Tag: trading

Finance Tech, Trading

Stock futures struggle for direction after temporary boost from China factory data

March 31, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Stock-index futures flipped between small gains and losses Tuesday, after initially finding support following a rebound in Chinese manufacturing activity, as the country comes out of a lockdown due the coronavirus epidemic. What are the major indexes doing? Futures on […]

Capital, Finance Tech, Trading

Profits of airline, travel and oil companies will be hardest hit by COVID-19

March 30, 2020


Sheltering in place, shutting down large parts of the economy and skyrocketing job losses due to coronavirus are bad for America’s health, the economy and for corporate profits. So be prepared for unsettling news when companies start reporting how much […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The Fed made a bold move to calm shaky bond and credit markets. But is it enough?

March 16, 2020

Via: Fortune

Investors and traders around the world were anxiously waiting on Monday to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve’s sweeping moves Sunday to inject additional liquidity into the economy would restore normal market conditions. The Fed’s goal is not to save […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Stock markets recover after turbulent trading

March 13, 2020

Via: ABC News

European stocks rose Friday and Wall Street was set to gain on the open after turbulent trading in Asia and a day after the market’s worst session in over three decades. Shares rose in Paris and London but fell 6.1% […]

Finance Tech, Trading

S&P 500 index drops 7%, triggering a 15-minute trading halt

March 9, 2020

Via: ABC News

NEW YORK — Stocks plunged 7% on Wall Street Monday, triggering a trading halt for 15 minutes. The steep drop followed similar falls in Europe after a fight among major crude-producing countries jolted investors already on edge about the widening […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Wall Street opens 2% lower as Coronavirus hits California, airline stocks

March 5, 2020

Via: Business Standard

U.S. stock indexes dropped more than 2% on Thursday as the swift spread of the coronavirus in the United States led California to declare an emergency, while airline stocks were hammered by crippled travel demand. Down almost 12% last week […]


Fed cuts rates by half a percentage point to combat coronavirus slowdown

March 4, 2020


The Federal Reserve announced an emergency rate cut Tuesday of half a percentage point in response to the growing economic threat from the novel coronavirus. The move was the first such cut since December 2008, during the financial crisis. It […]

Finance Tech, Trading

US stocks rise slightly, on track for weekly gains

February 14, 2020

Via: ABC News

NEW YORK — Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street, with technology and retail companies leading the gainers. The three major indexes are on track for weekly gains. Chipmaker Nvidia rose in early after trading reporting strong earnings. Global […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Global shares mostly lower as new China virus cases spike

February 13, 2020

Via: ABC News

BANGKOK — Global shares were mostly lower Thursday as reported cases of the new virus jumped in China. Indexes in London, Paris and Frankfurt opened lower, following declines across Asian markets. London’s FTSE 100 declined 1.4% in morning trading to […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Chinese markets plunge as rising coronavirus death toll fuels fears

February 3, 2020

Via: NBC News

BEIJING/SHANGHAI – Chinese stock and commodity markets fell heavily on Monday as the death toll from a coronavirus epidemic in China rose to 361 and investors retreated into safe-haven assets in the first trading session after an extended Lunar New […]