After spending a few days in the red, the
U.S. dollar was able to take back some ground against the majors as risk aversion sentiment grew into the weekend.
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Broad move lower in the Dollar as trader sought risk assets early in the week. There doesn’t seem t be a direct catalyst for this behavior, at least not until the
U.S. trading session where traders took cues from the equity markets ( U.S. equities were driven higher by the tech sector).
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Flash U.S. Manufacturing PMI at 49.6 in June vs. 39.8 in May
Richmond Manufacturing Index rose from -27 in May to 0 in June
Fed’s Bullard doesn’t see signs a damaging asset bubble is forming
Philadelphia Fed Non-manufacturing index: -3.6 in June vs. -68.6 in May
U.S. presidential election odds now firmly in Biden’s favor, EIU claims
FHFA House price index up +0.2% in April
Fed’s Bullard doesn’t see signs a damaging asset bubble is forming Fed’s Evans says low inflation may require more monetary easing
The U.S. dollar began its turn around for the week on this session, likely on rising
risk aversion sentiment as news of rising covid cases, negative global economic outlook, and geopolitical tensions ( U.S. is considering $3.1 billion in new tariffs on products from France, Germany, Spain and the UK) prompted traders to seek safe haven assets.
U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Worse Than Forecast for Second Week
Total of those receiving unemployment benefits falls below 20 million
U.S. GDP fell at a 5% rate in the first quarter, and the worse is likely on the way
U.S. trade deficit in goods widens in May as exports fall sharply
U.S. core capital goods orders rebound in May
U.S. Personal income fell 4.2% in May, vs 6.0% drop expected
U.S. consumer spending rebounds, falling income a threat
U.S. Consumer Sentiment Stumbled in Late June as Virus Spread
The Greenback found buyers into the weekend, likely due to continued focus and fears of rising coronavirus cases and U.S. states
moving back into lockdown mode.