking PointsRift in hard and soft economic data Sterling Bullish Due to Three Main Reasons ECB ReadyRift in hard and soft economic dataRetail sales below forecast and downward revision Industrial production underwhelming Empire state and Michigan guiding you towards a ditchThe rift continues between the soft data...
TopicsSterling is facing a hard cold reality The Bank of England will have no other option but to let the inflation run higher Don't be fooled by the current sell-off in the gold priceEuropean markets are extending their sell-off from yesterday and picking up the momentum where Asia...
Better be safe than sorry Bitcoin has been a key market for risk-off trading during the recent volatility spikesWhen markets are hard to predict, the smart money is always keen to play it safe. That’s exactly what “hedge your risk” was coined for. The current bull market traces...
TopicsDamages caused by Hurricane Irma are still colossal The dollar index has bounced back up from its two years lows Oil traders are also paying attention to the comment of the Saudi oil ministerThe US Futures and European markets are enjoying the relief rally. Investors are feeling somewhat...
TopicsECB Faces Cat & Mouse Game Well-Tailored Statement ECB May Go On Autopilot in January Euro Bets Skewed For Bullish MoveWe have less than four months left before the ECB asset purchase program ends, and the president of the ECB, Mario Draghi is reticent about the future path...
Talking PointsTwo Factors Supporting Gold ISM Non- Manufacturing and Fed Speeches Matter Sterling At 1.30, For How Long? Aussie GDP q/q ExpandedTwo Factors Supporting GoldNorth Korea may have another missile test any day (as there have been a few reports that the country is preparing for such event)....
Talking PointsChinese Caixin Services PMI Printed Strong Number No Change By The RBA More Data To WatchEuropean futures are trading mildly higher as the dust settles from North Korea's Hydrogen bomb test. As we said yesterday, when it comes to the geopolitical tensions, investors are increasingly becoming immune...
Markets to act like a zoombie ahead of the US NFP data Euro could pop well above the 1.20 mark against the dollar Dollar bulls are keeping their hopes up especially after a stellar revision of the Q2 US GDPEuropean market and US futures are trading higher ahead...
Eurozone Inflation and French Labour Reforms Under FocusThe Chinese manufacturing PMI reading (51.7) came ahead of the market forecast (51.3) The dot plots are telling us a very different picture in comparison to the Fed fund rate. The ECB's last piece of the puzzle is keeping them on a leash...