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5/22/2020
US equities erase losses ahead of the opening bell
US benchmarks were 1% lower in the morning, but dip buyers reappeared and the decline was quickly erased, with indices now slightly higher on the day ahead of the US opening bell.
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5/21/2020
Equities down despite encouraging PMIs
Major equity benchmarks were down ahead of the US opening bell, with indices correcting Wednesday's gains. 
 
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5/20/2020
Stocks Rise, Dollar Drops ahead of FOMC minutes.
U.S. equities rocketed higher on Wednesday, with both the SP500 and Nasdaq 100 indices posting new swing highs, which could be a confirmation of an ongoing bullish trend. 
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5/19/2020
US stocks volatile after real estate data
US indices were jumping up and down on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq 100 index half a percent higher after the opening bell, while the SP500 and Dow Jones indices were seen slightly lower. 
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5/18/2020
Stocks rocket higher after dovish Fed
All three US equity benchmarks were strongly higher today and they were trading 3% stronger during the US session. EU indices also rose notably. 
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5/15/2020
Dollar drops after miserable US retail sales
The greenback was sold-off notably on Friday and the EURUSD pair jumped to 1.0850, while the USDJPY pair slid below the 107 threshold.
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5/14/2020
Dollar advances despite another surge in claims
The greenback was trading broadly higher on Thursday as traders were relieved from fears of negative rates coming to the US.
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5/13/2020
Stocks drop, dollar gains as Powell says Fed is not looking at negative rates.
Tuesday's sell-off in equities continued on Wednesday, and the SP500 and Dow Jones indices were trading half a percent lower, while the tech Nasdaq 100 index fought to stay in positive territory.
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5/12/2020
Dollar drops after Weak CPI print
The EURUSD pair was trading 0.6% higher on Tuesday, as weak US inflation undermined the greenback. The USD was down against most of the major currencies.
 
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5/11/2020
Greenback and Nasdaq rise on Monday
Monday has not brought any meaningful news, apart from the fact that there has been an uptick in new coronavirus infections in Germany and South Korea. 
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5/8/2020
Another Historic NFP Report Comes Out Today
Much has been said about the current state of the US labor market. Economists expect the non-farm payrolls (NFP) number to decline to -22 million for April, down from -701k scored in March. There has never been such a substantial drop in jobs, and these times are truly unprecedented. The unemployment rate is forecast to rise to 14% from 4.4% previously, but as we speculated earlier, the real number will most likely be far worse. We expect the unemployment rate to reach 23%. 

 
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5/7/2020
Stocks soar, dollar gains and oil spikes on volatile Thursday
Equities accelerated higher today after batch of positive macro news and US indices were trading 2-3% higher during the US session.
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5/6/2020
Dollar Remains Higher after ADP Report
The EURUSD pair was trading nearly half a percent weaker on the day, hovering at around 1.08 during the US session, while the GBPUSD pair was seen at around 1.2350, some 65 pips lower on the day. The USDJPY pair was also under pressure and dropped 0.4% to 106.00.
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5/6/2020
Last Month’s NFP Was Unprecedented! Are You Prepared for This One?
On Friday, May 8th the Non Farm Payroll (NFP) will be released for the second time since the COVID-19 lockdown and traders are on alert!
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5/5/2020
Indices rise sharply on Tuesday, oil soars
Traders bought equities yet again on Tuesday and the three US benchmarks were seen nearly 2% higher shortly after the US opening bell.
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4/30/2020
EU Brent Oil Proves Stable in Face of WTI Market Crash, Does This Mean You Should Trade Brent?
Market conditions are pointing towards a couple of unstable weeks ahead for the WTI benchmark which is why at Axiory we acted fast and added Brent Oil to your choices of energy assets.
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4/29/2020
Stocks rocket higher after catastrophic US GDP, oil gains after positive data
Another day, another strong rally in the equity markets. The SP500 index was up 2.15%, while the Nasdaq 100 index advanced 3% at the time of writing. EU indices were 2-3% higher as well.
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4/28/2020
Equities drop, dollar rises after weak US consumer confidence
Stocks were slammed and the EURUSD pair dropped circa 60 pips from daily highs and was trading at around 1.0830 during the US session on Tuesday as the greenback rallied strongly after weak US data.
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4/24/2020
Greenback volatile after US durable goods orders
The greenback traded slightly lower against a basket of currencies as traders reacted to the latest US economic numbers.
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4/23/2020
Dollar drops and stocks soar after today's macro data
Traders sold the greenback on Thursday and it erased earlier gains as the US jobs market continued to deteriorate, but equity investors pushed the indices sharply higher.
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4/22/2020
Oil Dropped Below $0 For the 1st Time in History - What Are Traders Doing?
With the historic crash of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures, dropping below $0 on Monday, April 20th, traders are frantically looking for their next move. You can take advantage of the market without incurring extraordinary high risk - Tomasz Wisniewski has all the details in the video.
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4/22/2020
WTI Futures Fall Below $0 For the First Time in History - What Does this Mean And Why Did it Happen?
On Monday, US West Texas Intermediary (WTI) oil cratered to -40 USD a barrel. This isn’t a joke – oil traded in negative territory for the first time in history, just a week after the price was at 25 USD a barrel.
 
