Tag: Oil Prices

Financial Market Outlook for November 7-11

The recent NFP report was considered “good-enough” to keep the odds high for a Fed rate hike coming December. This week the U.S. elections will take center stage and is likely to dominate the news cycle and move markets.  But…

Financial Market Outlook for August 8-12

The NFP report showed another sign that the labor market is doing well and on its road towards full employment; this also means a higher chance of a rate hike this year. The BOE also helped weaken its pound by…

Financial Market Outlook for July 11-15

The Brexit may have subsided a bit in the past week and the recent NFP report helped drive up equities, but the conversation is likely to change back to Brexit as the BOE convenes this week to decide any changes…

Financial Market Outlook for June 13-17

The highly expected FOMC meeting will take center stage this week and will eclipse the major economic reports that will be released this week. Nonetheless, until the FOMC statement is released, some economic data could drive market sentiment; some of…

Financial Market Outlook for May 16-20

The volatility in the financial markets remains elevated over economical and geopolitical unrest including: Concerns over a possible Brexit, Greece’s debt problems, China’s economic slowdown, the U.S. presidential primaries and the Fed’s monetary policy, just to name a few. Besides…

Financial Market Outlook for April 18-22

The volatility in the markets continue to pick up as the earning season progresses. And this week we have two main events: Doha meeting on Sunday and ECB policy meeting, in other words we have a double D theme: Doha…

Financial Market Outlook for March 21-25

The Federal Reserve released a dovish statement that including lower outlook for the Fed’s fund rate in 2016-2018 and even the terminal rate was reduced by 0.25 bp to 3.25%. So without making any changes its cash rate or introducing…

Financial Market Outlook for March 14-18

The market expected a lot from Draghi and he sure delivered in the recent ECB meeting for more QE and lower rates. This week, the focus will shift back to the U.S. with the FOMC meeting. But there are also…