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Politics and stocks, an uneasy relationship

May 17, 2017 4:08 PM
Global stock markets have had one key driver over the last 7-months: politics. The election of Donald Trump last November led to one of the quickest thousand point rallies in a US stock index for 80 years. The political effect has spread to Europe, with the election of Emmanuel Macron in France and Mark Rutte in Holland helping European stocks to pl...

FOMC: replay of the December meeting stings the dollar

March 15, 2017 11:29 PM
<p>The FOMC meeting was basically a non-event since the vast majority of the market expected the Fed to hike interest rates. Even the dot plot, […]</p>

US stocks: Why things don’t always have to give

March 2, 2017 7:31 PM
<p>There are so many reasons why the stock market, the US market in particular, looks overbought right now. The RSI – the relative strength index […]</p>