Markets in US will open higher

The markets will open higher in the USA, after European indices were higher as well, but it is very likely that we might see lower prices of the indices as profit taking might continue. Normally, the markets are optimistic going into the Holidays and before year end, and if there is a correction it may […]

European markets will open higher

European markets will open higher today, that is despite of the shaky start of the week during the Asian session. The Possible correction of the USD maybe over now, and long is back in force supported fundamentally and technically. The Oil Price was up during the previous session trading at around $53.20. During Friday last […]

Asian markets are set for a mixed open

Asian markets are expected to open with mixed sentiment in the first day of the week. Japanese Nikkei225 is expected to open 95 points lower at 19306 and Australian ASX200 38 points higher at 5570, according to IG markets. The last appreciation of JPY has negative impact over the Japanese stocks, but this won’t likely last […]

CFTC’s speculative net positions from 13.06.2016

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) provides a breakdown of the net positions for speculative traders in U.S. futures markets. All data corresponds to positions held by participants primarily based in Chicago and New York futures markets. The Commitments of Traders report is considered an indicator for analyzing market sentiment and many speculative traders use […]

US Markets are expected to open slightly higher

The European markets were trading higher today and we expect that US indices will open higher as well. Investors still trying to digest the last action from the FED as they raised short term interest rates this month and also are viewing another 3 hikes for next year. The data from the housing market were […]

Markets in Europe will open slightly higher

Markets today will open higher, slightly above the closing value of the previous day. The move higher of the indices continue, but today we might see lower prices as there might be profit taking. The US dollar fundamentally is the strongest and the JPY is the weakest. The price of Oil is slightly higher during […]

We remain short on the Italian banking sector

Nationalization of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA looks increasingly likely. This is expected to happen next week. Despite rescuing the bank by the state banking sector in Italy remains under pressure. The latest data shows that the banking sector in Italy has about 360 billion dollars in bad loans. CEO of Banca Ifis […]

Positive sentiment for the Asian markets open

Asian markets are expected to open in positive territory, following increases from the US and European sessions. The rate hike by FED failed to disturb the stock market and the bulls remain in possession. Japanese Nikkei225 expected to open at 19481 with 208 points higher and Australian ASX 9 points higher at 5547. The new rise in the dollar sent the pair USD/JPY […]

US stocks set for higher open as Wall Street digests Fed rate hike

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday as traders continued to digest the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. Wednesday saw the Fed raise its short-term target rate by 25 basis points in its second rate hike in a decade. The Fed also surprised markets with a forecast that showed […]

Asian Markets are expected to open higher

Asian Markets are expected to open higher, but after that we might see lower prices. The American indices closed lower, after FED increased the rates to 0.75%. The rise was expected and there were no surprices for investors. The important news tonight are from Australia – Employment change. For now the Australian dollar is weak […]