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US April prelim Markit PMI 55.4 vs 56.0 expected

US April prelim Markit PMI 55.4 vs 56.0 expected

35 minutes ago (Adam Button)

Highlights of the Markit US PMI: Prior reading was 55.5 Output 58.2 vs 57.5 prior — highest since March 2011 New orders 58.9 vs 58.1 That’s a small miss but it could be enough to unwind a bit of the … Continue reading → »

US stocks lower after 6 days of gains

US stocks lower after 6 days of gains

40 minutes ago (Adam Button)

The S&P 500 is down 2 points to 1877 shortly after the open. The index has gained for 6 straight sessions in a 3.5% rally so a break is no surprise. »

UK April 12-month inflation expectations 2.0% vs 2.1% prior

UK April 12-month inflation expectations 2.0% vs 2.1% prior

2:16pm today (Adam Button)

Poll from Citi/Yougov sees inflation expectations edging lower. The session low of 1.6782 is under pressure in cable. Strong demand spans down to 1.6780 with more in the 1.6770/60 zone and stops below. »

USD/CAD at 3-week high after retail sales point to housing slowdown

USD/CAD at 3-week high after retail sales point to housing slowdown

2:10pm today (Adam Button)

The most troubling parts of the Canadian retail sales report are the housing proxies. The ‘building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers’ line fell 1.4% in the month and is down 0.9% y/y. Furniture sales were also weak. USD/CAD … Continue reading → »

Price & Time: Sell in May?

Price & Time: Sell in May?

2:00pm today (Kristian Kerr, Sr. Currency Strategist)

Price action in Dow & NASDAQ needs to be watched closely over next few weeks. »

Forex Strategy: USD/CAD, GBP/USD Trades Still Active

Forex Strategy: USD/CAD, GBP/USD Trades Still Active

2:00pm today (Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist)

I entered long USD/CAD at 1.0935 and have now booked profit on half of the position at the initial target of 1.1017. The remainder of the trade will remain open, looking for a break above resistanc... »

How is US manufacturing doing?

How is US manufacturing doing?

1:48pm today (Adam Button)

That question will be answered when the April Markit PMI is released at 1345 GMT (9:45 am ET). The Markit data was once relegated to the back pages but it’s an important indicator and it doesn’t have to share the … Continue reading → »

Canada Feb retail sales +0.5% vs +0.5% expected

Canada Feb retail sales +0.5% vs +0.5% expected

1:30pm today (Adam Button)

Canada February retail sales report results: Prior reading was +1.3% (revised to +0.9%) Ex-autos +0.6% vs +0.5% exp Prior ex-autos +1.0% (revised to +0.5%) Full report The big story is the revisions. Factoring those in, the report is easily weaker-than-expected … Continue reading → »

Canadian retail sales coming up

Canadian retail sales coming up

1:21pm today (Adam Button)

The Bank of Canada highlighted a pickup in exports and investment as key factors for the year ahead so that might limit the impact of the retail sales report. Then again, the market has been whipsawed in USD/CAD a few … Continue reading → »

Cable bounces off its lows but still on the back foot

Cable bounces off its lows but still on the back foot

12:54pm today (Mike Paterson)

IMHO ofc ! Failure to breach 1.6850 while it had the chance has put the pair on the back foot again but we’ve still to break down through recent lows around 1.6775. Glass half-full ( buying opportunity on the dips) … Continue reading → »

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