Opinion – Thursday 12 March 2020

Equity Markets plunged around the world, oil tumbled and the stress in U.S. credit markets deepened after the World Health Organization called the virus spread a pandemic and the Trump administration remained unable to detail any stimulus measures to combat the...

Opinion – Wednesday 11 March 2020

U.S. Equity Markets rallied back from the worst rout since the Financial Crisis on expectations the Trump administration will implement stimulus measures to counter the economic impact from the Coronavirus. Treasuries fell and oil jumped. The S&P 500 rallied 4.9%...

Opinion – Tuesday 10 March 2020

U.S. Equity Markets plunged more than 7.5% in the worst day on Wall Street since the financial crisis, as a full-blown oil price war rattled financial markets already on edge over the spreading Coronavirus. Treasury yields plummeted, crude sank 20% and credit...

Opinion – Monday 9 March 2020

U.S. Equities staged a furious rally in the final hour of trading that cut in half a rout that reached 4% and left the S&P 500 higher after a tumultuous week dominated by fear the spreading Coronavirus will upend global growth. Treasuries surged. The S&P 500...

Opinion – Friday 6 March 2020

U.S. Equity Markets tumbled as volatility sparked by the spread of the Coronavirus woes continued to grip financial markets. Treasury yields sank to record lows and Safe Haven Assets surged. The S&P 500 fell more than 3%, erasing the majority of Wednesday’s steep...

Opinion – Thursday 5 March 2020

U.S. Equities surged to the second 4% rally in three days after Congress authorized nearly $8 billion for virus prevention a day after the Federal Reserve slashed Interest Rates and investors warmed to Joe Biden’s ascendant candidacy. Treasuries fell for just the...

Opinion – Wednesday 4 March 2020

U.S. Equity Markets tumbled and Treasuries surged as investors worried the Federal Reserve’s emergency cut won’t be enough to combat the economic impact of the Coronavirus. The S&P 500 fell for the eighth time in nine days following the Federal Reserve’s 50...

Opinion – Tuesday 3 March 2020

U.S. Equity Markets surged the most in fourteen months as investors gained confidence that stewards of the world’s largest economies would act in concert to offset any impact from the spreading coronavirus. The S&P 500 rallied 4.6% after news that Group of Seven...

Opinion – Monday 2 March 2020

The spread of the Coronavirus rattled global financial markets, sending U.S. stocks to their worst week since the financial crisis more than a decade ago. Demand spiked for safe assets from Treasuries to the Japanese Yen. The S&P 500 plunged 11% in the five days...

Opinion – Friday 28 February 2020

Global Equity Markets plunged to four-month lows, Government debt yields sunk to unprecedented levels and crude oil extended declines as anxiety over the spread of the Coronavirus deepened. The S&P 500 tumbled 4.4% to close at the lowest levels of the day. It...

Opinion – Thursday 27 February 2020

U.S. Equity Markets fell for a fifth day, the longest losing streak since August, while Treasury 10-year note yields dropped to another record low as investors weathered a barrage of reports on the widening Coronavirus outbreak. The S&P 500 closed down 0.4%,...

Opinion – Wednesday 26 February 2020

U.S. Equities tumbled to an almost 12-week low and Bond Yields plunged to records on rising concern the Coronavirus will upend global supply chains critical to economic growth. The S&P 500’s four-day rout reached 7.6%, with losses accelerating Tuesday after the...

Opinion – Tuesday 25 February 2020

U.S. Equities tumbled, with the S&P 500 dropping the most since February 2018, as authorities struggled to keep the coronavirus from spreading more widely outside China. Safe Havens including Treasuries and Gold surged. In a dramatic day across markets, these...

Opinion – Monday 24 February 2020

U.S. Equity Markets sank, Gold surged and Treasury Yields tumbled as investors took a defensive stance amid renewed concern about the economic impact of the Coronavirus as it spreads outside of China. Tech companies were particularly hard hit, sending the Nasdaq 100...