News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site. See our updated Privacy Policy here.

0

Notifications

Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events

0

Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

0
Free Trading Guides
Subscribe
Please try again
EUR/USD
Bullish
Oil - US Crude
Bullish
Wall Street
Bearish
Gold
Bullish
GBP/USD
Mixed
USD/JPY
Bearish
More View more
Real Time News
  • US Dollar Outlook: DXY Index Hammered as Treasury Yields Ebb -via @DailyFX Link to Full Analysis: https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/us_dollar_index/usd_trading_today/2021/05/18/us-dollar-outlook-dxy-index-hammered-as-treasury-yields-ebb.html $USD $DXY #Trading https://t.co/2zVfDWI5Y7
  • AUD/USD attempts to retrace the decline following the update to the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) as it bounces back from the 50-Day SMA (0.7715). Get your $AUDUSD market update from @DavidJSong here:https://t.co/EIQ7utBH9A https://t.co/RcWf6JgYX5
  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Silver are long at 87.64%, while traders in EUR/USD are at opposite extremes with 70.33%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/EhQn4EqJYE
  • Commodities Update: As of 16:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Silver: 0.06% Gold: -0.03% Oil - US Crude: -1.48% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#commodities https://t.co/ALjM4GEwOj
  • Forex Update: As of 16:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: 🇨🇭CHF: 0.54% 🇪🇺EUR: 0.45% 🇳🇿NZD: 0.41% 🇯🇵JPY: 0.23% 🇦🇺AUD: 0.22% 🇨🇦CAD: -0.05% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#currencies https://t.co/bgTy0ZEXoV
  • Some really great insight and compelling chart setups below. Strongly encourage taking the time to read through my colleague @JStanleyFX's latest take on #StockMarket cycles. https://t.co/erlf7M9z27
  • Tesla, ARKK, Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500: Varying Stages of the Cycle $TSLA $ARKK $NDX $SPX In order from strongest to weakest: 1) SPX 2) NDX 3) TSLA 4) ARK the leaders have become the laggards... https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/daily_briefing/session_briefing/daily_fundamentals/2021/05/18/Tesla-TSLA-Musk-ARKK-NDX-SPX-varying-stages-of-market-cycle.html
  • Please join @JStanleyFX at 13:00 EST/17:00 GMT for a webinar on trading price action. Register here: https://t.co/rFhWzz0pIy https://t.co/o75ju2BFfA
  • Indices Update: As of 16:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: FTSE 100: -0.13% US 500: -0.15% Germany 30: -0.17% Wall Street: -0.23% France 40: -0.25% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/c6YWLXdVAI
  • $GBPUSD retesting that Feb 24 swing high is one thing, but to put it into context, that is just off the confluence 2018 double top and midpoint of the 2014-Present range at ~1.4300 https://t.co/EgqXHjVyS5
S&P 500, DAX Fundamental Forecast

S&P 500, DAX Fundamental Forecast

Justin McQueen, Analyst
SPX 2-Hour Price Chart

Equity Analysis and News

  • S&P 500 | US Yield Curve Inverts, But Don’t Panic Yet
  • DAX | ECB Member Calls for QE Bazooka
Equity Performance Chart

Source: Thomson Reuters, DailyFX

S&P 500 | US Yield Curve Inverts, But Don’t Panic Yet

The ominous sign stemming from the inversion of the US 2s10s provides yet another reminder that the global economic outlook is weakening. However, while the inversion of the yield curve raises the fear of a recession, concerns that it could be imminent is possibly misplaced, given that on average a recession does not take place until 20 months later, while in that time the S&P 500 peaks roughly 24% within that time. Looking ahead to next week, the main focus will be on the Jackson Hole Symposium in which the Fed Chair Powell is schedule to speak (Aug 23rd).

S&P 500 Chart

DAX | ECB Member Calls for QE Bazooka

Last week’s ZEW survey and contraction in German growth continued to emphasise the need for ECB stimulus, which has been further alluded to by Olli Rehn, who has called for the central bank to over-deliver. Currently, money markets are pricing in 15bps worth of easing from the ECB, however, the key focus will be on the composition of QE2. Next week sees the release of the Eurozone flash PMIs, which is expected to highlight the ongoing weakness in the manufacturing sector, however, concerns could rise if the weakness spills over into the services sector.

DAX Price Chart: Daily Time Frame (Nov 2018 – Aug 2019)

DAX Price Chart

RESOURCES FOR FOREX & CFD TRADERS

Whether you are a new or experienced trader, we have several resources available to help you; indicator for tracking trader sentiment, quarterly trading forecasts, analytical and educational webinars held daily, trading guides to help you improve trading performance, and one specifically for those who are new to forex.

--- Written by Justin McQueen, Market Analyst

To contact Justin, email him at Justin.mcqueen@ig.com

Follow Justin on Twitter @JMcQueenFX

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES