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U.S. benchmarks surged in the second half yesterday. The momentum carried into the evening hours, but weakness in the Treasury space overnight halted the rally, putting stocks once again on their backfoot ahead of the opening bell. 
Powell noted that the Fed is committed to using their full range of tools, adding that inflation is soft and price pressures aren’t a threat. He continues his testimony today.
Powell’s been dovish: he even brought bullish tailwinds 2 weeks ago that set the markets on pace for last week’s surge. Can Powell be even more dovish than he has been?
Each day on the European market opening Anthony Cheung, Sam North, and Amplify Trading gets you prepared for the trading day. They focus on relevant macroeconomic insights and trade idea generation for the global macro futures markets.
Although last week’s push and pull held a floor of support, both the S&P and Nasdaq came to an unenthusiastic finish after decisively breaking below our momentum indicators again midday Friday.
The Federal Reserve minutes from the January 27th meeting, showing that officials have agreed the economy is “far from” their longer-term goals.
The rebound from January’s late swoon has been miraculous and we must acknowledge that some degree of perfection, for the landscape we have, is already priced in; an accommodative Fed, $1.9 trillion in fiscal stimulus, and an improving vaccine rollout. 
Each day on the European market opening Anthony Cheung, Sam North, and Amplify Trading gets you prepared for the trading day. They focus on relevant macroeconomic insights and trade idea generation for the global macro futures markets.
What weakness? Fed Chair Jerome Powell and a Biden-Xi call have lifted U.S. benchmarks back near-record levels.
We don’t find inflation a headwind; in fact, it’s a tailwind from many perspectives, signaling an increase in demand and economic activity in the later innings of the pandemic.