Tag: Weekly forecast of markets

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 Preview for June 6-10

The latest NFP report fell short – really short this time! – of market expectations with only 38K jobs added in May. And even though wages still grew at a pace of 2.5% per annum, the headline figure was really…

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 Preview for May 9-13

The recent NFP report didn’t present, yet again, a clear picture as to where the U.S. labor market is heading: Wages went up but job growth didn’t meet market estimates. This week, the JOLTS report will provide another look at…

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…