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Global Stocks Rise, Copper Soars In Thin Holiday Volumes

European stocks are steady in post-Christmas trading if struggling for traction after a mixed session in Asia, amid trading thinned by a holiday-shortened week and ongoing worries about the tech sector; however a strong rally in commodities – including copper and oil – buoyed expectations for a strong 2018 and helped offset concerns over the […]

EURUSD Flash Crashes Amid Low Liquidity

'Twas the morning of Xmas and all through the markets, not a human creature was stirring…but it appears the machines took major advantage of the low liquidity… Around 730amET, it seems the algos went on a deep stop hunt, flash-crashing EURUSD by four big figures, taking out the November 7th low stops – all the […]

Chinese Stocks Spooked By Apple iPhone X Forecast Cut, Nikkei Boosted By BOJ Hopes

With most global markets closed for Christmas, the only overnight action was in Asia, which saw Chinese equities fall with tech stocks and names linked to Apple the worst performers after a report that Apple cut forecast iPhone X sales forecasts, while property firms surged on speculation of coming consolidation. As a result, after opening […]

Japan’s Exports Boom But Inflation Refuses To Follow The Script

Japanese exports boomed in November 2017, rising +16.2% versus a year earlier and beating consensus expectations of +14.7%. It was the fifth straight month of double-digit growth and the strongest since August. Last month, growth of +14.0% had undershot expectations of +15.7%. Imports in November grew slightly less than expected at +17.2% versus the consensus […]

FX Weekly Preview: Dollar Squeeze A Growing Concern, But Longer Term Bears Likely To Temper It

Submitted by Shant Movsesian and Rajan Dhall MSTA from fxdailyterminal.com Over the past week, the argument that the tax reform aimed at corporates specifically could prompt a period of USD repatriation – much like an amnesty – has been growing in sentiment, and whether one believes in this, remains an upside risk we shouldn’t ignore.  […]

FX Weekly Preview: Looking For A Rise In Vol As The Fed Finally Makes Their Move – So We Can All Move On

Submitted by Rajan Dhall MSTA and Shant Movsesian from fxdailyterminal.com In the absence of key economic data, we tend to see heightened levels of containment in the FX markets, where the heavy presence of system (algo) traders require constant direction in order to drive price action one way or the other.  We have also been […]

After $150 Billion Buying Binge, ‘Tokyo Whale’ Seen Paring Back ETF Purchases In 2018

A few months ago, we noted that the Bank of Japan had decided to throw every textbook out of the window and crank their plunge-protection to ’11’after reports surfaced that they owned a staggering 75% of Japan’s ETFs. The BOJ first started their buying spree in December 2010 – when they held no ETFs at […]

36 Year Old Makes $62 Million Relying On Honesty of Strangers

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com 36 year old e-commerce entrepreneur Yusuke Mitsumoto had an idea: “what if I pay people instantly for their used goods and then trust them to give them to me?” Crazy, right? Mitsumoto launched an app in June to test the idea, quickly realizing that that people – surprise – went for the money, putting him on […]

FX Weekly Preview: Tax Cuts, Rising Debt, Fed Hikes And More “Fake” News; USD Vol Rising

Submitted by Shant Movsesian and Rajan Dhall MSTA fxdailyterminal.com After a week when little other than politics has been 'running' the currency and rates markets, we expect more of the same but with the (now) backdrop of tier one data in the US to look to towards the latter end of this week.  US payrolls […]

Gold Slammed On Massive Volume To Key Technical Support On GDP Beat

The better-than-expected second revision for Q3 GDP prompted algos to instantly dump yen and precious metals. Gold was slammed down top its 100-day moving average on around 45,000 contracts (almost $6 billion notional)…   The Feb Gold futures contract is finding support at the intersection of the 50- and 100-day moving average for now…   […]

It’s 930amET, Do You Know Where Your Gold Slammer Is?

Right on time, a heavy volume seller struck the precious metals complex right as the US equity market opened…     Of course the real driver of this is the JPY-pair that is pumped higher to juice the equity open…   And Silver was slammed back below $17.00… http://WarMachines.com

Yield Curve Collapses; High Yield Credit Gets Mauled: Banks Rally

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com What? We’re not supposed to see BAC higher on a day when spreads are collapsing, but we are nonetheless. US yield curve now 64 bps, the flattest in over a decade. Inversion is still a long way off, right? Not really – it has flattened 64 bps in less than […]

Gold Spikes Above Key Technical Level As USDJPY Tumbles

As European markets closed this morning, all bids disappeared from USDJPY and the pair dropped back below 114.00. In its mirror-like manner, gold reflected this tumble and surged above its 100-day moving average over $1280.     If you’re looking for a catalyst, good luck. Fed’d Dudley was speaking but focused on regulation with no […]

Gold Spikes Above Key Technical Level As USDJPY, Bitcoin Tumble

As European markets closed this morning, all bids disappeared from USDJPY and the pair dropped back below 114.00. In its mirror-like manner, gold reflected this tumble and surged above its 100-day moving average over $1280.   As USDJPY rolled over so Bitcoin hit an airppocket at the european close… Remeber, Japan is currently the most […]

Yen Tumbles On Trump, Kuroda Comments As Japan Comes Back From Long Weekend

Amid President Trump's visit, Abe's calls for more sanction and general militarization, the Japanese came back from their long weekend and decided it was time to panic-sell JPY in favor of the dollar the open. The yen slumped as much as 0.6% moments ago to an 8-month low against the dollar… … for two parallel […]