The higher prices seen today are generally related to the pandemic, that’s no doubt. US consumer prices jumped in October at the fastest pace in three decades putting the Biden administration on the defensive and increasing prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next year. Jerome Powell says Fed will discuss speeding up bond-buying taper at the December meeting. What does it mean for markets?
Gold is pressed, Bitcoin is surging / Trade ideas on October 18
The market session has started with the strength of the USD and negative Chinese GDP. The oil prices and BTC keep rising, and the earnings season continues to drag attention. Learn more in the daily video for today!
It seems like most of the assets have joined Black Friday's sell-off with global indices, risky currencies, and commodities going down.
Jerome Powell is getting a second term as chair of the Federal Reserve. Powell is seen as less dovish than Brainard (another nominee). The US dollar should get some support from the possibility of faster-than-expected Fed tapering.
On December the 3rd Canada reported a 6% unemployment rate, while the expectations were at a 6.6% level. Less than expected unemployment rate is always hawkish news for the national currency.
For a long time, traders considered American Non-farm Payrolls (NFP) the most important release in the market. However, the situation has changed. Now US CPI moves financial markets.
US NFP missed the forecast, but traders await the release of the US inflation figures on Friday…