US job data raises doubts about the Fed's next moves

US job data raises doubts about the Fed's next moves

The optimism about Fed rate cuts that dominated December is quickly fading, and futures on Wall Street’s main indices were in the red this morning. Investors are eager to get more clues about the...
Our Logo January 05, 2024 at 07:29 pm IST
Clarity is needed

Clarity is needed

It’s a pretty a grim start to the new year, with three sessions in the red for Wall Street. Futures remained mixed this morning as investors await more economic data to get a better idea of the...
Our Logo January 04, 2024 at 07:38 pm IST
Slow start for Wall Street

Slow start for Wall Street

The first session of the year on Wall Street was lackluster and today looks like it’s not gonna be any better. Speculation is already rife as to whether this is the end of the good times seen at the...
Our Logo January 03, 2024 at 08:08 pm IST
It's looking good...

It's looking good...

As we start a new market year it’s good to have a quick look back at 2023. Let’s also recap what happen on Wall Street and elsewhere during year-end festivities, since many of us have completely...
Our Logo January 02, 2024 at 08:05 pm IST
Analyst recommendations:  Apple, Chewy, Estee Lauder, Lululemon, Wells Fargo...

Analyst recommendations: Apple, Chewy, Estee Lauder, Lululemon, Wells Fargo...

Every morning, find a selection of analysts' recommendations covering North America and the UK. The list only includes companies that have been the subject of a change of opinion or price target, or...
Our Logo January 02, 2024 at 03:35 pm IST
PCE inflation doesn’t disappoint

PCE inflation doesn’t disappoint

Investors got what they wanted before Christmas, which is another sign that inflation is cooling. For this last column of the year, we'll talk about rate cuts, artificial intelligence, Tencent and...
Our Logo December 22, 2023 at 07:39 pm IST
Here we go again

Here we go again

Wall Street ended in the red yesterday due to profit taking, but also because of a specific kind of options. I’ll explain in a bit. But things are already looking green. Investors are assessing U.S....
Our Logo December 21, 2023 at 07:58 pm IST
Fed officials fail to calm investors

Fed officials fail to calm investors

The US market looks like it’s taking a breather, with futures in the red in premarket trading, after several sessions of gains fueled by hopes of rate cuts after the Fed's December 13 monetary...
Our Logo December 20, 2023 at 07:49 pm IST
Investors got more clues that rate cuts are imminent

Investors got more clues that rate cuts are imminent

Christmas is fast approaching and the atmosphere on stock markets is rather joyful, with most indices in the green. Investors are cheering fresh data showing a slowdown in eurozone inflation in...
Our Logo December 19, 2023 at 08:00 pm IST
The market ignores the hawks

The market ignores the hawks

Investors have already overindulged this year, but they don't seem ready to curb their appetite. Western Indices are on course to end 2023 on their best levels of the year, after another positive...
Our Logo December 18, 2023 at 07:55 pm IST
Euphoria subsides for Triple-Witching Day

Euphoria subsides for Triple-Witching Day

Investors are slowly coming down from Cloud 9 after the rally sparked Fed confirmed it will start cutting rates next year. Many indices are flirting with or have exceeded their highs this week, which...
Our Logo December 15, 2023 at 08:21 pm IST
Nothing's gonna stop stocks now

Nothing's gonna stop stocks now

For its final outing of 2023, the US Federal Reserve strengthened market convictions. Investors were surprised by the more dovish-than-expected comments. It will now take a lot to derail the year-end...
Our Logo December 14, 2023 at 07:24 pm IST
The decision that will make or break the market

The decision that will make or break the market

Finally, we’re about to find out the Fed’s last monetary policy decision of the year! A decision that may bring equity markets towards their record highs.
Our Logo December 13, 2023 at 08:06 pm IST
The only way is up…

The only way is up…

The December rally is up to a good start. Several equity indices have surpassed their highs, while others are just waiting to do so. In this sea of optimism, the US central bank faces a complex...
Our Logo December 12, 2023 at 08:07 pm IST
Powell is getting ready to crush investors 'hopes

Powell is getting ready to crush investors 'hopes

There are just a few stock market sessions left before the end of year that was a good vintage for Western markets. Investors are eagerly awaiting several central bank decisions this week, before...
Our Logo December 11, 2023 at 08:18 pm IST
The job report just threw a (little) spanner in the works

The job report just threw a (little) spanner in the works

The monthly US employment report for November was eagerly awaited before the last US monetary policy decision of the year, scheduled for next week.
Our Logo December 08, 2023 at 07:28 pm IST
Are rate cuts are coming early next year?

Are rate cuts are coming early next year?

Wall Street indices were up in premarket trading, ahead of Friday’s publication of the eagerly-awaited employment data. I don’t mean to sound like a broken record, but as I already mentioned...
Our Logo December 07, 2023 at 08:40 pm IST
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