Opinion – Wednesday 23 October 2019

Stocks fell as uncertainty over Brexit sank the Pound after U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a key vote to fast-track legislation. Traders also parsed a flurry of corporate earnings. The S&P 500 Index erased gains as a slide in tech shares outweighed a...

Opinion – Tuesday 22 October 2019

U.S. Equity Markets advanced amid positive signs on trade talks and as investors awaited earnings from some of the world’s biggest companies. Treasuries fell. The S&P 500 Index climbed to a one-month high, surpassing the 3,000 level, led by energy and financial...

Opinion – Monday 21 October 2019

U.S. Equity Markets ended the week on a down note after flirting with all-time highs in the wake of mostly positive earnings reports. The US Dollar weakened to its lowest level since July. Boeing accounted for about two-thirds of the decline in the Dow Jones...

Opinion – Friday 18 October 2019

U.S. Equity Markets climbed towards all-time highs amid a spate of mostly positive earnings reports. Doubts over whether a Brexit deal can win approval whipsawed the Pound. The S&P 500 fluctuated for most of Thursday around the 3,000 level, while disappointing...

Opinion – Thursday 17 October 2019

U.S. stocks fell, led by energy and technology shares, as investors mulled earnings reports and the prospects of trade negotiations. Treasuries rose after Retail Sales unexpectedly declined. In earnings, Bank of America jumped after deal fees surged, continuing a...

Opinion – Wednesday 16 October 2019

U.S. stocks touched four-week highs, led by health care and financial shares, as earnings season began in earnest. The Pound strengthened as the U.K. and European Union moved closer to a Brexit deal. The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped more than 1.2%, while the S&P...