• Yield Curve Receives Positive Slope – Is this a Sign for Continued Expansion?

    The Bond’s market response to the series of recent Fed rate cuts has “bullish” signs for the US economy, said the head of FRB St. Louis James Bullard on Thursday, adding that he is ready to take a wait-and-see stance to estimate impact from the move.

  • Chart of the Day Bullish EURCAD

    Chart of the Day Bullish EURCAD EUR: Eurozone economic growth steadied; Germany staved off recession: The second reading of Eurozone 3Q GDP growth was unrevised from its first estimate at 0.2% QOQ (1Q: +0.2%) and was unchanged from 2Q growth, leaving the YOY expansion at a steady 1.2% (2Q: +1.2%). Notably, Germany staved off technical […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 15, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 15, 2019  Main Market Themes US stocks ended on a flat note overnight as networking giant Cisco’s weaker forward guidance alongside US-China trade deal uncertainties kept traders on the sidelines. Cisco, largely seen as a proxy for high tech hardware industry, said that it was expecting revenue fall in its fiscal […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 15 November, Friday

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  • Lebanon Revolution Exposé: From WhatsApp To PM’s Resignation

    Party Official Shot By Soldiers The protests in Lebanon took a sad turn yesterday. Following weeks of peaceful protests which saw families enjoying what many described as a festival atmosphere, the protests claimed their first victim. A local party official, Alaa Abou Fakher, a member of the Druze Progressive Socialist Party, was shot dead by soldiers […]

  • Powell: Forget About Negative Interest Rates

    Federal Reserve’s head Jeremy Powell pointed out the baselessness of Trump calls that the United States should get involved into “negative rates battle” with other developed economies, saying that the pace of expansion, unemployment and inflation do not justify such a policy.

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 13

    WTI Longs Build On Trade Deal Optimism The CFTC reported that over the last week, net long positions in WTI Crude futures were higher by 22,512 contracts, moving back up to a total long position of 138,389 contracts. This most recent build in US crude exposure reflects optimism towards the ongoing US-Sino trade negotiations which […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 14, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 14, 2019  Main Market Themes US stocks ended on a mixed note again overnight as fresh uncertainty on US-China trade deal kept traders on the sidelines following recent headlines that suggest trade talks might have been hindered over issues such as tariffs rollback and agricultural purchases.  Fed Chair Jerome Powell testified […]

  • Gold in Bullish Mood

    In the daily chart, the price of gold approached the support level of 1459.13 just to drop below this level and get back to form a bearish trap.

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 14 November, Thursday

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  • NZD Higher As RBNZ Defies Market Expectations

    RBNZ Bucks The Trend At a time when global central banks are increasingly guiding markets and signalling forthcoming moves, the RBNZ is increasingly become a difficult bank to anticipate. In August, the RBNZ caught traders off-guard when, against expectations of a near-certain 25 basis point rate cut, they lowered rates by a huge 50 basis […]

  • Interview with a Tickmill Expert: Chief Marketing Officer

    At Tickmill, transparency is paramount. So, we’re inviting our traders in to find out more about the functioning of our brokerage, to meet out heads of department, and get to know Tickmill just that bit better! In this three part series we’ll give you an inside look into the Business Development, Partners and Marketing department […]

  • Chart of the Day – NZDUSD

    Chart of the Day – NZDUSD NZD: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) held its official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.00%. In its accompanying press release, the RBNZ said that “Economic developments since the August Statement do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time”. This is the […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 13, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 13, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook, President Trump‘s remarks at the Economic Club of New York kept US stock indices near their record highs. Focus was on his comment that a phase one US-China trade deal is “close” even though he stopped short of providing further details. In fact, […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 13 November, Wednesday

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