S&P 500 & Nasdaq notch up fresh records with Big Tech in favour

Record highs

All time records set again The S&P 500 rose to an all time high of: 4358 The Nasdaq closed at an all time high of: 14664 Big tech stocks do the heavy lifting Popular technology and internet stocks once again outperformed the market on Wednesday 7th July 2021. Investors bought growth stocks instead of the reopening sectors that were in favour last month and proved popular in the first half of the year. Apple, Microsoft and Amazon were all up on Wednesday each reaching double digits gains over the last…

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Bulls and bears fight it out, yields, memes, a new ‘Buzzy’ ETF and Buffet

U.S. Bull Market

U.S. stocks closed down on Tuesday 2nd March 2021, as the fight between bulls and bears continued after Monday’s hike S&P 500 range bound? The S&P 500 is trapped in a range between 3,800 and 3,900 – a close above or below these levels will be important for the future direction of the market. Futures trade higher. UK stocks UK tocks moved higher in early trade Wednesday 3rd March 2021, with the FTSE 100 closing in on 6700 – will it stabilise and gain from here? EU stocks European stocks also…

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Talk of Inflation and a Stock Market Bubble gain traction

Inflation

Is inflation becoming the real test of market durability in 2021? Inflation, during these times, is an unknown quantity, even an unspoken term from times past, something to talk about . But it may soon make a fresh appearance in world economies, and when it does, the fledgling world economic recovery will likely suffer again, despite all of the financial support ploughed into the ‘system’. The pressure on interest rates to rise again will increase. Something has to go pop! Central banks Our current batch of Central bankers pretty much…

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