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European Equities: Have the Bulls Run out of Steam?
The futures are pointing to a mixed open later this morning. Off the back of an extended run, the markets may need the news wires to extend the run.Read More
Positive Outlook for Economy, Trade Deal Should Be Enough to Overcome Lower Profit Expectations
According to Refinitiv, investors should expect a 2.2% decline in first-quarter profits for the S&P 500 companies, “but those lower results are expected to be the trough.” With Friday’s respectable payroll number, the dampening of recession concerns and an imminent U.S.-China trade deal, fewer bad corporate earnings reports or positiveRead More
U.S. Investors Reassured by Rebound in Jobs Creation
With the United States and China close to announcing a deal that will end the trade dispute and the economy showing enough growth for investors to remain optimistic, the U.S. stock market is expected to remain underpinned. However, there will be headwinds to overcome during earnings season.Read More
The Weekly Wrap – Brexit, Stats and Trade Drive Demand for Riskier Assets
It was a hectic week for the global financial markets. Progress on trade talks was positive, while the influence of Brexit and the stats were mixed.Read More
European Equities: Can the DAX Make it 7 in a Row?
It’s looking like another mixed start to the day for the European majors. While there’s been little to rock the boat, today’s stats will influence.Read More
Trade Deal May Be Priced In, but Will US Be Able to Police New Rules?
Despite the optimism over the impending trade deal, we’re dealing with the trading world and the markets tend to discount future events. In other words, the price action this week suggests that most of the deal has already been baked into the markets. This likely means investors are being setRead More
European Equities: The Bulls Could Face their First Test of the Week
Economic data out of Germany will be a test for the bulls at the open. The ECB minutes could also remind the markets just how bad things are…Read More
European Equities: The Majors Are Set for another Jump at the Open
The European majors are set for another positive open. Updates from trade talks and positive data through the Asian session supports risk appetite early onRead More
Brexit – Parliament Fails Again. Will it be back to a People’s Vote?
Another Parliamentary debacle. The indicative votes failed to indicate and it’s back in the hands of Theresa May to attempt to save the day.Read More