Nasdaq 100 falls on consumer confidence report

2020-08-14

  Consumer Confidence, Nasdaq 100, COVID – Talking Points. University of Michigan consumer confidence remains suppressed COVID-19 outbreak continues to affect consumers outlook Nasdaq 100 falls after consumer sentiment report The preliminary University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Index traded at 72.8 last Friday morning, compared to expectations of 72.5. FollowingRead More →

Fed Beige Book says contacts report ‘solid’ holiday sales and have ‘modestly favorable’ expectations about 2020

2020-01-15

Getty Images People with shopping bags walk down the sidewalk during the Christmas holiday season last month. The outlook: Economic activity continued to expand “modestly” over the last six weeks of 2019, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, released Wednesday. Two districts: Richmond and Dallas, reported growth at above-averageRead More →

Amazon considers opening stores in Germany: report By Reuters

2020-01-04

© Reuters. A customer leaves a new Amazon pop-up store for Christmas at Berlin’s main shopping street Kurfurstendamm boulevard in Berlin BERLIN (Reuters) – Amazon.com (O:) is considering opening stores in Germany, its second biggest market after the United States, the ecommerce company’s head in the country was quoted asRead More →

European stocks rise ahead of U.S. payrolls report

2019-12-06

European stocks rose slightly on Friday, as cautious optimism about U.S. employment numbers to be released later in the day prevailed over news that the fall of German industrial production in October proved worse than expected. The Stoxx Europe 600 (TICKER:XX:SXXP) was up 0.4% to 404.26 The U.K. FTSE 100Read More →

Asian markets inch up ahead of U.S. jobs report

2019-12-06

Asian markets gained in early trading Friday after a senior Chinese official said negotiations for a phase-one trade deal with the U.S. are progressing. Gao Feng, China’s minister of commerce, said Thursday that negotiators are in “close communication” and offered reassurances despite recent tensions. However, he also emphasized that ChinaRead More →