The US consumer is still relatively strong
Yes, the University of Michigan consumer confidence survey slightly undershot expectations. But the US consumer is still relatively strong.
Commodity Weekly: Trade deal fails to ignite
The weekly commodity update takes a closer look at the latest developments in key commodities
FX Breakout Monitor: USD poking at breakout levels amidst record calm
Record low volatility and a recent past littered with failed directional momentum trades are not inspiring confidence for breakout prospects, but the US dollar is poking at important upside break levels in places if it continues higher from here after starting with a recent break higher in USDJPY.