Category Archives: Earnings

2 min Market Summary: 7 Dec 2018

NOTABLE MOVES  As of Thur, Dec 07, 08:00 GMT (UTC +08:00) USDJPY, -0.42%, 112.72 EURUSD, +0.28%, 1.1376 GBPUSD, +0.37%,1.2780 USDCAD, +0.28%, 1.3392 NZDUSD, -0.23%, 0.6882 S&P500, -0.15%, 2,695.95 Nasdaq, +0.42%, 7,188.26 Nikkei Futures, -1.91%, 21,501.62 CURRENCY MARKET WRAP  US ADP Employment Change Nov at 179K vs expected 225K. US Balance of Trade Oct at $-55.5B vs expected […]

2 min Market Summary 5 Dec 2018

NOTABLE MOVES  As of Tues, Dec 05, 08:00 GMT (UTC +08:00) USDJPY, -0.86%, 112.69 EURUSD, -0.11%, 1.1342 GBPUSD, -0.04%, 1.2719 USDCAD, +0.45% 1.3257 NZDUSD, +0.14%, 0.6938 S&P500 , -3.24%, 2,700.06 Nasdaq, -3.80%, 7,158.43 Nikkei Futures, -2.39%, 22,036.05 CURRENCY MARKET WRAP  US 10Y yields dropped below the strong support level at 3% overnight, as equity markets reversed some […]

2 min Market Summary: 23 Nov 2018

NOTABLE MOVES   USDJPY, -0.06%, $112.99 EURUSD, +0.16%, $1.1403 GBPUSD, +0.78%, $1.2877 USDCAD, -0.30%, $1.3191 S&P500, (Markets closed for Thanksgiving) Nasdaq, (Markets closed for Thanksgiving) Nikkei, +0.65%, 21,646.55 CURRENCY MARKET WRAP   There were no U.S. prints as markets were closed for Thanksgiving. Data was light as well for the G7 with no notable prints on Thursday. […]

2 min Market Summary: 22 Nov 2018

NOTABLE MOVES   USDJPY, +0.23%, $113.03 EURUSD, +0.16%, $1.1389 GBPUSD, -0.09%, $1.2776 USDCAD, -0.59%, $1.3228 AUDUSD, +0.67%, $0.7262 S&P500, +0.30%, 2,649.93 Nasdaq, +0.92%, 6,972.25 Nikkei, -0.35%, 21,507.54 CURRENCY MARKET WRAP   U.S. Core Durable Goods Orders m/m at 0.1% vs expected 0.4%. Durable Goods Orders m/m -4.4% vs expected -2.2%. Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment at 97.5 vs […]

2 min Market Summary: 21 Nov 2018

NOTABLE MOVES   U.S. Building Permits inline at 1.26M. Housing Starts inline at 1.23M. U.S. Treasuries were quiet for most of the day, with the benchmark 10-yr yield decreasing one basis point to 3.05%. The U.S. Dollar Index rose 0.7% to 96.85, reversing a recent trend that knocked the index from its yearly high. USDJPY up 0.13%, $112.71. […]

2 min Market Summary: 16 Nov 2018

NOTABLE MOVES   U.S. Core Retail Sales m/m at 0.7% vs expected 0.5%. Retail Sales m/m at 0.8% vs expected 0.6%. Philly Fed Manufacturing Index at 12.9 vs expected 20.1. U.S. Treasuries gave up early gains, returning yields to their unchanged marks. The benchmark 10-yr yield finished flat at 3.12%. USDJPY down -0.04%, $113.57. Press reports indicated that […]

2 min Market Summary: 15 Nov 2018

  NOTABLE MOVES   U.S. CPI m/m inline at 0.3%. Core CPI m/m inline at 0.2%. Japanese Prelim GDP q/q inline at -0.3%. USDJPY down -0.22%, $113.56. The 2-yr yield lost two basis points to 2.86%, and the 10-yr yield lost three basis points to 3.12%. Italy stuck to its 2019 budget with a 2.4% deficit […]

2 min Market Summary: 9 Nov 2018

NOTABLE MOVES   U.S. Unemployment Claims in line at 214K. In its statement, the FOMC said it expects further gradual rate hikes that are consistent with sustained economic growth, strong labor market conditions, and inflation near its symmetric 2% target over the medium term. The Fed’s statement didn’t derail expectations for another rate hike in December, which […]

2 Min Market Summary: 8 Nov 2018

  NOTABLE MOVES   U.S. Total outstanding consumer credit increased by $11.0 billion in September after increasing an upwardly revised $22.8 billion (from $20.1 billion) in August. The report reflects a deceleration in credit expansion that could contribute to concerns about the U.S. economy hitting/nearing peak growth. U.S. Treasuries finished roughly flat with the 10-yr yield […]

2 min Market Summary: 7 Nov 2018

Notable Moves U.S. JOLTS Job Openings at 7.01M vs expected 7.09M. Japanese Household Spending y/y at -1.6% vs expected 1.6%. U.S. Treasury yields inched higher with the 2-yr yield adding two basis points to 2.92% and the 10-yr yield increasing one basis point to 3.21%. In midterm elections, results will not be made clear until […]