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The Brazilian real underwent massive depreciation of 1.89% against the US dollar on September 10 after the country’s credit rating went from “investment-grade” to “junk” status the night before.
Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy and one of the emerging markets of the BRICS countries, was downgraded by Standard & Poor’s to junk status on September 9, 2015.
Application software is the worst performing sector. It generated a return of -4.75%. Within the sector, Gemalto (GTO) generated returns of -13.65%.
The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) rose by 2.68% between August 25 and August 31, as 49 of its 55 stocks had positive returns.
The SPY rose 0.54% on September 10. US investors, despite the Fed’s upcoming rate hike decision, were calm. All SPDR sectors except utilities rose.
After considerable variation in late August, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) experienced fewer fluctuations on Thursday, September 3.
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) rebounded on September 8 and rose by 2.51% after a trailing five-day return of -0.12%.
The National Australia Bank business confidence index for August fell three points, echoing the depressed global outlook as commodity and crude prices have been falling.
Any variation in copper demand or supply directly affects the value of the Chilean peso against the US dollar.
China, the manufacturing hub of the world, has been recording sluggish growth. China’s August PMI numbers were at 47.3, below the crucial level of 50.
According to the latest “Employment Situation Summary” report, the healthcare and social assistance, and financial activities sectors increased their job gains in August.
On August 6, 2015, Teradata declared its 2Q15 results and reported revenues of $623 million, missing analysts’ estimates of $651 million. Diluted EPS fell from $0.72 in 2Q14 to $0.53 in 2Q15.
Windstream Holdings (WIN) was the top gainer of the day among the 502 stocks in SPY. It returned 7.96% on September 2.
Energy stocks continued their upward movement for the fourth straight day, and the SPDR S&P 500 ETF fell by 0.81% on August 31.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published its data on nonfarm payrolls and unemployment claims on September 4. The dollar spiked to 96.57 at the time the data were released.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment report released on September 4, 2015, received mixed responses. Investors seemed skeptical. SPY fell by 1.51%
Russ Koesterich explains why fears of an imminent US recession may be overblown.
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) rose by 3.84% on Wednesday, August 26. 487 out of the 502 stocks in SPY posted upward movement.
The Markit Economics PMI Report serves as a business activity scorecard for an economy. It provides insight into the private-sector economy by tracking variables across key sectors.
CyberArk offers information security in financial services, energy, retail, and healthcare segments. Its 2Q15 revenues increased 70% YoY, to $36.4 million.