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4/20/2020
Oil crashes 40% to multi-decade lows.
The price of the WTI oil dropped 40% on Monday and traded at around 11 USD, which are levels last seen in 1998. Moreover, today's crash was the biggest on record.
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4/17/2020
Markets euphoric at the end of the week
US equities surged yet another day and indices were up 2-3% percent on Friday as investors cheered the possibilities of the US states reopening their economies. Moreover, news about the Remdesivir drug being effective for COVID treatment lifted stocks as well.
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4/16/2020
US equities rally again after US jobless claims
US indices staged another rally on Thursday as US jobless claims continued to point to a steep rise in the unemployment rate. 
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4/15/2020
Greenback surges despite weak US data
The US dollar was bid on Wednesday and was trading higher against other major currencies, with the EURUSD pair down 1% during the afternoon session, changing hands at around 1.0870.
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4/14/2020
Oil drops to 20 USD after IMF warning
Traders sold oil on Tuesday, despite the recent historic OPEC+ deal to cut production and the WTI benchmark was down 6% during the US session, quickly dropping toward the 20 USD threshold again.
 
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4/9/2020
Equities soar after another catastrophic claims print
US equitires roared higher again on Thursday and the SP500 index was trading 2% higher after another batch of very negative fundamental news. 
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4/8/2020
Equities volatile, dollar eases on Wednesday.
Wednesday has brought with it another day of volatility, and equities jumped up and down, with bulls a bit cautious after yesterday's significant reversal.
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4/6/2020
Stocks roar higher as investors turn optimistic again
All it needed for a 5% rally in indices was a small decline in US coronavirus deaths over the weekend (despite many analysts calling this decline false and underreported), and the markets rallied sharply.
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4/3/2020
Stocks rocket higher after catastrophic US labor market data
US equities shot higher on Friday and erased all the intraday losses after the worst non-farm payrolls print since the financial crisis.
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4/2/2020
EURUSD drops despite catastrophic US jobless claims
The EURUSD pair declined 1% on Thursday and was trading at around 1.0850 during the US session as investors once again sought the safety of the US dollar. 
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4/1/2020
Relief rally ends on Wednesday
Risk-off sentiment returned on Wednesday, and investors sold into the latest stock market' rally. 
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3/31/2020
Equities turn lower on Tuesday
US equity benchmarks declined somewhat on Tuesday, but remained strongly higher on the week, with all three major indices down circa 1% during the US session.
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3/30/2020
WTI oil plunges to 20 USD again
The big standout during the European trading was oil, which took another eyewatering 8% tumble on Monday, with some now expecting the price to drop to zero (or negative) as storage facilities fill up. The rout in oil took crude to its lowest since 2002.
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3/26/2020
Stocks Explode Higher Despite Miserable News
Equities across the globe exploded higher on Thursday and US benchmarks were seen 4% stronger, while EU indices were also trading with gains, ranging from 1 to 4%. 
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3/25/2020
Oil falls again on Wednesday
Earlier in the day, the WTI oil plunged back to a 23 USD handle after the boss of Vitol Group said demand is down about 15 million to 20 million barrels a day and will shrink further with India’s decision to go into lockdown.
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3/24/2020
EURUSD defends 1.08 after EU PMI's
The EURUSD pair was trading 1% higher on Tuesday as the global demand for the greenback eased slightly and the euro managed to crawl back above the 1.08 threshold.
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3/23/2020
Another bearish day for stocks
US stock futures hit the limit down on late Sunday again as the US congress failed to approve the massive financial aid.
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3/19/2020
USDJPY tests 110 amid USD shortage
Traders have been massively buying the US dollar over the previous days, which sent the dollar index to new record highs. The USDJPY pair was trading 1.5% stronger during the US session on Thursday, testing the 110 threshold to the upside. 
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3/18/2020
How to Deal with the Coronavirus Outbreak & Trade Unstable Markets
March 19th 2020 | 4 PM CET
Learn how to trade in times of instability
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3/12/2020
Markets in total panic mode once again
All four major US equity benchmarks opened circa 7% lower on Thursday, which immediately led to a 15 minutes halt in trading as circuit breakers were triggered. After the stop, indices surged sharply, but failed to hold those gains and are now slowly (or rather quickly) dropping toward daily lows.
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3/10/2020
USDJPY pair rockets higher and erases Monday's losses
In a surprising move, the USDJPY pair skyrocketed higher and was trading more than 2% stronger during the US session, last seen at around 104.50. The greenback effectively erased Monday's losses and closed the bearish gap. What happens now should be crucial for the near-term future here.
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3/9/2020
Total Collapse of the Street
Monday marked one of the worst days in the history as oil crashed 30% and equity indices were down 7-10% across the globe, which seems to be the worst weekend, or at least the similarly bad to the infamous Lehman weekend. 
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3/2/2020
Coronavirus: Markets are Falling - How to Deal with it?

Learn how to trade in times of instability
Let’s get real - spreading of Coronavirus doesn’t seem to lose its grip on the financial markets.”Safe haven” assets such as Gold, Stocks, or USD are falling down sharply and the same goes for Oil, or Bitcoin. Axiory is here to keep its traders safe and secure. This webinar will show you how.

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