Weekly Market Analysis

weekly markets analysis

Last week was a pretty calm (some would even say boring) trading week that perhaps signals that the summer is here. Low volume trading, slow and boring price action and mostly sideways moves are clear characteristics of Summer Trading. One look at ...

weekly markets analysis

As expected the Fed hiked rates again last week. The second hike out of potential three in 2017. Despite recent economic numbers that showed weak inflation reading, the Fed and Yellen kept their word and raised interest rates by 25 basis ...

weekly markets analysis

It's FOMC week. All eyes are on the Fed. Will they hike again? Or will they surprise the markets by playing conservative? Stocks continue to hover at All Times Record Highs and even last week's UK elections turmoil couldn't create more than 0.5% move ...

weekly markets analysis

Warning – Volatile times ahead! These are the key economic events in the coming 14 days:

  • The UK elections (June 8th)
  • ECB rate decision and press conference (June 8th)
  • FOMC meeting and press conference (June 14th)
  • Rate decision in the UK ...

weekly markets analysis

Both SPX and Bitcoin climbed to new record high last week. While SPX closed at new record high levels, Bitcoin lost most of its weekly gains when it fell back to 2000$ Will we see the same price action in SPX? Are ...

weekly markets analysis

In my opinion, last week's biggest story was the VIX. Not too long ago, when the VIX was near multi decades lows, I mentioned here, in my weekly newsletter, that at such lows anything can turn to a black swan.

weekly markets analysis

Over the last few weeks the financial markets were focused mainly on the Euro Zone and the French Elections. During that period the U.S – N. Korea tension turned from a major issue to a non issue and drove the VIX to ...

weekly markets analysis

The French Elections are over and Emmanuel Macron is the new French president. The expected result generates some short term profit taking in EURUSD (see analysis below) and the DAX and ambivalent reaction from the S&P500. Last week, on Friday, we saw ...

weekly markets analysis

The Dollar Index (DXY) gapped down to 99$ last week following the French elections results. As you can see below, DXY's price was rejected by the 100$ psychological price zone (that till last week still acted as potential support), gapped below ...

weekly markets analysis

The surprising U.S strike in Syria didn't cause major waves in the financial markets last week. The VIX popped but remained near the bottom of its range, SPY hardly moved and even short term bullish run in Gold was totally erased ...

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