Trading Outlook Ahead of FOMC: US Dollar, Cross-rates, Gold Price & More

Join Paul Tuesday-Friday for webinars each week, for details please see the Webinar Calendar. Today, we took a look at markets ahead of the FOMC announcement. Expectations are for another 25-bps hike, where the ‘surprise’ element could come into play is in regards to future signaling for the remainder of the year. For live coverage […]

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DAX Technical Outlook: Bullishly Quiet

What’s inside: DAX quiet after Monday’s French election-induced explosion Support not far below in the form of prior highs, trend-line Resistance in form of top-side t-lines to watch on next push higher See our Forecastand Trading Guides for trade ideas and educational material. Since the big gap-and-rip on Monday, European markets have been calm, with […]

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S&P 500 Trading Outlook – Is the Decline Over?

What’s inside: S&P 500 rallies sharply after big Monday gap-down Trading up against resistance zone Hourly chart in focus New to the markets, or simply looking for trader education? See our Trading Guides. In Monday’s piece, we had this to say about the gap-down open: “As long as we don’t see a ‘gap-n-trap’ buy situation […]

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Weak Exports, Changed FX Targets Dampen Yuan Outlook

This daily digest focuses on Yuan rates, major Chinese economic data, market sentiment, new developments in China’s foreign exchange policies, changes in financial market regulations, as well as market news typically available only in Chinese-language sources. – The Yuan weakened against the U.S. Dollar following the release of China trade deficit and weak exports prints […]

Fundamental and Technical 4Q Outlook: Will Markets Transition from Quiet to Active?

We have closed out one of the most subdued quarters of trading in recent memory. However, the congestion isn’t likely to last for much longer as fundamental pressure taxes the closing technical boundaries across the market. What catalysts can force the explosion and what direction will the markets take? US Dollar Q4 Forecast – US […]