Fed First Interest Rate Hike, A Possible March Q1 Timeline – Nomura

Nomura, a Japan-based investment giant, has pegged the first quarter of 2022 as a possible timeline for the US Federal Reserve’s first interest hike enforcement. Nomura pegged the Fed increase at a possible 50-basis point (bps) increase come March. Statements from the international bank’s spokesperson revealed that Nomura projects a subsequent three-time hike of 25 … Read more

Stock Markets Claim Gain While Awaiting Fed Policy Decisions, Oil Reacts to Ukraine Crisis

Market Trades On While waiting for a decision announcement after the Federal Reserve meeting on needed monetary policies, global stock markets have stepped up their gains while the US dollar hit a flat note all through. On the other hand, the global oil market surprisingly rose in the direction of a 7-year high as tensions … Read more

Asian Market and US Future Fall as Traders React Over Ukraine and Fed Policy

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Ripple Effects Wall Street had a bit of turmoil during Tuesday’s trading session as US Futures, and Asian stocks took a nosedive as investors expressed fears over the military crisis in Easter European as the standoff between Russia and Ukraine continues, and also expressing fears over the American Federal Reserve’s expected monetary policy and its … Read more

Stock Gives Concern as US Treasury Gains Yield Rebounds

Mixed feelings continued to trail the stock market today despite recent gains in the US stock futures. This is a result of impending US monetary policies, geopolitical tensions, and wrangling over stimulus packages.  Note that the mark US ten-year Treasury yield rose by 1.85% to gain 2.5 bps after it dwindled from a 2-year height … Read more

British Pound (GBP): A Dangerous Mixture of Heavyweight Data and Politics

With a slew of major economic reports and announcements expected to be released, cable traders will likely see a pick-up in activity after a sluggish beginning to the week with the United States commemorating Martin Luther King Day. On Tuesday, the recent jobs and income data (November) will be released. The December inflation figures will … Read more

US Dollar Continues To Dip As Foreign Currencies Outperform USD Leveraged Indexes

The US dollar is now fielding a continual decline amid inflation concerns despite the increase in Treasury yield as foreign currencies begin to outperform the S&0 500 and Nasdaq-100 US Dollar leveraged indexes. The US dollar continues to dip as investors and traders are happily betting against the green paperback. The ironic decline scenario despite … Read more

US Economy Fields Pessimistic Outlook As Investors Turn Bearish

In the wake of the new omicron covid-19 variant, pessimism about the United States’ economy near-term outlook has risen to an 18-months all-time high as inflation rates continue to hit new all-time highs. The IBD/TIPP latest poll report has revealed a major paradigm shift in investors’ perception that has seen most of the group showcase … Read more

Allure of Junk Bargains Provides Hope for Asia’s Debt Following Losses

Financial advisers are scouring Chinese developers USD bonds for deals that might assist the wider Asian financial system rebound in 2022 after 2021’s massive losses. In 2021, every Asian dollar bill dropped 2.8 percent, the lowest outcome in the Bloomberg index dating back over a decade. This was mostly due to a collapse in the … Read more