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US open: Stocks rise as recession fears are pushed aside for now

US stocks are rising despite recession fears lingering. The mood had improved even if the data hasn’t.

US open: Stocks rise, jobless claims little changed, Powell next

Stocks edge higher as investors digest the latest jobless claims and look to Fed Powell who testifies again.

June 23, 2022 01:56 PM

US open: Stocks tank on recession fears ahead of Powell’s testimony

US stocks are set to fall sharply on the open after yesterday’s rally proved to be short-lived and as all eyes are on Fed Chair Powell as his two-day testimony before Congress begins.

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US open: Stocks rebound as sentiment improves but recession risks remain

US stocks are set to open higher today, on the first day of trading after the long weekend and after the steep losses last week.

Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, S&P500

EUR/GBP rises ahead of BoE rate decision. S&P500 tests 2022 low post-Fed.

Turbulence turns to panic as investors seek to de-risk (BTC, SPX)

There’s a subtle yet big difference between ‘risk-off’ and ‘de-risking’, in that the latter means investors also offload their safe havens as they flock to the safety of cash.

US open: Stocks tumble as inflation unexpectedly rises

Stocks are set for a steeply lower start after the keenly awaited CPI data showed that inflation unexpectedly rose in May to 8.6% YoY a fresh 40 year high.

Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, S&P500

EUR/GBP rises on ECB day! S&P500 awaits jobless claims and tomorrow's inflation data.

US open: Tech stocks lead the way as Chinese regulation appears to ease

Chinese ADRs rise after regulators wind up a year long investigation into Didi Global. Rising risk sentiment also helps stocks higher.

June 6, 2022 01:58 PM

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.

Ahead of the Fed: S&P 500 Index

The result of today’s FOMC meeting has potential for volatility in the S&P 500 index.

US open: Stocks head lower, Twitter, big tech in focus

US stocks are set for a softer start. Tech stocks are in focus the day after Twitter agreed to Elon Musk's takeover and as big tech earnings ramp up after the close.

April 26, 2022 01:53 PM

US open: Stocks rise, jobless claims fall

US stocks are edging higher after two sessions of steep losses. Jobless claims drop to 166k.

US open: Futures fall ahead of Fed minutes

US stocks are set to fall with the NASDAQ100 underperforming on hawkish Fed expectations. FOMC minutes are due later.

April 6, 2022 01:53 PM

US open: Stocks rally on peace talk hopes

Stocks are set to rally and oil drops amid growing optimism surrounding the latest Russia, Ukraine peace talks.

US open: Stocks fall as the bond sell-off eases

Stocks are heading lower after strong gains yesterday when the bond market saw a record sell-off on expectations of a more hawkish Fed. Oil prices rise.

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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US open: Stocks lower, oil rallies, Boeing crashes

Stocks edge lower as Ukraine conflict continues and the EU mulls over sanctioning Russian oil. Fed Powell is due to speak later.

Index in Focus: S&P 500

The S&P 500 has been extremely volatile over the last few weeks, primarily due to rising interest rates and the Russian/Ukraine war.

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March 14, 2022 08:41 PM

US open: Stocks fall as peace talks fail, inflation rises

Stocks trades under pressure as peace talks between the Russian foreign minister and his Ukraine counterpart fail and after US CPI rises to 7.9%.

US open: Futures fall as jump in oil stokes stagflation fears

US stocks point to a weaker start after oil prices rise over $120, fuelling stagflation fears.

US open: Futures fall on Russian sanctions, growth concerns

US stocks are set to open lower after crippling sanctions on Russia, the world's 11th largest economy, raise concerns over global growth.

February 28, 2022 01:48 PM

Equity markets were rattled by Russia-Ukraine headlines

It was a volatile week of trade amidst the carnage of Russia’s invasion, of Ukraine, and traders would be wise to remain nimble as the situation remains fluid.