S&P500 - Short term rally faces headwind

Monthly: The 5th wave looks to have completed on the long-term chart. We now expected a period of correction after a hanging man candle was posted on the monthly chart. Further downside is expected Weekly:  The large correction seen at the end of January remains significant after the bearish outside candle was posted. Lower highs and a fu...

2018-04-16 Ian Coleman Read more
Nikkei225_Equities_0802

After two weeks of a choppy trading in most of the global equities, due to the global geopolitical tensions, some of these indices tried to recover losses. However and so far, they are still far away from recovering. This is even though the geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea has eased significantly ahead of the Jackson Hole me...

2017-08-28 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more

Since the beginning of the week, North Korea and the US are threatening each other, every other hour, and as always, the global markets and the investors are the biggest victims. Two words were enough to shake the global equities, including the US, Europe, and Asia. In addition, those two words were also enough to push safe haven assets sharply...

2017-08-10 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FTSE, Indices

In the past few hours, global equities saw tough sessions, whether in Europe, Asia, or the US. Most of the indices saw a decline of not less than 1%, while fear index spiked significantly. Who can we blame in yesterday’s declines? The answer is simple - world’s central bank governors. Many of the central bankers indicated earlier this week that...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Indices_equities_ftse100_2106

Despite the fact that global equities have been declining a little bit since the announcement of Barclays scandal with Qatar, global equities are still near their record levels. At the same time, the bull market seems to be getting stronger and stronger day by day, with no signs of a correction anytime soon, and that raises some red flags and b...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Trump_Scandal_1805

It was definitely the most interesting day in the market since the US President Donald J. Trump was elected. Volatility increased significantly, fears index soared, stocks tumbled, USD tanked, while safe haven assets rallied. What’s The Catalyst? A few days ago, NY Times published an article which could be considered as the most significant...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Bourse_equities_CAC40

Since the Q4 of last year until today, we haven’t seen a reasonable retracement in global equities, especially in the US equities. For the past few weeks, S&P500 and DowJones had a slight retracement to the downside, which did not exceed 3%. This was right before the French election, which was considered as the riskiest event of last week....

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Equities Outlook_0212

If you have read our previous report on equities, you would notice that most of the indices that we mentioned did move according to our plan. Most of the global equities continued to retrace to the downside. The retracement comes just right before the earnings season. However, the geopolitical tension played the biggest role in such move. Afte...

2017-04-20 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Japan_trade

Nikkei 225 At The Lowest Level Since December   Since the beginning of the year, Nikkei 225 Index has been trading within a sideway trend between 19640 and 18790 with no clear break above or below those levels. Those levels are considered as key to the next trend. At the end of last week, the sideway trend has come to an end and now, i...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FTSE, Indices

Yesterday’s FOMC Meeting Minutes gave the market another hint about the Federal Reserve possible policy change later this year. The Federal Reserve Meeting Minutes showed that there is a possibility to start unwinding its balance sheet later this year, but it didn’t give the market new clues about the number of rate hikes ahead. The Fed Fund F...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more