June 3, 2020

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Unshakable

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Unshakable

Dow Jones futures are up despite the on-going riots, looting, and several nights of chaos in the U.S. The Dow Jones industrial average futures are trading higher by over 100 points today while the gold price remains weak, currently trading at $1,721. Speculators do believe that gold could skyrocket if the slogan “#Trumpdictatorship”, a highly…

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June 2, 2020

Moving Markets

Moving Markets

Understanding Market movement is a core part of any trader’s desire to trade effectively and safely. Providing insight and pearls of analytical wisdom for our Trading Community to mull over as always, was our Chief Market Analyst, Naeem Aslam. Homing in on movement itself, Naeem delivered triple a treat of analysis. What was moving the…

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May 29, 2020

Trump China News May Not Break Stock Rally

Trump China News May Not Break Stock Rally

The U.S. futures are trading lower as tensions continue to anchor between the two major superpowers: the U.S. and China. Beijing has defied all U.S threats, and it has made it clear that China is going to have more control over Hong Kong because of a new Security law. Donald Trump, the U.S. president, appears…

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May 28, 2020

What Is Moving Oil Prices?

What Is Moving Oil Prices?

After an enormous rally, oil prices have started to ease off today. The West Texas crude oil’s July contract crossed above $34 per barrel on Tuesday this week, which left many traders scratching their heads. There is no doubt that the oil prices run a risk of a correction, as both WTI and Brent prices…

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May 27, 2020

Two Things You Need To Know To Start Your Day

Two Things You Need To Know To Start Your Day

Escalation US-China tensions have escalated, and this has eased off the stellar rally in the U.S. equity markets that we experienced yesterday. However, both the European and U.S. futures are still trading higher but not with the same momentum. Donald Trump, the U.S. president, and his administration are considering a range of sanctions on Chinese…

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May 26, 2020

Tutorials and Analysis delivered to our Trading Community

Tutorials and Analysis delivered to our Trading Community

AvaTradeTV provides its Trading Community with Market Analysis and Tutorials every week. This week we began to zoom right in on Indices and took a close look at Gold and PMI Data to name a few of featured instruments. Ever wondered what the S&P 500 is? We reveal all in our Tutorial. How about The…

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May 26, 2020

European Equity Markets Roar

European Equity Markets Roar

European markets are trading higher as investors welcome another positive economic reading out of Europe. The German GFK consumer climate data printed a reading that not only bested the previous number but which also beat the forecast. The actual number came in at -18.9; the forecast was -19.1 while the previous reading was -23.1.  US…

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May 25, 2020

Investors Are Wary Of Geopolitical Tension

Investors Are Wary Of Geopolitical Tension

Markets in Asia struggled for direction today and closed mixed on the first trading day of the week. Investors are wary of China’s action in Hong Kong and wonder if this could ignite tensions between the US and China. Beijing has governed Hong Kong since 1997, and last week China introduced a draft national security…

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May 22, 2020

US Futures And European Markets Slide

US Futures And European Markets Slide

The ongoing tensions between the US-China are back on the forefront, which has dampened the sentiment among investors today. Trump approved the arms sales to Taiwan, and the US Senate passed legislation that can delist the Chinese companies from US exchanges. Investors have pulled money out of Chinese ETF at a record pace as they…

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May 21, 2020

US Futures And European Markets React To PMI Data

US Futures And European Markets React To PMI Data

In Europe, the optimism among investors has faded once again as investors digest growth forecast from the European Commission. The EC now expects the EU-wide GDP to plunge by -7.4% in 2020 against the previous forecast of +1.4%. The EU countries that are heavily reliant on tourism are likely to be hit the most. Of…

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May 20, 2020

Equity Markets Unsure About Their Direction

Equity Markets Unsure About Their Direction

European futures are trading mixed today as the enthusiasm fades about a vaccine by Moderna. A health publication report showed that the vaccine is still very much in its early stages, and there are considerable hurdles ahead. Experts still need to see more data from the company before they draw any firm conclusions, and this…

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May 19, 2020

US Futures Set To Build More Gains

US Futures Set To Build More Gains

US futures are trading higher and traders are somewhat cautious after yesterday’s mouth-watering rally. It appears that equity markets have given a clear indication of what can drive the price action higher – a coronavirus vaccine or a treatment of COVID-19. Yesterday’s stellar rally in the global equity markets was pretty much a repeat of…

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May 18, 2020

The S&P500, the FTSE and Gold, analysed and explained

The S&P500, the FTSE and Gold, analysed and explained

Analysis is crucial to making informed decisions, with risk management at the forefront. And to carry out thorough and stringent analysis, no corner of the market should be left unturned. Our Chief Market Analyst Naeem Aslam explored the events of the week with his analytical radar at the ready to bring our trading community all…

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May 18, 2020

European Markets Trade Higher

European Markets Trade Higher

European futures are trading higher as traders are picking up momentum from Asia. Investors are hopeful about business activity resuming across major countries after a long period of lockdown. This sanguinity has also pushed the US futures higher and today’s price action may help the major US indices to trim some of their losses from…

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May 15, 2020

Special Report: Have Investors Missed The Stock Rally?

Special Report: Have Investors Missed The Stock Rally?

US futures are trading higher on the final trading day of the week after a volatile session. The Dow Jones dropped over 450 points during early hours of trading yesterday but finished the day with a gain of over 377 points. The question for traders is whether yesterday’s sell-off was an opportunity to buy stocks?…

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May 14, 2020

Equity Markets Set To Drop More

Equity Markets Set To Drop More

The US futures are trading lower today as the Federal Reserve’s chairman has failed to assure the markets that they really have the tools to prop the recovery. The fact is that recovery has become a painful word, and it is going to take some time for the US and the global economy to get…

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May 13, 2020

12.05.2020 | Coronavirus Update: The Finale

12.05.2020 | Coronavirus Update: The Finale

The Corona Virus market updates come to an end as we move past peak infection rates in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Going forward, the emphasis will be on how much of a long-term impact Covid-19 has had on economic growth. For example, the Non-Farm Payroll numbers reported for April 2020 were very low. As…

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May 13, 2020

UK GDP Crashed But Sterling Is Up

UK GDP Crashed But Sterling Is Up

The UK’s prelim GDP crashed, and this is the reason that the FTSE 100 index is trading lower today. But sterling decided to look beyond this backward-looking data, it is trading higher against the dollar by 0.22%. The UK’s GDP number q/q came in at -2% which was better than the forecast of -2.6%. The…

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May 12, 2020

European Markets Trade Lower

European Markets Trade Lower

The US equity markets staged another rally yesterday with both S&P500 and NASDAQ indices closing in positive territory while the European markets closed lower. Investors in Europe are set to pick up the momentum where they left off yesterday and it seems like bulls are out of luck for now. When we look at the…

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