Markets Update Tuesday 11/05/2021 – Prices

Frankfurt – 11/05/2021 Prices Concerns of a jump in US consumer prices and a resulting turnaround in interest rates put the stock markets under strong pressure on Tuesday. In the USA, the price development for April will be published tomorrow. Inflation is expected to have risen to 3.4 per cent. For May, an inflation rate of 3.6 per cent is …

Stock Take 10/05/2021

Virgin Galactic again with deep red figures The first quarter ended with another heavy loss for the space company Virgin Galactic. The loss per share for the reporting period was 0.55 US dollars after an EPS of -0.300 US dollars was reported a year ago. The experts had previously estimated the EPS at -0.274 US dollars. The net loss amounted …

Markets Update Monday 10/05/2021 – Divided

Frankfurt – 10/05/2021 Divided The stock markets were once again divided today: while blue chips remained in demand, tech stocks came under the radar. However, a look at the prices for industrial metals shows that the financial markets nevertheless assume that the global economy will continue to recover. The record chase for copper continues at the beginning of the week. …

Markets Update Friday 07/05/2021 – Back on Track

Frankfurt – 07/05/2021 Back on Track After some pretty dull days with negative sentiment outweighing a positive outlook for the global economy, Friday saw a positive turn of events and most stock exchanges posted gains. Ironically, the much weaker-than-expected US labour market data were greeted with relief on the stock market today. This is because interest rate hikes are not …

Markets Update Tuesday 04/05/2021 – Overvalued?

Frankfurt – 04/05/2021 Overvalued? Once again, there is a change of theme on the stock markets: while cyclical stocks are still in demand, tech stocks are being sold off. Given the increasingly clear economic upswing, which at the same time brings with it fears of inflation and interest rates, the technology sector is currently particularly affected by sell-offs. The rapid …

Markets Update Monday 03/05/2021 – Hello May!

Frankfurt – 03/05/2021 Hello May! At the beginning of May, investors in Europe and the USA showed no fear of the statistically weaker stock market month. Not even disappointing economic data could dampen investors’ buying mood. Only technology stocks were avoided.  Investors are counting on the big economic upswing after the Corona crisis. They are given hope by German retailers, …

Markets Update Friday 30/04/2021 – Come back in November?

Frankfurt -30/04/2021 Come back in November? April brought gains predominantly for the international stock markets, but it still became a little more uncomfortable. Even though many companies were convinced with strong quarterly figures, various risk factors remain and are becoming increasingly apparent to some market participants.  Sell in May and go away!? Whether the old stock market adage, according to …

Markets Update Thursday 29/04/2021 – Trifecta

Frankfurt – 29/04/2021 Trifecta The Biden plan and billions in profits from the three “big techs”, Facebook, Apple and Amazon, gave Wall Street new momentum today. There was a veritable round of figures with outstanding sales and profit figures for the first quarter.  US President Joe Biden promised the highest economic growth “in nearly four decades” in his speech on …

Stock Take 29/04/2021

Amazon convinces with a jump in sales and profits The internet shopping boom and the flourishing cloud services business have boosted the world’s largest online retailer Amazon at the start of the year. In the first three months, sales increased by 44 per cent year-on-year to 108.5 billion dollars, as the company announced on Thursday after the US stock exchange …

Markets Update Wednesday 28/04/2021 – More Cheap Money

Frankfurt -28/04/2021 More Cheap Money As expected, the US Federal Reserve is continuing its policy of cheap money for the time being. The monetary guardians around Fed Chairman Jerome Powell left the key interest rate in the range of zero to 0.25 per cent on Wednesday. The Fed wants to maintain their monthly securities purchases of 120 billion dollars until …