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HedgeTalk - The US Trade Gap Narrows the Most Since 2009

Minneapolis, MN | February 8, 2024 | HedgeTalk Newsletter | By: John Trefethen, Director & Co-Founder


Table of Contents:


  1. Market Moving Headlines

  2. Economic Calendar - Week of February 12th, 2024

  3. Interest Rates

  4. Currencies

  5. Commodities

  6. Quote of the Week


 

Market Moving Headlines


  • US 2023 trade gap narrows the most since 2009.

  • US Nat gas prices surpass a 3-year low.

  • The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the US fell by 9,000.

  • US consumer credit growth below estimates in December 2023.

  • Cocoa futures continued to climb to historical highs to trade around $5,500 per ton.

  • Mexico inflation rate up to a 7-month high.

  • Canada 10-year bond yield hits a 9-week high.

  • Euro rebounds from an over 2-month low.

  • The Turkish Lira reaches record lows of 30.6 per USD in February.

  • Dutch inflation rate confirmed at a 6-month high.

  • India keeps interest rates steady as expected.


 

Economic Calendar - Week of February 5th, 2024


Economic Calendar - Week of February 5th, 2024


 

Interest Rates


interest Rates - US Treasury Market This Week














Interest Rates - 2Y - 10Y Spread for this week














2Y - 10Y Spread - Past 12 Months this week chart











 

Currencies


Currencies Chart














 

Commodities


Commodities Chart














 

Quote of the Week


“Vision without execution is hallucination.” – Thomas Edison


 

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Author: John Trefethen, Director and Co-Founder

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