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Sydney Trading Session Heads Up Monday, February 12, 2018

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Rupert Murdoch promises not to interfere with Sky News

The family of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has promised not to interfere with Sky News if regulators approve a $16 billion takeover of pay TV provider Sky.


Singapore stock exchange hit by India’s ban on data sharing

Shares in top Singaporean exchange SGX fell more than 7%, after India’s main exchanges said they would stop sharing market data with foreign platforms.


How Growing ARPU From Asia Can Impact Facebook’s Valuation

Facebook’s advertising revenues form a majority of the company’s revenues. While its ARPU from North America grew to about $81.50 in 2017, the company’s ARPU from Asia is just around 10% that of the U.S. business at just over $8.


3 FTSE 100 Stocks That Cost Next-To-Nothing

This article looks at three tremendous Footsie stocks that can be picked up on the cheap.


Factors To Watch As SunPower Reports Q4 Results

SunPower is scheduled to publish its Q4 2017 results on Wednesday, February 14. While the company is expected to see sequential growth in adjusted revenues, driven by its projects business, losses could widen on a GAAP basis.


Cryptocurrency Markets Gripped By Wait-And-See Mentality

What has been causing crypto markets to be so calm lately?


The Biggest Trends And Takeaways From T-Mobile’s Q4

T-Mobile published its Q4 2017 results on Friday, February 9, reporting revenues that missed street expectations although earnings and operating metrics were roughly in line with the consensus. The company added 891k post-paid phone subscribers over the quarter


Baidu’s Revenue Growth Likely To Continue Across Segments

Baidu is scheduled to announce its Q4 and full year earnings on February 13. The internet giant reported a solid 17% growth in revenues to RMB 61.3 billion ($9.3 billion) through the first three quarters of the year.


An Olympian’s Guide To The Market Selloff: Seeking Rewards In High-Risk Situations

Today I’d like to share a few words about the Olympics, but first, two words: Don’t panic. After a year of record closing highs and little to no volatility, it was expected that the stock market would need to blow off some steam.


This Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words…Or 10,000 Dow Points?

How fast are markets moving these days? A week ago, higher interest rates were the story, and bond prices were diving. But the stock market, attention-seeker that it is, took over the headlines and fell over 1,000 points twice in a week.


India Says Yes To Oil, Once Again

Despite pro-electric vehicle political statements, India is reinvesting in oil.


The Fed-Induced Bull Market For Stocks Has Ended

Last week’s dramatic stock market volatility changed the technical landscape for the five major U.S. equity averages.


Here’s Why Markets Will Head Downward

An average crash is somewhere between 25%-30% with the biggest rare ones between 40%-70%. Here’s why we’re heading for a big one.


The Market Sell-Off Is Quants’ Job — And It’s Just The Beginning

The commentary is focused on the Fed and its sister central banks as they begin to prepare for inflation and trim their balance sheets.


How To Trade Sector ETFs In Correction Territory

The S&P 500 is divided into 11 sectors and each sector can be traded using its own exchange-traded fund.


Stock Market Volatility & Your Retirement, Who You Gonna Call? Robo Or Human Advisor

Market volatility is back and stress-testing evolving models of financial advice. The question is: To robo or not to robo? The future of valued retirement advice is a blend of artificial intelligence and human perspective to meet a client’s very human need for meaning in the face of uncertainty.


Elliott Wave Webinar: USD Index May See One More Dip

USD Index has increased a little last week. Prices may pivot soon one more dip towards US Dollar weakness.


Euro May Trend Lower Despite Sentiment

The current EURUSD price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.


Little Change Over the Weekend in Bitcoin Trader Sentiment

The current Bitcoin price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.


Gold Prices Bounce From Support – More Pain to Follow?

