Market Research

Stocks  

‘Apple One’ could get Apple to $2 trillion- and hurt Netflix, Spotify

Apple will launch Apple One alongside the new iPhone 12. That could take its valuation to $2 trillion, while hurting prospects for Netflix & Spotify.

Forex   FX Options  

British pound near 5-month top as UK enters steep recession

The United Kingdom has just experienced a truly historic recession, with GDP falling -20.4% in the second quarter. What next for the British pound?

Stocks   Bonds  

Trump’s executive orders provide pandemic (& investor) relief

Stocks are higher and yields are flat on Monday in response to US President Trump issuing executive orders to extend economic relief to Americans.

Stocks   Macro

Trump TikTok WeChat ban shouldn’t worry China tech

A new executive order from US President Trump banning any US transactions with TikTok and WeChat is unlikely in our view to dampen China tech shares growth.

Forex   Macro

Pound jumps after BOE dodges NIRP

The British pound has jumped to a 5-month high (GBP/USD) after the Bank of England concluded it was better to avoid negative interest rates in the UK.

08/05/2020
CFDs  

Bank of England & EA, Uber Earnings

Today I’m looking at the Bank of England meeting, US jobless claims and earnings from Uber, Nintendo and Electronic Arts.

Bonds   Commodities   Metals  

Gold over $2000

The spot price of gold has soared above the 2k milestone, reaching a new all-time high of $2040. Can the upwards momentum continue?

08/04/2020
Stocks   Forex  

ADP data & Moderna, BMW, Square Earnings

US July ADP unemployment and global service sector data is out Wednesday while Moderna, Square, BMW and Nikola are reporting Q2 earnings.

Stocks   CFDs  

Australian shares ready for catch up after RBA

Australian blue-chip shares jumped 2% in response to the RBA restarting bond-buying while the state of Victoria battles a second wave of the coronavirus.

Forex   FX Options  

Worst month in a decade for the dollar

August; a typically choppy month in forex markets will follow the worst monthly decline for the US dollar in over 10 years. Will the buck’s rebound in the last two days continue?

08/02/2020
Stocks   Forex  

Swiss CPI, PMIs & HSBC Earnings

HSBC report Q2 earnings amid all the controversy over Hong Kong, Switzerland is expected to show a 6th straight month of CPI deflation and global July manufacturing PMIs are released.

Commodities   Metals  

How to Trade Gold

Gold is amongst the oldest forms of currency and has been viewed as a store of value for thousands of years.

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