What Could Boost ETH/USD!? Ethereum - The Merge Is Close! US: Shocking Unemployment Rate. In The Past Month S&P 500 And Nasdaq Increased

What Could Boost ETH/USD!? Ethereum - The Merge Is Close! US: Shocking Unemployment Rate. In The Past Month S&P 500 And Nasdaq Increased

Strong US jobs data revived the Federal Reserve (Fed) hawks on Friday. The US 10-year yield jumped, and the US dollar gained. Gold gave back a part of gains, and US stocks closed in the negative, although the three major US indices closed the first week of August in the positive.

S&P 500

 

Now, the S&P500 is nearing an important technical level near 4180 level, the peak reached in June, and the short-term direction will mostly depend on this week’s inflation data, due Wednesday. Crude oil kicks off the week slightly upbeat, below the $90 level. News that China started mass testing in the Hainan beach resort comes as a warning that China is still not done with its fight against Covid. 

 

Crude Oil

Last week, OPEC increased the production outlook by a laughable, and a completely meaningless 100’000 barrels per day. That’s about 0.1% of the global oil output. But the recession fears and the slowing demand will likely continue driving the market; we could see a further downside pressure on oil prices. On corporate front, Coinbase, Disney, Honda, Coupang, and Rivian will be revealing their latest quarterly earnings. On political front, the US Senate passed a landmark tax, climate and health-care bill, which includes tax credits for EV purchases & green energy incentives. In cryptocurrencies, Ethereum prepares for its final test before the Merge update!

Watch the full episode to find out more!

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:27 Confusingly strong NFP data
  • 3:23 Why the markets rallied in July?
  • 4:54 Inflation is key for direction
  • 5:55 Crude oil under pressure
  • 7:01 Earnings calendar
  • 7:20 US Senate passes bill to support EV & green energy
  • 8:33 Ethereum’s final test before Merge update

Ipek Ozkardeskaya

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What Could Boost ETH/USD!? Ethereum - The Merge Is Close! US: Shocking Unemployment Rate. In The Past Month S&P 500 And Nasdaq Increased

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