There is currently a suspicious silence in the markets. The U.S. reporting season is largely over and there is hardly any economic data available this week. But one thing is remarkable at the moment: China is calling for the repeal of both cancelled and existing punitive tariffs. The Trump administration is obviously busy with where and when Trump and Xi Jinping could meet. Obviously, once again, they are talking at cross purposes! Still thin turnover on the stock markets. Greed continues to dominate events. What should go wrong, many people think, the Fed is on our side. The biggest risk at the moment is too much optimism about the trade war, and at the same time many investors are “all-in” on the long side.
On days with a Fed decision, very similar patterns emerged recently. Optmism on the stock markets in the run-up to the meeting, but then mostly falling prices after the meeting. This was the case most […]
The oil price collapsed last week on Wednesday (we reported). This was triggered by rising crude oil inventories in the USA. And as a result futures traders are using the fear of the global economic […]
The S&P 500 as the world’s most important index is just below its all-time high after yesterday’s rise. But liquidity in trading is collapsing more and more. Yesterday was one of the weakest trading days […]