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Activity, Investment banking

Investors are pushing the panic button on U.S.-China trade talks, analyst suggests

May 6, 2019

Via: Market Watch

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, in a tweet that put an awkward exclamation point on Friday’s big stock-market rally, cheered “we’re killing it on the economy” and it’s “totally awesome.” Nice timing, Lar. In the first trading session since […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks drift higher as investors digest inflation data, await Fed minutes

April 10, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose modestly at the start of trade Wednesday, as investors took in fresh developments, including an important reading of inflation, and updates from Europe’s central bank and minutes from the Fed. How are the benchmarks faring? The Dow […]


Activity, Trading

U.S. stock futures rise as Wall Street looks to end strong quarter on an up note

March 29, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock-index futures rose Friday morning, as optimism over progress on U.S.-China trade talks appeared to overshadow concerns about a slowing economic expansion that has framed trading during the week, month and quarter. Looking ahead, the much-anticipated market debut of […]


Activity, Investment banking

Why investors need to shift from Wall Street to this growth haven

March 22, 2019

Via: Market Watch

A pretty upbeat week for stocks could end on a sour note thanks to our pals in Europe. Just a day after a rally for Wall Street, Germany dimmed the lights on global growth with the worst manufacturing purchasing managers […]


Activity, Trading

Credit Suisse raises S&P 500 forecast, sees 20% gain for 2019

March 18, 2019

Via: CNBC

Underneath the stock market’s epic rebound has been a “more favorable” trend that Credit Suisse says will drive the market higher. The bank dialed up its year-end forecast for the S&P 500 to $3,025 from $2,925 previously. The new forecast […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks rise modestly as investors keep eye on Boeing, Brexit developments

March 13, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose Wednesday morning, putting them on track for a third straight day of gains as investors weighed conflicting data on the U.S. economy with concerns tied to the U.K.’s exit from the European Union. Shares of Boeing were […]


Activity, Trading

Stock market slides as investors prepare for Lighthizer, Powell testimonies

February 27, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock benchmarks retreated modestly Wednesday as investors looked forward to testimony from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer before Congress on the topic of U.S.-China trade negotiations. Also on traders radar will be the second-straight day of Congressional hearings featuring […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin holds near three-week high above $3,600

February 11, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin prices were trading marginally lower on Monday but had barely moved off last week’s level, which took the best-known digital currency to its highest level in three weeks. In early trading, one bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.06% was fetching $3,629.70, down […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin prices steady but can’t breach $3,500 mark

February 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin prices were mostly unchanged on Tuesday, stuck in a tight range below $3,500. In early trading, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.04% was fetching $3,449.31, up 0.1% since Monday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken crypto exchange. […]


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 […]