MLPs Fell 2% amid Increasing Uncertainty over Trump Trade
The Alerian MLP Index (AMZ) closed 1.9% lower on May 17, 2017.
As part of Obamacare, a medical device tax of 2.3% has been implemented on medical device companies in the United States.
President Donald Trump’s proposed policies were expected to boost US economic growth and revive the country’s employment outlook. However, investors are starting to grow wary.
The EU’s light immigration laws have helped and continue to aid the economic development of EU countries. But there have been areas of concern.
In the past two quarters, we’ve seen that France’s GDP growth has been improving gradually.
On Sunday, after the announcement of the French Presidential election exit polls, the euro jumped a near five-month high against the US dollar.
The German market is stable amid the global relief rally triggered by France’s presidential election on April 24.
After regaining strength on Monday and stabilizing above the important price level of 24,000, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index continued to move higher.
After regaining strength last week, the S&P 500 opened higher on Monday and closed the day at the highest levels in three weeks.
After falling to the lowest levels since February last week, the United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 index is trading higher in the morning session on Monday.
After falling for two trading days, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started the week on a weaker note. Its price levels fell to a three-month low.
In European markets, participants’ risk appetite was lower due to France’s upcoming elections and geopolitical tension between North Korea and the US.
ReThink Technology Solutions estimates the current SVOD market in Europe to be ~$5.0 billion.
Netflix (NFLX) is currently working on more than 90 original shows and movies in Europe, and it expects to make its service available in 15 languages.
Markets these days are concerned about geopolitical risks more than ever, given the rapid growth in globalization and the interconnections between global markets.
Risk aversion is on the rise again as investors begin to question President Trump’s trade policies and as we’ve begun to see changes in asset allocations.
Wall Street indices fell lower on April 12. President Trump’s comments and prevailing geopolitical tensions weighed on US stock markets.
After pulling back on Wednesday, the United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 index opened the day lower and fell to weekly lows on Thursday.
Facebook (FB) says it has no place for developers who collaborate with law enforcement agencies to illegally spy on its users.
Facebook (FB) is set to appear before a powerful group of UK lawmakers to answer questions about fake news and obscene images of children on its site.