Posts Tagged ‘markets’

Is Gold Warning Us Or Running With The Markets?

Authored by Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Having risen by about 40% since last October, Gold is on a moonshot. Many investment professionals consider gold prices to be a macro barometer, measuring the level of anxiety in the economy, inflation, currency, and geopolitics. Therefore, we must investigate what is and isn’t driving the price of gold […]

Middle East Uncertainty And Its Effects On Global Markets

Middle East Uncertainty And Its Effects On Global Markets Via SchiffGold.com, As the conflict continues to accelerate in Gaza and beyond, 2024 is set for a somewhat terrifying boom in global uncertainty – and will take gold prices with it. The conflict has escalated to involve neighboring regions, with the potential for further regional destabilization. […]

Gaza’s economy has been erased. Famine and black markets are all that remain.

Even in areas like Rafah, where the Israeli ground invasion has not reached, Gaza’s society has been decimated. Its economy no longer exists and basic goods can only be found on the black market where they cost ten times their prewar price. Source

Markets Go Wild On 3-Month-Old (Revised) Data

“Great” news America… economic growth in the 3rd quarter was not quite as hot as the government had previously guessed. ‘Worser-er’ data suddenly supports the goldilocks scenario as the algos appeared to completely ignore the current initial claims data which is practically at record lows. Stocks soared higher… Treasury yields puked… Gold spiked… As the […]

End Of Fed Liquidity Pump Spells Trouble For Markets

End Of Fed Liquidity Pump Spells Trouble For Markets Authored by Simon White, Bloomberg macro strategist, The Federal Reserve’s reverse repo (RRP) facility has been a key support for liquidity and stocks this year. But it is falling. As it approaches zero, markets face much less benign conditions as a formidable tailwind is extinguished. Everyone’s […]

Futures Rise, Yen Soars, JGBs Tumble As BOJ Rattles Markets

US equity futures are mixed with tech outperforming notably, as both GOOG and AMD rose +2.8% and 3.7% pre-mkt, respectively. As of 8:00am ET, S&P futures were up 0.1% to 4,560 and Nasdaq futures gained 0.2%.  10Y Treasury yields rose 5 basis points as Japanese bonds tumbled and the yen surged 1.6% against the dollar […]

Israel, October 7 Attack: Foreknowledge in Financial Markets. Massive Short-selling

By Charlie Kirk Global Research, December 05, 2023  1 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the Translate Website button below the author’s name (only available in desktop version). To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Click the share button above to email/forward this article to your friends and colleagues. Follow […]

“War For Longer” – To Think Markets Can Keep Sailing Through What We Are Seeing Is “Delusional”

“War For Longer” – To Think Markets Can Keep Sailing Through What We Are Seeing Is “Delusional” Authored by Michael Every via Rabobank, Friends: The One With the Pogroms This Daily tries to hammer home that the world we all loved from 1994 to 2004 is over. Symbolically, actor Matthew Perry, Chandler Bing from Friends, […]

“This Is Distorting Our Markets”: EU Opening Investigation Into Chinese EV Subsidies

“This Is Distorting Our Markets”: EU Opening Investigation Into Chinese EV Subsidies Apparently, things are going a little too well for the EV market in China, prompting the EU to launch an investigation into Chinese subsidies for electric vehicles, according to Bloomberg.  Because, you know, why let consumers benefit from competition when you can stoke the […]

Russian grain diplomacy: Winning hearts, minds, and markets

SEP 12, 2023 The Ukraine conflict and the Black Sea grain deal have highlighted the ‘geopolitics of wheat’ and helped Russia gain leverage over Europe while expanding its influence in Africa and the Global South. Mohamad Hasan Sweidan In the complex fabric of international relations, the interaction between geopolitics and trade – particularly of vital […]

Number of Iran’s commercial attachés in target markets to reach 30 by Mar. 2024

TEHRAN – The number of Iran’s commercial attachés in the country’s trade partners is going to increase to 30 by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2024), an official with Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced. Source

Money, markets and machine learning: Unpacking the risks of adversarial AI

The consequences of ignoring the problem of adversarial attacks in algorithmic trading are potentially catastrophic. Source

Two States, Two Job Markets

SHARE | PRINT | EMAIL Let’s go back to look at the impact of the pandemic response on the economy by comparing employment over time between two states. It’s well known that employment has impacts on not just an individual’s economic outlook, but their health as well. The idea that we could have somehow suppressed the economy in favor […]

Looking for Christmas Cheer? Six of the Oldest (and Best) Christmas Markets in Europe

​If you visit any large European town or city during December, there’s a very good chance you’ll see a Christmas market. The traditional Christmas market is a centuries-old European tradition, and it really isn’t Christmas without visiting one.  Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Price cap on Russian oil “will wreak havoc in energy markets and push commodity prices even higher”.

