U.S. futures, European shares tumble on amplified trade-related headwinds NASDAQ futures set to complete bearish pattern Treasury yields drop to lowest levels since Dec. 2017 on Fed minutes' dovishness Surprise inventory build threatens to end WTI uptrend Key Events Futures on the , and all tumbled around 1% or more this...
With Q1 reporting season almost over, it’s becoming quite clear that the earnings momentum in the market’s two big pillars—technology and retail—is slowing. If this trend persists, it won’t be hard to predict that investors have seen the best of the decade-long expansion in stock markets. Some of the...
It could turn out to be a perfect storm for natural gas bulls in the near-term, with a few real storms thrown in as well. Relentless record highs in production, benign weather and Memorial Day travels that are expected to cut air-conditioning needs in offices and homes could force...
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome doubtless spoke for the “many” when he said at the ending the monetary policy meeting earlier this month that policymakers believe inflation will return to the central bank’s 2% target over time. But there is much in the minutes of that meeting...
Three of China’s biggest tech companies — Alibaba (NYSE:), Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:), and JD.com (NASDAQ:) — recently reported their latest quarterly results, providing investors with a look at how they're faring amid ongoing trade war fears and the slowing domestic economy. Below we focus on the key takeaways...
There appears to be a puzzling contradiction between market narrative and actual market action. Headlines insisted that the trade dispute poses the biggest risk to equities, but small-cap stocks continued to outperform and mega-cap shares to lag—even when reports suggested an expedient trade resolution was on its way. However,...
U.S. futures slip on fears of further U.S. bans on Chinese companies Yields ease after Fed’s Bullard comments on potential rate cuts Pound hit by MPs rebuke to prospect of second Brexit referendum Key Events European stocks were trading in a holding pattern and futures on the , and pared...
The oil bull might wish he had bought some corn instead. Corn 5-Hour Chart - Powered by TradingView Despite OPEC’s best efforts to cut production, are struggling to make headway after a gain of more than 30% over the past six months. But thanks to underplanting, have jumped...
U.S. futures, Europe rebound on Huawei ban's temporary relief Dollar climbs; gold, yen slip Defensive Utilities hit all-time high on Monday VIX keeps pointing to more pain coming up Key Events Futures on the , , and climbed in unison this morning after the U.S. to Huawei to maintain and...
The holy grail question of investing: Is it really possible to become a millionaire by investing in the stock market, and if so, under what circumstances? While many people are attracted to the stock market by the potential for profits and return on capital with very little effort, it's...