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US 10-Year Notes Auctioned with Tighter Price Tail at 1.584%

Wednesday’s auction of US 10-Year Notes (reopened 9 year,10 month issues) totaling $38 billion, were sold & purchased at a higher yield of 1.584, but at a lower rate than the WI “When Issued” value of 1.590%. This auction provided a tighter / negative price tail of -0.6 basis points, which is a fairly good […]

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(Video): How To Trade Financial Markets During Stagflation. – October 11, 2021

Pre-NY Open Market Conditions signaled that prevailing sentiment preferred more downside for US-based risk assets, with US Future indices sliding lower over concerns that Global Growth is decelerating. Over the weekend, Goldman Sachs lowered their growth projection for the US Economy, with their 2021 forecast dropping to 5.6% expansion for the year, compared to the […]

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Multi-Currency Performance For September 21, 2021

Today’s price action in currency markets have been indicative of the traditional “push & pull” dynamics that we typically witness the day before an important FOMC Monetary Policy announcement from the Federal Reserve Bank. Although global risk assets remained buoyant for most of today’s session, market sentiment still remained on the side of caution, with […]

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(Video): The Relationship Between Gold and Bitcoin – May 26, 2021

Another round of “hopium” supported risk-related assets during today’s trading session as confidence, caused by the gradual reopening of economies, supported US equity markets during the North American docket. Although risk appetite was the prevailing market behavior among investors, financial markets were still reluctant to trade notably higher and remained tethered to their opening ranges, as […]

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Why Lower Rates Encourage Firmer Stocks? – May 25, 2021

While global equity markets opened the week with solid gains across most trading bourses, we witnessed a handover of that same risk appetite in Pre-Wall Street Hours, as US Future indices pointed to a higher open. The decline in US 10-year yields to 1.58% during the European Trading Hours, weighed on the greenback (USD), and […]

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(Webinar): The Link Between Currencies & Commodities – May 10, 2021

Financial markets opened the week firm & strong for the first half of the trading day. But, as the day progressed, price action became tepid and mixed as the Nasdaq 100, along with other growth stocks, loss their attraction as concerns over higher inflation threaten the value of these particular assets. Leading into the US […]

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What To Expect In This Week’s Open – February 22, 2021

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Hello Traders. I hope all of you are prepared for another exciting week of trading!  We’re still expecting the reflation and inflation narrative to strengthen their grip on financial markets as interest rate expectations continue to rise and the US Treasury yield curve continues to steepen. As a result, stocks failed to hold onto their week’s gain […]

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EUR/USD Breaking To Fresh Highs In Holiday Trading

In the midst of the “end-of-year” holiday hiatus and traditional thin trading volumes, EUR/USD is constantly breaking to fresh highs and is testing the 1.2300 institutional zone on US Dollar weakness. Investors are choosing to trade on enthusiasm into the new year, with very little news flow contributing to the risk positive mood. Lingering optimism […]

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(Video): Why Emerging Market Assets Closed Firm On Today?

During today’s webinar, we discussed price behavior among emerging market assets and why EM currencies benefit when investors seek higher yielding risk assets over low yielding safe haven assets. In the US afternoon, Banxico (Mexico’s Central Bank) moved to cut their benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points, from 6.00% to 5.50%. This decision initiated […]

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Weekly Outlook: Will Virus Gloom Continue To Infect The Market?

The panic and commotion seen in risk-oriented assets, over the past few weeks, have lessened somewhat since the on-set of the crisis and after implementation of the global quarantine. However, this tranquility in financial markets may be feeble and soon coming to an end, as investors continue to monitor the pace of COVID-19 infections in […]

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