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New York Trading Session Heads Up Friday, August 16, 2019

New York opening news digest Should You Buy Or Avoid This Dividend Stock Before September? Will this income stock sink or swim next month? The risks are high but the promise of big dividends could tempt may an investor to pile in before latest financials are unveiled.   Trading On London Stock Exchange Suffers Biggest Delay In Eight Years Trading on the FTSE100 and FTSE250 was supposed to open at 8am but was delayed until 9:40–the longest outage since February 2011.   Most Volatile Currencies Next Week – Japanese Yen…

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Frankfurt Trading Session Heads Up Friday, August 16, 2019

Frankfurt opening news digest EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Euro Down Trend Ready to Resume? The Euro recoiled from resistance near 1.12 against the US Dollar, erasing most of August’s gains. Has the long-term downtrend resumed in earnest?   US Dollar May Extend Gains vs Euro if Sentiment Data Sours The US Dollar may rise against the Euro if University of Michigan sentiment reports sap confidence, driving demand for liquidity and subsequently pushing the Greenback higher.   Asia Pacific Stocks Mixed As Wary Investors Eye US Bond Yields Regional trade was short…

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Frankfurt Trading Session Heads Up Friday, August 16, 2019

Frankfurt opening news digest Is This Really Currency War Or Just A Tantrum? The yuan–which is not convertible–cannot afford a war with the dollar, nor can the U.S. Federal Reserve control its currency so as to use it as a weapon against China.   US Dollar May Gain Versus Ringgit Despite Malaysia GDP Surprise The US Dollar may resume its advance against MYR after Malaysian GDP surprised to the upside. The USD/MYR could rise down the road if trade war fears continue fueling haven demand.   Gold Prices Are the…

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Tokyo Trading Session Heads Up Thursday, August 15, 2019

Tokyo opening news digest How Much HDD Revenues Can Western Digital Add Over The Next 2 Years? Western Digital’s (NASDAQ: WDC) HDD revenue will likely grow at an average annual rate of 10.7% from $8.6 billion in fiscal 2019 to $10.5 billion in fiscal 2021, according to Trefis estimates. This growth will likely be led by strong capacity enterprise demand. In this note we discuss the HDD rev…   Conservatives Give Up On Argentina’s President Macri. ‘Game Over’ The man that every conservative rested their hopes on some four years…

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Sydney Trading Session Heads Up Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sydney opening news digest What Has Led Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Stock To Fall More Than 35% Over The Last 3 Years? Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (NYSE:BMY) stock price has fallen by over 35% over the last three years, despite a growth in revenues, margins, and earnings. The decline can be attributed only to contraction in the price to earnings multiple. In this note we discuss the factors that led to the stock price…   How To Double Your Money Every 4 Years With Safe Dividend Stocks My own portfolio dedicated to this approach…

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New York Trading Session Heads Up Thursday, August 15, 2019

New York opening news digest Grateful Grads 2019: Follow Alumni Love And Money Into The Best Colleges For those considering going to college, the satisfaction and happiness of the schools’ graduates is often a high priority.   China’s Richest Man Says Tencent’s Profit Jumped 35%, But Sees Difficulties Ahead China’s tech behemoth said that its gaming business had bounced back from a regulatory clampdown to post another quarter of strong earnings, but cautioned that the company is facing a challenging environment for the remainder of the year.   A Stock…

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Frankfurt Trading Session Heads Up Thursday, August 15, 2019

Frankfurt opening news digest Go For Gold: Why Bullion Prices Could Keep Exploding Next Week Gold’s on the charge but there’s plenty of scope for it to keep soaring. Could these events next week force bullion prices to new multi-year peaks?   US Dollar May Rise if US Data Exacerbates Recession Fears The US Dollar could extend gains against its major counterparts if US data misses estimates and exacerbates fears of an incoming recession.   US Dollar May Rise vs NOK if Norges Bank Trims Hawkish Outlook The US Dollar…

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Frankfurt Trading Session Heads Up Thursday, August 15, 2019

Frankfurt opening news digest US Dollar Uptrend on SGD, PHP, MYR, INR at Risk to Fading Momentum? US Dollar gains versus the Singapore Dollar, Philippine Peso, Malaysian Ringgit and Indian Rupee are at risk to fading momentum, negative RSI divergence clouds the technical outlook.   Crude Oil Prices May Fall as US Data Feeds Growth Slump Fears Crude oil prices may continue to fall alongside stocks if soggy US retail sales and other data continues to feed fears about a looming slump in economic growth.   Dow Forecast Links to…

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Tokyo Trading Session Heads Up Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tokyo opening news digest Markets Panic For The Second Week In A Row Recent market panic over economic weakness in Europe and a yield curve inversion is far from justified.   Fears About Global Economic Growth And A U.S. Recession Lead To Market Selloff The stock market extended its losses today as investor anxiety ratcheted up amid dismal economic data and an inversion in the yield curve   Stocks Plunge As Investors See Signs Of A Slowing Global Economy Topline: The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday had its worst…

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Sydney Trading Session Heads Up Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Sydney opening news digest Why Did Activision Blizzard Stock Fall 35% Since June 2018? Activision Blizzard’s (NASDAQ:ATVI) stock has fallen around 35% since the end of Q2 2018. This can be attributed to expected lower revenues, margins, and price to earnings multiple, along with a growth in shares outstanding for the full year 2019. The company announced it won’t launch the next …   How Important Is U.S. Flat-Rolled Products’ Division For U.S. Steel’s Growth? U.S. Flat-Rolled division has maintained its position as the largest segment for U.S. Steel Corp…

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