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Sarah Sands

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  • uploads///Moving Average Analysis of the SP  Index
    Fund Managers

    What S&P 500 Index Moving Averages Could Indicate

    The S&P 500 Index is trading 1.2% above its 20-day moving average and 6% above its 100-day moving average.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s Affecting Germany’s Manufacturing Activity?

    According to a report by Markit Economics, Germany’s final manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 58.2 in March as compared to 60.6 in February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Industry wise Return of FEZ on November
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Reading Auto Manufacturing’s Outperformance on November 23

    The auto manufacturing industry provided a highest weighted return, at 0.085%, as well as the highest individual return, at 4.2%, on November 23.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Year to date Performance of Various ETFs
    Fund Managers

    Bernstein on Making Money in the Market in 2018

    Richard Bernstein on making money In an interview with CNBC, prominent investor Richard Bernstein shared his views on global equity markets and how to make money in 2018. In the previous part, we saw that he advised investors to stay invested in the market as long as corporate earnings are accelerating. Bernstein also said that the best way […]

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Performance of Global Markets After the US Election Outcome
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Emerging Markets Tumbled after Trump Election

    Major indexes around the world showed huge negative fluctuations after Trump won the US presidential election. Major indexes in the United States showed positive performances.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Fed
    Fund Managers

    Ray Dalio Says Interest Rate Hikes Could Lead to Bear Market

    Dalio is worried about the long-term economic outlook, and he believes that the strengthening macroeconomic data, specifically wage growth and inflation, could encourage the Fed to continue its aggressive monetary policy.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Global Markets Showing Gradual Improvement
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll take a look at the global final manufacturing PMIs and services PMIs for March 2017. These indicators help us understand the business condition of an economy.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Miscellaneous

    What Does the UK Really Have to Gain from Exiting the EU?

    The EU’s light immigration laws allow young talent to work across the EU, but with more immigrants entering the UK, local citizens have less access to jobs.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Will Alphabet Provide a Strong Return in the Near Future
    Fund Managers

    What’s Leon Cooperman’s Largest Position?

    Alphabet reported its 3Q17 earnings on October 26, 2017. The company posted EPS (earnings per share) of $9.57, which beat analysts’ estimates of $8.33.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///CSOD
    Fund Managers

    Goldman Sachs on Cornerstone OnDemand: Estimated Potential Upside of 20%

    Goldman Sachs (GS) believes that Cornerstone OnDemand could provide a cash return of 37% on cash investments in R&D by 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Consumer Sentiment Index
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Consumer Sentiment Falls Marginally: Could Inflation Improve?

    According to the University of Michigan, the US consumer sentiment index stood at 94.3 in June 2016, compared with 94.7 in the previous month.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Germany Ifo Business Climate Index in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Germany’s Business Climate Is Improving

    The Ifo Business Climate Index for Germany improved in February 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///UK Manufacturing PMI in April
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK’s Manufacturing PMI at 3-Year High: Is Brexit Fear Overdone?

    The United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI hit a three-year high in April 2017. It stood at 57.3 compared to 54.2 in March.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Industrial Production in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Industrial Production Rises: Is Investor Confidence Back?

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s industrial production increased to 6.0% in May 2016. That’s the same pace as April.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Emerging Markets Recovering Gradually
    Fund Managers

    Why Howard Marks Loves Emerging Markets

    In the previous part of this series, we discussed Howard Marks’ latest views on FANG stocks and saw that he is concerned about high-growth technology stocks and the risk to the equity market (SPY).

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Weakening Dollar Index Signaling the End of Earnings Recession
    Fund Managers

    How Will the Fed Affect the Earnings Recovery Environment?

    The dollar index (UUP) rallied about 22% between October 2014 to July 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads/// Year Break Even Inflation Rate Movement with Commodity Prices
    Fund Managers

    Where Will Commodities Head during Trump’s Term?

    Donald Trump’s policies are aimed at strengthening job markets in the United States (VFINX) (IVV).

