Equities continue to rebound ahead of important CPI print
As we indicated yesterday in our equity note without having anything statistical significant to show, the odds were leaning in favour of a rebound in equities as sentiment was historically bad and usually followed by gains. S&P 500 futures closed above the 4,000 level yesterday and are pushing today above the 50-day moving average trading around the 4,039 level. The next big resistance level to watch is the 4,072 level which was the highest exhaustion point in the recent cycle. The past couple of sessions’ price action seems to be driven by technical flows on top of a weaker USD, and maybe the moves are a sign of the equity market positioning itself for a better than expected US August inflation report on Tuesday which is really the key event that will shape expectations in equities in the weeks to come.