Onwards and Upwards

Onwards and Upwards Onwards and Upwards Equity market The US stock markets rose overnight as investors, at least for today have put trade fears in check, as the US tech sector beckons and roars. While…

World Cup effect weighing on volumes

World Cup effect weighing on volumes Volumes are running low confirming the World Cup effect, but the lack of any substantial data has also contributed to the downturn in volume. Equity Market Risk off sentiment…

The Euro is circling the drain

The Euro is circling the drain Instead of a major roadblock, the ECB was a significant catalyst for the US dollar. And it is tough to argue against the intensity of the EUR downside move…

Back to the drawing board 

Back to the drawing board  Despite a hawkish  Fed hike last night the USD failed to rally. Without reading too much into the usual FOMC exercise in verbal gymnastics. The USD dollar couldn’t find a…

Switching Hats 

Switching Hats  After rallying into the historic Singapore summit, stock indexes are little changed and for the most part, trading sideways as we enter the business part of the week. Dealers have switched hats, discarding…

It’s showtime !

Enough with the speculation and all the teasers, it’s showtime!chil Not surprisingly it was a quiet session overnight despite the abundance of commentary and conjecture for today’s Trump-Kim Summit. FX interbank tapes indicated a staggering…