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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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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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Growth concerns replace inflation woes

…But stock markets keep on rising for now.

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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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Index in Focus: NASDAQ 100?

Is it do-or-die time for the NASDAQ 100?

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Index in Focus: NASDAQ 100?

Is it do-or-die time for the NASDAQ 100?

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DAX: Was that it for stock market recovery?

Weakness comes after what had otherwise been a rather positive start to the new week and quarter...

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October 5, 2022 01:53 PM
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DAX: Was that it for stock market recovery?

Weakness comes after what had otherwise been a rather positive start to the new week and quarter...

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October 5, 2022 01:53 PM
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What’s driving markets higher?

The key question for investors in any of these markets is whether the moves will last.

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October 4, 2022 11:51 AM
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What’s driving markets higher?

The key question for investors in any of these markets is whether the moves will last.

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October 4, 2022 11:51 AM

S&P 500 reaches new lows for 2022

On January 4th the S&P 500 reached a record high of 4820.2. Today, the large cap index made a new low for the year, reaching an intra-day low of 3620.2, a fall of nearly 25% so far this year!

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September 27, 2022 10:06 PM
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Stocks start week positively but optimism could fade

The biggest factor behind these moves is undoubtedly short covering.

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September 12, 2022 01:00 PM
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DAX teetering as Europe’s misery keeps piling up

fears grow that a long cold winter is awaiting Europe

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September 5, 2022 12:57 PM
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Nasdaq slumps as tech sector faces more pain

“Risk off” was written all over the markets today

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September 1, 2022 07:23 PM
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Stocks: Cracks starting to appear after big recovery

The list of worries for investors grow larger...

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FTSE drops as super-hot inflation sends UK yields higher

Investors fear more aggressive hikes will be on the way after CPI topped 10%

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S&P 500: What’s driving the rally in indices and have we seen THE bottom?

Traders are betting that mild recession will be enough to nip inflationary pressures in the bud while simultaneously prompting the Fed and other central banks to return to a more accommodative policy heading into 2023.

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S&P500 bear market squeeze set to tighten its grip

The S&P500 closed 2.62% higher overnight, for its best session since June 24, rallying back to the 3950 level it brutally rejected in late June.

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US open: Stocks rise as corporate earnings heat up

US stocks open higher ahead of a busy week for earnings and as aggressive Fed bets ease.

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Q3 Outlook: What to expect from the coming quarter?

Stocks and treasuries plunged in the first half of 2022 as inflation and recession fears rose. What can we expect in Q3? Here we look at the main themes set to drive the markets and how they could influence the different areas of the market.

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Stocks: Weakness persists amid central bank tightening

Against a backdrop of fast interest rate hikes, this is far from being an ideal environment for stock markets.

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Index in Focus: S&P 500

Worse than expected economic data, continued high inflation, lower retail earnings, and a hawkish Fed are all reasons to expect that the S&P 500 Index may head lower.