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
S&P Futures Flat, Spain Rebounds, Nikkei Closes At 21 Year High. Spain PM Rajoy Begins Process that may Suspend Catalan Autonomy. World stock markets hit record highs as Catalonia independence crisis eases. European stocks drop after Japan’s Nikkei hits 21-year high. Spanish stock market has opened strongly, on relief that the Catalan… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 11 October
European Stocks on edge Ahead of Catalan unfolding. U.S. Stocks on Track for Third day climb The Stoxx Europe 600 slips as declines in shares of Spanish and Italian companies offset a modest advance in U.K. stocks. Dollar halts recent advance Euro supported with an Eye on Catalan Developments. S&P… Continue reading Markets Update, 10 October
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.
European and Asian stocks climb : today is risk seeking. Japanese yen drops Gold and Swiss franc maintain gains Gasoline rises for a seventh day as Harvey regains strength European bond yields edge up as focus returns to ECB policy S&P futures are higher in early Wednesday trading US GDP growth stronger… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 30 August
European Stocks Fall Dollar Extends Losses on Monday Euro Hits 2-1/2-Year High Against USD Crude Oil Sinks 2% U.S. Stocks Mixed as Traders Weigh Harvey Insurers among the biggest decliners in the S&P 500 Index gold breaches $1,300 U.S. stocks were little changed, oil declined and gold rose as investors weighed the… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 28 August
Euro Falls as ECB Sees too Strong Euro for Comfort Stocks Drop, Bonds Gain. ECB Minutes Reveal Concerns About “Euro Overshooting” S&P Futures, Euro, Stocks Fall After Fed’s Low Inflation Warning. The European Central Bank was worried in July that the euro might become too strong and decided against a change to its… Continue reading Markets Update, 17 August