Daily Comment

Monday January 16th

U.S. markets are closed for Martin Luther King Day. European markets were cautiously higher on Monday as investors assessed the growth and inflation outlook in light of recent data alongside the beginning of corporate earnings season. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index was up 0.3% by mid-afternoon, with financial services adding 0.8% while travel and leisure stocks dropped […]

Thursday January 12th

U.S. stock market index futures lightly advanced Thursday as investors awaited a key inflation report to assess the outlook for the Federal Reserve’s rate-hiking campaign. Futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 53 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures were up 0.2%, while Nasdaq-100 futures added 0.1%. All eyes are on December’s consumer […]

Wednesday January 11th

U.S. stock market index futures rose Wednesday as Wall Street looked to build on what has been a positive start to 2023 so far. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 51 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures advanced 0.2%, while and Nasdaq 100 gained 0.1%. The moves come after the Nasdaq Composite […]

Tuesday January 10th

U.S. stock market index futures were down Tuesday as concern over higher rates lingered among traders awaiting comments from a closely followed Federal Reserve leader. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 142 points, or 0.4%. S&P 500 futures fell also fell 0.4%, while Nasdaq-100 futures dropped 0.6%. Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic […]

Monday January 9th

U.S. stock market index futures rose Monday after the major averages notched their first big rally of the new trading year. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 113 points, or 0.3%, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures added 0.5% and 0.6%, respectively. All the major averages advanced last week, with the […]

Friday January 6th

U.S. stock market index futures were little changed Friday as investors looked ahead to the December jobs report release. Strong jobs data in the previous session led to declines in the major averages as it pointed to further rate hikes ahead. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose by 24 points, or 0.07%. S&P 500 futures […]

Thursday January 5th

U.S. stock market index futures fell Thursday after private payroll data showed the labor market is still strong amid the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes to tame inflation. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 158 points, or 0.47%. S&P 500 Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 0.48% and 0.48%, respectively. U.S. stock futures fell […]

Wednesday January 4th

U.S. stock market index futures traded higher Wednesday and rates slid as investors await key economic data reports that will show how the U.S. economy is faring amid the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes to tame inflation. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 100 points, or 0.30%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures climbed […]

Tuesday January 3rd

U.S. stock market index futures rose Tuesday as Wall Street tried to start the new year on a strong note. Traders also braced themselves for a flurry of economic data coming this week. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 149 points, or 0.44%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.51%, and Nasdaq 100 futures […]

Monday January 2nd

Happy New-Year to you, that all your wishes may become reallity.   The U.S. markets are closed today, trading in Asia was limited. European shares rose in the first trading session of 2023 on Monday as euro zone manufacturing data suggested the worst had passed after a year marred by fears of a recession as […]
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