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Powell led first Fed meeting concludes today

By IFCMarkets Energy shares lead US stocks recovery US stock indices recovered Tuesday led by energy shares. The S&P 500 gained 0.2% to 2716.94. Dow Jonesindustrial average rose 0.5% to 24727.27. The Nasdaq composite index added 0.3% to 7364.30. The dollar rebounded ahead of Fed decision: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength […]

This “Illusion” Can Destroy Once-Vibrant Portfolios

Virtually all stock market forecasting is based on the fallacy of linear extrapolation By Elliott Wave International Those who’ve invested solely in the stock market during the past several years have seen the value of their portfolios increase. As of June 30, 2017, the average 401(k) balance stood at $97,700, according to Fortune magazine. That […]

Dow Jones: Technical Analysis – Several factors contribute to stock market corrections at once

By IFCMarkets Several factors can contribute to stock market corrections at once Stock prices of American industrial companies are falling amid the meeting of the heads of central banks and G-20 finance ministers (Group of Twenty). Investors are afraid of the criticism of Donald Trump’s new tariff policy. Will the Dow Jones stock index fall? […]

US equities fall as technology shares sell off

By IFCMarkets Dow turns negative for 2018 US stock indices fell Monday erasing Friday gains as Facebook’s data management concerns triggered technology shares selloff. The S&P 500 lost 1.4% to 2712.92. The Dow Jones industrial dropped 1.4% to 24610.91, turning down 0.4% year to date. The Nasdaq composite index slumped 1.8% to 7344.24. The dollar weakened: the live dollar indexdata show the ICE […]

Equity markets continue to suffer

Article by ForexTime American investors are looking a little panicked this week as continuing pressure from Muller’s investigation puts pressure on the Trump administration. At the same time the FED is looking all the more likely to act to lift rates under a new governor, as it sets it sights on restoring the status quo […]

US indices end higher on upbeat data

By IFCMarkets SP 500 breaks a four-day losing streak US stock indices ended higher on Friday supported by report industrial production rose 1.1% in February, its fastest pace in four months. S&P 500 rose 0.2% to 2752.01. It lost 1.2% for the week. Dow Jones industrial average climbed 0.3% to 24946.51. The Nasdaq composite advanced 0.2% to 7481.99. The dollar strengthening persisted: […]

S&P500 Mini Speculators slightly lowered their overall bullish positions

By – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email S&P500 Mini Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large stock market speculators reduced 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 […]

VIX Speculators cut back on their bullish net positions

By – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email VIX Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large volatility speculators lowered their net positions in the VIX 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 of VIX futures, traded […]

US stocks slip as trade war fears persist

By IFCMarkets Dow snaps three day decline US stocks slipped on Thursday on potential global trade war fears. However Dow Jones industrial average advanced 0.5% to 24873.66. The S&P 500 slid 0.1% to 2747.33. The Nasdaq composite fell 0.2% to 7481.74. The dollar accelerated strengthening: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a […]

Trade war fears weigh on markets

By IFCMarkets Dow, SP 500 end lower third session US stocks continued retreating on Wednesday on rising trade war concerns after President Trump’s announcement he is considering tariffs to trim the US’s trade deficit with China by $100 billion. The S&P 500 slipped 0.6% to 2749.48, led by materials and industrial shares. The Dow Jones industrial fell 1% to 24758.12. Nasdaq composite […]

Biotech’s Encouraging Phase 2 Gut Microbiome Data ‘Bodes Well’ for Phase 3

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   03/14/2018 H.C. Wainwright & Co. analyst Ram Selvaraju reported the latest study findings involving this biotherapeutic firm’s lead asset. A March 12 H.C. Wainwright & Co. research reported indicated that additional Phase 2b/3 trial results showed Ritter Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RTTR:NASDAQ) lead drug candidate RP-G28 “promoted beneficial adaptation […]

Coverage Initiated on Biotech; Analyst Says, ‘Time to Buy’

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   03/14/2018 Sarah Weber, an analyst with Piper Jaffray & Co., made the case for investing in this biotherapeutic development firm. A March 9 research note indicated that Piper Jaffray & Co. launched coverage of Ovid Therapeutics Inc. (OVID:NASDAQ) with an Overweight rating and a $20 per share […]

Eye Opening Index, Volatility, Charts and Predictions

By Volatility setting up like 2014/2015, Get ready for some interesting range rotation and price swings. Our recent research shows that the current US markets are setting up for what could become a very interesting price range rotation as well as increased volatility.  Our team of researchers at Technical Traders Ltd. have identified a number of key elements […]

US stocks fall after inflation report

By IFCMarkets Consumer price inflation in line with expectations US stocks extended losses led by technology and financial shares. The S&P 500 fell 0.6% to 2765.31. Dow Jonesindustrial average dropped 0.7% to 25007.03. The Nasdaq composite index lost 1% to 7511.01 snapping seven-session winning streak. The dollar weakening accelerated even as inflation data were in line with expectations: the live dollar index data […]

DJI30 Technical W Bullish Pattern Formed in 4h Time Frame

By Admiral Markets Source: Admiral Markets MT5 with MT5SE Add-on Even though income data was lower than expected in the US, the high NFP number suggests wage pressure may be imminent on company earnings in the USA – one of the reasons why the DJI30 was sold yesterday. The price might reject from the POC […]

US equities pull back ahead of inflation report

By IFCMarkets SP 500, Dow slip while Nasdaq rises US stocks ended mostly lower Monday after Friday rally. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% to 2783.02 led by industrial stocks down more than 1.2%. The Dow Jones industrial fell 0.6% to 25178.61. The Nasdaq composite index however rose 0.4% to 7588.32. The dollar weakened snapping three-session strengthening streak: the live dollar index data show the […]