Tag: economic data

Capital and Risk, Trading

FTSE 100, Dax 40 and S&P 500 Lose Upside Momentum in Low Volume Trading

December 11, 2023

Via: DailyFX

The FTSE 100 has reached a two-month high at 7,583 on Friday, close to its 200-day simple moving average (SMA) at 7,565 which acts as resistance with the previous resistance area, now a supportzone, at 7,543 to 7,535 being revisited. […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Joe Biden will have a long list of economic fixes to make: Experts say these are the top 3

November 11, 2020

Via: Aol

Economists and market analysts say that when President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office in January, he will inherit a battered economy. While most metrics of economic activity have risen from the record-shattering lows they hit in March and […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield trims drop a day after hitting eight-week high as traders digest rush of economic data

August 14, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields clipped their decline on Friday after the start of a raft of economic, with retail sales coming in slightly weaker than expected but suggesting the engine of the U.S. economy — consumers — continued to spend amid […]

Activity, Trading

Value stocks have ‘never been this cheap,’ Bank of America says

November 8, 2019


Value stocks, those with stable fundamentals and subpar valuations, haven’t been this cheap since the financial crisis, according to Bank of America. Cheap equities enjoyed a resurgence in September from a decade of underperformance as investors bet on economically sensitive, […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Credit Suisse has a word to describe this sluggish economy — a ‘semi-recession’

October 3, 2019


Investors and economists are chasing a moving target of strong and weak economic data, making it increasingly confusing what the state of the economy really is. Credit Suisse said weak manufacturing data accompanied by healthy economic data elsewhere lands the […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Another major Wall Street bank says there will be no rate cut soon, despite what market wants

June 12, 2019


As the market’s conviction of a rate cut keeps growing firmer, another Wall Street bank came out defying the consensus. UBS joined Goldman Sachs in warning that the market’s expectation for a rate cut is not realistic because recent economic […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields rise as traders brace for key economic data

March 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yield bounced back from the previous session’s decline, ahead of a gauge of the service sector’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.60% picked up 2.2 basis points to 2.744%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.16% added […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

U.S. Economy Adds 304,000 Jobs In January, Well Above Expectations

February 1, 2019

Via: TheStreet

The U.S. economy created nearly double the expected number of jobs in January, extending a robust pace set last year after President Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion of tax cuts stimulated growth. Nonfarm payrolls climbed by about 304,000 in January, the […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Fed is likely to hold rates steady as it navigates data blind spots

January 30, 2019


In the six weeks since a confident U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates in response to a “strong” U.S. economy, consumer confidence dropped, wholesale prices weakened, financial markets wobbled and home sales fell. Further afield, China tried to boost lending […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields tick lower ahead of economic data

September 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields pulled back slightly early Thursday trading ahead of data that will give the latest read on the labor and housing market’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.58% was down 0.9 basis point to 3.074%, but still […]

Activity, Investment Banking

As goes trade, so goes the stock market, Goldman warns

August 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. stock market has been in a tight trading range for months, as investors await clarity on the uncertain state of the country’s relationship with its biggest trading partners. Trade is key issue investors are grappling with, and its […]