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Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets were mixed overnight as sentiment steadies ahead of tomorrow’s potentially pivotal US inflation figures. S&P 500 futures are pointing to a slightly higher open after the index recouped early losses on Friday to gain 0.2% and pare the week’s losses to 1.1%, … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 2-13-2023”
Fed pushback on early cuts begins to take traction as 4th quarter earnings remain broadly positive. Key US data is due this week while Chinese assets continue to whipsaw amid property stresses. Finally, oil prices continue to grind higher as geopolitical risks remain elevated.
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Summary and Price Action Rundown US equities were mixed and Treasuries remained under pressure as economic uncertainty deepens ahead of next week’s consequential US inflation, retail sales, and industrial production data. The S&P 500 recouped early losses to gain 0.2% today, upping its gain on the year to 6.5%, though … Continue reading “Afternoon Markets Brief 2-10-2023”
January’s blowout US nonfarm numbers roiled Treasury markets and halted the 2023 stock market rally in its tracks, and although markets steadied in the middle of this week, traders began to look to next week’s US Consumer Price and Produce Price Index prints with genuine concern. Last month’s jobs data … Continue reading “Looking Ahead – More Than Words”
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