Opinion – Friday 29 May 2020

U.S. Equity Markets erased gains and ended lower after President Donald Trump said he would hold a press conference today to discuss China, potentially stoking tensions between the world’s two largest economies. The S&P 500 lost an advance of more than 1% on...

Opinion – Thursday 28 May 2020

U.S. Equity Markets advanced for a third day on rising optimism the pandemic’s damage to the economy has peaked. Treasuries rose and Oil slipped. The S&P 500 climbed to an 11-week high, holding above 3,000 points and its average price for the past 200 days,...

Opinion – Wednesday 27 May 2020

U.S. Equity Markets rose, but closed sharply off their highs after Bloomberg News reported that the Trump administration is considering sanctions on Chinese officials, threatening to escalate tensions between the world’s two largest economies. The S&P 500 ended...

Opinion – Tuesday 26 May 2020

U.S. and European Equity Futures rose with Asian stocks Tuesday despite escalating geopolitical risks, with Japan leading gains as the world’s third-largest economy reopened. Treasuries dipped in early European trading after the three-day U.S. weekend, while the US...

Opinion – Monday 25 May 2020

U.S. Equity Markets rallied into the close of trading after whipsawing investors during a volatile week that featured optimism over the reopening of the economy and a renewal of trade tensions. The US Dollar strengthened and Oil snapped a six-day winning streak. The...

Opinion – Friday 22 May 2020

U.S. Equity Markets fell as rising Trade tensions between America and China added to concern about the pace of recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. Crude Oil rebounded from an earlier swoon and Gold declined. The S&P 500 declined 0.8%, with signs mounting that...