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May 4, 2021

Trading Choppiness in May

With U.S. benchmarks trading near record highs, the first trading day of the month started strongly, but finished on soft footing.

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April 27, 2021

Megacap Earnings, Fed, and OPEC+

U.S. benchmarks are little changed ahead of the bell, but the S&P set a fresh record high overnight. Today unfolds into tomorrow’s Federal Reserve policy decision with a deluge of earnings and a busy economic calendar.

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April 22, 2021

Trading a More Volatile Environment

U.S. benchmarks started the week lower but rebounded yesterday in a show of strength; this bull market is alive and well. Traders can look to a melting pot of narratives to justify the healthy pullback.

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April 19, 2021

Get the Dollar Correct; Stocks and Commodities

This week’s economic calendar will not test last week’s supportive footprint until Friday’s Flash PMIs, but we dive headfirst into earnings season, and hear from both the Bank of Canada and the ECB ahead of next week’s FOMC meeting.

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April 15, 2021

Your Risk-On Roadmap

U.S. benchmarks are pointing higher ahead of the bell. This comes on the heels of yesterday’s healthy pullback which followed fresh record highs earlier in the session.

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April 12, 2021

Inflation and Rates In Focus; What to Know

The S&P, NQ, and Dow are holding ground ahead of the opening bell and poised to extend their record run. Fed Chair Powell talked up the economy and the Fed’s accommodative backstop last night on CBS’s 60 Minutes.

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April 8, 2021

Ags with USDA in Focus

Conab raised their Brazilian production forecast to 108.966 million metric tons, up from 108.069. Market participants are awaiting tomorrow’s USDA report, out at 11:00 AM CT.

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April 1, 2021

Breakouts and Shakeouts, What to Buy.

Yesterday was the session we have been waiting for; there was a Tech-driven green light across U.S. benchmarks, the NQ broke above a downtrend line from its February 16th all-time high,

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March 17, 2021

Fed Day, Everything You Need to Know

It is Fed Day, the committee’s policy decision, economic outlook and interest rate projections are due at 1:00 pm CT. Yields of longer duration Treasuries are climbing as many analysts say a dovish Fed is simply not enough anymore.

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March 16, 2021

Breakouts and Shakeouts Ahead of the Fed

The Federal Reserve has no reason not to be dovish, they have been and will continue to be. However, is their emphasis on ‘remaining accommodative’ merely enough now? As seen on March 5th, markets want to hear something on the steeping yield curve.

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March 10, 2021

USDA: What to Know

The “highly anticipated” USDA report was a dud, the USDA left just about everything but the date unchanged from the previous month. The average analyst estimate was looking for ending stocks to drop, so it was a Neutral/Bearish report in our opinion.

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March 9, 2021

A Flattening Yield Curve Brings Risk-On

U.S. benchmarks are pointing sharply higher ahead of the bell and Tech is leading the way. The NQ was the worst performer yesterday and settled at the lowest level since November 30th.

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March 5, 2021

The Nonfarm Payroll Roadmap for the Week Ahead

Yesterday was a bloodbath. What started as a rebound session ahead of today’s pivotal Nonfarm Payroll report at 7:30 am CT, became a sea of red after Fed Chair Powell said the committee has not planned to implement yield curve control.

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