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House sales and prices see early spring surge
April 21, 2021

House sales and property prices recorded an early spring surge amid government moves to stimulate the housing market. UK property transactions in March hit the highest monthly level since modern records began in 2005. The housing market has been relatively immune to the Covid crisis as people reconsider where they want to live. Official data […]

Europe’s vaccine rollout hit by doubts over J&J, AstraZeneca shots
April 14, 2021

Europe’s choppy vaccine rollout hit more trouble on Wednesday after U.S. drug maker Johnson & Johnson delayed its COVID-19 shot and Denmark said it would drop a similar vaccine from AstraZeneca over the risk of blood clotting. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said it expected to issue a recommendation on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine next […]

U.S. jobs progress still far short of Fed’s ‘substantial’ tripwire
April 7, 2021

The U.S. job market may have picked up steam in March, but the improvement was only a small step towards the Federal Reserve’s threshold for considering reining in its massive support for the economy. That’s the signal from a broad index of labor market indicators developed by Cornerstone Macro economist Roberto Perli and which includes […]

EU plans tougher controls on vaccine exports
March 24, 2021

The European Commission has proposed tougher controls on Covid vaccine exports after it accused UK-Swedish firm AstraZeneca of failing to honour its contract to supply EU countries. The plans, to go before EU leaders on Thursday, stop short of a ban but could enflame tensions with the UK. Any shipment would be assessed on the […]

UK faces significant reduction in COVID-19 vaccine supply
March 17, 2021

Britain will see a significant reduction in the amount of COVID-19 vaccines available from March 29 due to a cut in manufacturing supply, it said on Wednesday, in a setback to one of the fastest rollouts in the world. Britain is on track to have given a first COVID-19 shot to half of all adults […]

S&P, Nasdaq futures slip as yields firm ahead of inflation data
March 10, 2021

Futures tracking the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq dipped on Wednesday as U.S. bond yields ticked higher ahead of key bond auctions while investors cautiously awaited a reading on inflation later in the day amid fears that the economy could potentially overheat. U.S. consumer prices are expected to tick higher to 0.4% in February from […]

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Uncertainty in the USD
February 16, 2021

Tommys Blog

Last Sunday saw another great Sunday Night webinar presented by our mentors, which pointed out a couple key themes that I will be keeping an eye on throughout this week. After a weak Nonfarm payroll, the USD seems to have corrected from some of its highs against other major currencies. So, for me personally I […]


EU Thoughts
February 16, 2021

Tommys Blog

So far this week EUR/USD has been the key currency pair for me personally to keep an eye on, and it shows as the strong downtrend continues for the currency pair. Yesterday we saw some positive data for the USD with ADP employment change and ISM services, both of which firmly higher than consensus. These […]


Currency thoughts
February 16, 2021

Tommys Blog

Last Sunday saw another great Sunday Night webinar presented by our mentors, which pointed out a couple key themes that I will be keeping an eye on throughout this week. For me personally seeing an increase in volatility in markets and a strengthening of the dollar index pointed towards an upside in the US dollar, […]


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