Disconnected from reality? Are elevated prices in U.S. markets showing a disconnect from reality? Is the free flowing Federal Reserve liquidity too easily available? Are central banks too eager to please? Are central bank fearful of failure? Do they really need to step in every time economies face a problem?
Stocks up – shrug of coronavirus Stocks yet again set new records ignoring the potential threat of the coronavirus – (COVID-19). Despite the worrying number o uncertainties the virus brings with it, and there are many, stocks climb ever higher! This may be for a number of reasons:- Central banks
Just the slightest hint of positive news is all it takes to push markets up, especially in the U.S. Global growth worries? For all the understandable worries about the impact of the coronavirus – global growth outlook has been improving, monetary policies remain fluid and the U.S. earnings season, so
Global futures surge and European stocks climb on reports from China of a new treatment for the coronavirus Coronavirus treatment? Unconfirmed report China Global Television Network (CGTN) – covering a report from China’s Changjiang daily, note researchers are reported to have discovered that a combination of two drugs, as a
Chinese stocks sink 8% on first day of trading since 23rd January, amidst coronavirus scare Sharp drop but not shocking! Investor’s fears were realised after traders returned to their desks after an extended holiday period. Chinese officials attempted to allay panic selling before trading resumed by injecting liquidity into the
Stock markets fall Asian stocks drop as mounting concerns of the coronavirus take hold and investors fret over the potential harm to global economies. Markets around the world fell sharply on Monday. Japan’s Nikkei index fell by 2%. The FTSE 100 was down by 1.75%. European indices also suffer big
Asian stocks have fallen as investors grow concerned that the spread of a new virus in China will impact economic growth. Beginning Thursday all public transportation was suspended in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak is believed to have started. Asian stocks drop The Shanghai composite fell 2.75%
Market moving daily news roundup – events & news likely to move markets 7th August 2019 Company performance, economic and political events but especially market sentiment will always influence market movement, good or bad. This post is ongoing Market moving news roundup, 7th August 2019 Summary The U.S. – China