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Technology Sector on March
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Facebook Stock Is Dragging the Tech Sector Down

    The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) fell ~2.6% on March 22, 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Corporate Tax Rate of Various Countries
    Fund Managers

    Why Larry Fink Thinks Markets Could See Some Setbacks

    In a recent interview with CNBC, Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock (BLK), shared his views on market movement, the US economy, and the dangerous impact of the lower interest rates.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Services PMI in August
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Services PMI Saw Strong Improvement in August

    According to the report from Markit Economics, the August US Services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) report showed a strong improvement in the US (SPY) (QQQ) (VFINX) business climate.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Manufacturing PMI in December
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Insight into China’s Manufacturing PMI in December 2017

    China’s manufacturing PMI stood at 51.6 in December compared to 51.8 in November 2017, which was in line with the market’s expectation of 51.6.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Manufacturing PMI in September
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    September Manufacturing Report: Are US Business Conditions Better?

    The US September manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) report indicated an improvement in US (QQQ) (IWM) business conditions.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Comparison of One Month Mean Return and Volatility of FEZ and Its Top Performers
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Volkswagen Outperformed Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria

    Of the top-performing holdings of the SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria had the lowest mean return-to-volatility ratio at 1.3%.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///miners
    Miscellaneous

    What Do Analysts Expect for Metal and Mining Companies?

    Metal and mining companies are trading 7% below their 100-day moving averages. Currently, Newmont Mining (NEM) is 37% above its 100-day moving average.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Moving Average Analysis of FEZ’s Personal Care Industry

    The personal care industry provided a 3.7% return to FEZ’s performance on December 15, 2015. L’Oreal (LRLCY) and Unilever (UN) rose by 4.2% and 3.3%.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Investment Strategy
    Fund Managers

    Why Is Buffett Betting Big on Index Funds?

    Buffett said in his recent interview with CNBC that the passive investment strategy or indexing strategy should work well in any market situation.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Telecommunication
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing FEZ’s Telecommunication Industry in 2015

    FEZ’s telecommunication industry provided a 5% return in 2015. Orange and Deutsche Telekom had positive performances. Telefonica had a negative performance.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US ADP Employment Change in September
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Key ADP Highlights: 135,000 Jobs in September

    The ADP National Employment Report for September 2017 showed some weaker improvement in private sector employment to 135,000 in September compared to the market’s expectation of 125,000.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Comparison of One Month Mean Return and Volatility of FEZ and Its Top Performers
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Anheuser-Busch Outperformed L’Oréal on November 11

    Anheuser-Busch (AHBIF) had the highest mean-return-to-volatility ratio of 6.7% compared to FEZ’s other performers.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///UK Inflation in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK’s Inflation Showed No Improvement: Are Consumers Pessimistic?

    According to a report provided by the Office for National Statistics, on a monthly basis, the United Kingdom’s inflation index showed no improvement in June compared to May.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Consumer Price Index in September
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will September Rise in CPI Affect Fed’s Rate Hike Decision?

    According to a report from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, US CPI (consumer price index) rose 0.3% in September 2016 compared to a 0.2% rise in August 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Consumer Confidence in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did US Consumer Confidence Improve in February?

    The US Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved in February 2017. It was at 114.8 compared to 111.6 in January 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Crude Oil Inventories Fell
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Could Shrinking US Crude Oil Inventories Boost Oil Prices?

    According to the EIA’s report, US crude oil inventories fell by 3.2 million barrels for the week ended June 3, 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Financial Sector Performance as Compared to Broader Market
    Fund Managers

    Goldman Sachs: Financial Sector Could See Strong Growth

    Goldman Sachs (GS) believes the delay in policy reform might continue in the near future.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///UK Inflation in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK Inflation Unchanged: Is It Supporting Growth in the Economy?

    According to a report provided by the Office for National Statistics, the United Kingdom’s inflation index remained unchanged in May compared to April.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did Markets Respond to April Jobs Data?

    Non-farm payrolls in April showed a marginal improvement compared to March.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Fund Managers

    Richard Bernstein: Global Economic Conditions Are Improving

    According to Richard Bernstein, global economic conditions are improving.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Performance of Airbus
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Airbus Rose 0.83%, Company’s CEO Pretty Relaxed about China

    The aerospace industry contributed a return of 0.83% to FEZ’s performance on Wednesday, January 13. Aerospace stock Airbus (EADSY) returned 0.83%.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///image
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Volatility Is Affecting Market Movement

    The CBOE Volatility Index rose 0.6% in March 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Dollar is Getting Stronger Against Chinas Yuan After Donald Trumps Win
    Fund Managers

    Goldman Sachs: Where Could the Chinese Yuan Head in 2017?

