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Daily Markets Update, 18 October

        DOW Futures above 23K. Stocks in Euro Area hit 22 week High. Spain Ibex dragged by Political Tension. Euro slips, Dollar pushes Higher.   The euro headed for its longest period  decline in a year ( 5 days down or -0.93%) as the Stoxx Europe 600 rose amid political tensions over… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 18 October

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Daily Markets Update, 9 October

      Global stocks swings between green and red. Dollar drifting. Ten Years Ago:  S&P 500 Hit Its Pre-Crisis Peak. Turkish lira sinks on political tensions. Chinese stocks rise after holiday. Expect un-defused Tensions in Spain after today.     European stocks are slightly higher, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index up 0.13%. Spain’s IBEX… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 9 October

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Daily Markets Update, 29 September

      Global Stocks ready for Quarterly Performance Closing. The dollar  poised to finish its best weekly gain of the year . Investors continue to assess Donald Trump’s tax proposal. Nikkei logs best month of the year Spain set to miss out on quarterly gains Wall Street seen steady near record highs   Global stocks… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 29 September

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Markets Update, 27 Sep

        Fed´s Janet Yellen : Rates will Raise Gradually despite Low Inflation Mystery Stocks Climb on Fed Outlook. Dollar strengthens, Gold , US Treasuries slip. Trump´s Tax Reform On The Radar   Yellen: keeping interest rates low for too long could cause inflation to grow too rapidly and inflate new financial bubbles. The… Continue reading Markets Update, 27 Sep

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Daily Markets Update, 25 Sept

      Euro  down as investors prepare for Germany coalition talks. European markets mixed German elections pose doubts ahead. Abe Announces Japan Snap Election Spain Government ramps up efforts to quash Catalonia referendum     Global stock markets struggled to find direction Monday as investors digested German election results that secured Chancellor Angela Merkel a fourth term… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 25 Sept

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Daily Markets Update, 21 Sept.

          Inflation Mystery at the Fed, but Hikes are coming in December.  Banks shares boost by Fed Signals European bank shares jump U.S. stocks seen steady near record highs Bank of Japan keeps policy unchanged S&P rating Agency cuts China rating : Debt Growing Spanish Gov. Fearmongering: “Catalonia faces Impoverishment”.  … Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 21 Sept.

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Daily Markets Overview, 20 Sept.

  Stocks mixed as bonds, Oil climb. Dollar slips, Pound jumps on higher retail sales. Fed meeting expectation for Fed’s plans to unwind its balance sheet.    Today the Fed will officially announce the starting point to unwind its balance sheet. while keeping rates unchanged, perhaps hiking again in December (market odds at 56%), while revising its economic… Continue reading Daily Markets Overview, 20 Sept.