Apr 24, 2018
Latest survey results from London-based research institute IHS-Markit showed that the private sector in the USA and the euro zone in April stabilized on a slightly lower level, still signaling a solid, albeit somewhat more moderate growth path compared to the recent records.
Apr 23, 2018
Stock markets suffered at the end of last week from profit taking and persistent geopolitical concerns. Tensions surrounding the trading conflict between the USA and China, as well as further company earnings are likely to remain in the spotlight.
Apr 20, 2018
While the stock markets are currently focusing on corporate balance sheets, geopolitical and trade tensions, as well as inflation fears on the backdrop of the surging oil price to a three-year high continue to create uncertainty on the trading floor.
Apr 19, 2018
According to its regular economic report, the Beige Book, the Fed continues to see the US economy on a growth course despite the trade dispute with China. The outlook remains positive thanks to rising consumer spending and the effects of the tax reform on corporate investments.
Apr 18, 2018
The current corporate reporting season has given the stock markets a fresh impetus and enabled them to shake off the predominant geopolitical concerns of late, at least in the short term. Tonight's focus is on the economic report of the US Federal Reserve, the Beige Book.