Fed’s Kaplan worries economy’s recovery may be slowed if coronavirus health practices remain ‘uneven’

2020-06-14

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said Sunday health-care procedures to combat the coronavirus were just as important as government funding for the nascent economic recovery and, to date, these efforts to reduce coronavirus infections have been “uneven.” See full story. Asymptomatic transmission of coronavirus appears to beRead More →

Week Ahead – Market Recovery Under Threat?

2020-06-13

The New Normal Another crazy week comes and goes and thing that has really stuck with me is how normal the extraordinary suddenly seems. On Thursday, the Dow fell almost 7% and, sure, it was newsworthy but it wasn’t shocking. This is the 22nd biggest ever drop in the indexRead More →

Wall Street gains on Boeing, recovery hopes By Reuters

2020-06-03

© Reuters. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York By Shreyashi Sanyal and Devik Jain (Reuters) – A jump in Boeing shares lifted Wall Street on Wednesday, with investors remaining optimistic about an economic rebound from a coronavirus-led slump amid continuing social unrest in the country. BoeingRead More →

Energizing Europe: Regional Markets Show Signs Of Recovery

2019-11-18

Originally published November 14, 2019 By Nicholas Davidson European stocks have outperformed the US equity markets in recent months, after several years of underperformance. Is this the start of a longer trend? It’s too soon to say, but some unfolding developments could signal a reversal of fortune for a long-unlovedRead More →

Greece Q4 Update: Recovery Solidifies

2019-11-08

Greece continues to shine in 2019 – a rare bright spot in a Eurozone coming to grips with the need for more potent stimulus and structural reforms. Improving macro data, proactive policy from the New Democracy party and a strengthening financial sector have market participants increasingly bullish on Greece’s long-termRead More →

Chip-equipment companies suggest a recovery is on the way

2019-10-31

Companies that sell equipment to make semiconductors are showing strong gains in earnings and on Wall Street, suggesting that they are seeing the earliest signs of a recovery in the beleaguered sector. KLA Corp. KLAC, -2.27%  reported adjusted fiscal first-quarter earnings of $2.48 a share on revenue of $1.41 billionRead More →