Gold prices sold-off in the early portion of last week, helping to unwind the previous bullish trend. But after a bit of support developed around


GBP/USD: British Pound Grasps on to Support Ahead of UK Inflation

The Bank of England posed a hawkish twist at last week’s Super Thursday; but that strength was quickly faded-out. Tomorrow’s inflation numbers will be widely-watched


Oil Prices Snap Bearish Sequence, OPEC Sees Rebalanced Energy Market

Crude oil prices snap a three-day losing streak as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) insists the energy market will be rebalance in


USD/CHF: Bear Flag Break After Support Bounce From Two-Year Lows

USD/CHF has been one of the cleaner majors for trading USD-weakness; but will continuation show after last week produced a bear flag formation off of


EUR/USD, GBP/USD: Deeper Retracement Potential as DXY Holds 90.00

Last week saw the US Dollar stage a bout of strength that helped EUR/USD and GBP/USD pull back. With US inflation in store, will this


DailyFX US AM Digest: US Dollar Treads Water After Last Week’s Volatility Explosion

All attention remains on US stock markets, after last week’s swell of volatility sent the S&P 500 back to its 200-day moving average for the


Webinar: US and UK Inflation Prints and Euro-Zone GDP Dominate

A slow start to the week but Tuesday and Wednesday see important, market-moving releases, with US inflation likely the highlight. In addition central bank speech


FX Markets Turn to UK & US Inflation Data as Bond Bears Awaken

As concerns spread about a bear market in global bonds, traders turn to UK and US inflation figures on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.


Some Market Stats Crossing Wall Street

The market is having nice rebound today. The Dow is currently up 500 points. Measuring from Friday’s low, it’s up 1,350 points.

Here are several grea


Morning News: February 12, 2018 Crossing Wall Street

The Fed is Officially in a Nailbiting Showdown With Wall Street

Mulvaney Says CFPB Under His Direction Is ‘Not Being Aggressive’

Bitcoin Closes in o


MORGAN STANLEY: A Dell and VMware merger is a ‘worst case scenario’ for shareholders

BI PRIME: Analysts wrote in a note Monday that VMware could lose as much as $28 billion in value if it merges with Dell.


Stocks surge for 2nd-straight day, Dow jumps more than 400 points

The three major indexes slumped into a correction last week.


Here’s the most important imported good in every state

A map showing the biggest import by total dollar value in every US state and DC.


Oracle is making a massive investment in 12 new data centers to gain ground on Amazon in the cloud wars

The new data centers will be built throughout Asia, Europe and North America.


Amazon jumps after report says it’s laying off hundreds of workers (AMZN)

Amazon’s stock jumped after a Seattle Times report said the ecommerce behemoth is planning to lay off hundreds of employees, primarily in its retail divis…


A bunch of shell-shocked Wall Streeters met in paradise during the market meltdown — here’s what scares them most

BI PRIME: Wall Street fretted in the sunshine of the Cayman Islands, contemplating a new market.


Trump’s budget bears no relationship to reality, but it contains some key departures from his biggest promises

President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2019 budget on Monday and it includes big cuts to social programs like Medicare.


What you need to know on Wall Street today

Hello. Here’s what you need to know on Wall Street today.


UPS keeps sliding after Amazon’s entry into the shipping business (UPS, FDX, AMZN)

Shares of UPS were down Monday morning following Amazon’s announcement last week that it would launch its own shipping service.
UPS and FedEx fell on the …


An unlikely company has the most to gain if Sears closes all its stores

Sears’ business is declining so rapidly that Wall Street analysts are now betting on who stands to win if the company closes all of its stores.


CRYPTO INSIDER: Trading sideways

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sig…


The mysterious trader known as ’50 Cent’ finally cashed in when the stock market went crazy

BI PRIME: It was a long time coming for the mysterious volatility trader ’50 Cent,’ who repeatedly made bite-size bets on stock market turbulence.


JPMORGAN WARNS: There’s a ‘fairly high risk’ bitcoin could get cut in half

BI Prime: Technical analysts at JPMorgan see a ‘fairly high risk’ of bitcoin dropping to $4,605 a coin.


Twitter is making ‘solid steps down road to recovery’ after first-ever profit

Shares of Twitter exploded more than 21% last week after the company announced its first-ever profit during its earnings release.
Wall Street remains bear…


Trump is announcing a huge $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan — here’s what’s in it

President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan includes $200 billion in federal funding and attempts to cut down on regulatory reviews of proposals.


