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Markets mutted as FED minutes are released

News by Newsroom on 14:05 EST August 16, 2017
No major moves on the currency and stock markets after the FED released its last meeting minutes on Wednesday.

Michigan Consumer Sentiment also on target

News by Newsroom on 10:03 EST July 28, 2017
Following a US GDP reading in line with expectations, Michigan Consumer Sentiment follows the same suit.

US GDP on target

News by Newsroom on 08:33 EST July 28, 2017
Gross domestic product in the US grew by 2.6% annualised on the second quarter according to the latest report released on Friday.

Trump continues to take credit for the stock market bonanza

News by Allie Longford on 18:13 EST July 16, 2017
The 45th US president arrived to the White House last year mastering different skills.

Non Farm payroll higher than expected send stocks marginally up

News by Newsroom on 08:33 EST July 07, 2017
220,000 new jobs created above expectations of 177k.

The golden fibonacci ratio is just an inch away on the S&P500

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 16:48 EST June 19, 2017
The benchmark index for the main US 500 American companies is about to reach an important level just a few points above the 2,500 mark a round figure that is also important on its own.

Very weak retail sales send stocks higher

News by Allie Longford on 09:14 EST June 14, 2017
Still in the new normal phase where bad news is good news.

Monday blues for US stocks

News by Allie Longford on 09:43 EST June 12, 2017
As implied by futures on Monday night the main US indices start the week with further loses.

Dow Jones at multi year fibonacci ratio

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 13:11 EST May 22, 2017
The Dow Jones reached an all time high at 7,250 in March and has not been able to keep moving up.

The Trump bump comes to an end

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 00:49 EST April 17, 2017
It has been easy to remain bullish on the Standard and Poor's 500 index as the chart showed 2 moving averages first being resistance before the US election and then turning into support after the event.

Trump strikes Syria, stocks plummet

News by Newsroom on 21:31 EST April 06, 2017
The US has, reportedly, launched a missile against a base in Syria this Thursday evening.

FED sees stocks too highly priced - minutes highlights

News by Newsroom on 14:04 EST April 05, 2017
the last FED meeting minutes released on Wednesday revealed FED members somehow concern with current valuation of US companies in the stock exchanges.

Non-Farm Employment payroll sky rockets

News by Newsroom on 08:31 EST March 10, 2017
The latest NFP report shows 235,000 new jobs created in the last month versus expectations of less than 200,000 and the previous gain of 227,000.

Oil prices continue their way down

News by Simon Kazinsky on 07:17 EST March 09, 2017
WTI crude oil trades now below $50 and around 9% lower than last week.

Dow Jones Composite Index about to hit a multi decade fibonacci ratio

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 20:35 EST February 28, 2017
The relentless ascent of the Dow Jones Composite index may pause or reverse soon if we take into account its monthly chart.

Retail trader positioning at historic extreme against SPX500

News by Simon Kazinsky on 06:50 EST February 13, 2017
According to DailyFX, a portal that tracks retail traders positioning, the ratio between long and short traders for the SPX500 CFD stands now at 9 to 91% having reached earlier today a reading of 8 to 92% during the Asian session.

Non-Farm Employment payroll sky rockets

News by Newsroom on 08:34 EST February 03, 2017
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 227,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.

Stocks lower after FED confident statement

News by Newsroom on 03:01 EST February 02, 2017
Fed keeps rates same as expected, appears hawish on inflation, pointing to rosier sentiment.

Worst trading day of the year as Chicago PMI tumbles, Dow drops 150 points and industrial 1% lower

News by Allie Longford on 16:42 EST January 31, 2017
U.S. equities fell on the last trading day of the month, as investors continued to evaluate the latest policies from the White House and companies post quarterly results.

U.S. economy slowed in 4th quarter

News by Newsroom on 11:15 EST January 27, 2017
Gross domestic product expanded at a 1.9% annualised from October to December, the Commerce Department said on Friday.

Barclays downgrades Apple

News by Newsroom on 10:11 EST January 24, 2017
British commercial bank Barclays downgraded its rating for Apple on Tuesday morning.

Say hello to inflation

News by Allie Longford on 09:07 EST January 18, 2017
Trump is not yet president of the US and his planned protectionist policies and fiscal stimulus, which undoubtedly will lead to higher prices, are not yet to be blamed, but inflation is already among us.

U.S. retail sales disappoint at end of the year

News by Newsroom on 09:06 EST January 13, 2017
Retail sales rose 0.6% last month, the government said Friday.

US jobless claims better than expected

News by Newsroom on 08:32 EST January 12, 2017
[news in progress]

Non-Farm Employment payroll dissapoints

News by Allie Longford on 08:30 EST January 06, 2017
U.S. employment increased less than expected in December but a rebound in wages points to inflation down the line.

Fed minutes highlights

News by Allie Longford on 14:07 EST January 04, 2017
FED officials saw the dollar holding down inflation in the last FOMC minutes released on Wednesday.

January is not a good month for stocks

News by Allie Longford on 02:23 EST January 02, 2017
Following the abrupt end of the year for stocks where the Dow Jones gave up topping the 20,000 mark before the last bell and the Standard and Poors 500 shed 50 points in a couple of days it is worth noticing that the first month of the year is not consistent with the one way -upward- street narrative.

Stocks smashing complacency

News by Newsroom on 10:28 EST December 30, 2016
Stocks heading lower in the last trading day of the year after a fairly stable Christmas period.

Poll - Will the Dow Jones miss the 20,000 mark

News by Newsroom on 10:45 EST December 28, 2016
With stocks lower on Wednesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average drifts away from the magic 20,000. But is this just a short delay until the inevitable happens or will the markets surprise and miss it?

This facebook comment will come back to haunt Trump

News by Allie Longford on 18:46 EST December 27, 2016
With stock indices at all time record highs, raw materials being the big winners at the end of 2016 with price increases north of 20% in many cases, something that will feed through to the price of end products next year and the dollar strength making US shares extremely expensive when purchased with foreign currency the likelihood of a correction in the US Stock market next year keeps growing.


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