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S&P Futs Near All Time High On Strong Euro Data; Oil Drops On Trump’s SPR Sale Plans / by Tyler Durden / May 23, 2017  7:05 AM S&P futures rose alongside European stocks as Asian shares posted modest declines. The euro set a new six-month high and European bourses rose as PMI data from Germany and France signaled that the ECB will have to tighten soon as Europe’s recovery remains on track, with the […]

Banks Battered As Dow Crashes Through Key Technical Support / by Tyler Durden / May 17, 2017 11:00 AM Well that escalated quickly… The Dow has broken back below its 50-day moving-average and is rapidly erasing the French election exuberance… And the S&P is at the 50dma… READ MORE The post Banks Battered As Dow Crashes Through Key Technical Support appeared first on Silver For The […]

Goldman Turns Less Confident On June, September Rate Hikes / by Tyler Durden / May 16, 2017 9:07 AM Following disappointing CPI prints for two months in a row, even such stalwart believers in the Fed’s tightening cycle as Goldman Sachs (recall Hatzius warned recently that the Fed may need to “shock” markets to tighten monetary conditions in light of the S&P relentless grind higher despite rising […]

Euro Surges As Trump Fears Slam Dollar; Futures Poised For New Records

In a replica of Monday’s early trading, European shares are down, this time led by health-care stocks even as the Euro surges above 1.1050, the highest level since the US election. Asian equities rose, while S&P futures were unchanged although we expect the ramp to kick in any second, and take the NASDAQ to another […]

No…You Can’t Have Your 90’s Back / by Lance Roberts via / May 15, 2017 8:14 AM As I was writing the newsletter this past weekend, the following email rolled into my inbox: “The S&P will double. And not just eventually. But over the next 5 years (or sooner). Sounds like a Herculean task on the surface, but it’s really not. My […]

New Ebola Epidemic Declared After Three People Die In DR Congo

Back when markets still responded to exogenous “risks” by occasionally “selling off”, the S&P nearly suffered a correction in late 2014 when a major Ebola epidemic broke out in west Africa, with isolated incidents in Europe and the US suggesting it may have jumped continents, sending airline stocks crashing and Ebola vaccine makers soaring. Luckily, […]

Markets All Too Quiet Ahead Of Inflation, Retail Sales Data

Asian stocks and S&P futures are both feeling the weather this morning, while European stocks are little changed as traders have decided to hold back until today’s key US CPI and retail sales data is released in under two hours. Commodities have posted another modest rebound, driven by a rise in metal prices that has […]

Europe, US Futures Slip Despite Brent Bouncing Back To $51

Asian stocks rose lifted by commodity names; European equities trade mostly lower but with little in the way of conviction or firm direction while the Italian banking index is at the highest level in a year following domestic earnings; S&P index futures are modestly in the red after the cash market closed at a record […]

Buffett Talks Markets, Healthcare, IBM, And Self-Driving Cars: The Key Quotes From Berkshire’s “Pilgrimage”

With the 52nd Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting – dubbed the “Woodstock for Capitalists” which is “unique in corporate America, a celebration of the billionaire’s image and success” – now in the history books, all that’s left are the quotes and avuncular aphorisms. While Buffett and Munger covered a wide variety of topics, some headlines made […]

The Five Largest Stocks Account For 42% Of The Nasdaq, And Why Goldman Clients Are Concerned

With the Nasdaq 100 index making new record highs on practically every day of 2017, and returning 32% during the past 12 months vs. “only” 19% for the S&P 500, Goldman’s clients are starting to  get concerned. And, as Goldman’s David Kostin writes in his latest weekly letter, increasingly nervous investors are asking “whether NDX […]