It seems like most of the assets have joined Black Friday's sell-off with global indices, risky currencies, and commodities going down.
US Inflation Rocketed to 31-Year High
EUR/USD has dropped sharply to the low unseen since July 2020. The reason was the higher-than-expected US inflation figures that shocked investors as the annual Inflation Rate rocketed to the 31-year high of 6.2%.
NFP starts to feel a little bit boring and the market's focus shifts to other important economic data. Inflation is one of them. It is affected by supply shortages, the amount of printed money, and an increase in demand. But how does it affect the market? In this video, we'll find out!
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.
The oil prices have declined this week after the new Omicron strain was identified. What should we expect next from oil?
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?
On Friday, November 26th markets got absolutely destroyed by a new covid strain called Omicron, which was found in South Africa…