EghtesadOnline: U.S. equities ended their worst week in two years on a positive note, but rate-hike fears that pushed markets into a correction remain as investors await American inflation figures on Feb. 14.
EghtesadOnline: There’s a new sheriff in town and it’s stocks. So says Strategas Research Partners LLC, which argues that equities have supplanted bonds as the market to watch as drama builds around funding the U.S. government.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks pared recent gains and the dollar sat at an 11-month low as investors assess an investigation into the U.S. president that may stall his economic agenda. The Australian dollar plunged the most since May after a dovish speech by the central bank deputy governor.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks slipped, taking their cue from a weaker U.S. equities session, as a rising yen weighed on shares in Tokyo. Gold extended gains while oil held Monday’s losses.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar extended its decline and stocks fell as investor doubts grew that U.S. President Donald Trump will be able to implement his economic agenda. European bonds and gold advanced and industrial commodities dropped.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks fluctuated with the dollar, while Treasuries retreated as post-U.S. election asset moves stalled a day before Donald Trump is slated to hold a press conference that could provide detail on his policy preferences.
EghtesadOnline: Yet again, investors watched the Dow Industrial Average stop just short of the 20,000 level, even as U.S. equities resumed their post-election rally with the best week of gains in a month.