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After a big rally on Thursday, the S&P closed down at the end of the trading week on Friday. We should expect to see considerable movement starting Monday following the results of the French elections.
This is a favorable result for markets. EUR/USD should rise. According to polls, Macron leads Le Pen in a run-off with around 25 to 30 basis points. Macron is a pro-market, pro-Europe centrist.
The ECB is preparing for the worst (although they don’t expect it) and the SNB has indicated its willingness to step into FX markets if some “adverse” outcome triggers EUR/CHF chaos.
The first results are in and according to IPSOS exit polls, Macron leads with 23.7% of the vote, Le Pen is second with 21.7%, with Fillon and Mellenchon tied for third at 19.5%.
Higher dividend yields are attractive, but dividend yield isn’t everything. There are other important factors to consider when deciding whether to invest in a company. This article will discuss three reasons to favor PepsiCo over B&G.
Beleaguered oil stocks are testing important support stretching back 3 decades. Will they hold the trendline again & resume their leadership or is the repeated testing of the trendline wearing it down, leaving it destined to fail sooner than later?
Dividends are the best friend an investor has. They are the gift that keeps on giving and finding a company that pays them consistently over a long period of time is a great way to build your wealth.
USD/CAD reversed directions last week and posted a sharp gain of 170 points. The pair closed the week at 1.3481. This week’s key events are retail sales reports and GDP.
‘Buying Dividends’ is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex date at about the same price, yet still being entitled to the dividend.
In the face of sluggish user growth and slumping ad revenue, our estimate for Twitter’s data licensing segment—a consensus of 21 independent estimates—calls for the unit to grow more than 10.2% to $70.3 million.
With the first round of the French presidential elections due out today, Sunday, traders have remained noncommittal about pushing various FX pairs in any concerted direction.
It would not be unreasonable to expect at least a 50 bps decline from peak to trough in G3 yields – if Japan doesn’t move, then depending on the move in European yields, this would be disproportionately larger for the US.
I don’t see how Gold can find an ICL with the USD moving lower right now. Therefore I believe the dollar has found a short term low.
$23.61/hr in driver wages and benefits will largely vanish. That’s a 34.7 % reduction in costs rights there assuming all driver miles vanish (which they won’t).
The world is watching France with a totally open election featuring the extreme right, the center-right, the center and the extreme-left.
It is important for investors utilizing the strategy to be aware of the strategy's bets in terms of stock and sector exposure. Through Friday's close, the 2017 Dow Dogs return of 2% trails the return for both the Dow and the S&P 500.
French elections, Trump Administration Tax Reform revealing, busiest earnings week of the season and a looming government shutdown set the stage for the trading week ahead.
The results of the French presidential election will be known prior to the open of the Asian session. No doubt the outcome will spur an initial knee-jerk reaction, but barring any surprises the market's reaction will likely be short-lived.
EUR/USD: With the pair retaining its upside pressure, more strength is expected. Resistance comes in at 1.0750 level with a cut through here opening the door for more upside towards the 1.0800 level.
The last week of April starts with the echoes from the French elections and continues with key economic data. A rate decision in Japan precedes the first GDP releases from the UK and the US.