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S&P500 upside momentum fading. Is a turn lower looming?

The S&P500 and the Nasdaq closed lower after Friday’s red hot non-farm payrolls data showed the U.S economy added 528k jobs in July (twice as much as forecast), and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.

S&P500 "easy money" gone - what happens next?

A quiet start to the new trading week as U.S stock markets closed mixed ahead of this week's FOMC and Q2 GDP data and earnings reports from U.S Mega Tech companies.

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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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Where to resell the S&P500?

Last week, U.S stock markets extended their recovery after a punishing first half of the year. The S&P500 finished the week 2% higher while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added almost 5%.

After a perfect storm in Q2 will the S&P500 rebound in Q3?

U.S stock markets are on track to lock in their worst first-half performance in decades. The S&P500 is currently down over 15% in the second quarter and on track to lock in an ~20% decline for the first half of the year.

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S&P500 building for a bear market end of month rally?

The S&P500 closed 2.33% higher overnight in its first session this week as the Juneteenth long weekend provided a circuit breaker, allowing investors to regroup after U.S equity markets plunged over 10% the past two weeks.

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S&P500 is the short squeeze over already?

Despite data from China today that showed the Omicron outbreak appears under control and that Chinese economic data may have bottomed, it's been a disappointing day for U.S equity futures, giving back all of yesterday's gains and more

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Things go from bad to worse for risk

There’s no respite as investors continue dumping stocks and other risk assets

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May 12, 2022 09:35 AM
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Asian Open: Brace yourselves, it’s another sea of red on Wall Street

Investors continued to adopt simple strategy of ‘if it moves, sell it’ overnight, seeing equities bonds and commodities move broadly lower.

S&P500 where to from here ?

Last week three central banks, the Federal Reserve, the RBA, and the Bank of England, raised interest rates as the battle to tame inflation intensified.

Will the bond market meltdown be the undoing of the S&P500 - Part II?

U.S yields punched to fresh cycle highs overnight on robust economic data and hawkish commentary from Fed Governor Brainard.

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April 6, 2022 05:04 AM
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Will the bond market meltdown be the undoing of the S&P500?

U.S. yields have surged higher again this week to their highest level since May 2019, after Fed Chair Powell opened the door to a 50bp rate hike at the next FOMC meeting, causing fresh pain for global bond markets.

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SP500 - a dead cat bounce or a stronger recovery Part II?

This morning, the Federal Reserve followed the lead of the ECB last week to deliver a hawkish surprise. The Feds dot plots showed the median dot in 2022 rose to 1.875%, consistent with another six rate hikes in 2022, in line with market expectations.

SP500 - a dead cat bounce or the start of a stronger recovery?

A synchronised "risk-on" move across multiple asset classes overnight, including the S&P500 and oil, based on optimism that Russia and Ukraine may find a diplomatic solution to end the bitter war and that OPEC+ will increase oil supply.

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What next for the Wall Street

It was a volatile start to the week as the Russian/Ukraine conflict intensified and news that the Biden administration and allies were discussing an embargo of Russian oil.

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Asian Open: Wall Street continues to slide, Rouble nears 2-year low

It was a sea of red for US indices overnight, with the Dow Jones entering a technical correction and all three major benchmarks hitting multi-month lows.

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Asian Open: Wall Street rallies into month end, AUD/NZD firm pre-RBA

After 5-day of choppy yet sideways trading on Wall Street, momentum finally tipped its hand with a broad rally for US indices.

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US open: Stocks point to mixed open, oil rises

Stocks are set for a mixed start as geopolitical concerns and central banks remain in focus.

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January 31, 2022 02:04 PM
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Asian Open: Wall Street extends selloff, yet ASX futures point higher

Futures markets currently suggests that the ASX 200 will defy negative sentiment today, yet unless key resistance levels are cleared it could become a dead-cat bounce.

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Asian Open: Wall Street posts late-stage gains after turbulent start

The minor gains on Wall Street may not look like much initially, but they become more impressive when compared to their initial losses of around -5%.

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Index in focus: Dow Jones Industrial Average bursts to record high to start 2022

After a stronger-than-average holiday period, the DJIA is potentially setting up for a strong 2022 performance...

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Asian Open: Wall Street Places Earnings over Bottlenecks, RBA up Next

Earnings continued to exceed expectations and propelled indices to new record highs, despite supply chain issues weighing on US productivity.