Market had entered a new phase after the initial shock

Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the U.S., reviving concerns about the potential damage to the world’s largest economy. Trump warned that the U.S. could face as many as 240,000 deaths as he asked Americans to brace for an unprecedented crisis in […]

Market volatility will remain common place in the near future

U.S. stocks swung between gains and losses Wednesday after lawmakers and the White House reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package, extending what’s been one of the market’s most volatile periods in recent memory. Uncertainty about the pandemic and its trajectory, combined with a spike in trading volumes, have contributed to big moves […]

Selloffs end when the problem that caused the selloff is under control

A key issue is the uncertainty surrounding what it will take to halt the fast-moving health crisis, and the economic fallout of such measures, investors say. Governments are using a range of strategies, from stringent lockdowns in Italy, France and Spain to looser recommendations of social distancing in the U.K. and much of the U.S. […]

Can we conclude that the market massacre has ended in the short term?

А short-term stock rebound is likely, because markets rarely fall so far and fast without what London traders charmingly call a dead-cat bounce. After that, my big worry is that investors still aren’t prepared for a full pandemic, and it… You need ・Varchev Trading Club・ membership subscription to enter this page. (19.90€ / monthly; 199€ […]

Markets in one sentence: Risk off, escape to safe havens and resumed oil shorts

Dow Jones suffer its biggest one-day decline since February 2018, deleting nearly 1000 points… and keep going. Investors also stepped up their flight to haven assets, pushing gold prices up 1.6% to $1,674.60 a troy ounce. Increased demand for U.S. government bonds sent the yield on the benchmark 10-year note down to 1.367%, approaching the […]

Worries are mounting. COVID-19 has reached Europe. Risk off.

Given the situation with the virus, we remain reserved for risk sentimentation this week. We expect the mood to remain shy about risky assets, with sentiment driven mainly by the epidemic situation. We expect the defensive sector and safe haven havens to continue to be a harbor for investors. We suggest potentially that global stock […]

Apple’s warning is a test of investors’ long-running love with the growth stocks

The revenue warning issued on Monday by Apple Inc. is another test of investors’ long-running love affair with so-called growth stocks. For weeks, investors have bet that the giant technology stocks that have led the market would march on despite the disruption and economic slowdown in China caused by the coronavirus. They’ve continued to put […]