Trade Strategy 3.15.23

Markets (Top Stories) Record low Credit Suisse (CS) shares plunged 18% premarket to a record low today after the bank’s top shareholder ruled out offering further financial assistance to the lender. Saudi National Bank Chairman Ammar Al Khudairy cited regulatory concerns as … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.14.23

Markets (Top Stories) Inflation in focus Investors await the latest inflation data, which will be released later in the day, for clues on the Federal Reserve’s future monetary policy and progress so far on the disinflation process. February consumer prices are … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.13.23

Markets (Top Stories) Containing SVB mess U.S. regulators have rushed to minimize the impact of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, owned by SVB Financial (SIVB), on the wider financial sector, thereby easing market jitters. Depositors of the shuttered bank … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.10.23

Markets NFP PREVIEW is provided by PREVIEW: US nonfarm payrolls (Feb’23) to be released on Friday March 10th at 13:30GMT/08:30EST EXPECTATIONS: The consensus looks for 203k nonfarm payrolls to be added to the US economy in February (forecast range: 100-325k), … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.9.23

Markets Source: Economic Calendar 8:30 Initial Jobless Claims 10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory 4:30 PM Fed Balance Sheet S&P 500 Prior Session was Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Price range was contained within the Target Master Zones, and developed as a Neutral Range Balancing … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.8.23

Markets Data dependent Fed Chair Jerome Powell will be back in the hot seat on Wednesday, delivering his second day of semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee. Markets were already jolted in the previous session following … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.7.23

Markets Bigger hikes ahead? Investors await Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s semi-annual testimony on monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee later in the day for clues on the central bank’s future rate path amid a wave of strong economic … Continue reading

Trade Stratey 3.6.23

Markets The market has had a wild first two months to the year, firing on all cylinders in January and paring some gains in February, only to resume its upward ascent last week. Investors are now sizing up their outlooks as trading begins … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.3.23

Markets Seeking rate clarity Equities gained traction in the middle of session on Thursday following comments from Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic, who said the central bank could be in a position to pause rate hikes this summer. Major U.S. equity … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 3.2.23

Markets Higher yields Headlines from the fixed income world are rattling equity investors as the yield on the 10-year Treasury (US10Y) topped 4.00% for the first time since November. The 2-year yield (US2Y) also rose 2 basis points to 4.91% on Wednesday, … Continue reading