Todays Markets

Economic Calendar
Image
Trading Sentiment
Below is the latest sentiment as compiled by etoro, the world's largest (social) trading network. It provides a view of what individual investors think about the specific instruments and gives a view of the current sentiment.
Image
Latest News Headlines
Bloomberg: Stocks Rise on Earnings Boost; Treasuries Rally: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks climbed as the latest bout of earnings results buoyed sentiment in the technology sector and traders kept an eye on the historic meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea. The dollar steadied and Treasuries extended gains. [more...]
Bloomberg: Europe's Big Debt Drama Enters Finale as Clock Ticks for Greece
Europe may be about to let Greece out of the financial doghouse, yet the wrangling is set to escalate over the terms and conditions. Finance ministers from the euro region meet in Sofia on Friday for talks on easing repayment terms on Greek bailout loans. [more...]
Bloomberg: Ethereum Founder Is Boycotting One of the Biggest Crypto Summits
One of the biggest names in cryptocurrencies is boycotting one of the highest-profile conferences in the space. Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted Thursday that he’s boycotting this year’s Consensus conference after CoinDesk, the news website that organizes the event, linked to a fraudulent website in one of its stories. [more...]
Bloomberg: French Economic Growth Slows Sharply as Weather Hurts Output
France’s economy saw growth slow sharply in the first quarter as winter storms ripped through the country, hitting factory production. Gross domestic product expanded 0.3 percent, the weakest in more than a year and less than half the 0.7 percent pace recorded in the previous three months. [more...]
Bloomberg: Ex-HSBC FX Trader Sentenced to 2 Years, Sent Directly to Prison
Former HSBC Holdings Plc trader Mark Johnson, the first person to be convicted in a global crackdown on currency rigging, was sentenced to two years in prison and immediately taken into custody. [more...]
Reuters: Weak consumer spending seen restraining U.S. growth in first quarter
The U.S. economy likely slowed in the first quarter as growth in consumer spending braked sharply, but the setback is expected to be temporary against the backdrop of a tightening labor market and large fiscal stimulus. [more...]
Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to Corporate America
The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence, threatening practices that have long been considered garden variety development work for technology companies, sources familiar with the discussions said. [more...]
Reuters: Old rules, algorithmic traders add costs to U.S. share buybacks
U.S. companies are on track to buy back a record amount of their own stock this year, but a decades-old markets rule aimed at preventing manipulation makes these trades easy to game and has probably cost companies billions in recent years. [more...]
CNBC: Apple, Samsung and a lot of their investors are probably watching today's Korean summit
North Korea and South Korea are on the verge of an historic moment — and it matters for tech companies and their investors far beyond the peninsula. [more...]
CNBC: Bank of Japan keeps its monetary policy steady
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Friday and removed a phrase on the time frame for achieving its 2 percent inflation target, suggesting it is no rush to reach its elusive price goal with the economy in good shape. [more...]
CNBC: Amazon's sellers are going global, helping the company generate big profits
Amazon is increasingly going global, and it's taking sellers along for the ride. In its first-quarter earnings report on Thursday, Amazon said that global sellers accounted for 25 percent of third-party sales on the site last year. That's growth of 50 percent from the previous year. [more...]
Currency Strength Indicators
Image
​​​​​​​The currency strength meter gives you a quick visual guide to which currencies are currently strong, and which ones are weak. The meter measures the strength of all forex cross pairs and applies calculations on them to determine the overall strength for each individual currency. For example, if EUR is strong and USD is weak, it could mean that the currency pair EURUSD could be going up. If both currencies are strong or weak it is better to avoid since it will probably means there is no clear direction for the specific pair. To get the latest Currency Strength Indicator please click here

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *