CPI
Week Ahead: Time for stock index "slowpokes" to catch up?
icon
12 APR clock 11:24

Week Ahead: Time for stock index "slowpokes" to catch up?

Much has been made about how 11 of FXTM’s 18 stock indices have recently reached their respective record highs, with many posting double-digit gains so far in 2024.. For the coming week, we cast our eyes on some indices that have climbed by "merely" 2-4% so far this year.
Target Thursdays: Bitcoin, US400, RUS2000, and EURGBP
icon
11 APR clock 12:07

Target Thursdays: Bitcoin, US400, RUS2000, and EURGBP

The monthly US CPI release has come and gone, but not without jolting various financial instruments yesterday (Wednesday, April 10th). Here we look back at various assets that met our analysts’ expectations, at least so far this week, as outlined in our recent articles, with an eye on more potential profits ahead.
NZD is G10’s best-performer so far today. But will it last?
icon
10 APR clock 12:17

NZD is G10’s best-performer so far today. But will it last?

NZDUSD has soared by some 300 points after the RBNZ suggested keeping its interest rate higher for longer. However, the "kiwis" gains so far today could be tested by the incoming US inflation data and FOMC minutes. Will NZDUSD hold?
“Smaller” US stock indexes, bigger CPI reactions?
icon
09 APR clock 15:36

“Smaller” US stock indexes, bigger CPI reactions?

Over the past 12 months, the US inflation data releases have triggered a 28% larger-than-average daily move for the RUS2000 index, and 39% larger for the US400 index. This Wednesday's highly-anticipated announcement may yet again lead to outsized trading opportunities.
Trade of the Week: Cryptos to rise again this CPI week?
icon
08 APR clock 14:44

Trade of the Week: Cryptos to rise again this CPI week?

Bitcoin has surged back above $70k today, with other cryptos rising in tandem. So far this year, cryptos have climbed in each week that features a US inflation data release. Will recent history repeat itself?