Sam is a professional trader and the lead stock market news writer at AskTraders. After starting his career in the forex market, Sam now focuses on gold and stocks with a preference for fundamental and macroeconomic analysis.
DOW +0.76% 28,645
S&P 500 +0.78% 3,527
NASDAQ +1.39% 11,939
Another strong day for the Nasdaq.
Have a good evening people.
Blink Charging stock is having a run higher. It’s currently up 7.68% at $7.57.
We are yet to see any stock-specific news.
Abbvie stock has plummeted over 4% today down to $91 after the US house oversight committee subpoenas Abbvie inc over drug pricing probe.
FTSE 100 -1.73% 5,860
DAX +0.19% 12,970
STOXX 50 +0.12% 3,276
The FTSE takes another tumble.
DocuSign’s shares are up 17.83% at $262.75 as its reader interest increases.
I know we normally focus on stocks on this feed, but the EURUSD has broken 1.20…
It’s up 0.58% today at 1.2006.
As I type this it has just dipped below the 1.20 handle.
Tesla stock is trading at $489 premarket, down 1.87%.
How long before it’s up again??
Amazon Music and Twitch are to combine live streaming with on-demand listening.
$AMZN shares are currently at $3,488, up 1.10% premarket.
Gold is approaching the $2,000 level again, currently trading at $1,90, helped by a fall in US 10y yields.
Maersk will cut jobs as part of a major reorganisation that will impact a third of the shipping giants staff.
“A Maersk spokeswoman said that between 26,000 and 27,000 employees out of Maersk’s total headcount of 80,000 will be affected by the restructuring.”
Job cuts continue to increase.
Gem Diamonds +14%
AFC Energy +11%
Pantheon Resources +9%
Greatland Gold +5%
It’s a strong start for most European indexes, with one exception…
FTSE 100 5,957 -0.10%
DAX 13,082 +1.06%
STOXX 50 3,306 +1.06%
Good morning people.
We, or I, am back after a nice bank holiday weekend. Here is what’s been happening in markets…
-Asian markets traded mixed with the Nikkei closing 0.01%% lower and the ASX closing down 1.77%.
-USD weakness has continued with the EURUSD now trading at 1.1986, approaching the 1.20 level.
-The RBA left interest rates unchanged at 0.25%
-Zoom Stock surged higher after reporting earnings where it smashed EPS estimates.
-On today’s calendar, we have German and EZ unemployment, EZ inflation and US ISM manufacturing PMI data.
-Names on the earnings calendar today include Wanda Sports, At Home, H&R Block, and Avid Bioservices.
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