Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets mixed to end a bumpy week… US retail data released this morning together with consumer sentiment… Hewlett Packard fined $58 million for bribing Russian officials… Tax breaks entice electric car manufacture to Nevada… Canada’s employers see employment insurance premiums cut for next year…

  • Daily Market Update

    Obama speech makes Asian markets cautious… Senators appeal to Burger King… Housing foreclosures increase for the second month…

  • Daily Market Update

    ​World markets concerned by hint at Fed rate rise… Poor labor markets are threatening global economies… Apple Pay may be the best part of yesterday’s launches… Dollar General could make a hostile bid for Family Dollar today…

  • Daily Market Update

    Investors flock to the dollar, pushing it to a 14 month high… Oil and gold prices fall… Apple product launch day but the tech sector is under fire from Europe… Home Depot confirms cyber attack…

  • Daily Market Update

    World markets concern over potential break-up of the UK… GE to sell home appliances arm for $3.3 billion… Fed to release consumer spending data… Apple prepares for launch day… China’s trade surplus hits new record…

  • Daily Market Update

    ECB takes extreme measures... BP could be facing billions in fines... Starbucks plans new store designs... Canadian debt levels rise but delinquent debts fall…

  • Daily Market Update

    World markets await news from Europe’s central bank… US jobs data out this morning… Auto industry hits the throttle… Bloomberg set to return to his firm… Commerzbank plans to settle with US regulators… And Asia sees growth in e-commerce…

  • Daily Market Update

    ​World stocks buoyed by positive data and Ukraine ceasefire… Potential US mortgage crisis looms… Home Depot could be latest cyber attack victim… And US firms feel more unwelcome in China…

  • Daily Market Update

    US markets likely to see lively trading after the holiday weekend… Europe and Asia both buoyant today… US data on construction spending and manufacturing out later… Yahoo stocks rise ahead of Chinese e-commerce IPO… Bricks and mortar music stores fight back against downloads… And interest grows in Bitcoin salaries…

  • Daily Market Update

    Investors cast a cautious eye towards Ukraine… European inflation at 5 year low… US spending and confidence data out this morning… Malaysian Airlines to restructure… Abercrombie getting smaller…