Better-than-expected economic data in the United States this morning have lifted stocks to new all-time highs as Treasuries slide, sending yields racing higher.The S&P 500 index is trading up 0.5% at 1862, a new intraday record high. 10-year U.S. Treasury futures, meanwhile, are 0.4% lower, and the yield on the 10-year note is 2.69%, 5 basis points below Thursday’s close.ISM-Chicago’s […]
Posted Wednesday, February 26 – 7:45 AM(AFP) – US stocks gained modestly in early trade Wednesday with investors mostly tentative ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony in Congress on Thursday.An hour into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 54.46 points (0.34 percent) at 16,234.12.The broader S&P 500 gained 5.54 (0.30 percent) at 1,850.66, while the Nasdaq […]
Let’s see a show of hands. How many of you out there struggle from time to time to ascertain why Ms. Market is doing whatever the heck she is doing on a given day?
Monday was a perfect example of why the word logic is rarely used in connection with the action in the stock market. In short, anyone perusing the […]
A considered and therefore excellent report from the Swiss team.Lets get to the detail.Cyclical model wise and strategically speaking therefore they are sticking to their model for a deeper h2 continuation of the equity bull market building to an important top for equity indexes, SP500 1920 to 1970. (These are bullish levels but read carefully the detail below, there are […]
Welcome to our daily roundup of top insider trades. Here’s a look at the most significant inside purchases recently filed with the SEC.Notable Purchases:
The global health-care group GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) bought 342,229 shares of biopharmaceutical company Theravance (NASDAQ:THRX) for $12,850,699.
The Japanese trading company Marubeni (OTCMKTS:MARUY) bought 60,000 shares of high-utility commercial jet aircraft company Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) for $1,100,166.
Nancy Schoendorf, a director […]
Finally we came out of such long out-of-market position. We have fixed a profit according to yesterday’s analysis of USD/CAD – 26 points. A position opening – 1.36148, a profit -1.35892.Today will bring an interesting event – at 14:30 (CET, server time) US Bureau of Statistics will release Core retail sales for the current month. That’s a basic indicator of American […]
by Stuart BurnsGlobal equity markets have slumped, risk capital has been repatriated to the U.S. and commodity prices have retrenched. Is 2014 going to be a reverse of 2013, when the S&P 500 rose by 30% and Japan’s Nikkei by 57%, while metal prices fell in the first quarter and then languished rangebound for the rest? Since January, more than […]
By Michael Snyder, on February 4th, 2014
Did you see what just happened in Japan? The stock market of the 3rd largest economy on the planet is imploding. On Tuesday, the Nikkei fell by more than 610 points. If that sounds like a lot, that is because it is. The largest one day stock market decline in U.S. history […]
For investors, February is starting off even rougher than January. U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 320 points after reports of sluggish U.S. growth added to investor worries about the global economy. It was the biggest one-day decline for the blue-chip index in more than seven months. And the drop followed the […]
Asian stocks slip, yen rises in holiday-hit trade
Published : 12:00 am February 1, 2014 | 6 views | No comments so far |
| E-mail to friend REUTERS: Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as fears about the impact of the Federal Reserve’s stimulus withdrawal on emerging markets offset […]