Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on April 23, 2017
Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom, surprised the world with calling for general elections in this June instead of 2020. Before Tuesday, she said she’s against elections before due date but changed her mind and so far, and markets are backing her.
Posted on April 16, 2017
Emerging markets took over global growth according to IMF’s new World Economic Outlook, published this week. The study also points out that advanced economies are slowing down. The phenomenon started decades ago but the financial crisis sped things up a great deal.
Posted on April 09, 2017
Aviation industry grew more than $200 billion in 10 years and it will go even further this year if the estimates are right. Passenger numbers are also growing, but profits are hectic, at least according to International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) data.
Posted on March 26, 2017
American stock markets had a great time in the last months: S&P 500 and Dow Jones didn’t have a day with a bigger fall than 1% for 109 days. This is such a rare phenomenon that it hasn’t happened in decades.
Posted on March 19, 2017
Bitcoin has a bad time lately: its price is on a rollercoaster and last week even the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) denied a request to launch the first U.S. exchange traded fund (ETF). Since many believed the authority may grant Bitcoin to be traded officially, prices even hiked for a while, but when the news broke of the denial, they instantly fell 20%.