Code Red before the opening bell. The situation is about to get out of hand.

U.S. stock futures fell sharply on Monday as a trade war between the world’s largest economies intensified with China retaliating against the U.S.′ latest move. Trade bellwethers Caterpillar and Boeing dropped 2.2% and 1.9%, respectively, in the premarket. Semiconductor stocks liked Micron Technology, Skyworks Solutions and Advanced Micro Devices also fell before the bell. China, […]

Today we trade in risk off

Risk-off sentiment intensified on Monday as the slide in the yuan, and Beijing’s reported order to halt U.S. agricultural imports, sparked sell-offs in commodity and stock markets in Asia and Europe. With risk-off sentiment in full swing, investors flocked to safe-haven assets in a flight from riskier equities. In forex markets, safe-haven currencies such as […]

Money Flows before the start of European trading today

Asian stocks collapsed and US futures fell as Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese goods. The yen extended its profits after the biggest jump in the last two years. Japanese indices lost about 2.5%. Stocks in South Korea hit their lowest levels for the session after Japan struck its trade-restricting move against Korea. Assets […]

Money Flows before the start of European trading this morning

The timid rise in stock markets continues as traders remain pending on developments around US-China trade rhetoric, with a new round of talks this week in Shanghai. Asian markets are in the green and the US markets are also lagging behind. This optimism has also crept into European markets, where the futures of major stock […]

The week of truth for the stock markets

The US Central Bank meeting will steal the focus of traders in a week, filled with quality economic news, interest rate decisions, employment reports, and more. Let’s not forget the corporate season as in the new week there will be many big companies that will report their quarterly reports. Many companies with large market capitalization […]

Market Sentiment at the Beginning of the European Session: Equity-Long; GBP-Short

Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union. In early European trade, pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 futures rose 0.46% while German DAX futures […]

This week’s focus: ECB, PMI, FAANG reports and new UK prime minister

The European Central Bank’s policy meeting will be front and center this week as investors wait to see what action central bank head Mario Draghi may take to support the euro area economy. The week will bring fresh insights into the global economic outlook, with manufacturing data for Japan, the euro zone and the U.S., […]

Money Flows before the start of the European trading session

Events were last two sessions. The dollar was submerged because of the passive comments of Fed members, but the New York branch of the bank later said that Williams’ words were more “academic” than truth. This was immediately reflected in the “resurrection” of the green currency during the Asian session, and the focus of European […]

Money Flow before the start of the European session

For now it is a quiet start of the day, following the short volatility of yesterday, with the major currencies remaining unchanged for the moment. Shares and bonds are also looking for a direction moving around their opening levels, but let’s see what the markets have prepared for us in the next few hours as […]

Currencies, equities and bonds remain steady, awaiting Powell

All eyes are on Powell’s statement later today in the hope that he will be able to give more trace to market players about the decision on central bank interest in a few weeks. Major currencies are less than a 0.1% change against the dollar, and markets seem quiet in expecting the key risky event […]