Entries by Ryan Littlestone

US jobs data time is upon us again

Take part in our US NFP competition Here we go again with the first NFP reading for 2024 as we get the January jobs numbers. This gives you a chance to take part in our NFP competition where 3 lucky winners will each receive a free month’s access to the Forex Analytix platform. The rules: […]

The last Central Bank review of 2023

Now we’re over the December central bank hump, let’s look at what happened and what changed This is a follow up to my post a couple of weeks ago: The final furlong of 2023, where I discussed what could happen with central banks through the end of 2023 and into 2024.

The final furlong of 2023

Here’s a trading review on where central banks stand and where they might be going in the last meetings of 2023 In a post at the beginning of the year, one of my timelines was that we would be well into playing the rate cut game by the end of the year. Well, here we […]

The Central bank ABC – Easy as 123?

Here’s three scenarios for each of the three central bank decisions A – Fed The last hike. A clear message that they are on pause (with obvious caveats that they would be prepared to do more if the situation arose). Victory laps on inflation coming down. Worried about the economy, worried about too tight financial […]

Big (risk) in Japan

We have two huge events for JPY on Friday in Japan On Friday in Japan we have CPI numbers and then BOJ nominee Ueda attending his first hearing in the Lower House. These can both be big movers for JPY. Japanese inflation Core inflation is expected to rise to 4.2% vs 4.0% pr y/y. If […]

Is it time for the NFP domino to fall?

The Forex Analytix US Non farm payrolls competition is open for business The last time we saw a negative NFP print was in January 2021, and many in the market have been surprised at the resilience of the jobs market while seeing some of the data being more negative? Does the winning streak continue in […]

Faster Slower Higher Lower Longer Shorter

The Forex Analytix February 2023 Central bank preview The Fed What’s expected? 25bp hike. Re-emphasise the high-for-long policy on rates. Pushing the soft landing narrative. A good start on inflation but more to do. What are the surprises? 50bp hike, or even unchanged. Any indication rates may not get to the dot levels, i.e a […]

Get on board the New Year NFP competition

Start 2023 with a free month of Forex Analytix in our US Non-farm Payrolls competition Get your new year going on the right foot by winning a free months’ subscription to our amazing Forex Analytix Platform and chatroom. Three lucky people will each win a free month if they pick the exact NFP number (200k […]