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Daily Markets Update, 9 August

    Global Stocks Slide after Fire and Fury becomes Fear and Sell. European shares slump after Asia declines; rand extends drop. Swiss Franc and Gold gains on global fear.     Donald Trump’s warning North Korea faced “fire and fury” and Pyongyang’s threat of possible retaliation drove investors out of stocks on Wednesday and… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 9 August

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Markets Update, 8 August

  Dow and S&P 500 hit all-time peaks Chinese and German trade data disappoint. Stocks in Asia end lower.   U.S. stock indexes edged higher Tuesday, buoyed by a rise in shares of financial companies. Wall Street maintained its record-breaking run as financial and technology stocks gained ground while the dollar got a lift from… Continue reading Markets Update, 8 August

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Daily Markets Update, 3 August

    Euro madness: EUR/USD briefly broke above the 1.19 Pound Drops on Growth Outlook. Dow Jones halted its stardom new hights. Wages and Inflation to be watched, will set Fed´s pace   A rally in global stocks stalled Thursday while the British pound came under pressure after the Bank of England said it would leave interest… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 3 August

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Markets Update, 28 July

    Nasdaq lower, Under Pressure From Amazon The Nasdaq Composite extends losses after Amazon results European stocks near three-month lows; Asia shares drop U.S. growth figures confirmed a brighter second quarter Euro-area economic sentiment data boosts currency; bonds drop   The Nasdaq Composite extended declines Friday, as downbeat results from internet retailing giant Amazon.com AMZN -2.37%… Continue reading Markets Update, 28 July

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Daily Markets Update, 23 June

Stocks Struggle in Europe. Global Shares Pause as Oil Price Continues to Drag U.K. stocks fall as pound gains one year after Brexit vote.     With front-month futures down 4.3 percent since last Friday, crude was poised for a fifth week of declines as the supply glut shows no signs of ending. Saudi Arabia,… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 23 June

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Daily Markets Update, 22 June

        Europe Slides For Third Day U.S. Stocks Mixed Oil edges UP Wall St. Opens flat   U.S. stocks were little changed Thursday as investors awaited an update on the financial sector. Oil prices remained near multi-month lows, undermining efforts by major producers to stabilize the market.  Oil bounce not enough to stop decline… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 22 June

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Daily Markets Update, 20 June

        Fall in Oil Prices Weigh: European Stocks and U.S. Futures lower on Oil Price drop British Pound drops on S&P Rating Outlook.     European stocks gave up gains as a slump in commodities including oil and copper dragged down miners and energy shares. Shares of drilling and oil service companies… Continue reading Daily Markets Update, 20 June