Stocks Surge To New Record Highs As Investors Dump Dollar & Bonds
World stock markets rallied on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting new highs, while the U.S. dollar slipped as investors viewed this week’s fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on imports as less harsh than initially feared. The ECB is due to end its money-printing program at the end of this year after pumping 2.6 trillion euro ($3.06 trillion)on the bond market and has hinted at a rate hike late next year if inflation in the euro zone extends its gentle acceleration. But clouds are already forming on the horizon, with emerging economies feeling the squeeze of higher U.S. interest rates and trade frictions between the United States and China weighing on growth. Read More @ https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecb-policy-bundesbank/ecb-faces-hurdles-on-long-road-to-normal-policy-weidmann-idUSKCN1M01W1
Fed has to start considering the risk of a recession, former governor says
The Federal Reserve has to start factoring in the rising risks of a recession to its policy actions, former Fed governor Larry Meyer said in an interview with MarketWatch. “We’re at a point here where we’ve got to be thinking about a recession risk,” Meyer said. A recession is not in view yet, “but it jumps out,” when you look at the outlook, Meyer said. In his latest forecast, Meyer said he is forecasting a sharply decelerating growth path for the economy. “The economy is projected to be on a sharply decelerating growth path. With that trajectory, you have to ask yourself” about recession risks, he said. Read More @ https://www.marketwatch.com/story/fed-has-to-start-considering-the-risk-of-a-recession-former-fed-gov-larry-meyer-says-2018-09-20?siteid=rss&rss=1
WHAT IS THE USD SAYING?
USD finally breaks the $94 yesterday and the US Stock market is at the bubble now. Fear is building up and US&CHINA tension continues. Be cautious if you are trying to Short USD. Day trading will be better idea with good money management.
TODAYS NEWS THAT MIGHT AFFECT YOUR TECHNICAL TRADES TODAY.
- 7.30am – Japan will release their CPI – we believe will be good and also JPY is oversold at this stage.
- 3.15pm – France, Germany & Euro WILL RELEASE their Manufacturing and Services PMI and is expected to be good. We maintain BUY for EURO.
- 4.30pm – UK will release their Public sector borrowings – expected to be good. We maintain buy for GBP.
- 8.30pm – Volatility expected across the board for CAD Pairs – We Buy CAD as we are expecting a good CPI.
- 9.45pm – US will release manufacturing and services PMI and is expected to be good.
The market continues to move to fear zone. Be cautious and always keep money management in place.
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