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.
Swiss National Bank Supports that Negative Rates are Necessary
2020-10-13 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
USD/JPY: The pair is trading in a bearish sentiment below the cloud. The currency pair has just surpassed the Kijun-sen and the Tenkan-sen, confirming a bearish momentum.
XAG/USD: Silver stands on 23.6% retracement area and continues to be a bullish trend.
EU Market View
European stock markets are seen opening mixed Tuesday, with investors having to sift through the conflicting impulses of strong Chinese export data and a setback in the progress towards a Covid-19 vaccine. Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include German CPI (Final) and ZEW, UK Unemployment, US CPI, Fed Discount Rate Minutes, Apple Event, EU Ministers on Brexit, and Amazon Prime Day. Earlier Tuesday, official data showed that China's exports grew at a slightly faster rate in September, up 9.9% on the year last month, compared with a 9.5% increase in August. This marks a fourth straight month of gains, suggesting that a global economic recovery is underway.
European economic news was less impressive, with German consumer prices falling in September, confirming preliminary data, and the UK unemployment rate climbing to 4.5% in August, higher than expected.
EU Key Point
- ECB sources said several policymakers are reluctant to follow the Fed's Average Inflation targeting
- SNB's Jordan supports that we are not big fans of negative interest rates, but it is necessary
- Trump says that will spend more money if campaign spending is not enough
- Japan's Aso says G7 finance ministers will meet later Tuesday, issue a statement
- China September exports comes at +8.7% y/y (vs. +10.5% expected)
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.
In a call scheduled for January 25, 00:30 am GMT+2, Microsoft will publish the company's earnings for the final quarter of 2022 and comment on the results, projections, and outlook for the nearest future of the company.
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.
Hey guys, this is the last full trading week in May, and many forward-looking individuals like myself are already preparing themselves to seize whatever opportunities June may have in store. On this note, I will review a few commodities that have satisfied my quest for swing-trading opportunities in the coming month. Follow me!
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%.