Markets Update Wednesday 09/12/2020 – Fear of Heights

Frankfurt – 09/12/2020 Fear of Heights Since the beginning of November, the US stock markets have been on a sensational rally. The Dow Jones Industrial rose by about 14 per cent, but it was mainly tech stocks on the NASDAQ that caused a sensation. Since the start of the year, the Nasdaq has gained around 45 per cent, leaving the …

Markets Update Tuesday 08/12/2020 – Recordvirus

Frankfurt – 08/12/2020 Recordvirus While in most other parts of the world investors and stock market participants have been somewhat cautious lately, the record-rally on Wall Street continues.  The apparent reason for the never-ending course fireworks is the corona vaccine hopes, coupled with additional hoped-for aid money from central banks and governments. That with all these hopes the actual situation …

Markets Update Monday 07/12/2020 – ProTECHtion

Frankfurt – 07/12/2020 ProTECHtion The corona crisis and the government imposed restrictions continue to dominate among numerous concerns and are causing investor caution – except on the NASDAQ. There, the tech-bulls were once again chasing new records today. And, of course, another darling that’s still on our minds: the ongoing Brexit drama. This little puppy was to blame today, that …

Markets Update Friday 04/12/2020 – Record-party vs Caution

Frankfurt – 04/12/2020 Record-party vs Caution At the end of another intense week of trading, the US markets reached new highs, while the European and Asian markets exercised caution. In the US, market participants continue to bet on new stimuli from the government, especially now that the US labour market paints a rather negative picture. In Europe, investors and traders …

Markets Update Thursday 03/12/2020 – Euro Headaches

Frankfurt – 03/12/2020 Euro Headaches At the current level, Mr Market is still giving a lot of advance praise for the time “after the virus”. However, corona and the way it is being dealt with by governments around the globe is still far from over. Some investors finally start realising this fact.   The currently tightened lockdowns (for example in Austria) …

Markets Update Wednesday 02/12/2020 – Great Britain first

Frankfurt – 02/12/2020 Great Britain first A weak US dollar and on the other side, a strong euro in the foreign exchange market weighed differently on the international stock markets today. While the strong euro mainly negatively impacts European companies, the weak greenback primarily supports exporting US companies. Trade with the Best UK Forex Brokers The other most important news, …

Markets Update Tuesday 01/12/2020 – Year-End-Rally

Frankfurt – 01/12/2020 Year-End-Rally Strong economic and industry data from China and the USA, as well as new hopes for early approval of the corona vaccines, stimulated the buying mood of investors on the first trading day of December. US Markets at a glance Things started looking up again on Wall Street, but especially for the NASDAQ. The Dow Jones …

Markets Update Monday 30/11/2020 – November, a month to remember

Frankfurt – 30/11/2020 November, a month to remember Although most of the indices were down slightly today, November turned out to be a very profitable month on the stock market. The bulls on the stock market-focused entirely on the progress of the vaccine and pushed the markets higher and higher, in some places to new all-time-highs. The latest advances made …

Markets Update Friday 27/11/2020 – The Holiday Effect

Frankfurt – 27/11/2020 The Holiday Effect Investors can hope for the “Thanksgiving effect” next week. On Wall Street, the days before and, in particular, after Thanksgiving is characterized by abnormally high returns on a statistical average. On the stock market, the phenomenon is also well known under the keyword “holiday effect”. Today, there has often been a significant upturn, even …

Markets Update Thursday 26/11/2020 – Snooze Fest vs Wild Ride

Frankfurt – 26/11/2020 Snooze Fest vs Wild Ride Without Wall Street, the world’s most important source of impetus for the stock markets, investors in the rest of the world often also keep their feet still. Since in the USA today, Thanksgiving was celebrated there were hardly any major impulses at the stock market, and investors did not place any aggressive …