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S&P digesting market’s (over)reaction to Powell speech

Perhaps the markets were not expecting the Fed Chair to explicitly imply that the FOMC will indeed hike by 50bps in December

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December 1, 2022 12:47 PM
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DAX struggles as Eurozone CPI stays in double digits

The slightly softer Eurozone inflation data gives hope that the ECB is starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel in its fight against inflation

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November 30, 2022 01:41 PM
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Technical Tuesday: S&P 500, Dollar Index, GBP/USD and Gold

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Dollar Index, S&P 500, GBP/USD and gold

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Technical Tuesday: S&P 500, Dollar Index, GBP/USD and Gold

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Dollar Index, S&P 500, GBP/USD and gold

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DAX: China concerns hurt sentiment

More strict mobility curbs were implemented over the weekend

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November 28, 2022 01:00 PM
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Earnings This Week: Salesforce, Xpeng and easyJet

Find out what to expect from this week's earnings calendar.

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Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?

Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?

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Most traded stocks of the week

We reveal the most traded stocks among our clients over the past week, providing insight into what equities are grabbing the most attention from traders.

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November 25, 2022 09:55 AM
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Stocks extend rally despite China concerns

Highest number of daily Covid cases have been recorded in China.

Royal Mail strikes: Will it lead to a breakup of IDS?

International Distribution Services has warned it may have to separate Royal Mail from GLS due to the impact of industrial action this year.

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Growth concerns replace inflation woes

…But stock markets keep on rising for now.

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Consumer staples stocks: definition and examples

Trading consumer staples stocks is a popular play during inflationary environments, due to consistent demand keeping their prices comparatively stable. Learn what consumer staples are and how you can speculate on their share prices.

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Eurozone stocks turn lower as PMIs remain in contraction

Economic activity remains rooted deeply in negative territory, due to the soaring cost of living, rising interest rates and elevated levels of uncertainty.

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Tesla (TSLA) hits its lowest share price since November 2020

With recalls, worries about the impact of Covid in China, and the focus on Elon Musk at Twitter, Tesla shares have been selling off aggressively.

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November 22, 2022 09:08 PM

Will Black Friday and Cyber Monday help retail stocks?

Can Black Friday and Cyber Monday provide a boost for retailers amid signs that consumer spending is waning?

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European Open: Index futures dragged lower on China’s COVID woes

COVID cases continued to rise over the weekend, and that has weighed on sentiment overnight with oil prices and index futures trading lower.

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November 21, 2022 06:18 AM
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Tesla: Will Twitter remain a drag on TSLA stock?

Is there any benefit for Tesla shareholders now that Elon Musk has completed his takeover of Twitter?

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European Open: The DAX could retrace further from its ‘bull market’ threshold

I’m not sure who invented the ‘20% bull market threshold”, but it is a milestone that seems to trigger a countertrend move whenever it is reached (as the DAX did on Tuesday).

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November 17, 2022 06:40 AM
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Index in focus: DJIA (US 30) coiling below key resistance

This week’s tight range signals a fine balance between buyers and sellers, but the short-term momentum still remains with the bulls...

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Big Tech layoffs: Is the US job market starting to crack?

Big Tech stocks have paused hiring and started to make layoffs, but are deeper job cuts around the corner?

US Retail Sales increase, however, Target guides lower ahead of the holiday season

US Retail Sales for October were much better than expected and Walmart suggests in its guidance that strong data could continue through the holiday season. However, Target missed on earnings and downgraded its forecasts into Q4.

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November 16, 2022 05:56 PM
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How to trade the hammer and inverted hammer candlestick pattern

Hammer and inverted hammer candlestick patterns are a key part of technical trading, forming the building blocks of many strategies. Let's examine how to trade both types of hammer pattern.

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November 16, 2022 02:51 PM
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European Open: Trump announces presidential rerun, NATO in focus

We knew it was coming, but now it is official. Trump will run for the Whitehouse once more. But perhaps more pressing is today’s emergency NATO meeting.