Fed Funds Rate and Fed Funds Futures

Fed Funds Rate and Fed Funds Futures Deutsche Bank’s forecast for the Fed funds rate is more hawkish than many mainstream projections, expecting a single 2024 rate cut at the December FOMC meeting, followed by modest reductions in 2025. Image: Deutsche Bank

Aggregated U.S. Equity Futures Positions

Aggregated U.S. Equity Futures Positions While showing reduced bullishness, leveraged funds and asset managers maintain a positive market outlook by holding net long positions in U.S. equity futures. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Nasdaq 100 Net Long Futures Contracts

Nasdaq 100 Net Long Futures Contracts Leveraged funds and asset managers have different positions on Nasdaq 100 futures. Leveraged funds are currently very net short on Nasdaq 100 futures, while asset managers have a less bullish but still net long position. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Nasdaq 100 Futures Positioning

Nasdaq 100 Futures Positioning While leveraged funds and asset managers are less bullish on Nasdaq 100 futures, they still maintain a net long position. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

S&P 500 Net Long Futures Contracts

S&P 500 Net Long Futures Contracts Despite some profit-taking, asset managers and leveraged funds remain very net long S&P 500 futures, suggesting their positive outlook on the future performance of the U.S. stock market. Image: Deutsche Bank

Interest Rates – Fed Funds Futures Curve

Interest Rates – Fed Funds Futures Curve The Federal Reserve has likely reached a stage where it no longer plans to increase interest rates. This potential pause in rate hikes could have significant implications for various economic factors. Image: The Daily Shot

Russell 2000 Net Futures Contracts

Russell 2000 Net Futures Contracts Asset managers and leveraged funds are net long Russell 2000 futures. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation