Markets Update Friday 16/10/2020 – Fragile Recovery

Frankfurt – 16/10/2020 Fragile Recovery Today’s trading day was marked by renewed hope for an imminent injection of money into the troubled US economy and the fading out of negative news about the ongoing health crisis. However, the rise from yesterday’s slide in share prices, which thereby flared up on the stock markets, could only turn out to be a …

Markets Update Thursday 15/10/2020 – Unpleasant

Frankfurt – 15/10/2020 Unpleasant  Allegedly rapidly rising corona infection figures and growing Brexit risks, sent equity prices plummeting on Thursday. Investors fled to the usual suspects and familiar, safe havens such as gold and bonds that appear secure. The uncomfortable part of the autumn has now reached the stock markets and is causing increasing uncertainty. In many parts of Europe, …

Markets Update Wednesday 14/10/2020 – Caution

Frankfurt – 14/10/2020 Caution Slowly but surely, the mood on the stock exchanges is clouding over again. After a brilliant start into October, the share price fell both on Tuesday and yesterday, in some cases significantly. In addition to the critical issues of Brexit, corona infection figures and the still uncertain new aid package from the US government, quarterly reports …

Markets Update Tuesday 13/10/2020 – Stop it!

Frankfurt – 13/10/2020 Stop it! After the partly substantial price rises of the past few days, investors and traders were in a selling mood today. Some negative news spoiled the mood of the investors today, and especially the European stock exchanges suffered significant losses. For example, the US company Johnson & Johnson had to suspend tests (Level 3) for a …

Markets Update Monday 12/10/2020 – Immune

Frankfurt – 12/10/2020 Immune Supported by an unleashed US technology sector, investors have also accessed and driven the market elsewhere. Market strategists are eagerly awaiting the start of the US reporting season and at the same time are betting on new government aid money from Washington. Burdening themes, such as the never-ending Brexit saga and the sensitive corona situation, for …

Markets Update Friday 09/10/2020 – Mood Barometer

Frankfurt – 09/10/2020 Mood Barometer The stock markets are currently a kind of mood barometer for US politics and are not letting themselves be put off despite the allegedly bad corona situation in many countries.  Only a week ago things were going downhill because the top man in the White House, Donald Trump, fell ill with corona. But when he …

Markets Update Thursday 08/10/2020 – Always a Trump up the sleeve

Frankfurt – 08/10/2020 Always a Trump up the sleeve In a TV interview today, mood setter and US President Donald Trump once again ensured a good mood on the global trading floors. Although America continues to suffer significantly from the pandemic, the stock exchange in New York (NYSE), unlike here in Germany, is focusing primarily on new aid money from …

Markets Update Wednesday 07/10/2020 – Wall Street shakes off Tuesday’s woes

Frankfurt – 07/10/2020 Wall Street shakes off Tuesday’s woes After yesterday evening Donald Trump soured the mood of investors, the bulls took charge again. And that, although also today again fierce headwind arose.  The fronts in the eternal Brexit drama became increasingly entrenched. EU Council President Charles Michel has demanded a clear position from Great Britain regarding the negotiations on …

Markets Update Tuesday 06/10/2020 – Pump, Trump, Dump

Frankfurt – 06/10/2020 Pump, Trump, Dump It started off as a promising day for the stock markets with prices and indices rising nice and smoothly throughout the day. The markets reacted friendly to the news that President Donald Trump was feeling better and had been discharged from the hospital. But during the late US session, it was no one less …

Markets Update Monday 05/10/2020 – Market Health-check

Frankfurt – 05/10/2020 Market Health-check The stock markets are currently a reflection of the health condition of US President Trump. On Friday, prices plummeted when the 74-year-old allegedly fell ill with corona. Today, prices rose again because Trump, according to news reports, is on the road to recovery. The political uncertainty that had still prevailed on Friday eased noticeably on …