Oil cracks $60 after OPEC report says 2018 will be a year of higher demand

West Texas Intermediate oil and Brent Crude were above $60 after OPEC said it expects higher oil demand this year.
Last week’s selloff took oil off its 20…


The CEO of a biotech founded by a 32-year old is stepping down after 10 months — and the stock is crashing

Axovant CEO David Hung and the company’s chief operating officer both left to pursue other opportunities after the company’s lead Alzheimer’s drug failed.


Ripple XRP is above $1 for the first time since January

Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency is above $1 for the first time since January. 
The token is up 7% in the last 24 hours after Ripple said it had signed a ne…


GOLDMAN SACHS: Here’s how to make a killing on a stock market rebound

BI PRIME: Stock market selloffs create plentiful investment opportunities, and Goldman Sachs has some specific recommendations.


U.S. stocks jump, major indexes end more than 1% higher

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Monday, as major indexes rebounded following their biggest one-week percentage decline in about two years. The Do


MoviePass says it has inked partnership deals with movie theaters, Hollywood studios

MoviePass said Monday that it has closed partnership deals with more than 1,000 movie theaters and several major Hollywood studios, allowing them to t


Axovant shares slide 21% premarket on news of CEO, COO departures

Axovant Sciences Ltd. shares AXON, -19.63% slid 21% in premarket trade Monday, after the company said Chief Executive David Hung and Chief Operating O


Oil prices post a slight gain, but settle near the session’s low

Oil edged up Monday, tracking gains in the U.S. stock market after a drop last week, but prices for the U.S. benchmark still settled near the session’


Dow’s 500-point afternoon rally powered by Boeing and Apple’s stocks, shares add 130 points

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Monday afternoon was rising by nearly 500 points, as the blue-chip benchmark was buoyed by solid gains in shares of A


U.S. shale oil output forecast to rise by 110,000 barrels a day in March: EIA

Shale crude-oil production from seven major U.S. oil plays is expected to see a monthly climb of 110,000 barrels a day in March to 6.756 million barre


Gold prices recoup some of their recent losses as the dollar softens

Gold prices settled higher on Monday, buoyed by a weaker dollar, even as U.S. stocks rebounded from the sharp declines they suffered last week. April


Trump’s daughter-in-law receives suspicious letter filled with powder

President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law was sent to the hospital on Monday after a letter with an unidentified substance was sent to her apartment, a


Cardlytics stock pops 20% on second trading day

Cardlytics Inc. CDLX, +16.31% is up over 20% in afternoon trading Monday, on its second trading day after the company’s Friday initial public offering


Ulta shares sink after class action lawsuit alleges the company sold used cosmetics

Ulta Beauty Inc. ULTA, -4.15% shares are down 4.3% in Monday trading after a lawsuit filed in Chicago federal court alleges the chain sold used cosmet


Trump proposes a ‘reciprocal tax’ on trade

President Donald Trump proposed what he called a reciprocal tax on trade during a meeting about infrastructure on Monday. “We are going to charge coun


Amazon laying off hundreds of employees, primarily in consumer retail: report

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +3.48% is laying off several hundred corporate employees, with the cuts happening primarily in the consumer retail business, acc


Apple HomePod falls short of Google Home Max, Sonos One: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports said in a recent note that the sound quality on Apple Inc.’s AAPL, +4.03% HomePod speaker was strong following an early batch of test


GE’s stock pares gains; J.P. Morgan analyst gets more bearish

Shares of General Electric Co. GE, -0.80% ticked up 0.2% in morning trade, paring earlier gains of as much as 1.3%. J.P. Morgan analyst Stephen Tusa c


Home Depot, Best Buy and Dick’s Sporting Goods among the retailers poised to gain share from Sears

Home Depot Inc. HD, -0.03% Lowe’s Cos. LOW, +0.63% Best Buy Co. Inc. BBY, -0.58% and Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS, +1.94% are among the retailers po


