The minutes of the October 30 FOMC will be the key planned release this week to judge Fed divide, given the growing contingent of policymakers that have either voiced opposition to the latest rate cut or only supported the cut conditional on sending a hawkish signal with it.
Big week for US economic data that may dictate the Fed's next move. This explores the potential market mood going into the year end.
This holiday-shortened week will be packed with economic data releases, but investors will also focus on US Fed Chair Jerome Powell and the US-China trade talks.
China and the US have agreed to an outline of a 'Phase One' deal, in which China will buy more agricultural products and the US will indefinitely delay the increase in tariff rates.
China and the US have agreed to an outline of a ‘Phase One’ deal, in which China will buy more agricultural products and the US will indefinitely delay the increase in tariff rates.
With a trade truce and clarity on Brexit in the bag, can investors expect a Santa rally?
After all the conjecture, news of a US-China trade deal sent markets on a record-setting run, plus early polls suggest the UK is headed for Brexit (again…)
Some dovish delight this holiday season as results of the UK Election and US-China trade talks loom. And in such uncertain times, gold invariably glistens.
The polls are leaning but it’s not over ‘til it's over in the UK election, a major risk event to watch and could there be an ironing out of trade concessions?
Sentiment is extremely optimistic and it could be that we’re nearing the peak of the sentiment wave and a Phase 1 Sino- US deal is fully priced.