N.Y. FX Outlook:
N.Y. FX Outlook: The dollar was mostly firmer in London morning trade. Risk appetite returned following warmer China inflation data, taking global equities and yields higher. EUR-USD was supported into 1.1000, as USD-JPY fell short of recent highs, topping at 104.41. Cable pulled up from 1.2168 lows, as USD-CAD eased into 1.3154 lows as WTI crude reclaimed the $51 handle. The data calendar includes the key September retail sales figures, where analysts expect a 0.7% headline bounce following the 0.3% August decline. Ex-autos, analysts look for a 0.5% bump, from -0.1% previously. September PPI should rise 0.3% from the prior unchanged reading, while ex-food and energy, analysts forecast a 0.2% increase, from 0.1% in August. August business inventories are expected up 0.2% versus a flat reading in July. Preliminary October University of Michigan consumer sentiment is penciled in at 90.0 from 91.2 previously.