Earnings season is a crucial time for investors and analysts, as it provides insights into how well companies have performed over the past quarter and gives indications of their future earnings. In 2023, expectations for US Q1 earnings were low due to economic challenges and rising interest rates. Surprisingly, many companies beat these low expectations, with 75% of S&P 500 companies surpassing forecasts.
JPY profits during the last hours
2020-10-12 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
AUD/JPY: The pair is trading in a bearish sentiment below the cloud. The currency pair has just surpassed the Kijun-sen and the Tenkan-sen, confirming a bearish momentum.
XAU/USD: Gold stands above 23.6% retracement area and signs a strong bullish trend.
US Market View
U.S. stock markets are set to open mixed, with modest losses in the Dow and marked gains in tech stocks. Talks between House Democrats and the Trump administration on a package of economic relief measures remained deadlocked over the weekend, making it less and less likely that a deal can be found before the election. Oil prices fell as Norwegian offshore workers ended a strike that had threatened to take a quarter of the country’s output offline, while producers in the Gulf of Mexico also tentatively restarted production as Hurricane Delta moved inland.
US Key Point
- Boris Johnson's supports that the UK is at a critical point to confront the second wave
- JPY is the strongest and the AUD is the weakest
- BOJ's Kuroda supports that we have not run out of policy tools
When I started trading stocks a few years ago, I often needed to pay more attention to my technical analysis skills and trust that the market would play fair according to my analysis. I have since discovered that the safer approach to trading stocks is to, more often than not, seek out investing opportunities - that is, catching stock commodities with a potential to rise.
The S&P 500 had a good week due to the impressive start of Q1 earnings and favorable inflation data. In March, the consumer price index rose 5%, lower than the previous month's 6%, and met economists' expectations.
Intraday and swing scenarios based on price action and volume profile.
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Last week I gave a trade idea on XAUUSD with a target around the $2,020 price line. At the time of writing, XAUUSD already exceeded the target and I’m sure that would leave a lot of people wondering what to expect next. Below, I have presented my view of how I expect the price action to turn out in the meantime.