Forex Weekly Outlook – Is Euro Headed for Parity with The Dollar

Forex Weekly Analysis and Outlook – US Dollar, Euro, Japanese Yen, British Pound, Swiss Franc, Canadian Dollar, Australian Dollar, New Zealand Dollar, Turkish Lira, Mexican Peso. Risk aversion sentiment again dominated currency again this week. Rising U.S. interest rates and safe haven flows have seen the U.S. dollar soar in 2022. This week however the Greenback pulled back as traders priced in the odds of a U.S. recession becoming more likely. The Swiss franc was the beneficiary among the major … Continue reading “Forex Weekly Outlook – Is Euro Headed for Parity with The Dollar”

Traders Market Weekly: Bear Jitters as Risk Factors Deepen

May 22- 28, 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week ahead Editorial Friday saw another sharp … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Bear Jitters as Risk Factors Deepen”

Dutch Central Bank Chief First ECB Governor To Raise Prospect of 50Bps Rate Rise

A top European Central Bank official has raised the prospect of a half percentage point rate increase in July. Dutch central bank chief Klaas Knot said if inflation continues to climb then rates may need to be raised. This was the first time such an aggressive shift has been suggested. The ECB left rates unchanged as expected in April. The bank left deposit facility interest rates at -.50%. Highlights Dutch central bank chief Klaas Knot is one of the more … Continue reading “Dutch Central Bank Chief First ECB Governor To Raise Prospect of 50Bps Rate Rise”

Forex Weekly Outlook – Currency Forwards and Option Hedging Strategies Rise with Soaring US Dollar

The US dollar has risen about 15% against a basket of currencies over the last year with rising U.S. interest rates and safe haven flows. The higher greenback has reduced the profits of U.S. multinational companies that convert foreign currency into dollars, multinationals such as Coca-Cola Co, Procter & Gamble and Philip Morris International are just some seeing an impact. The US dollar is at a two-decade high against the Japanese yen, up 13% this year. Against the Euro is … Continue reading “Forex Weekly Outlook – Currency Forwards and Option Hedging Strategies Rise with Soaring US Dollar”

Traders Market Weekly: Eyes Up on Retail and Inflation

May 15- 21, 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week ahead Editorial Friday gave us a … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Eyes Up on Retail and Inflation”

Forex Weekly Outlook – Japanese Yen Weakest Major Currency Against US Dollar in 2022

Rising U.S. interest rates and safe haven flows have seen the U.S. dollar soar in 2022. The American 10-yr yield rose six basis points to 3.12%, hitting a fresh high for the year while the 2-yr yield fell five basis points to 2.67%. The US Dollar Index (DXY) hit a 20-year high, the highest levels since 2002. The weakest component of the index has been the Japanese yen, sliding around 12 per cent against the dollar and underperforming even weak … Continue reading “Forex Weekly Outlook – Japanese Yen Weakest Major Currency Against US Dollar in 2022”

Traders Market Weekly: Stock and Bond Bear Markets Hover

May 8- 14, 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week ahead Editorial The train wreck continued … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Stock and Bond Bear Markets Hover”

Forex Weekly Outlook – US Dollar Hits 20 Year High in April on High Rates and Safe Haven Flows

The U.S. dollar has soared with safe haven flows as geopolitical fears grip the world and interest-rate increases from the Federal Reserve. US Dollar Index (DXY) hit a 20-year high, the highest levels since 2002. The Greenback reached multiyear highs against the euro, the British pound and the yen in April with the positive rate differentials, a huge part of the dollar’s strength. A strengthening dollar also tends to weigh heavily on emerging markets currencies, a rising dollar makes dollar-denominated … Continue reading “Forex Weekly Outlook – US Dollar Hits 20 Year High in April on High Rates and Safe Haven Flows”

Traders Market Weekly: Market Corrections, When the Rubber Meets the Road

May 2- 8, 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week ahead Editorial The train wreck continued … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Market Corrections, When the Rubber Meets the Road”

Traders Market Weekly: Technology Stocks on Thin Ice with Apple, Microsoft and Amazon All Reporting

April 24- 30, 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week ahead Editorial With tech wrecked these … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Technology Stocks on Thin Ice with Apple, Microsoft and Amazon All Reporting”