Financial markets look set for another volatile week as top-tier economic data flow amplifies price swings driven by speculation about US fiscal policy.
US Dollar Forecast: Yellen, Key Data May Boost Politics-Driven Volatility
Politically inspired US Dollar volatility may be compounded by a high-profile speech from Fed Chair Janet Yellen as well as the release of CPI and retail sales statistics.
British Pound Forecast: Resilient Despite Bad News On All Fronts
The British Pound has been remarkably resilient despite a lack of progress on Brexit and turbulent domestic politics, suggesting the bulls have the upper hand.
Japanese Yen Forecast: USD/JPY Snaps Monthly Opening Range Ahead of U.S. CPI, Fed Rhetoric
USD/JPY faces a growing risk of giving back the advance from the 2017-low (107.32) as the U.S. economic docket is expected to highlight a subdued outlook for inflation.
Australian Dollar Forecast: Australian Dollar Looks Stuck But May Yet Break Its Downtrend
The Australian Dollar has stopped sliding against its US cousin and settled into a broad range trade. The coming week offers few obvious signs that this will change.
Canadian Dollar Forecast: Canadian Dollar Battles Headwinds Ahead of Inflation Release
The Canadian Dollar is facing a host of negative headwinds with the price of oil currently the main supporting factor.
Chinese Yuan Forecast: Yuan Torn between Milestone Opening up, Private Investment Concern
Trump-Xi meeting has not only eased trade tensions but pushed China to make a big step forward in opening up its financial market; at the same time, the slowdown in private investment remains as a major concern.
Crude Oil Forecast: Crude Oil Sees Most Weekly Gains In A Year As Politics Support Price
Crude Oil is displaying the longest bullish run since October of 2016 as a new factor brings in support to the market, political instability.
Equities Forecast: Global Equities Pull Back – Buying Opportunity or Sign of What’s to Come?
Global stocks put in the first notable pullback in months as reports of a delay to US tax cuts tempered recent bullish behavior. Is this the shift that will ultimately bring on reversal of years-old trends?
Gold Forecast: Gold Snaps Three-Week Losing Streak, Soft U.S. CPI to Keep Prices Bid
Prices rebounded off support this week with key inflation data next week to make-or-break the advance. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.
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