Fundamental Analysis

Currency Futures Soar on Powell’s Cautionary Stance

On Friday, currency futures rose while the dollar declined after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed caution about further interest rate moves. Investors perceived Powell’s comments as dovish, anticipating that the Fed is done raising rates. Powell acknowledged that US monetary policy is slowing the economy, with the benchmark overnight interest rate in restrictive territory. Read More…

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Technical Analysis

T-Bond Futures (ZB) Technical Update

Introduction The T-Bond Futures (ZB) market exhibits a notable consolidation forming on the daily chart, with current price action gravitating towards the 50 and 100 moving averages, signaling potential shifts in market sentiment for the time being. Daily Chart Analysis It is clear that ZB has been a short sellers dream for the past few Read More…

Fundamental Analysis

Gold Slides but Holds Ground for Second Monthly Gain

On Thursday, gold slipped but stayed on course for a second consecutive monthly gain due to expectations that the Federal Reserve might soon cut interest rates. This would make non-yielding bullion more attractive. Moreover, the rise of the dollar for the day contributed to the drop in gold prices. However, the dollar was on track Read More…