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British Pound (6B) Gathers Traction as USD Pauses Rally

The British pound (6B) rose more than 0.50% after hitting a 22-month low. The US dollar pauses the uptrend and corrects lower before the weekend. The Bank of England’s rate hike plan may not help the pound prevent further losses. Over the weekend, the British pound (6B) rose half a percentage point as the pound Read More…

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Nasdaq 100 (NQ) Gains as Meta Jumps on Upbeat Report

Nasdaq gains amid upbeat reports of Meta Platforms. Overall, the index is expected to close the month with about 12% losses. Disappointing earnings reports of Netflix and Alphabet may weigh on the NQ. After a two-day decline, futures on the Nasdaq 100 (NQ) gained up to 2.2%, around 13,340. However, the index pared off gains Read More…


Gold Futures (GC) Remain Supported by Risk-off Sentiment

Gold futures (GC) saw a dip below $1,900 on Wednesday. Fed’s rate hike plan keeps the dollar-dominated gold under pressure. Negative risk sentiment may keep the losses limited. Gold futures (GC) prices remained in a tight range on Tuesday. However, the price dipped below the $1,900 level and broke the previous monthly lows of $1,890. Read More…

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E-mini S&P 500 futures (ES) Looking to Resume its Downside Trend

The E-mini S&P 500 futures (ES) ended a four-day losing streak Monday night after a tech-driven rebound. So, are we on the cusp of a market turn?  Elon Musk’s deal with Twitter Yesterday’s stock performance was mixed, despite the positive trend. The benchmark was down 1.7% by midday, but buyers hadn’t emerged yet. Ultimately, the Read More…

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Crude Oil Futures (CL) Dip 5% Amid Inflation, COVID

Crude oil slips lower as the COVID spread in China deteriorates amidst lower risk sentiment. Higher interest rates are weighing on CL futures. Tight oil supplies provide some support to the falling prices. The crude oil futures (CL) price fell nearly 5% on Monday, extending a decline that began last week amid worries about the Read More…

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British Pound Futures (6B) Plummet amid Poor UK Retail Data

UK retail sales data weighed on the pound. The Bank of England is still undecided about a rate hike. Fed’s hawkish rate hike plan drives the market. After UK retail sales data for March failed to show that inflation is biting consumers’ wallets, the British pound futures (6B) fell to major levels during the session. Read More…


Japanese Yen Futures (6J) Stall Gains as Fed Hawks Dominate

On Thursday, Japanese Yen futures dropped to 0.007780 as the Yen faced renewed pressure amid global yields rise. Markets are now waiting for central bank policymakers, including Fed Chair Powell, to make comments that could trigger further gains. Bulls anticipate a possible retest of the multi-year lows surpassed earlier this week around 0.007735. As traders Read More…

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Double Top and Bottom Chart Patterns in Trading

In technical analysis, double top and bottom are chart patterns that predict market trends. Hence, it is not uncommon to find double tops and bottoms on the charts of financial instruments.  Double tops signify the end of a bullish trend, whereas double bottoms indicate a possible bearish trend reversal. Chart patterns such as double tops Read More…

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Canadian $ Futures (6C) Slips Despite Soaring WTI, Hawkish BoC

In response to a stronger US dollar, the Canadian $ (6C) fell from 0.7985 to 0.7930. A less aggressive than expected meeting by the ECB prevented higher oil prices from helping the CAD. Hawkish BoC could not help the bulls as the US dollar remains broadly stronger against its rivals. After rising to fresh weekly Read More…

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Crude Oil Falls 4.4% as Covid Hits Shanghai

Crude oil futures tend to fall further amid rising Covid in China. The release of the US oil supply may fuel the bears further. The technical bias remains on the downside. During mid-morning trading on April 11 in Asia, crude oil futures (CL) fell on concerns over China’s handling of the COVID-19 surge and stockpiling Read More…