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Activity, Trading

Memorial Day: Everything you need to know about trading hours, market closures

May 24, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. financial markets will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day to honor and remember the brave men and women who died serving their country. For some investors, it will be a much-needed reprieve, with stocks struggling to find […]


Activity, Trading

The stock market is back at new highs, but champagne corks aren’t popping on trading desks

April 24, 2019

Via: CNBC

The markets are at new highs, so why does it feel like August? The large beats on earnings from companies as diverse as Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, Pulte and Whirlpool are propelling the S&P 500 to a new high. In […]


Activity, Trading

Historic rally could unwind due to trade and Brexit risks, market watcher Victoria Fernandez warns

March 21, 2019

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve appears to be taking a more dovish approach to the markets, but Victoria Fernandez suggests it’s not enough to keep the markets stabilized. As long as geopolitical risks dominate the headlines, the chief market strategist at Crossmark […]


Activity, Trading

Big 5 banks had a tough time trading in volatile markets

January 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

When the going gets tough on Wall Street, brokers can lose money too, just like their customers. There’s a scene in the classic 1983 movie “Trading Places,” in which the Duke brothers, played by Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche, explain […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields extend bounce off January lows after robust jobs report

January 4, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields extended their surge on early Friday after the jobs report suggested the labor market remains healthy despite the growing pessimism over the economy’s fortunes, heightening the likelihood the Federal Reserve will raise rates in 2019. Investors will also […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin steadfast amidst equity carnage

October 25, 2018

Via: Market Watch

For the 10th consecutive session bitcoin prices are trading largely unchanged as volatility in the world’s largest digital currency continues to fall. In Thursday trading a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.35% was going for $6,429.78, down 0.5% since Wednesday at 5 […]


Activity, Trading

Bitcoin drifts lower, but takes back seat to global equity weakness

October 23, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin traded lower Tuesday on light volumes as market watchers kept their eyes on a global stock market selloff. In early Tuesday trading, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.42% on the Kraken crypto exchange was changing hands at $6,415.43, down 0.6% […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

JPMorgan Third-Quarter Profit Jumps on Tax Cuts as Trading Fees Fall

October 12, 2018

Via: TheStreet

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) , the largest U.S. bank, said third-quarter profit jumped 24% from a year earlier thanks to President Donald Trump’s tax cuts even as revenue in its juggernaut trading business slowed. Net income rose to $8.38 […]


Activity, Trading

Big banks to kick off earnings season this week, but reports may not boost their stocks

October 10, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Will the third-quarter earnings season prove the charm for bank stocks, which have lagged behind other sectors and the main benchmarks this year? Probably not, according to analysts previewing the numbers, even though expectations for the sector have been scaled […]


Activity, Trading

The stock market is trading at a record, but a look under the hood shows some troubling signs

October 4, 2018

Via: CNBC

Stocks may be trading at record highs, but the market looks far more fragile under the surface. Among the signals: More stocks declining than rising, a greater number of 52-week lows than highs, and a drop in small-cap stocks. Despite […]