    After Donald Trump’s US election win, the Chinese yuan fell 1.6% against the US dollar (UUP) (USDU) (UDN) between November 9 and November 22, 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Elliott Management largest sells
    Fund Managers

    Elliott Management Reduced Its Holding in Interpublic Group of Companies

    According to a 13F filing, Elliott Management’s largest position reduction was in Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG).

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Services PMI in February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    February US Services PMI: Have US Business Conditions Softened?

    The February US services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) report, released on March 3, 2017, indicated softness in US (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) (QQQ) (VFINX) business conditions.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    JPMorgan Chase: Technicals Signal Bull Markets Could Rise

    The S&P 500 reached an all-time high of 2,872.87 on January 26.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    June Jobs Report: 213,000 Jobs Added, Beats Expectation

    In June, 213,000 US non-farm jobs were added compared to 244,000 in May. It beat the market expectation of 195,000 jobs.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Corporate Tax Rate of Various Countries
    Financials

    Bernstein: Tax Reform Is Bullish for the Equity Market

    Tax reform On December 2, 2017, the Senate passed Donald Trump’s tax reform bill, and on December 20, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the bill. Afterwards, the S&P 500 (SPX-INDEX) (SPY) rose to a record high. Richard Bernstein on tax reform In an interview with CNBC, prominent investor Richard Bernstein stated that tax reform could be very helpful for […]

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence Index in January
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence Improved: Is It a Sign of Change?

    Billionaire investor Marc Lasry believes that European (IEV) (VGK) (EZU) fundamentals and economic growth still need to improve.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Bank of America Rallied Strongly Since the US Election
    Fund Managers

    What Goldman Sachs Thinks about Bank of America

    Bank of America (BAC) is currently trading at $25.26. Its 52-week high is $25.80 and 52-week low is $12.05.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Energy Sector in February
    Energy & Utilities

    What Put Pressure on the Energy Sector in February 2018?

    The US energy sector was badly affected by the recent market sell-off in February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Consumer Sentiment Index in April
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why US Consumer Sentiment Is Important for Markets

    According to a report from the University of Michigan, the US Consumer Sentiment Index rose slightly in April 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Is Valuation of the Equity Market Look Expensive
    Fund Managers

    Howard Marks Says We’re in a Risk-Tolerant Market

    Bond yields are at a historic lower level, and emerging market bonds are yielding lower than high-yield bonds.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Corporate Tax Rate of Various Countries
    Fund Managers

    Jack Bogle Discussed President Trump’s Tax Reform Program

    After the failure of the healthcare bill, investors’ eyes are on the phenomenal tax reform bill. Tax reforms could boost employment in the economy.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Performance of Volkswagen
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Volkswagen’s Chief Executive Apologizes for Emissions Scandal

    Volkswagen is currently trading at 118.97 euros. Its 52-week high is 132.1 euros, and its 52-week low is 86.5 euros. It returned -25% in 2015.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Eurozone GDP Growth Improved in Q
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Does the Rise in Eurozone GDP Indicate a Turning Point?

    According to a Eurostat report, Eurozone fourth quarter economic growth for 2016 expanded to 0.5% as compared to the 0.4% improvement in the previous quarter.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///picture
    Fund Managers

    Why George Soros Compares Facebook and Google to Casinos

    Billionaire investor George Soros recently shared his views on social media companies Facebook and Google.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Energy Sector Remained the Largest Gainer in
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Energy Sector Remained the Largest Gainer in 2016

    The energy sector remained the largest gainer in 2016. The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) had risen nearly 24.8% in 2016 as of December 29, 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Yield Curve in Major Developed Nations
    Fund Managers

    James Gorman’s View on Global Bond Yield

    Gorman thinks higher yield indicates the beginning of more normalization. In June, Fed chair Janet Yellen hinted that the Fed is moving toward normalization.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Germany ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in March
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Germany’s ZEW Economic Sentiment Index Is Improving

    Germany’s ZEW economic sentiment index (EWG) was at 12.8 March 2017. In comparison, it stood at 10.4 in February.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Volatility Spiked at the Major Events
    Fund Managers

    Does Jamie Dinan Think the Market Is Fairly Valued?

    In a CNBC interview on October 18, Jamie Dinan and Marc Lasry discussed their views on the current market environment.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Germany Ifo Business Climate Index in January
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    German Ifo Business Climate Weakened: Will It Affect the Economy?

