Naeem Aslam
Naeem Aslam
Naeem is an award winning analyst (i.e Irish Brokers Young Award in October 2010 etc.). His ability to proactively take advantage of various market trends is what made us at AvaTrade falling in love with him which led us to working together. A highly motivated individual that possesses strong analytical, numerical and interpersonal skills and has the ability to communicate his insights at a senior level. Some of Naeem's Specialties: Investments, Portfolio Management, Client services , compliance and regulations, Equity and Bond market.
Sep 20, 2021

Stock Futures Trade Sharply Lower

Stock Futures Trade Sharply Lower

Futures in the United States and in Europe are trading sharply lower as investors worry about the domino effect of Evergrande’s massive plunge on the Chinese property market. Evergrande’s shares plunged over 17% today and it made the Hang Seng index sink by over 4%. In addition to this, investors are picking up the momentum…

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Sep 17, 2021

Expect Abnormal Volatility Today

Expect Abnormal Volatility Today

European and US futures are trading mixed on the final trading day of the week and ahead of the options and futures expiration date. It is estimated that nearly $3.4 trillion worth of options are likely to expire today, which means stock market may face unusual volatility. In addition to this, today is also the…

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Sep 16, 2021

Geopolitics Fire Up Up and Cryptos Are Booming

Geopolitics Fire Up Up and Cryptos Are Booming

Futures in the United States and Europe are trading lower today as investors are worried about the new security agreement between the U.S., the U.K. and Australia. This security pact could flare up tensions further between China and the U.S. China is not a country that investors like to see being pushed around as it…

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Sep 15, 2021

Stock Futures Trade Lower, Investors Worry About Fed Tapering

Stock Futures Trade Lower, Investors Worry About Fed Tapering

US and European futures are trading lower today, following a retracement in US indices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 290 points, wiping out gains made on Monday. This is despite the fact that we had a much softer reading for the US Consumer Price Index. It showed a lower-than-expected rise in commodity prices…

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Sep 14, 2021

Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today

Futures in the United States and Europe are up today after the Dow managed to gain nearly 260 points and break its five-day losing streak. Although investors are cautious ahead of the release of consumer price data, the market appeared oversold, prompting the indices to reverse their losses. In yesterday’s session, the Dow Jones Industrial…

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Sep 13, 2021

Here Is Why Stock Futures Are Trading Lower

Here Is Why Stock Futures Are Trading Lower

Despite a week of doom and gloom in the stock markets, futures in the United States are still trading lower. Since February, the S&P 500 has been on its longest losing streak. On Friday, markets were under pressure following the release of higher producer price data, which confirmed what investors already suspected: rising inflation and…

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Sep 10, 2021

European Futures Set To Recover Losses

European Futures Set To Recover Losses

European futures are trading higher today as investors are largely glad that the European Central Bank didn’t take too many hawkish monetary initiatives yesterday. The ECB announced that it will only begin to reduce the pace of its PEPP programme while maintaining every other measure as it is. As always, the announcement brought enormous volatility…

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Sep 9, 2021

What To Know About The ECB Meeting?

What To Know About The ECB Meeting?

Today is all about one important economic event that is going to keep traders laser focused. Today is ECB day. It is today when the European Central Bank will release its monetary policy decision. The big question in investors’ and traders’ minds is how the ECB’s monetary policy decision will influence the Euro? Will the…

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Sep 7, 2021

Markets Upbeat Ahead of ECB Meeting

Markets Upbeat Ahead of ECB Meeting

Stock Market Today Futures in the United States and Europe are up today. Financial markets are upbeat because investors interpreted Friday’s disappointing jobs report as a reason for the Fed to postpone its tapering of bond purchases. The Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell, stated that the labor market’s health remains a strong factor influencing their…

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Sep 6, 2021

A Quiet Session Ahead

A Quiet Session Ahead

Stock traders are likely to remain noiseless today as the biggest stock market, the US, is closed today due to a public holiday. Traders in Europe are likely to remain focus on the aftermath of the US NFP data, which disappointed the markets and triggered a significant sell-off. Traders will also be focusing on some…

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Sep 3, 2021

What To Expect From The US NFP Data?

What To Expect From The US NFP Data?

Today is the most important day for market players as it is today when we will get to see the latest reading of the US NFP data. This economic reading commands the most attention among investors and traders as the economic data not only sets the trading tone for today but it also influences it…

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Sep 2, 2021

Here Is Why Stock Futures Are Trading Lower

Here Is Why Stock Futures Are Trading Lower

Stock futures in the United States and Europe are trading lower today, following the release of ADP’s job report yesterday. According to the data, the labour market recovery in the United States is taking longer than expected. As a result, investor sentiment was mixed in yesterday’s session, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 rising while…

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Sep 1, 2021

Markets Close on a Dip and A Big Day for Oil Ahead

Markets Close on a Dip and A Big Day for Oil Ahead

Futures in the United States and Europe are up today following the dip in U.S. stock markets in yesterday’s session. Prices of stocks fell as an unexpected surge in Eurozone inflation, and the recommencement of travel restrictions took investors by surprise. In yesterday’s session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.11%, and the S&P 500…

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Sep 9, 2021

Stock Futures Trade Higher

Stock Futures Trade Higher

Stock Market Today Futures in the United States and Europe are trading higher today as investors appear to be more optimistic regarding the performance of equity markets. There are two reasons for this. First, the dovish stance taken by Jerome Powell, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, last week conveyed that interest rates would not…

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Aug 31, 2021

Stock Market Today / August 30, 2021

Stock Market Today /  August 30, 2021

US and European futures are trading lower on the final trading day of this month. Overall, this month has been decent for the US and European stock indices as we have seen decent gains. So far this year, one theme is pretty clear: traders have considered every single selloff as an opportunity to bag some…

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Aug 30, 2021

Stock Market Breadth Ahead and Jackson Hole Day

Stock Market Breadth Ahead and Jackson Hole Day

Stock investors will be learning more about the Fed’s monetary stance today. Exiting the loose monetary policy is extremely important for the Fed as they cannot keep this policy in place forever. Today, we could hear from the Fed in terms of their view of the economy, and how the Fed may be pulling the…

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Aug 30, 2021

Jackson Hole In Focus

Jackson Hole In Focus

Futures in the United States and Europe are lower today as investors await the outcome of the Jackson Hole Symposium. Comments due to be made by central bank officials and global financial experts are critical for investors to hear, because they may provide clues as to how and when the Fed may begin to taper…

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Aug 31, 2021

Stock Market Today / August 25, 2021

Stock Market Today /  August 25, 2021

Futures in the United States and Europe are flat today, following yesterday’s bullish rally that pushed the Dow Jones and Nasdaq to record closes. Investors are optimistic about the US economic recovery, especially now that the FDA has fully approved Pfizer’s vaccine, and more people will be willing to take the vaccine shot. Furthermore, traders…

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Aug 30, 2021

Investor Confidence is on The Rise

Investor Confidence is on The Rise

Stock Market Today Stock futures in the United States and Europe are rising today, reflecting a resurgence of investor confidence, bolstered by the approval of Pfizer-Covid BioNTech’s vaccine by the FDA. In yesterday’s session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.61%, and the S&P 500 index climbed 0.85%. The Nasdaq, the tech-savvy index, rose 1.55%,…

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