Podcast: Earnings blitz in coming seven trading days
Today we look at the S&P 500 and German DAX both poised right on resistance, while megacap, single-stock gyrations are cause for concern for the Nasdaq 100 index. It's all looking very pivotal for equities, commodities and the USD over the next few sessions technically and over the next seven trading days through the end of next week on the earnings release front.
Vaccine sentiment boost - behind the headlines
The COVID-19 vaccine news has quashed Monday's risk off tone, with Moderna's trial helping to put a bid back into the risk asset spectrum and S&P futures gapping higher on the news. Sentiment was beginning to look very fatigued and the positive catalyst was much needed to propel risk on moves across Asia today.
Podcast: USD punching on major support, markets pivotal
Today we look at yesterday's equity market bounce from new local lows and the later boost to sentiment from a dovish turn from the Fed's Brainard as well as fresh COVID-19 vaccine hopes. Elsewhere, EURUSD is poking into a critical area while oil and silver are challenging resistance.