Earnings season is a crucial time for investors and analysts, as it provides insights into how well companies have performed over the past quarter and gives indications of their future earnings. In 2023, expectations for US Q1 earnings were low due to economic challenges and rising interest rates. Surprisingly, many companies beat these low expectations, with 75% of S&P 500 companies surpassing forecasts.
US ELECTION: interim results
2020-11-05 • Updated
This is what we have so far in the US Presidential election scores as of 07:20 MT time. The very latest news is that Donald Trump had a big win in Ohio, a crusial state for the overall outcome of the election. Officials from certain states say there may be no final results until next week. Overall, the conclusion so far is that Trump holds strong. In the meantime, if Biden wins, that's definitely not going to be an easy and early victory.
And here is a quick look at the market. In most currency pairs with the American dollar, the USD first lost value, then took a big push, then ceded some of the gain - exactly like what you see with the EUR/USD below. In the meantime, gold rises to $1 915, drops below $1 890 and gets back up above $1 900 again. Oil keeps growing.
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The S&P 500 had a good week due to the impressive start of Q1 earnings and favorable inflation data. In March, the consumer price index rose 5%, lower than the previous month's 6%, and met economists' expectations.
After creating record highs, Wall Street's main indexes opened on Wednesday and began to edge lower, reflecting cautious sentiment among investors. They're eagerly awaiting crucial inflation data that could impact the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate decisions. The upcoming release of the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index is expected...
The month of February saw markets make several instinctive moves as well as create opportunities for proper leveraging of fundamental releases. Despite being a leap-year, there wasn’t any real impact on price delivery in the course of the month. As we await the opportunities that lie ahead in the month of March, here are a few thoughts to consider.
USD/CHF saw a rebound after declining for two days straight, climbing towards the important psychological level of 0.8800 during Wednesday's early Asian trading session. There's some pressure on the Swiss Franc (CHF) as traders await the Swiss ZEW Survey – Expectations report scheduled for later today. Moreover, investors are keeping...