Gold Prices Down on Yield Surge but Russia-Ukraine Tensions has Bulls Ready to Fire

Gold, XAU/USD, Treasury Yields, Inflation Expectations Volatility, Geopolitics – Talking Points Gold prices are falling against rising yields, but inflation expectations provide some cover Geopolitical risks loom with Russian invasion of Ukraine possible at any moment, per US XAU/USD looks to a key moving average for support as prices glide lower from last week Gold … Read more

AUD/USD Battles US Dollar After Westpac Consumer Confidence Disappoints

Australian Dollar, AUD/USD, Westpac Consumer Confidence, Technical Outlook – Talking Points US Dollar strength and rising Treasury yields pressure Australian Dollar, risk-sensitive FX Australia’s Westpac consumer confidence for January fell to 102.2, dragging enthusiasm AUD/USD drops back to major conflict area, with the technical outlook appearing neutral Wednesday’s Asia-Pacific Outlook A stronger US Dollar aided … Read more

S&P 500 Stuck Between Key Moving Averages as Traders Eye Earnings, January Fed Meeting

S&P 500, Tech Stocks, Federal Reserve, Treasury Yields, Goldman Sachs – Talking Points S&P 500 sinks on rising US Treasury yields, mixed earnings sentiment Only 1 of 11 S&P 500 sector groups positive on Tuesday, that being energy Market participants remain on edge with earnings, January Fed meeting upcoming Major US equity benchmarks declined on … Read more

NZD/USD Rate on Track to Threaten January Open Range Again

New Zealand Dollar Talking Points NZD/USD appears to be on track to test the monthly low (0.6733) as it extends the series of lower highs and lows from last week, but the exchange rate may trade within a defined range it if continues to defend the opening range for January. Advertisement NZD/USD Rate on Track … Read more