READ HERE: Moscow is not planning to recognize a Western-imposed price cap on Russian seaborne oil exports, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday   Source

Trees, nativity scenes and markets: People start to celebrate Christmas season

From Christmas trees at the Vatican to nativity scenes in Bethlehem, holidaymakers are starting to celebrate the Christmas season. Source

Have the Markets Found a Bottom?

While the fourth quarter has only just begun, the end of the year can’t come fast enough for Wall Street. The year 2022 has been disastrous for investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 22 percent, the S&P500 has fallen 25 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite has dropped a whopping 33 percent for the […]

10-year Treasury Yield Above 3.5%, as Markets Brace for Another Fed Hike

The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield hit above 3.5 percent for the first time in over a decade, as markets prepare for another interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this week. The last time the 10-year yield, which is the most significant global interest rate benchmark, rose to that level was back in April 2011. […]

World Shares Slip as Markets Brace for More Rate Hikes

Shares opened lower in Europe after a day of declines for most Asian markets, as investors braced for another interest rate hike this week by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Britain was observing a day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II. Japan’s markets were closed for a holiday. Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 12,701.41 while […]

While Inflation and Fear of the Fed Buried Markets, Deeper Troubles Will Soon be Revealed

Monday’s financial news was filled with fantasies about how Tuesday’s CPI report would be as boring for the stock market as watching the paint dry on Fed QT, but all that falderal didn’t even age one day without putrefying to a level of rancidness that would curl the nose hairs of most investors by Tuesday […]

Time To Blow Up Electricity Markets

The blades of the wind turbines on the mountain range opposite my window are turning especially energetically today. Last night’s storm has abated but high winds continue, contributing extra kilowatts to the electricity grid at precisely zero additional cost (or marginal cost, in the language of the economists). But the people struggling to make ends […]

Global Stock Markets Mixed Head of Latest US Jobs Reading

BEIJING—European stocks opened higher Friday while Asian markets mostly declined ahead of U.S. jobs data that might reinforce U.S. Federal Reserve plans for more interest rate hikes to cool inflation. London, Frankfurt, and Shanghai rose. Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Sydney declined. Wall Street futures were nearly flat. Oil prices surged $2.50 per barrel. Investors awaited […]

Global Stock Markets Mixed Head of Latest US Jobs Reading

BEIJING—European stocks opened higher Friday while Asian markets mostly declined ahead of U.S. jobs data that might reinforce U.S. Federal Reserve plans for more interest rate hikes to cool inflation. London, Frankfurt, and Shanghai rose. Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Sydney declined. Wall Street futures were nearly flat. Oil prices surged $2.50 per barrel. Investors awaited […]

Global Stock Markets Mixed Head of Latest US Jobs Reading

BEIJING—European stocks opened higher Friday while Asian markets mostly declined ahead of U.S. jobs data that might reinforce U.S. Federal Reserve plans for more interest rate hikes to cool inflation. London, Frankfurt, and Shanghai rose. Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Sydney declined. Wall Street futures were nearly flat. Oil prices surged $2.50 per barrel. Investors awaited […]

Iran’s “green gold” bound to shine again in global markets

TEHRAN – Although Iran is mostly known for its vast hydrocarbon resources, there are some other precious products that people all around the world put the Iranian brand on and appreciate greatly, one of such products is Iranian “green gold” or pistachio. Cultivation of pistachios in Iran dates back to the Achaemenid period or the […]

Chinese Knife Money: Making Markets feel Murderous?

The days of ‘cash as king’ are fading. Today, credit, debit, and digital currency have begun to slowly replace cash as the primary forms of payment, but it was not always so. Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Stocks, Euro Edge Higher as Markets Watch Jackson Hole

LONDON—Share markets pushed higher and Europe’s bond markets and euro stole a breather from energy-price driven sell-offs on Thursday, as investors waited to hear the latest reaction of the world’s top central bankers to soaring inflation. Asia had tailgated Wall Street higher overnight and Europe’s bourses did the same as oil and gas stocks made […]

Global Markets Steady but Recession Fears Remain

LONDON/SINGAPORE/TOKYO—Tentative calm returned to global markets on Wednesday, with the euro steadying after dropping to a two-decade low and oil back above $100 a barrel following a near 10 percent plunge a day earlier. The single currency traded at $1.025, a fraction above its weakest level since late 2002 touched overnight as fears of a […]

Spain seeks alternative markets to Algeria in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Senegal

Media platforms revealed that the authorities in some Spanish provinces established a team of specialists and economists with the aiming of searching for alternative sources to the Algerian markets in North Africa. Spanish sources pointed out that the regional government of the "Murcia" Region has opened communication channels with the affected companies to provide the […]

EU could start enforcing Digital Markets Act rules on Apple, Google, Meta in Spring 2023

You may have heard so far that the European Union has been preparing to have a say in how big tech companies like Apple, Google, and Meta operate. We are talking about a legislation dubbed the DMA (Digital Markets Act) which the European Commission has been rigorously preparing for a while. Now, The Verge reports […]

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