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Markets Update, 20 October

    Stocks Hit New Record Highs Tech, bank stocks lift Wall Street Dollar Jumps On Senate Vote Japan on the best stock run strike ever. Euro slips as investors eye Spain. Catalonia Crisis reaching breaking point Catalan economy hit in muddling waters.   Technology and bank stocks lifted Wall Street on Friday and investor… Continue reading Markets Update, 20 October

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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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Markets Update, 17 October

Dow crosses 23,000 The Euro declined for a fourth day, the longest streak since May UK inflation hits new five-and-a-half-year high The Dow Jones Industrial Average crept above 23000 for the first time Tuesday, buoyed by gains in shares of health-care companies. Just four weeks since The Dow crossed 22,000, but thanks to Goldman, Boeing,… Continue reading Markets Update, 17 October

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Daily Markets Update, 11 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

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Markets Update, 10 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

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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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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