May 25, 2018
Today was just yet another day in a litany of truths and half-truths. The much-vaunted talks between Trump and Kim Jong-un have ground to a halt and seem unlikely to proceed anytime soon.
May 24, 2018
One could be sorely tempted after looking at today’s trading activity to believe all is good with the world.
May 23, 2018
After a neat little run yesterday, the big news was, perhaps, that momentous meeting between Trump and Kim in Singapore looks unlikely to take place.
May 21, 2018
Today, the markets rallied because it appears as though the trade spat between China and the U.S. has been averted.
May 20, 2018
Markets are placed in a delicate position. As expected on Friday with a tariff war looming, equities held back and bonds rallied.
May 17, 2018
Equity markets retreated a little today as concern over a looming trade war once again gathered some momentum.
May 16, 2018
Rising geopolitical tensions were largely shrugged off by markets and it remains to be seen how long this reality persists.
May 16, 2018
Retailers were the word today as far as the U.S. equity markets were concerned. Buoyed by same-store sales exceeding expectations, Macy’s, once the darling of Wall Street, led the advance.
May 14, 2018
Friday saw the positive tone for equities maintained as the same old chestnut reappeared.