In the run-up to Thursday’s Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, policy makers spent the afternoon trying to give as little information as possible about one of the most important questions in global monetary policy — how the European Central Bank will extend, adjust or wind down its program to buy 80 billion euros … More How long will take’s to achieve 2% inflation in Europe . . ?
I really don’t like to repeat myself, but let’s mentioned again that when the debt is cheap, equities are expensive and if we add some couple of good economic reports from the biggest country’s most of the bond trader’s start searching for healthy bargains in the equity sector. Logically, this is one of … More Banking sector.. potential vehicle’s for trading
The U.K market FTSE-100 is trading near record high, but unfortunately or foreign investors, the sharp drop in the British pound would have erased all of their profits, and then some. When a country’s largest companies earn most of their income abroad, those earnings are amplified when translated back into a weaker home currency. FTSE members … More A rally in the U.K stocks . .
In the realm of the financial markets there is the words “blue chips”, basically those are the big players on the stock market, company’s that the masses think they will last forever and when in a conversation someone mentioned blue-chips everybody start diving in explanations about how they will grow-up or expand their dividends payout.. … More Couple of blue chips to pay attention for sell ..
U.S. and European equities are in for a bumpy ride into the end of the year.. Two things would ensure that the Fed raises rates by year-end. First, corporate results need to show revenue growth and an improving economy in Q3. Second inflation needs to climb to 2%, which … More Is there a shock potential for the equity market’s – US/Europe.
Oil halted gains below $50 a barrel as investors weighed falling U.S. stockpiles against speculation the recent price rally will encourage producers to raise output. Futures declined as much as 0.8% after advancing 2.3% Wednesday to the highest close in more than three months. U.S. crude stockpiles last week fell below 500 million barrels for the … More Oil advanced gains on OPEC agreement to cut production . .
No amount of uncertainty and bad news seems to be able to keep the financial markets down for long. Surprisingly, this market strength comes as expectations for earnings growth have persistently disappointed for years. Because earnings are the most important driver of stock prices, this has left many investors lost and confused. Many analysts attribute … More Monday stock market outlook before the bell . .
Almost 100 days since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, firms are still in the dark. Prime Minister Theresa May has offered little insight into her exit strategy, leaving executives to make decisions on investment and hiring with no clarity on what the business environment might look like, or how easy it … More Hundred days after Brexit, What the economy is telling us . .
Last Friday U.S. equities inched lower as excitement over the Federal Reserve’s “no hike” policy decision on Wednesday was replaced by a mixture of apprehension and fear ahead of Monday’s Super Bowl-sized presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Policy dependent areas include monetary policy, energy stocks, healthcare, trade policy and immigration. All of … More Keep an eye of Twitter . .
Shares of banks slid Monday, dragging down major indexes world-wide. After stocks rallied following central-bank meetings last week, major U.S. indexes notched two consecutive sessions of losses. Investors sold bank shares in the U.S., Europe and Japan amid concerns about the capital position of Deutsche Bank ahead of anticipated legal settlement with the U.S. Justice … More Stocks down, as Bank shares fall