Nasdaq all-time high

The Nasdaq is a stock market index predominantly comprising technology and internet-related companies. Investors and traders closely monitor its performance as it serves as a barometer for the technological sector’s robustness and the general market mood. Nasdaq all-time high The Nasdaq Composite surpassed its previous highest value, marking a significantRead More →

S&P 500 new high

The S&P 500 surged to a new all-time high on Thursday 22nd February 2024 Microchip maker Nvidia reported much stronger-than-expected quarterly results, lifting tech sector and markets higher. S&P 500 The S&P 500 gained just over 2% to close at 5087, notching its best day since January 2023. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 2.96% forRead More →

U.S. December inflation

Stocks moved lower Thursday 11th January 2024, reflecting the higher-than-expected December 2023 inflation data. The S&P 500 in early trade edged lower by around 0.7%, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped nearly 0.8%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 0.6%. The S&P 500 briefly touched 4800 after climbing above its record high of 4,796. Higher thanRead More →

Work

The latest U.S. job data indicates that job growth accelerated in November 2023, with seasonally adjusted non-farm payrolls increasing by 199,000.  The unemployment rate has dropped to 3.7%, even as more workers entered the labour market. This points to underlying strength in the labour market and is a positive sign for the U.S. economy. Read More →

Stocks roller coaster

Some analysts say yes! Buying the dip means purchasing an asset, usually a stock, when its price has dropped. The expectation is that the drop is a short-term anomaly, and the asset’s price will soon go back up. It is a strategy that some traders and investors use to take advantage ofRead More →

Nasdaq

Stocks rallied Friday 6th October 2023 even after the release of stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data and an increase in Treasury yields. The U.S. economy added 336,000 jobs in September 2023, the Labour Department said. Economists expected 170,000 jobs.  Confused? Stocks posted a surprise turnaround on Friday, 6th October 2023 after initiallyRead More →