Jackson hole

Futures Magazine prepares traders for the week ahead in the markets with a list of events to watch.

In yesterday’s article, we highlighted the crosswinds impacting today’s speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome

ECB President Mario Draghi is making a highly-anticipated speech at the Jackson Hole symposium, so traders may want to wait to get his latest assessment of the Eurozone economy and the ECB’s appetite for enacting an outright QE program before committing either way on EURJPY.
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Traders have a number of highly important economic reports to watch for next week with the Fed's annual Jackson Hole summit topping the list.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index jumped to the highest level since January 2008 and Treasuries fell as the European Central Bank announced a bond-buying plan and reports fueled optimism in the U.S. economy.
With the combination today of Draghi's announcement and U.S. economic data healthily beating estimates this morning, U.S. 30-Year Bonds found good reasons to slide down in price today.
Crude oil futures have been in a bullish upward channel since June 2012 lows. With the recent drop from $98 to $94 per barrel, this market is approaching the lower band of this channel.
We take a look at Platinum futures this morning, and we notice that our key pivot level of $1,510 was a nice support area as platinum dipped after Bernanke’s speech.
In the text of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech at Jackson Hole, he did not promise further immediate quantitative easing, but said the Fed could still accommodate if the economy warranted it.