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Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 15 September 2017

Global markets at a glance
Rising shares of Boeing pulled the Dow Jones Industrial Average up to a record high on Thursday, while the S&P 500 fell as investors saw higher-than-expected inflation increasing the chances of an interest rate hike.The Dow’s third consecutive all-time high was driven in part by Boeing, which rose 1.36 percent after Deutsche Bank raised its price target on the aerospace and defence stock.
After the bell, S&P emini futures slid 0.27 percent after North Korea fired a missile over Japan, deepening a crisis after Pyongyang on Sept 3 tested its strongest nuclear bomb to date.During …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 07 September 2017

Global markets at a glance
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 54.33 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 21,807.64, the S&P 500 gained 7.69 points, or 0.31 percent, to 2,465.54 and the Nasdaq Composite added 17.74 points, or 0.28 percent, to 6,393.31. US shares rose on Wednesday and the dollar gained against the safe-haven Japanese yen as upbeat news out of Washington helped mitigate investors’ concerns about North Korea’s nuclear weapons tests and a major hurricane barreling towards Puerto Rico and Florida.Trump and legislators also plan to pass a government funding bill and disaster aid for Hurricane Harvey victims, …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 06 September 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stocks sank yesterday, with the S&P 500 stumbling to its biggest single-day loss in about three weeks, as investors weighed fresh tensions with North Korea.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 234.25 points, or 1.07 percent, to
21,753.31, the S&P 500 lost 18.7 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,457.85 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 59.76 points, or 0.93 percent, to 6,375.57, said a report by Reuters.Asian stocks slip today morning while the dollar was on the
defensive with tensions in the Korean Peninsula showing little signs of abating. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 30 August 2017

Global markets at a glance
U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday, with the Dow losing more than 100 points, as North Korea’s missile test over Japan escalated tensions with the United States, and President Donald Trump warned that “all options are on the table”. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 123.16 points, or 0.56 percent, to 21,685.24. The S&P 500 lost 15.85 points, or 0.648463 percent, to 2,428.39. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 53.68 points, or 0.85 percent, to 6,229.34. Gold prices edged up 0.4 percent in early US trade. European markets were trading sharply lower on Tuesday as geopolitical …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 29 August 2017

Global markets at a glance
The S&P 500 and Dow ended little changed on Monday,with energy and bank shares lower as Tropical Storm Harvey crippled the US energy hub in Texas, while tech and healthcare gave a light boost to the Nasdaq. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to strike the southern US state in more than 50 years when it came ashore on Friday, dumped more rain on Houston on Monday, and the flooding could worsen as engineers release water from overflowing reservoirs to keep it from jumping dams and surging uncontrollably. Market analysts said despite the human drama and …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 23 August 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stocks ended up on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes posting their best one-day percentage gains in over a week, as lawmakers’ comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism. US House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNN at a town hall on Monday that tax reform would be easier to pass than the failed healthcare overhaul because Republicans have built a consensus.Separately, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that there was “zero chance” that the United States will fail to raise the debt ceiling in September, allaying …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 22 August 2017

Global markets at a glance
The S&P 500 ended up slightly on Monday after two days of declines, though simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea kept investors on edge and a drop in oil prices weighed on energy shares. Investors began to turn their focus to the Jackson Hole meeting of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other global central bankers, due to start later this week. Investors are angling for the slightest hint on where monetary policy is headed. Fed Vice Chair William Dudley, who has in the past taken a more dovish approach to policymaking, …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 21 August 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused week that raised more questions about the Trump administration’s ability to implement its pro-growth agenda. While the day’s losses were small, Friday marked the first time stocks haven’t risen the day after a more than 1 percent drop since Donald Trump was elected president on November 8. The week’s losses further dented the post-election rally, which was built on Trump’s promises of tax cuts and higher infrastructure spending. Thursday’s 1.5-percent drop in the S&P 500 came a week after a similar …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 18 August 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stocks sold off on Thursday, with the S&P 500 recording its biggest daily percentage drop in three months as escalating worries about the Trump administration’s ability to push through its economic agenda rattled investors. The benchmark index also closed at its lowest since July 11 with the day’s move marking the first time since the November 8 election of two days with more than 1 percent declines so close together. The index dropped 1.4 percent last Thursday, as concern over a possible conflict between the United States and North Korea hit the market.Asia markets …

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