The S&P 500 had a good week due to the impressive start of Q1 earnings and favorable inflation data. In March, the consumer price index rose 5%, lower than the previous month's 6%, and met economists' expectations.
AUD/JPY: risk on returns and gains momentum for longer
2021-01-14 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
NZD/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAU/USD: Gold struggles to move higher and remains below 23.6% retracement area.
US Market View
President-elect Biden will present details of his plans to support the economy through the pandemic, while Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell may offer some reaction in a speech later. Weekly jobless claims are expected to rise slightly. Germany’s economy shrank by less than feared in 2019 and China’s trade surplus ends the Trump presidency at a record high. The House voted for the second time to impeach Trump on Tuesday but there will be no trial in the Senate any time soon. OPEC releases its monthly report on the oil market. Here is what you need to know in financial markets on Thursday, January 14th.
President-elect Joe Biden will announce details of his plans for extra stimulus to support the economy through the pandemic. U.S. stock markets are indicated to open slightly higher but are likely to stay in modest ranges pending Biden’s announcement.
USA Key Point
- Fed chair Powell to speak at 1730 GMT today
- German economic growth this year likely weaker than expected
- Germany RKI president supports we will have the pandemic under control by the end of this year
The previous year 2022, was undoubtedly tumultuous for the stock markets, with several stocks plummeting across multiple industries. Analysts have blamed the hard times on inflation, hawkish federal reserve policies, an impending global recession, and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. This year, however, we're beginning to see some recovery in the stock markets. This article will find a few stocks worth buying this year.
The Netflix stock (NFLX), with a market cap of $145.17B and a whooping 10 000+% rise since its inception 16 years ago, experienced some turbulence for a short period last year while trading around the $250 share price. However, the NFLX stock quickly recovered and rose to over $300 towards the end of the previous quarter of 2022.
Let's dive into the world of gold. Currently, the price of gold, represented by XAUUSD, is stuck in indecision, hovering around the $1,975 mark. The market is anxiously awaiting two important factors: the release of the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes and the extension of the US debt ceiling.
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The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.