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January 24th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 24, 2017 UK Court rules Parliament must vote EZ Flash PMIs mixed Nikkei -0.55% Dax 0.19% Oil $53/bbl Gold $1212/oz. Europe and Asia: EUR EZ Flash PMI 54.3 vs. 54.5 GBP UK PSNB 6.4B vs. 6.7B North America: USD Existing Homes Sales 10:00 UK Supreme court ruled that the government of Prime Minister May must seek Parliamentary appro...

January 23rd, 2017 - Market Drivers January 23, 2017 Dollar selloff continues US rates slip Nikkei -1.39% Dax -0.39% Oil $52/bbl Gold $1212/oz. Europe and Asia: No data North America: CAD Wholesale Trade 8:30 The dollar was weaker across the board on the first trading session of the week as markets continued to react to President Trump inaugural address and executive actio...

January 20th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 20, 2017 UK Retail Sales miss Chinese data dump mixed Nikkei 0.34% Dax -0.03% Oil $52/bbl Gold $120o/oz. Europe and Asia: CNY Chinese GDP 6.8% vs. 6.7% CNY Industrial Production 6.0% vs. 6.1% GBP UK Retail Sales -1.9% vs. -0.1% North America: CAD CPI 8:30 The dollar got its groove back as US yields on the 10 year climbed back a...

January 19th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 19, 2017 AU Labor data in line All eyes on ECB Nikkei 1.10% Dax -0.10% Oil $51/bbl Gold $1204/oz. Europe and Asia: AUD AU Employment 13.5K vs. 10K EUR EU CA 36B vs. 29B North America: EUR ECB Rate 7:45 EUR ECB Presser 8:30 USD Housing Start/Building Permits 8:30 USD Philly Fed 8:30 USD Weekly jobless claims 8:30 The dollar r...

January 18th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 18, 2017 Cable starts to unwind UK Labor data beats Nikkei 0.43% Dax 0.17% Oil $52/bbl Gold $1212/oz. Europe and Asia: GBP UK Claimant Count -10.1 vs. 5.0 GBP Average Weekly Wages 2.7% vs. 2.6% EUR EU CPI 0.5% vs. 0.5% North America: USD CPI 8:30 USD MP/IP 9:15 CAD BOC Rate Decision 10:00 USD Beige Book 14:00 UK labor data ...

January 17th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 17, 2017 Dollar weakness sends USDJPY to 113.00 UK Inflation hotter Nikkei -1.48% Dax -0.69% Oil $53/bbl Gold $1216/oz. Europe and Asia: GBP UK CPI 1.6% vs. 1.4% EUR GE ZEW 16.6 vs. 18.3 EUR GE ZEW Current Situation 77.3 vs. 65.0 North America: USD Empire Manufacturing 9:30 It’s been an active night of trade in Asia with c...

January 12th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 12, 2017 Dollar weakness persists as 114.00 given EZ IP better Nikkei -1.19% Dax -0.55% Oil $52/bbl Gold $1204/oz. Europe and Asia: EUR EZ IP 1.5% vs.0.5% North America: USD Weekly jobless 8:30 CAD New Housing Index 8:30 Evans, Lockhart, Bullard, Harker all on deck The dollar dump continued in Asian and early European trade wit...

January 11th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 11, 2017 Dollar finds small bid Europe Cable touches 1.2100 figure after Trade deficit widens Nikkei 0.33% Dax 0.29% Oil $51/bbl Gold $1188/oz. Europe and Asia: GBP UK IP 2.1% vs. 0.8% GBP UK MP 1.3% vs. 0.5% GBP UK -12.1B vs. -11.2B North America: Trump presser 11:00 The dollar was mildly in early European trade today as US yi...

January 10th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 10, 2017 Dollar sell off hard in Asia AU Retail Sales miss Nikkei -0.79% Dax -.20% Oil $52/bbl Gold $1184/oz. Europe and Asia: AUD AU Retail Sales 0.2% vs. 0.4% CNY CPI 2.2% vs. 2.3% North America: CAD Housing Starts 8:30 Dollar came under very heavy selling pressure in early morning Asia trade with USD/JPY dropping to within 20...

January 9th, 2017 - Market Drivers January 09, 2017 Brexit rhetoric heats up and cable suffers JPY triggers stops below 117.00 Nikkei closed Dax -.45% Oil $53/bbl Gold $1177/oz. Europe and Asia: AUD New Building Approvals 7.0% vs. 4.6% EUR GE Industrial Production 0.4% vs. 0.6% EUR EZ Unemployment 9.8% vs. 9.8% North America: No data Rosengren speaks 10:00 Evans speaks 1...

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