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Daily Market Comment – Dollar succumbs to Powell’s dovish tune; stocks mixed

Posted on April 15, 2021 at 9:13 am GMT

Powell reiterates that rate hikes are a long way off, pressing down on yields Dollar skids again but upside risk from retail sales and jobless claims Banks kick off US earnings with a bang but only Dow Jones rises Most dovish Fed Chair ever strikes again The US dollar slid and the 10-year Treasury yield held near three-week lows as Fed Chair Jerome Powell went out of his way to dampen fears of pre-emptive action to stem rising inflation. Speaking [..]

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US Big Banks Q1 earnings: Will the rally resume? – Stock Market News

Posted on April 14, 2021 at 8:00 am GMT

The four biggest US banks will kick the earnings season this week, with JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo reporting their financial results for the first quarter of 2021 today followed by Bank of America and Citigroup on Thursday. The banking sector has drastically changed course from one of the worst-performing industries during the devastating 2020 year to a well-growing sector in early 2021. However, with the banks consolidating gains around record highs on Wall Street for several weeks now, investors would look for answers about [..]

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Citigroup, JPMorgan, and Wells Fargo kick off earnings season – Stock Market News

Posted on January 14, 2021 at 12:27 pm GMT

The fourth-quarter earnings season is upon us, and as usual, the big US banks will get things started. JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo will all report on Friday before Wall Street’s opening bell. Their results could shed some light into how the financial sector is doing and how the US consumer is holding up. Overall, the banking sector has recovered very powerfully lately, and should the Democrats unleash a tsunami of federal spending soon, the good times could keep rolling. [..]

Daily Market Comment – Wall Street stumbles as US-China tensions brew, virus cases surge

Posted on July 14, 2020 at 8:46 am GMT

Nasdaq falters as more US states roll back reopenings amid record new infections Sino-US tensions also upset stocks, but dollar and gold hold steady Markets braced for busy week as earnings, data and central bank meetings coming up Tech stocks in rare selloff Shares on Wall Street slipped late into the session on Monday as a persistent surge in new coronavirus cases across the United States unnerved investors. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite had been trading in record territory before reversing [..]

Daily Market Comment – Stocks creep higher as terrible earnings loom; dollar slips further

Posted on July 13, 2020 at 8:50 am GMT

Stocks braced for disastrous earnings, but low bar sets stage for profit beats Dollar extends downward trajectory despite worrisome virus numbers Gold capitalizes on weaker greenback, but euro turns more cautious Worst earnings season ever? Equity markets were in a surprisingly chirpy mood on Monday, with little sign of distress ahead of what is expected to be the worst earnings season in at least 12 years. Banks will be the primary focus this week, with Citigroup, JP Morgan and Wells [..]

Daily Market Comment – Stocks under pressure amid growth jitters; dollar off lows

Posted on April 15, 2020 at 8:36 am GMT

Uncertainty about growth outlook resurfaces after IMF warning, weighing on stocks Dollar pulls higher as risk aversion sets in US earnings and retail sales data could make for a rocky ride Stocks muted as growth jitters return Equity markets were struggling for momentum on Wednesday as the IMF’s latest economic forecasts served as a reminder to investors that the virus crisis will take a heavy toll on the global economy. In its April report, the IMF projected that the global [..]

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US big four banks may give a depressing start to earnings season – Stock Market News

Posted on April 13, 2020 at 3:59 pm GMT

The four largest US banks will kick off the earnings season after the Easter break on Tuesday and Wednesday but for the first time after a long time markets will be indifferent whether the results will beat or miss forecasts as investors are aware that the path of earnings is a one-way direction to the downside thanks to the virus-led lockdown. Yet, any indication of how badly the financial sector may suffer could be the trigger for another volatile session [..]

Daily Market Comment – Dollar hits 110 yen after US removes China as currency manipulator

Posted on January 14, 2020 at 9:17 am GMT

US removes currency manipulator label from China ahead of signing of trade deal Yuan surges, yen slides as risk-on theme continues Wall Street hits another record as earnings season gets into full gear US-China tensions thaw further ahead of trade deal signing Relations between the United States and China got a boost on Monday after the US Treasury Department decided to no longer designate China as a currency manipulator. The announcement, which comes just two days before the two countries [..]

Week Ahead – US and China set to seal Phase One deal ahead of Chinese Q4 GDP release

Posted on January 10, 2020 at 11:13 am GMT

The United States and China will finally put pen to paper on the hard-fought ‘phase one’ deal on January 15, ending months of trade uncertainty and hostilities. However, it will be too early for the ebb in trade tensions to have benefited China’s export-heavy economy in the fourth quarter and GDP numbers due out of the country will likely leave markets underwhelmed. It will be an important data week in the UK and US as well, with monthly industrial output, [..]

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US banks poised for a weaker earnings season – Stock Market News

Posted on October 14, 2019 at 4:06 pm GMT

It will be a “Bank week” for the US as the four largest banks by market capitalization will kick off the earnings season by reporting their financial statements for the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo will be announcing on Tuesday, while Bank of America will release its own numbers on Thursday. Under a lower interest rate environment, traders will be looking for any signs of weakness in net interest rate margins. Yet, the banking results may not appear as ugly [..]

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