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Daily Market Comment – Dollar edges down ahead of Fed; aussie’s bull run continues

Posted on April 29, 2020 at 8:35 am GMT

Dollar drifts lower in mostly risk-on mood ahead of Fed statement Virus success powers aussie to 7-week high, euro perks up too Oil steadies, stocks move higher in lacklustre trading Dollar pressured amid lockdown easing, eyes Fed meeting The mood of cautious optimism continues to prevail in the markets on Wednesday as several countries have begun or are preparing to ease their lockdown measures. Hopes that shuttered businesses will soon be able to reopen their doors has sparked a relief [..]

Daily Market Comment – Oil plunges again despite lockdown exits; gold down too

Posted on April 28, 2020 at 8:34 am GMT

Threat of another crash in oil prices after biggest oil ETF dumps holdings in June contracts But markets otherwise enjoying a rare calm as lockdown measures are slowly relaxed Stocks and dollar hold steady but gold and kiwi skid Oil’s woes persist as WTI plunges WTI oil futures are on track for a second day of hefty losses as the commodity remains heavily pressured after the biggest oil exchange-traded fund (ETF) yesterday said it plans to sell all its WTI [..]

Earnings season: The good, the bad, and the very ugly – Special Report

Posted on April 14, 2020 at 3:37 pm GMT

This earnings season will be pivotal. With so little post-virus economic data so far, the real-time guidance by corporate executives could be invaluable. In a nutshell, while earnings and guidance will probably be gloomy overall, there might be huge contrasts between sectors. Industries like travel and energy will likely be decimated, whereas online retailers and home entertainment companies might have made a killing. All told, while significant downside risks remain for the market overall, some ‘value plays’ are also arising. [..]

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Technical Analysis – Microsoft stock maintains bullish outlook below record high

Posted on February 17, 2020 at 1:57 pm GMT

Microsoft’s stock price is trading not too far from the new record high of 189.50 on Tuesday, having pulled back slightly. But momentum indicators suggest that a possible downside correction may be on the cards. In regard to the technical oscillators, the near-term bias is looking neutral-to-bearish as the RSI is flatlining at the 70 level, while the stochastics are pointing south and the %K and %D lines are negatively aligned. Should the price make another run higher, it’s likely to meet resistance at [..]

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Technical Analysis – Microsoft stock takes a step back; bullish picture intact

Posted on January 28, 2020 at 4:43 pm GMT

Microsoft stock turned down from the fresh all-time high of 168.11 but its pullback seems to have stalled around the inside swing high of 160.60, where buyers have driven the price back up again. The pause in the market is also reflected in the Ichimoku lines – which have flattened – and the conflicting signals from the short-term oscillators. The MACD deep in the positive region has slipped below its red trigger line, while the RSI, ahead of its neutral [..]

Daily Market Comment – Markets steady as trade and Brexit headlines hit pause; ECB coming up

Posted on October 24, 2019 at 8:27 am GMT

Major pairs move sideways amid lack of fresh developments on the trade and Brexit fronts Speech by US Vice President on China eyed for clues on trade talks Stocks edge up despite mixed earnings ECB to kick off busy seven days for central banks Calm in FX markets but risks lurk Major pairs were trading within their recent ranges on Thursday as markets were offered a rare respite from Brexit and trade war headlines. The pound was marginally lower at [..]

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Microsoft to report another solid quarter; focus on cloud computing – Stock Market News

Posted on October 22, 2019 at 4:38 pm GMT

Microsoft will report its first fiscal quarter earnings result on Wednesday after the market close. The tech behemoth, whose share price has soared by about 36% in the year-to-date, has been benefiting from impressive growth in its cloud computing business. But competition from the likes of Amazon’s Web Services threatens to put the brakes on Microsoft’s fastest growing revenue division. Strong earnings expected for September quarter The Company has been consistently meeting or beating its earnings estimates over the last [..]

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Technical analysis – Microsoft stock starts to ease after 7-month rally

Posted on September 2, 2019 at 4:12 pm GMT

Microsoft stock logged a high of 141.61 after a seven-month uptrend, before shifting into a one-month sideways move. The stock found support from the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level of the up leg from 94.48 to 141.61, of 130.50, as well as the 132.60 level, capped by resistance at 139.40. Momentum has disappeared, as the MACD and trigger line have converged at zero, while the RSI although marginally above the 50-level, has been unable to break above previous highs. Furthermore, the [..]

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Technical Analysis – Microsoft consolidates at all-time highs; sellers grab the reins to rally down

Posted on July 17, 2019 at 5:22 am GMT

Microsoft stock has been in a seven-month ascending channel since December but last week ran into a wall near the previous all-time high of 138.34 set two weeks ago. Sellers have picked themselves up and today started to push down. Although the bullish bias from the 21-, 50- and 100-day simple moving averages (SMAs) is apparent, the MACD seems to suggest a negative divergence causing a fall in momentum as the MACD and trigger line flatten out in the positive [..]

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Microsoft hovers near all-time highs ahead of earnings – Stock Market News

Posted on July 16, 2019 at 3:23 pm GMT

The world’s largest company by market capitalization will report its quarterly earnings on Thursday, after Wall Street’s closing bell. Forecasts point to another solid quarter, with investors likely to focus mainly on key business segments like cloud computing. Overall, the company’s stock is on a tear, having gained more than 36% this year – though valuation is becoming a concern. The consensus The Washington-based tech giant is expected to report earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 when it announces its [..]

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