S&P 500’s rally sends a couple ‘near-term positive’ technical signals

The S&P 500 SPX, +1.39% rallied 0.3% to 2,628, and is on track to check off a couple technical achievements needed to mark a “near-term positive,” acc


Amazon is creating a chip for artificial intelligence: report

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +3.48% is creating its own chip for artificial-intelligence tasks that could help power its various hardware pieces, according t


Infrastructure ETFs inch up after Trump administration unveils plan

Infrastructure-themed exchange-traded funds rose on Monday after President Donald Trump unveiled an infrastructure program, although they lagged the o


Iconix shares surge 55% as company bolsters balance sheet, plans cost savings

Shares of Iconix Brand Group Inc. ICON, +38.40% surged 55% in early trade Monday, after the company announced a debt exchange, unveiled a cost savings


Cisco stock gains as Instinet upgrades to buy

Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. CSCO, +2.71% gained 3.1% in Monday morning trading after analysts at Instinet upgraded the stock to buy from neutral. The


MetLife to use tax savings to boost employee benefits

MetLife Inc. MET, +0.02% said Monday it is planning to increase its investment in employees using tax savings from the overhaul that was written into


World Wrestling Entertainment’s stock surges into record territory after analyst upgrade

Shares of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. WWE, +1.45% ran up 3.0% into record territory in morning trade Monday, after the media and entertainment


U.S. stocks try to kick off the week higher after worst stretch in 2 years

U.S. equity benchmarks opened higher on Monday, starting the week off on a positive note after registering steep weekly losses of at least 5%, marking


United Technologies’ stock falls after Pratt & Whitney confirms problems with some Airbus engines

United Technologies Corp.’s stock UTX, +1.88% slumped 1.8% in premarket trade Monday, after the company’s Pratt & Whitney unit said that four engines


American Express’s stock rallies after Instinet turns bullish

Shares of American Express Co. AXP, +3.25% rallied 1.8% in premarket trade Monday, after Instinet turned bullish on the financial and travel services


Facebook losing traction with teenage users: report

Facebook Inc. FB, +0.17% is falling out of favor with younger users, according to a new report from industry forecaster eMarketer. The firm believes t


Barnes & Noble names new chief merchandising officer

Barnes & Noble Inc. BKS, -3.09% named on Monday Timothy Mantel as its chief merchandising officer, effective immediately. Mantel was previously the CM


Workday stock gains after Needham upgrades to buy

Shares of Workday Inc. WDAY, +2.36% are up 2.3% in premarket trading Monday after Needham analyst Scott Berg upgraded the stock to buy from hold. Berg


Lumber Liquidators’ stock falls after analyst cuts rating, slashed price target

Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. LL, -8.82% slumped 2.6% in premarket trade Monday, after the wood floorings seller was downgraded at Wedbus


MoviePass’s rapid growth is a positive for movie theaters, analyst says

MoviePass’s rapid growth is a positive for movie theaters, presenting an opportunity to create incremental attendance and box office tailwind for 2018


Bitcoin Forecast February 13, 2018

Bitcoin markets rally during the trading session on Monday, breaking above the $8700 level towards the end of the day. This is good price movement, although …


WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast February 13, 2018

WTI Crude Oil traders initially rally during the day on Monday, trying to pick up what should have been value. However, the previous uptrend line has offered…


S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 Forecast February 13, 2018

The S&P 500 rallied during the trading session on Monday as traders come back to work, after a massive selloff last week. I believe that a lot of so-called “…


EUR/USD and GBP/USD Forecast February 13, 2018

The EUR/USD pair initially pulled back initially during the trading session on Monday, but turned around to show signs of support, forming a nice-looking ham…


USD/JPY and AUD/USD Forecast February 13, 2018

The US dollar has done very little against the Japanese yen during the trading session on Monday, but the one thing that I do see is that the 108.50 level co…


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Monday market update 12th February 2018

David looks at the rebound in European equity markets and discusses whether it is a short-term bounce, or the beginning of the next upward move. Get the late…



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