Market Overview

Marc Chandler
Dollar Bulls Bend, But Will They Break?
By Marc Chandler - Oct 04, 2015

The unexpectedly poor September US jobs data weakened the greenback's technical tone, as questions about the underlying strength of the world's largest economy, and the implications for the Fed's ...

Ashraf Laidi
NFP Knocks Rate Hike Into Next Year
By Ashraf Laidi - Oct 02, 2015 1

The US September jobs report dealt a significant blow to the notion of a 2015 Fed hike -- against which we consistently disagreed throughout the year as it achieved the gloomy feat of disappointing ...

Marc Chandler
Simply Dreadful US Jobs Report
By Marc Chandler - Oct 02, 2015 1

There is nothing good that can be said about the US jobs data. It was simply dreadful. Every metric disappointed, and the August series which so often is revised higher, came in lower. This will ...

Optimism Replaced With Concern  
By OptionsClick - Oct 02, 2015

Wall Street edged up on Thursday with the release of mixed manufacturing data and ahead of Friday’s nonfarm payroll report that will shed some light on the world’s largest economy’s ...

Danske Markets
Commodity Plunge Increases Systemic Risks  
By Danske Markets - Oct 02, 2015

Fall in commodity prices increases systemic risks. Manufacturing weakness in the US could delay Fed rate hike. Chinese data showing signs of bottoming. Euro area back in deflation - pressure on the...

Danske Markets
FX Trading Portfolio: Buy EUR/SEK  
By Danske Markets - Oct 02, 2015

The krona is becoming a short-term headwind for the Riksbank. We see 9.30-9.60 as a fair range for EUR/SEK over the next few months. We recommend to buy EUR/SEK at 9.35, target 9.60, stop-loss at ...

Daily Briefing- US Futures Higher Ahead Of US NFP Data
By Avatrade - Oct 02, 2015

Currencies EUR/USD: The pair is trading in a descending triangle pattern on a 4 hour time frame. The next resistance is at 1.146 and the support is at 1.1024. USD/JPY: The pair is trading in a ...

Dean Popplewell
UK Construction Growth Picks Up Speed
By Dean Popplewell - Oct 02, 2015

Growth in Britain’s construction sector hit its fastest pace in six months in September, boosted by stronger house building and higher levels of hiring, a survey showed on Friday. The ...

Dean Popplewell
Emerging Markets Set For Net Outflows
By Dean Popplewell - Oct 02, 2015

Capital outflows from emerging markets are on track to exceed inflows this year for the first time since 1988 amid concern that a slowdown in China, a currency selloff and higher interest rates in the...

IFC Markets
Markets Await U.S. Nonfarm Payroll Report
By IFC Markets - Oct 02, 2015

US stocks were mixed on Thursday as concerns over global economic growth weighed on market sentiment. The dollar weakened with the ICE US Dollar index closing down 0.2%. S&P 500 was up 0.2% while ...

Non-Farm Payroll Friday
By ACFX - Oct 02, 2015

It is once again upon us, the once a month Friday Job Report. The significance of today’s jobs numbers is great with the United States Federal Reserve due to give us their interest rate decision...

Danske Markets
Slowing EM Outflows To Support Euro, Scandi Markets  
By Danske Markets - Oct 02, 2015

We estimate that EM central banks sold USD 143bn worth of reserves in August, making it the largest fall in EM FX reserves on record. China accounted for USD 106bn of the USD 143bn. Over the coming ...

Wall Street Daily
Mexico Trumps China In EM Pecking Order
By Wall Street Daily - Oct 02, 2015

It’s time to turn our backs on China and embrace Mexico by replacing any exposure to the former in your emerging-market (EM) portfolio with positions tied to the latter. The EM sector has been a...