US yields have started to move higher with the 10-year yield now up 3.2 basis points at 4.3506%. The 2-year yield is up 1.8 basis points and the 30-year is up 3.0 basis points. That has tilted the dollar buys back to the downside, and also sent stock futures lower. The Dow, S&P, and NASDAQ futures are now implying a lower opening.

In the US debt market:

  • 2-year yield 5.079%, +1.6 basis points
  • 5-year yield 4.488%, +2.6 basis points
  • 10-year yield 4.3506%, +3.2 basis points
  • 30-year yield 4.426%, +3.0 basis points

The stock futures are implying a negative open:

  • Dow industrial average -49.3 points
  • S&P index -3.5 points
  • NASDAQ index -22 points

Microsoft raised its dividend to $0.75 from $0.68. Instacart IPO will trade publicly at some point today. The IPO price was set at $30 a share late yesterday.

In the Forex market:

  • EURUSD: The EURUSD is back below its 200 hour moving out of 1.07042. It's 100 are moving averages at 1.0685. The current price is trading at just below the 1.07 level at 1.0699
  • GBPUSD: The GBPUSD briefly moved above its 100-hour moving average of 1.2421, but currently trades back down at 1.2404. Staying below the 100-hour moving average keeps the sellers more in control
  • USDJPY: in the Asian and European sessions, the USDJPY bounced off its 100-hour moving average at 147.55. The current price is trading within a swing area between 147.73 and 147.87. The current price trades at 147.80:
  • USDCAD is trading above and below is 100-day moving average 1.3399. The level remains a key barometer for both buyers and sellers. Canada's CPI came in higher than expectations reminding the market that inflationary pressures still remain.

The FOMC today meeting will start today and conclude tomorrow at 2 PM with the FOMC rate decision. The Fed is expected to keep rates unchanged. However, CPI moved higher as a result of higher gasoline prices last week, labor unrest continues to point toward wage inflation. The UAW strike is now on day 5. UAW president Fain indicated that more walkouts are likely on Friday without any progress. Although expectations are for no change, market traders will be focused on what the Fed thinks going forward..