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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 […]


Activity, Investment banking

U.S. stocks point to strong start on Boeing, Apple results; Fed policy update looms

January 30, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures indicated a firmer start for Wall Street Wednesday, with the Dow set to rise on strong Boeing earnings, and as technology shares get a boost from better-than-expected quarterly results from Apple and Advanced Micro Devices. Investors will […]


Activity, Trading

U.S. stock futures drop as China trade data spark fresh global economic worries

January 14, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. equities were looking at a potentially downbeat start to the week, as stock futures fell Monday on weaker-than-expected China trade data that has sparked fresh concerns over a global economic slowdown. How are major benchmarks faring? Dow Jones Industrial […]


Activity, Trading

European stocks higher; DAX set to close 2018 with biggest loss in 10 years

December 28, 2018

Via: Market Watch

German stocks were poised for their worst annual return in 10 years on the last trading day for that country Friday, while the rest of Europe logged firm gains. Wall Street trading remained volatile after a wild week of trading. […]


Activity, Trading

Dow falls nearly 300 points, extending worst start to December since 1980

December 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks traded lower Monday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell into correction territory last week, and the three main benchmarks marked their worst start to December trading since 1980, amid fears of global growth and an aggressive Federal […]