Investing.com – Wall Street was set to rebound on Tuesday, as investors looked ahead to the latest flurry of corporate earnings and bond yields eased.The S&P 500 futures was up 15 and a half points or 0.58% to 2,686.75 as of 6:47 AM ET (10:47 GMT) while Dow futures increased 138 points or 0.57% to 24,552.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose 45 points or 0.67% to 6,712.0.U.S. stocks were lower on Monday after a decline in technology shares and concern about increasing bond yields. ...
The Mexican peso rallied versus the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, after Moises Kalach, head of trade for Mexican national business chamber CCE, said there was a 75% chance an agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement would be reached in the next 10 days. Kalach's remarks, according to news reports, came after multiple officials from Nafta member countries, including President Donald Trump, indicated a potential agreement in principal could be reached in May. Nevertheless, the dollar slumped versus the Mexican currency in response to the news, last buying 18.7897 pesos, down versus 18.9407 pesos late Monday in New York.
Investing.com - Gold prices pulled away from two-week lows on Tuesday, but struggled to make headway as a stronger dollar continued to weigh on demand for bullion.
Business morale in Germany, France and Italy -- the euro zone's three biggest economies -- deteriorated in April as a stronger currency and capacity constraints limited output, signalling that growth in the currency bloc has reached its peak. The euro zone was unexpectedly one of the best performers among major economies last year. German business confidence fell for a fifth consecutive month in April to reach the lowest level in more than a year, the Ifo institute said on Tuesday, suggesting that Europe's biggest economy is losing some steam.
Investing.com - The dollar was holding steady near seven week highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Tuesday, boosted by rising Treasury yields.
French industrial morale dipped in April, reflecting concerns elsewhere in the euro zone that growth in the bloc is weakening as the impact of a stronger currency starts to bite. "There's definitely a slowdown, and the euro is not helping. The European Central Bank is stuck in a corner.
Gold futures are rebounding early Tuesday, mostly due to oversold technical conditions. The move we are seeing is likely a combination of profit-taking, short-covering and aggressive counter-trend buying. However, gains are likely being limited by a stronger U.S. Dollar and rising Treasury yields.
U.S. dollar bulls feel vindicated by the recent jump in the greenback, but currency positioning data from last week, which showed growing bearish dollar bets, perhaps, raising concerns for some about the ...
Investing.com – Cryptocurrency prices gained on Thursday. Reports that Malta was supportive of the digital coins gained attention. Meanwhile, India is uncertain whether the country will ban cryptocurrencies.
The U.S Dollar has remained a huge talking point as it builds momentum in forex as bond yields increase in the States.
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The U.S Dollar has remained robust as it has gained against nearly every major currency. Gold has faltered and is above an important support level, which traders may attempt to challenge. U.S Crude Oil is approaching values not seen since late in 2014.
Investing.com - The dollar continued to rally on Tuesday morning in Asia along with the higher yields on U.S. Treasuries that hit a four-year high, and the rally in the dollar weighed down the yen. Meanwhile, eyes were on the Aussie in the morning as Australia released some lacklustre CPI data.
Although the solid uptrend is guiding prices higher, buyers may take a breather as we approach Friday’s release of the U.S. GDP. Traders are looking for 2.0% growth. A higher than expected number will justify this week’s rise in U.S. interest rates. A lower than expected number should drive rates back down which should weaken the USD/JPY.
The stable outlook for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) contrasts with the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to raise rates at least two more times this year.
Gold markets fell significantly during the open on Monday, as we gapped lower, and then broke down towards the $1325 level. Although this looks very negative, there is a significant amount of support underneath that should come into play rather soon.
The US dollar has rallied significantly during the trading session on Monday, gapping at the open, and then exploded above the 108 handle. I believe that the market should continue to find buyers on short-term pullbacks now that we have broken above the important 108 level, and we will more than likely continue building the base that we have been fighting for.
The US dollar has rallied significantly against the Canadian dollar during trading on Monday, as oil markets took a bit of a bashing during the session as well. By clearing the recent resistance level, this is of course a bullish sign.
The New Zealand dollar has broken below the 0.72 level during the trading session on Monday, reaching down towards the 0.7175 level. I believe at this point the market should continue to find buyers underneath, but I think that breaking below the 0.72 level dollars for tell a potential buying opportunity underneath.
The British pound broke below the 1.40 level during the trading session on Monday and continue to drop from there. The US dollar has shown strength over all, and I think that breaking below the 1.40 level could show that this pair needs to see a bit of support or a bounce underneath.
The British pound initially pulled back during the trading session on Monday, testing the 151 handle. However, we found enough support to turn things around as we continue to find buyers on value, and it looks like we are trying to form some type of base.
The Euro fell significantly against the greenback on Monday, as the US dollar was one of the strongest currencies that I follow here at FX Empire. The 1.22 level is just below and an area that should offer a bit of support, but if we get a bounce, the market could continue to go back and forth as we have for weeks. I believe that eventually we will see this.