Archive for Stock Market News

Why Sometimes, “Beating the S&P 500” Isn’t Good Enough

How money managers who beat a benchmark can still “ruin your retirement” By Elliott Wave International Would you like to invest with a money manager who has a track record of “beating the market”? “Who wouldn’t” you might reply. But, hold onto your horses — or, in this case, onto your portfolio. Even a professional […]

S&P500 Mini Contract Speculators boosted their bullish net positions

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email S&P500 Mini Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large stock market speculators increased their bullish net positions in the S&P500 Mini futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts […]

AU200 Stock Index: Technical Analysis – Rising unemployment bearish for AU200

By IFCMarkets Rising unemployment bearish for AU200 Australia’s unemployment rose in December. Will the AU200 stock index continue decliining? Australia’s unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5% in December from 5.4% in previous month when no change was expected. While the job growth was stronger than expected higher unemployment is bearish for Australia’s stock market index. […]

US stocks slip on shutdown concerns

By IFCMarkets US indices retreat from records US financial markets retreated on Thursday on uncertainty about possible government shutdown. The dollar weakening resumed: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, lost 0.6% to 90.489. Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.4% to 26017.81. The S&P […]

Regenerative Medicine Company’s China Deal is ‘Dramatically Transformational’

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   01/18/2018 Echelon Wealth Partners detailed the terms and impact of this cell therapy developer’s recent alliance in Asia. In a Jan. 16 research note, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Douglas Loe reported that RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (RP:TSX.V; REPCF:OTCQB) formed a partnership with the private firm, China-based Yofoto […]

Test for Personalized Approach to Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment Entering Final Stages Before Commercialization

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   01/16/2018 One analyst believes 2018 could mark a ‘dramatic turnaround’ for this biotech company, which is at the forefront of using three-dimensional telomere analysis to personalize medical treatment. 3D Signatures Inc. (DXD:TSX.V; TDSGF:OTCQB; 3D0:FSE) has developed a propriety software platform, TeloView, that conducts 3D analysis of chromosomal […]

Several Milestones on Horizon for ‘Top Pick’ Immunotherapy Firm

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   01/17/2018 Douglas Loe, an analyst with Echelon Partners, outlined the reasons this biotech deserves Top Pick status. In a Jan. 11 research note, Echelon Partners analyst Douglas Loe stated his firm again has chosen Immunovaccine Inc. (IMV:TSX; IMMVF:OTCQX) as a Top Pick for the year of the […]

Dow closes above 26000

By IFCMarkets All three main US indices end at records US financial markets resumed the rally on Wednesday as the upbeat Beige Book and data boosted investors’ risk appetite. The dollar rebounded: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, rose 0.5% […]

US equities pull back

By IFCMarkets All three main US indices slip US stock indices pulled back on Tuesday after switching between gains and losses as concerns about possible government shutdown weighed on market sentiment. The dollar weakening halted: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival […]

Global equities hit by bearish pressure

Article by ForexTime Global markets took a sharp U-turn as the markets were in turmoil on the back of large crypto currency sell offs caused by regulation fears and a crackdown in Asia. The sell-off which have continued thus far into the Asian session looks like it could have some impact on other markets, that […]

US markets reopen today

By IFCMarkets Dollar weakness persists US financial markets were closed Monday for Martin Luther King holiday. The dollar weakening persisted after Friday’s slump prompted by the euro rally and steady December inflation: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, fell 0.6% […]

How to Know if this Rally will continue to two more months?

By Chris Vermeulen – www.TheTechnicalTraders.com Our research has been “spot on” with regards to the markets for the first few weeks of 2018.  We issued our first trade on Jan 2nd, plus two very detailed research reports near the end of 2017 and early 2018.  We urge you to review these research posts as they tell you exactly what to expect […]

US stocks rally as retail sales rise

By IFCMarkets All three main stock indices close at records US stock indices ended at record highs but dollar slumped on Friday as retail sales rose while inflation remained unchanged in December. The live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, fell 1% […]

US stocks rise driven by energy rally

By IFCMarkets All three US indices end at records US stock indices resumed the rally on Thursday ahead of the start of fourth quarter earnings. The dollar weakening accelerated: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, lost 0.5% to 91.852. Dow Jones industrial […]

US equities hit another record high

Article by ForexTime The US markets have continued their hectic pace this year as the S&P 500 reached new highs on the back of economic figures. These figures showed that while initial jobless claims lifted to 261K (245K exp), the continuing claims figured dropped to 1.87M (1.92M exp) which shows that Americans are certainly getting […]

All three main US indices slip

By IFCMarkets S&P 500, Nasdaq break six-day win streak US stock indices pulled back on Wednesday as the rise in Treasury yields accelerated after a report that China is considering halting purchases of US debt. The dollar weakened: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket […]