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FOMC Minutes: “More restrictive stance” to come?

The FOMC Minutes from the June 14-15,2022 meeting told a story of a scared Fed that will do anything to stop inflation from increasing, even if it means slowing growth.

What would happen to UK markets if Boris Johnson resigned?

As Boris Johnson faces a fresh exodus of cabinet ministers, many believe this latest round of political drama could mark the end of his time as Prime Minister. Find out what a Boris Johnson’s resignation and potential snap election would mean for financial markets.

Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

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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?

European Open: The DAX hits a 20-month low, ISM services in focus

The DAX is against the ropes on recession fears, ahead of several key data points from Germany, Europe and the US today.

Volatility subsides in Asia, Gold plunges through $1800

Volatility seen across European markets have yet to make their way to Asia. Yet gold’s notable crash through 1800 is yet to tempt any meaningful bids.

EUR/USD: Can the pair reach parity?

Can it reach parity? If so, what is stopping it from moving below parity?

July 5, 2022 06:22 PM

Crude oil plunges as recession fears intensify

WTI has plunged about $10 from the highs to fall below $100 and was still going lower at the time of writing

July 5, 2022 04:31 PM

Q2 Earnings Outlook: What to expect this earnings season

This could be the toughest quarter of 2022 and the outlook could also disappoint as the economic outlook continues to deteriorate.

Where next for Tesla stock as markets brace for tough Q2?

Tesla’s delivery numbers took a temporary hit as disruption in China, supply chain woes and a slow ramp-up at its new factories all weigh on production.

Stock market rallies: what are they and what causes them?

A stock market rally is a bullish run, when buyers push prices higher and higher. Find out what stock market rallies and why they happen in both rising and falling markets.

Sainsbury’s share price rises after Q1 sales top expectations

The Sainsbury’s share price is on the rise this morning after sales declined less than anticipated in the first quarter of the supermarket’s financial year.

European Open: The DAX and FTSE 100 remain below resistance

Barring a notable spell of risk-on, I’m keeping an eye on potential bearish setups on the DAX and FTSE 100 whilst they remains below key resistance levels.

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.

Currys FY preview: Where next for the Currys share price?

The Currys share price is languishing near two-year lows as the boom in demand for tech during the pandemic continues to unwind.

European stocks and economy vulnerable

Nothing has changed fundamentally to suggest the markets have bottomed out

What’s driving the global markets right now?

Everything you need to know about the current economic and monetary policy environment, and what it all means for financial markets

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Jet2 FY preview: Where next for the Jet2 share price?

Jet2 remains a strong recovery play, even if the outlook remains clouded.

Commitment of traders report (COT): Copper investors run to the exit

If copper truly is a barometer of economic health, then it is worth noting that large speculators were their most bearish on copper futures since March 2020 last week.

Canva IPO: Everything you need to know about Canva

Canva’s IPO has been expected for a while, although no plans are set in stone. Discover everything you need to know about one of Australia’s largest start ups before its IPO.

July 1, 2022 11:15 PM

Earnings This Week: Sainsbury’s, Currys and Persimmon

All the attention is on the UK corporate calendar this week as markets brace for the US earnings season to get underway later this month.

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.

A guide to the Google (Alphabet) stock split 2022

Alphabet – parent company of Google – is holding its 20-for-1 stock split on July 15 2022. Find out everything you need to know about the corporate action and how it could impact the GOOGL share price.