Sell or hold? Why investors should stay calm in rough waters

When stock markets fluctuate, and prices dance in both directions, inexperienced investors in particular often lose their nerve. Some people buy and sell in a wild mess. This is wrong and causes the yield to shrink drastically, as a new study shows. Times on the stock market are threatening to become more turbulent again, even though the Dax has shone …

Wednesday Markets updates & all eyes on Powell

On Wednesday, investors will sound out the situation before entering into new commitments. There is news about the trade dispute between the USA and China. And this afternoon, important signals could come from the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. However, the USA’s targets for Wednesday’s trading are not so bad at all. The Dow Jones index had recorded only minimal …

Five golden rules for young investors

Anyone who starts making provisions for old age at a young age with equity investments will do everything right. Engine Forex reveals what young investors should watch out for. 1. Pay yourself first! Take a certain amount (or percentage) from your income at the beginning of the month and invest it in yourself. Immediately after receipt of your salary, you …

Big losses in Tokyo and Shanghai

TOKYO/SHANGHAI – Monday, 8 July The damper on the interest rate cut fantasy triggered by robust US labour market data on Friday hit the indices in East Asia and Australia hard on Monday. This is probably also attributable to the fact that the propensity to take profits is particularly pronounced at the recently increased level on many stock exchanges. Although …

Forex Trading: Risky business or wealth generating?

Foreign Exchange Market or Forex, in short, the currency market, offers traders great profit opportunities. However, trading requires profound knowledge and experience, as trading the foreign exchange market involves a high level of risk. Currency trading has a long history, and the Foreign exchange market was already traded in ancient Greece: At that time, Middle Eastern traders exchanged currencies to …

What are stock market indices?

Stock exchange indices refer to a specific, precisely defined stock exchange segment. Depending on the segment, the stock market index may be a sector index, a commodity index or a bond index. However, the best-known stock market indices are the stock market indices. Stock indices bundle shares of different companies according to specific criteria. This makes it easier to look …

Record hunt continues after approaching in US-China customs dispute

NEW YORK (dpa-AFX) – Wall Street should resume its record chase at the beginning of this week’s trading as a result of the rapprochement in the US-Chinese trade dispute. On Monday, about three-quarters of an hour before the start of trading, the broker IG rated the leading US index Dow Jones 0.94 per cent higher at 26,850 points. At their …

Equities Europe: Profits – Trump and Xi Jinping create a good mood

PARIS/LONDON (dpa-AFX) – The rapprochement in the US-Chinese trade dispute has given Europe’s stock exchanges a friendly start to the week. For the first time since early May this year, the leading European index managed to jump back above the 3500 mark. Most recently, the leading European index EuroStoxx 50 was 0.87 per cent higher at 3503.89 points. Semiconductor and …

Currency EUR – Monday, July 1st 2019

FRANKFURT (dpa-AFX) – The euro was roughly stable on Monday, July 1st 2019. In midday trading, the common currency cost 1.1350 US dollars. Initial losses were almost completely offset. The European Central Bank (ECB) set the reference price at 1.1380 dollars on Friday afternoon. The US dollar gained some ground, which temporarily put pressure on the euro. After the declared …

Oil prices rose sharply

NEW YORK/LONDON (dpa-AFX) – Oil prices rose sharply on Monday. At noon a barrel (159 litres) of the North Sea variety Brent cost 66.39 US dollars. That was $1.65 more than last Friday. The price for a barrel of the American West Texas Intermediate (WTI) grade increased by 1.51 dollars to 59.98 dollars. On Monday, July 1st 2019, negotiations began …