Author: Ilya Spivak

US Dollar Rally May Regain Momentum Amid Trade War Worries

US Dollar Rally May Regain Momentum Amid Trade War Worries

The US Dollar may regain upward momentum as worries about escalating trade wars spur haven-seeking capital flows in the week ahead.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Down Trend Intact as Selloff Pauses

AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Down Trend Intact as Selloff Pauses

The Australian Dollar is vulnerable to deeper losses against its US counterpart after breaking counter-trend support guiding the upswing early May.

Crude Oil Prices May Fall Even If OPEC+ Output Boost Talks Fail

Crude Oil Prices May Fall Even If OPEC+ Output Boost Talks Fail

Crude oil prices may fall even if OPEC+ officials fail to reach a deal on a coordinated output boost amid worries about a free-for-all to follow.

British Pound May Rise as the BOE Revives 2018 Rate Hike Bets

British Pound May Rise as the BOE Revives 2018 Rate Hike Bets

The British Pound may rise as the recent pickup in UK economic activity inspires a somewhat more assertive tone from the Bank of England.

Euro and US Dollar May Take Divergent Paths on PMI Data

Euro and US Dollar May Take Divergent Paths on PMI Data

The Euro may turn lower while the US Dollar gains as PMI data underscores the deepening divergence between ECB and Fed monetary policy.

Gold Prices Sink to Chart Support, Crude Oil Focused on OPEC

Gold Prices Sink to Chart Support, Crude Oil Focused on OPEC

Gold prices sank to chart support after a hawkish shift in Fed rate bets translated into a fourth day of losses. Crude oil prices are singularly focused on OPEC.

Gold Prices Sink to Chart Support, Crude Oil Focused on OPEC

Gold Prices Sink to Chart Support, Crude Oil Focused on OPEC

Gold prices sank to chart support after a hawkish shift in Fed rate bets translated into a fourth day of losses. Crude oil prices are singularly focused on OPEC.

New Zealand Dollar Eyes US-China Trade War After In-Line GDP Data

New Zealand Dollar Eyes US-China Trade War After In-Line GDP Data

The New Zealand Dollar is looking to the evolution of the US-China trade war for direction after in-line first quarter GDP data passed without incident.

US Dollar May Rise ECB Forum Accents Fed, G10 Policy Divergence

US Dollar May Rise ECB Forum Accents Fed, G10 Policy Divergence

The US Dollar may rise as comments from the ECB Forum bolster the sense that a hawkish Fed is increasingly diverging from otherwise dovish G10 central banks.

Crude Oil Prices Eye OPEC Seminar for Output Cap Strategy Preview

Crude Oil Prices Eye OPEC Seminar for Output Cap Strategy Preview

Crude oil prices are looking to soundbites from the OPEC International Seminar for a preview of the upcoming top producers’ strategy session in Vienna.