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Dollar Faces A Make Or Break Moment

The U.S. dollar is undergoing a consolidation phase following its strongest performance in over a year earlier this month, driven by a rush to safe-haven assets amidst geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.

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March 8, 2024: Anticipating US NFP Impact on S&P 500, USD/CAD,and Gold

As the US session approaches on March 8, 2024, traders and investors alike are keenly observing movements in the S&P 500, USD/CAD, and gold markets, amidst a backdrop of significant economic events and earnings ...

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Session Brief for March 6, 2024: Insights on S&P 500, USD/CAD,and Gold

On Wednesday, the dollar has shown a bearish demeanor in both the Asian and European sessions, trading at $103.622, reflecting a 0.14% decrease. This movement sets the tone for an intriguing day ahead, especially for ...

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US Session Brief for March 4, 2024: Insights on S&P 500, EUR/USD, and Gold

Heading into a fresh trading week, Wall Street stock futures are showing a mixed performance. The spotlight for the markets is expected to be on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, especially with the anticipated ...

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Are Stocks Expensive Right Now?

Even when the price of something has gone up, it can still be a bargain. With the S&P 500 breaking through the 5,000-point barrier, is the

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Upcoming Earnings Reports - Can Mega-cap Tech Earnings Lead a Q4 Rally?

All eyes are now on the upcoming third-quarter earnings reports from mega-cap technology companies.

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Why Wasn't the USD a Haven in the SVB Bank Run?

The massive bearish action in markets since the Silicon Valley Bank collapse has seen the US dollar tumble alongside risky assets like stocks. Does this mean peak dollar and peak rate expectations have passed?

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Playing a Market Rebound with Tech Stocks

The collapse of tech stocks in 2022 has been a key market theme. The NASDAQ has noticeably underperformed the S&P 500, while tech stocks within the S&P 500 have been some of the biggest laggards. As we move towards H2, will ...

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Investing takeaway from the Q1 earnings season

Underneath the surface, earnings reports revealed a tremendous number of clues about the rapidly changing economic landscape. Who are the winners and losers and what does it mean for stocks? ...

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Why the S&P500 equal weight could be a wise choice

There is a lot of merit in the traditional capital-weighted S&P500, but it also comes with risks as it is heavily skewed towards today’s winner. Could the equal-weighted S&P500 offer a broader ...

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History of rate hikes

The S&P 500 Index is off to its worst start to a year since the Covid-fueled sell-off in March 2020. Many factors, notably the Federal Reserve’s tightening, are in focus. But what does history tells us?

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Lessons from the earnings season (so far)

As we are halfway through the earnings season, market reaction has been generally negative so far, mostly driven by fears of possible tightening. But how worried are business owners about the near-term growth ...

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