Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending June 28, 2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending June 28, 2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending June 28, 2019 Review of global markets starting with the US Performance chart of world markets including a chart of Euro STOXX 50 ETF Chart of China Large-Cap (FXI) Performance chart of major US market sectors Large Cap (SP500) vs. Small-Cap (SP600) Sector highlight, US Rails Index,  Software […]

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Global Markets Trends-June-14, 2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending June 14, 2019

Since the December 2018 lows the S&P 500 had rallied about 26% making a new all-time high on May 1. May started with a minor correction as has been seen multiple times since the December 24, 2018 lows. There were correction-over signals on May 13th. Investors were rattled by negative news, and there was no market follow through confirming the signals. Markets continued to sell-off, making another low on June 3. This low was accompanied by correction over signals on June 4 with confirmation signals followed by a strong market rally across most market indices and sectors. This turned the short-term risk signal back to ON.

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Global Markets Trends June 7, 2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending June 7, 2019

Global Markets Trends and Review Week Ending June 7, 2019 Review of global markets starting with the US Performance chart of world markets Chart of China Large-Cap (FXI) Performance chart of major US market sectors Charts of the S&P 500 vs. S&P 600 small-cap index Sector highlight, US Rails Index,  Software Index, and Consumer Specialized […]

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Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending May 24, 2019

Overview To Date: The markets continued to be rattled over US/China trade negotiations and Trump’s, China and other nations threats to institute tariffs. China index was again hit hard, off 2.54% and led most world markets down for the week. The S&P 500 was down for the week but did not make a new May correction low.

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Global Markets Trends May 17,2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending May 17, 2019

Overview To Date: The markets continued to be rattled over US/China trade negotiations and Trump’s, China and other nations threat to institute tariffs. China index was again hit hard, off 2.4% and led most world markets down for the week. The S&P 500 was down on Monday followed by three up days, closed down on Friday and was down for the week.

Intermediate to long term indicators still look positive for a continuation of the rally started from the December 24th lows. For the near-term, there is a good chance the current correction will continue until the trade negotiations are resolved. The latest news is that trade talks may not resume until late June and that could drag out the correction

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Global Markets Trends May 10, 2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending May 10, 2019

Overview To Date: Most US and World markets continue in a primary uptrend. Tension over US/China trade negotiations and Trump’s threat to institute tariffs triggered a sharp selloff in all world markets. China index was hard hit, off 6.55% and led world markets down. The S&P 500 was down four days in a row on above-average volume signaling institutions investors were selling. The surprise was the strong bounce back rally on Friday with above-average volume. In Friday’s rally, all US and world markets and sectors were up.

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Global Markets Trends May 3,2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending May 3, 2019

The US and most World markets continue to make steady advances. S&P 500 made another new all-time high. Major world markets made new recovery highs but are still below their respective all-time highs. Earnings reports continue to impact US markets and sectors, though most reports have been positive. Midweek the markets did not like the notes from the US Federal Reserve. Especially the comment that the low inflation might be transitory. This raised concerns about a future possible rate hike, not a rate cut the markets had factored in. The markets sold off some and then reversed the next day. The boost for the markets late in the week came from the better than expected US jobs creation numbers, along with a drop in unemployment. With that news, the markets ended the week higher. Even the small-cap indexes like the Rusell 2000 and the S&P 600 finished the week up.

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Global Markets Trends April 26,2019

Global Markets Trends & Review Week Ending April 26, 2019

Overview To Date: The US and most World markets continue to make steady advances. S&P 500 made another new all-time high. Major world markets make new recovery highs but are still below their respective all-time highs.

Earnings reports continue to impact US markets and sectors. Stocks with good earnings and positive guidance like Microsoft gap up in price. Stocks with poor earnings, or below expectations get hammered. 3M down over 10%, Xilinx down 11% and had a negative impact on other semiconductor stocks but not all, see note in summary section

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