    Germany’s Ifo Business Climate Index weakened to 109.8 in January 2017 compared to 111 in December 2016. It failed to meet the market’s expectation of 111.3.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Energy sector
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Is Apache Struggling with Its 100-Day Moving Average?

    Apache was trading 11.8% below its 100-day moving average. Since November 27, 2015, the stock has struggled to cross its 100-day moving average.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///The YTD year to date Industry wise Return of FEZ
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Oil and Gas and Electric Industry Weighed on FEZ in 2015

    The oil and gas industry provided the return of -13% in 2015. Stocks like Total (TOT), Eni (EAA), and Repsol returned -3%, -5%, and -32%, respectively, in 2015.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Industry wise Return of FEZ on January
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Oil and Gas Industry Drove FEZ Performance

    The oil and gas industry contributed the highest positive return of 4.8% on Friday, January 22, 2016. The rise in crude oil prices drove its performance.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///image
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is the NIFTY 50 in the Correction Zone?

    On March 28, 2018, the NIFTY 50 index fell 0.7%. However, between March 28, 2017, and March 28, 2018, the NIFTY 50 rose 11.1%.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///USO ETF
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Growing Conflict in the Middle East Pushes Crude Oil to New Lows

    Growing conflict in the Middle East between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the major oil-producing countries of OPEC, has become a threat for crude oil prices.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week?

    Some important economic indicators that were released last week include US crude oil inventories, US weekly jobless claims, US retail sales, and China’s industrial production.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Health Care Sector
    Healthcare

    How the Health Care Sector Performed in 2017

    The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV), which tracks the performance of the healthcare sector, rose 19.8% in 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Auto manufacturing
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Emission Scandal Impacted FEZ’s Auto Manufacturing Industry

    FEZ’s auto manufacturing industry provided a return of -2% in 2015. The emission scandal in September had a negative impact on Volkswagen.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Year to date Performance of FANG Stocks
    Fund Managers

    Why Marc Faber Thinks These Stocks Are Vulnerable

    Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google returned nearly 388%, 345%, 1,157%, and 217%, respectively, in the last five years.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///As Dollar Index Fell Money Flows To Emerging Markets
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Emerging Market Funds Kept Their Momentum

    In the current market scenario, the global markets (ACWI) (VTI) (VEU) are mainly driven by the monetary stimulus provided by the central banks.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///The Rally in the SP  Index Mainly Supported By the Feds Prolonged Low Interest Rate
    Fund Managers

    Jim Grant: Market Is Losing Confidence in Central Banks

    After the Fed decided to leave the interest rate unchanged in September, Grant thinks that market participants are gradually losing confidence in central banks.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Crude Oil Inventories Rose
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Crude Oil Inventories Rose: What It Could Mean for Oil Prices

    According to the EIA’s (Energy Information Administration) report on February 15, 2017, US crude oil inventories rose 9.5 MMbbls (million barrels) in the week ended February 10, 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Indexes Fell Sharply—Is a Trade War with China in the Offing?

    On March 22, 2018, President Trump announced the imposition of retaliatory tariffs on up to $60 billion on China’s imports.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///XLU
    Energy & Utilities

    Utility Sector: Will Investors Continue Their Defensive Positions?

    The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), which tracks the performance of the utility sector, rose 2.7% in November 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Retail Sales in December
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Retail Sales Improved in December: What Does It Mean?

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s retail sales showed strong recovery in December 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Eurozone Inflation Showing Gradual Improvement
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone Inflation Rose Sharply: Is It a Sign of Change?

    Eurozone (EZU) (VGK) inflation rose 1.1% in December 2016 as compared to 0.6% in November 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///pic
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    February’s Inflation and Retail Sales: Impact on the Economy

    Key important US indicators released last week are US inflation and US retail sales.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Global Markets Moving in a Positive Direction
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll take a look at the final US 2Q16 GDP reading, Japan’s retail sales for August, US consumer confidence in September, and US weekly crude oil inventories.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///image
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How UK Services PMI Trended in March 2018

    According to a report by Markit Economics, the final UK services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) fell in March as compared to February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Dollar Index
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The US Dollar Is Strengthening: How Will It Impact the Economy?

