Wall St Week Ahead The surge in US tech stocks leaves some investors doubtful that the rebound will last

NEW YORK, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Hopes that inflation is subsiding are fueling a surge in abused technology and megacaps, although some investors believe that still high valuations and doubts about companies’ earnings prospects may make a prolonged inversion is elusive. The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC) was up 8.1% this week, marking its largest … Read more

Colonna: Ukraine’s endgame could electrify world markets

LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Defusing this year’s biggest shock to the world economy could catalyze a rebound in global markets that many investors believe is lagging, but it could also raise other inconvenient puzzles. Rumors about some game ending in the 9-month Russian invasion of Ukraine – hints of anything from “talks about talks” … Read more

Buffett’s Berkshire loses money as stocks and Hurricane Ian offset the growing demand

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) posted a $ 2.69 billion loss in the third quarter on Saturday as rising inflation, falling equity investments and a large loss caused by Hurricane Ian offset the improvement in many of the conglomerate’s activities. However, operating profit increased by 20%, exceeding analysts’ forecasts. Berkshire … Read more

Chinese equities earned trillions of dollars on hopes of a reopening, better ties to the US

Hang Seng rises to its best week since 2011 Technology, real estate stocks bring profits Yuan, commodities, China-sensitive luxury stocks rise SINGAPORE, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Chinese markets skyrocketed and the yuan soared on Friday, with about $ 1 trillion added to Chinese stock value this week, as rumors and news fueled hopes for double … Read more

The bear market blues: a diagnosis for our times

Oct 25 (Reuters) – War. Inflation. Polarization. Scary stocks are bouncing around the internet, stocks are skidding, wealth is eroding, and the mood on Wall Street has rarely been darker. While some opportunists thrive in adversity, experts say that for many investors this has an impact on mental health. Relatively new fields in psychology and … Read more

The rise in consumer spending in the United States exceeds expectations; wage inflation slows down

Consumer spending increases by 0.6% in September Core PCE price index rises by 0.5%; up 5.1% year on year The labor cost index increased by 1.2% in the third quarter Private sector wages rise by 1.2%; up 5.2% year on year WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – US consumer spending rose more-than-expected in September as underlying … Read more

Morning Supply: Consumer Flight While Banks Make Money

A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. This year’s inflation and interest rate shock for consumers is mirrored in the huge windfall gain for the world’s major banks, whose policy view is on fire as central banks are set to push lending rates further. above. In the … Read more

Inflation concerns hurt US consumer confidence; decelerating house prices

The consumer confidence index fell by 5.3 points to 102.5 The labor market differential falls to 32.5 from 38.1 The rise in house prices slows further in August WASHINGTON, Oct.25 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer confidence declined in October after two consecutive monthly hikes amid growing concerns about inflation and a possible recession next year, but … Read more

Analysis: Options trading, blocking moves fuel swings in US equities

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The surge in short-term option betting, bearish equity allocations, and tandem single stock moves are exacerbating swings in U.S. stock markets that have surprised bulls and bulls alike in the last weeks. The one-month daily volatility for the S&P 500 (.SPX), which measures how far the index has moved … Read more

WATCH Rishi Sunak to become Britain’s new PM, UK markets rally

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Former UK finance minister Rishi Sunak to be the next UK prime minister after his rivals quit the race, which analysts say has eased some of the nervousness about the outlook for the UK economy. , stimulating domestic markets. The 42-year-old will become the country’s third prime minister in less … Read more