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Markets Update, 17 May

      Oil Keeps Climbing Asia Stocks Drift US 10y Yield 3.1% Widest against Bund since 1989 Sterling Volatility on Conflicting Custom Union reports.   Ten-year U.S. Treasury yields hit 3.1 percent on Thursday as global markets continued to adjust to an upbeat outlook for the world’s largest economy. Transatlantic Gap: Stock futures drop… Continue reading Markets Update, 17 May

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Markets Update, 10 April

      China Standoff Easing: Risk-On mood. Bonds are not Buying it: Risk-Off. Wall Street opens higher as tech stocks gain. Asian Stocks Rally.     With trade war fears easing after the overnight speech from Chinese president Xi, US markets have opened sharply higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently 390 points… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 April

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Markets Update, 2 April

    Stock Selloff retaken. The S&P 500  re-entering correction territory. Trump Trade Bragging concerns . Oil Slumps as Trade War Fears Prompt Investors to Avoid Risks.       U.S. stocks tumbled to start the second quarter, as the weakness in technology shares worsened amid renewed presidential criticism of Amazon.com and retaliatory tariffs from… Continue reading Markets Update, 2 April

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Markets Update, 6 March

    Stocks Markets Climb World-wide. Investors weighin on  U.S. Tariffs Trade Raise. Europe Proposes Retaliation on Taiffs Raise. Optimism on N.Korea: Futures Raise.     Optimism was boosted as the South Korean president’s office said North Korea is open to denuclearization if the safety of Kim Jong Un’s regime is guaranteed. Fading fears of trade wars… Continue reading Markets Update, 6 March

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Markets Daily Update, 23 January

  Growing Trade War Fears Weigh on DoJ Stock Climbing slowed, Bonds Advance Bank of Japan: No end to Stimulus Trump to Rise Trade Tariffs 2018 Market Rally Goes On Futures for the S&P 500 Index edged lower and the dollar strengthened against the euro and pound as traders also digested President Donald Trump’s first major move… Continue reading Markets Daily Update, 23 January

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Markets Update, 13 December

        US Fed Interest Rate Decision Day Dow Jones Hits Record High US Inflation Rate Rises to 2.2% in November Europe Stocks Slipped Italian Stocks, Bonds Lower on Election Announcement Dollar Halted four Days of Gains      Wall Street indexes advanced on Wednesday as technology stocks gained and traders took positions,… Continue reading Markets Update, 13 December

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Markets Update, 6 October

    Dollar and Treasury yields climb after US jobs report Wall Street lower at opening bell European stocks look to eurozone periphery. jobs data points to rate hike   The number of workers on U.S. payrolls declined last month for the first time since 2010, reflecting major disruptions from the latest Hurricanes, Labor Department… Continue reading Markets Update, 6 October