Recently, for the first time in two decades, the euro reached parity with the US dollar…
S&P500 in flirt with a new all-time high
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
EUR/JPY: The EUR/JPY pair is now testing the upper level of the cloud. A successful attempt to exit the Kumo will signal a new bullish sentiment.
US Market View
Construction of the United States homes surged 22.6% in the previous month as homebuilders bounced back from the coronavirus pandemic since the beginning of the year.
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund (Norway’s Pension Fund Global) reported $21B loss in the first 6 months of 2020.
Stocks rose today as the S&P500 attempted once again to surpass its previous record close back in February 2020, before the COVID-19 hit.
US Key Point
- Construction of the United States homes surged 22.6% in the previous month
- The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund
- S&P500 in flirt with a new all-time high
The second earnings season of 2022 has almost begun. From banks and tech stocks to cars and the retail sector: in this outlook, we covered the most promising releases of this summer and made several projections on the companies’ prospects.
The stock market has reversed, and now it’s going lower and lower…
On Thursday, the 2nd of February, the Bank of England will publish its report concerning interest rates and inflation data for the Eurozone. Professionals and investors anticipate that Andrew Bailey’s lead team of policy makers will likely raise interest rates to 4%; the highest in over a decade, for the tenth time in a row.
The first FOMC meeting comes after a buildup of anticipation from traders and investors alike, as the markets await what posture the Fed will take regarding the interest rates; would there be a hike or a cut in interest rates? Recall that the Federal Open Market Committee had previously ended the year 2022 with a 50bps hike, and an indication from Powell, the committee chairman, that the Fed could consider raising interest rates by 75bps in the course of the year 2023.
Western countries are trying to find other options for oil and gas supplies after a 10th package of sanctions, which will put more pressure on Russian oil and decrease global oil supply. Italy, for example, is in talks with Libya.