Dear Readers, U.S. Markets The week ahead for U.S. markets will be a function of the macro economic indicators that are to be released on the back of the positive news released last week regarding support for peripheral Europe from the European Central Bank pushed markets higher. The Dow closed +1.97% for the week ending… Read More Global Macro Markets Report: July 30, 2012 – August 3, 2012
Global Macro Markets Outlook: July 16, 2012 to July 20, 2012.
Dear Readers, United States The Dow closed +0.04% for the week as the index trended downward until the tail-risk event on Friday. Friday is a great example of upside tail-risk for investors holding weekly put options or short sellers of Dow stocks. The expected growth in China’s GDP from 7.6% going forward into the second… Read More Global Macro Markets Outlook: July 16, 2012 to July 20, 2012
United States Dow closed -0.84% for the week as the index sold down on Friday (-0.96) w/volume between 1mm & 10mm shares/day traded. Global industrial growth on the commercial end is still lagging however signs are pointing to increased residential construction (housing starts) in emerging markets which the larger industrial companies remain exposed. Downside volatility… Read More Global Macro Markets Outlook (July 9 – July 13, 2012)
The Banking & Fiscal Union under the SEM By: Vidia Ramdeen, MPA E: firstname.lastname@example.org Article 39 & 94 of the TEC is to ensure the free rights of individuals conducting business from one sovereign to the next, and lays the groundwork for a pan European Union, essentially creating the foundation to enable discussion to further policy for development… Read More Integration of a Fiscal/Banking Union
Dear Reader, Toronto Stock Exchange is closed on Monday – NYSE is closed from Tuesday at 1 p.m. through Wednesday for Independence Day. United States The Dow closed up +1.89% on the week, w/Monday -1.09%, and +2.20% on Friday – volume at or above 1mm shares traded/day. The index reflected improving domestic expectations for economic… Read More Global Macro Markets Outlook: July 2, 2012 – July 6, 2012