Opinion – Wednesday 18 May 2022

A weaker Dollar helped U.S. Equity Markets register strong gains across the board, led by the 2.62% rally in the NASDAQ 100. A major milestone in Shanghai helped boost the S&P 500. Local authorities noted that the city achieved three days of no new COVID-19...

Opinion – Tuesday 17 May 2022

U.S. Equity Markets ended Monday’s volatile trading session mixed as the Dow still closed slightly higher despite a 300-point sell-off into the close, while the NASDAQ 100 ended yesterday with a loss of 1.16%. At the same time the VIX followed on from last week,...

Opinion – Monday 16 May 2022

Friday saw buyers return as U.S. Equity Markets closed higher led by the 3.7% rise in the NASDAQ 100. This move higher saw the VIX close a further 9% lower at a price of 28.87. Last Thursday, U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that getting inflation...

Opinion – Friday 13 May 2022

U.S. Equity Markets finished yesterday’s volatile session mixed after a late rally wiped most of the respective losses. Despite the Volatility, the VIX again closed lower by 2.43% signalling that Equity Markets are close to a tradeable bottom. The U.S. Bureau of...

Opinion – Thursday 12 May 2022

U.S. Equity Markets got slammed yesterday after yet another incredibly volatile trading session, led by the NASDAQ 100 which closed lower by 3.06%. It is strange that despite the aggressive two-way price movement, the VIX barely budged, closing down 1.3%. It is a long...

Opinion – Wednesday 11 May 2022

U.S. Equity Markets finished yesterday’s volatile trading session mixed as the Dow closed 0.26% lower while the NASDAQ 100 ended the day with a gain of 1.3%. Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said the central bank needs to raise interest rates...