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  • Squawk / Yesterday at 22:11 GMT
    Managing Director / Technical Research Limited
    New Zealand
    You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.

    That was the message from Fed Chair Janet Yellen in her Q&A session on Friday. Rate hikes are coming; be patient and prepare.

    We will get a more detailed idea of timing when Yellen gives a prepared speech on the economy June 6. By then the key employment data for May will have been released and she will have a good idea of what her FOMC colleagues are thinking. But also important will be Tuesdays inflation update. Markets will be looking for the price index of Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) – the Fed’s benchmark – to start following the CPI number up the the 2% target.

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    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    Are you watching the yields on 1 to 6 month U.S. T-Bills? They are lower today than they were in December of 2015, before the Federal...
  • Calendar event / Friday at 12:30 GMT

    US 2nd estimate GDP

    forecast
    actual
    Med Annual Rate, Q/Q%
    +1%
    +0.8%
    Med Chain-Weighted Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +0.7%
    +0.6%
    Med Corporate Profits, Q/Q%
    +1.9%
    Med PCE Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +0.3%
    Med Purchase Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +0.2%
    Med Real Final Sales, Q/Q%
    +1%
    Med Core PCE Price Idx, Q/Q%
    +2.1%
    Med Consumer Spending, Q/Q%
    +1.9%
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    Ian Coleman - First 4 Trading Ian Coleman - First 4 Trading
    missed trigger by 1 pip
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    feri feri
    beautiful
  • Article / Friday at 4:58 GMT

    3 Numbers: Hefty upward revision expected for US first quarter GDP

    Blogger / MoreLiver's Daily
    Finland
    3 Numbers: Hefty upward revision expected for US first quarter GDP
    It's all about the US today. The first quarter gross domestic production estimate is the main event of the day, with a hefty upward revision expected. News of a stronger Q1 coupled with a strong second quarter will focus attention on Fed thinking and the possibility of a rate hike in June. Conveniently, Fed chair Janet Yellen will speak tonight. We also get a reading on the US consumers' sentiment in May.
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    Vancouver Vancouver
    superb calls on USD max!
  • Article / Friday at 0:47 GMT

    Morning Report APAC: Sales tax delay talk gives Tokyo stocks a lift

    APAC Sales Trading Desk / Saxo Capital Markets
    Singapore
    Morning Report APAC: Sales tax delay talk gives Tokyo stocks a lift
    US stocks were in consolidation mode overnight, pausing to digest a strong two-day advance. In Asia, stocks have opened higher in Japan on the prospect of a sales tax delay. Turning to commodities, industrial metals rallied after oil soared above $50/barrel. And there's plenty of action in agricultural commodities, with sugar and South African wheat prices soaring, and corn traders turning bullish.
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