Coronavirus Risks Weigh On Markets


Mike explains the key uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus outbreak that has sent risk assets tumbling. The coronavirus outbreak that started in China has sent jitters across global financial markets amid fears of a hit to the global economy. We think it is too early to assess the eventual impact onRead More →

Asian markets dip as worries weigh in investors


Asian markets retreated in early trading Thursday, as geopolitical tensions and the inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve weighed on investors concerned about a global economic slowdown. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that he expects Chinese officials to travel to Washington for renewed trade negotiations, but did not give a timeline,Read More →

Asian markets mixed as investors weigh Huawei implications


Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Tuesday, amid reports that the Trump administration will extend a temporary reprieve for an export ban to China’s Huawei Technologies Co. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the U.S. will soon announce a handful of U.S. companies may receive 90-day exemptionsRead More →

Asian markets mixed as traders weigh U.S.-China trade dispute


Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Tuesday, as traders weighed the latest development in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Monday that China was “reneging” on its commitments after months of trade negotiations, and that the U.S. would followRead More →

Natural Gas: Markets Quiet Friday As Investors Continue To Weigh Amount Of Demand In The Coming Weeks, Models Show Mixed Signals


Investment Thesis Given the number of variables in play, investors should expect prices to continue to remain rangebound. Risk to the downside could be applied. Export, production, forecast models, weather pattern, demand amongst factors driving natural gas pricing Overall, it was a quiet day on Friday with prices fluctuating atRead More →

Cisco earnings: Tariffs and demand could weigh on outlook


If Cisco Systems Inc. signals that businesses are failing to splurge on capital spending as the outlook on tariffs and the economy remains murky, it could mean a rough 2019 for the networking giant and spread more fear across the tech spectrum. When Cisco CSCO, +1.05%  reports fiscal second-quarter earningsRead More →

Heavyweight U.K. banks weigh on FTSE 100


The FTSE 100 struggled on Tuesday, as the London banking sector came under pressure after earnings from Swiss bank UBS Group AG fell short of analysts’ expectations. Energy stocks were also weaker as oil prices fell on continued concerns about global growth, most recently sparked by a warning from theRead More →