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What the stock market’s most crucial week of the year tells us about the road ahead

June 18, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Stock-market investors navigated, virtually unscathed, a gauntlet of central-bank gatherings, a historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong Un, and flaring trade tensions. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.10% ended the week essentially flat, managing the […]


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Dollar extends advance as rate differentials, trade spat drive trading

June 15, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The leading dollar index hit a seven-month high Friday, boosted by lingering U.S. economic optimism, even as global markets braced for the next round of trade jabs between economic powerhouses China and the U.S. The still largely disparate interest-rate policy […]


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How the ‘big kahuna’ of central banks may bring reality crashing down on stocks

June 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Pushed aside by investors who have been distracted by politics and trade bickering, central banks are back and demanding attention. And attention they are getting. With the ink barely dry on that seemingly hawkish Federal Reserve statement, China’s central bank […]


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U.S. stock futures slip as investors shift from Trump-Kim summit to central bank meetings

June 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures saw muted action on Tuesday as investors shifted from a historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore to the start of a series of important central-bank meetings kicking off […]


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Gold slips ahead of North Korea summit, expected Fed rate action

June 11, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures slipped Monday as a wait-and-see mood took over ahead of the much-touted meeting over North Korea’s nuclear power and two major central bank decisions on the docket this week. August gold GCQ8, -0.02% fell $3.70, or 0.3%, to […]


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U.S. stocks set to build on bank-fueled rally

June 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks on Thursday looked mostly on track to extend gains from the prior session partly powered by financial shares amid a shift in the outlook for tighter monetary policy in both the U.S. and Europe. What are markets doing? […]


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Trade conflicts and tariffs won’t hurt U.S. economy, but they do have a dark side

June 5, 2018

Via: CNBC

The Trump administration’s tariffs and growing trade conflicts so far are not enough to hurt the U.S. economy, but the efforts could result instead in job losses and higher prices on some goods for consumers, economists and trade experts say. […]


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How is the Italian crisis impacting the trading floor?

June 1, 2018

Via: Finextra

Earlier this week, I was in Paris speaking to Traders, Heads of Desks and other people on the floor from various part of the financial ecosystem in France and Europe overall: institutional investors, asset managers, brokers, and investments banks to […]


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Deutsche Bank stock is looking cheap after 40% slide, but analysts remain wary

June 1, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Troubled Deutsche Bank’s roughly 9 euro-per-share price tag might seem like a bargain, but the company still has plenty to prove to its investors amid a tsunami of negative news. That was the view of some analysts after a trifecta […]


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JP Morgan says second-quarter trading revenue about flat from year ago

May 29, 2018

Via: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase, the world’s biggest investment bank by revenue, said that trading revenue in the second quarter is likely to be about unchanged from a year ago amid charges related to taxes and accounting rule changes. “Overall, markets revenue […]