    The US dollar index (UUP) is rising on a gradual basis. Between November 9, 2016, and December 16, 2016, the dollar index rose nearly 4.5%.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Industrial Production in December
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Industrial Production Weakened in December

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s industrial production rose 6% in December 2016 compared to a 6.2% gain in the previous month.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Canadas Manufacturing PMI in March
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Japan’s Manufacturing PMI Weakened: How It Could Impact the Economy

    Japan’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 52.4 in March 2017 compared to 53.3 in February.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Chinas Manufacturing PMI in October
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s Manufacturing PMI Fell in October 2017

    The October China manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) report indicates a fall in manufacturing activity in October as compared to September 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Corporate Tax Rate of Various Countries
    Financials

    Why Buffett Believes US Businesses Aren’t Really Hurting from the US Corporate Tax

    The US economy has been improving gradually, but some businesses in the US have suffered a lot over the years.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Performance of Jazz Pharmaceuticals
    Fund Managers

    Why Is Barclays Optimistic about Jazz Pharmaceuticals?

    According to Barclays, Jazz Pharmaceuticals focuses on new product developments that will drive its growth.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///image
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Technology Sector Performed in April

    The technology sector remained flat in April.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Pricelines Performance As Compared to the Overall Technology Sector and SP  Index
    Fund Managers

    Morgan Stanley on Priceline: ‘Top-Line Addressable Market Is Expanding’

    Priceline is currently trading at $1,804.00. Its 52-week high is $1,807.78, and its 52-week low is $1,148.06.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Dollar Index Has Been Recovering Gradually
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will the Dollar Index Continue Its Strong Movement?

    The dollar index saw downward movement between December 28, 2016, and September 8, 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///France Manufacturing PMI in November
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will France’s Manufacturing PMI Speed Up Economic Growth?

    According to data provided by Markit Economics, the final Markit France Manufacturing PMI was 51.7 in November 2016 compared to 51.8 in October.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Untitled
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investors Should Watch for These Economic Indicators This Week

    The performance of the iShares MSCI All Country World Index ETF (ACWI) depends on the performance of global indicators.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Market rally
    Fund Managers

    Miller: Bond Bear Market to ‘Propel Stocks Significantly Higher’

    Legendary value investor Bill Miller has an optimistic view on the equity market.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Japan Services PMI in April
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How a Softening Japan Services PMI Is Impacting the Economy

    According to Markit Economics, the Japan Manufacturing PMI was 52.2 in April 2017 compared to 52.9 in March. It met market expectations.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///US Manufacturing PMI Index Showed Weaker Uptrend in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Weak US Manufacturing PMI: Will Economic Growth Pick Up?

    The US manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 50.5 in May—compared to 50.8 in April. It’s below the Market expectation of 51.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Germany Ifo Business Climate Index in March
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the German Ifo Business Climate Index Moved in March

    Germany’s Ifo Business Climate Index strengthened to 112.3 in March 2017 compared to 111 in February 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///image
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Bulls May Be Betting on the Technology Sector

    The technology sector performed strongly in May, helping the S&P 500.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Eurozone GDP Growth Rate
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing the World Market and FEZ’s Flat Performance in 2015

    The world market went through various critical periods in 2015. Various ups and downs in the world economy impacted the European market.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///top  holdings
    Financials

    Why Does Buffett Still Have Faith in Wells Fargo after the Scandals?

    In his recent CNBC interview, billionaire investor Warren Buffett stated that he still believes in Wells Fargo and CEO Timothy J. Sloan.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Federal Reserves
    Fund Managers

    Jeffrey Gundlach’s Take on the Federal Reserve

    Markets reacted positively after the Fed declared a rate hike of 25 basis points on March 15, 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///FEZ Industrial Performance
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The FEZ ETF Rises After the ECB Statement

    The FEZ ETF rose by ~1.4% in the October 22 trading session after the ECB statement. The top performing industries were banking, transportation, and REIT.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///Major US Indexes Making New Highs
    Fund Managers

    Why J.P. Morgan Believes the Market Rally Could Pause

    Various US indexes such as the S&P 500 Index (SPY), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA), and the NASDAQ Composite have performed well since the US election.

    By Sarah Sands
  • uploads///EWJ Industry wise performance on October
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The EWJ ETF Fell Ahead of Bank of Japan Meeting

    The EWJ ETF is an indicator of the Japanese equity market. On October 27 it fell by 0.80% from the previous trading session, ahead of the Bank of Japan’s meeting.

    By Sarah Sands
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