Finance Forex

Now’s the time to take out some insurance if trade, Fed don’t go the way stocks want, says UBS chief investment officer

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Our call of the day, from UBS’s global chief investment officer, Mark Haefele, says while they remain fans of U.S. equities, they are also taking out some insurance against a few potential headwinds they see brewing. See full story. Zillow is betting big on flipping houses, and investors seem to like it […]

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Global Stocks Mixed as Trade Talk Optimism Competes with Weakening Economic Data

The Friday Market Minute Global stocks mixed amid steady progress in U.S.-China trade talks paired with weakening data in key G10 economies. China’s Shanghai Composite has best week in nearly three years amid trade optimism and bets on further stimulus in the world’s second largest economy. Germany narrowly avoids recession with flat Q4 growth, but […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed After Wall St Slip. Rate Cut Hints Knock NZD

Asian Stocks Talking Points: Friday offered a rather directionless session Risk appetite remains adequate, buoyed by trade-talk hopes The Reserve Bank of New Zealand hinted that lower rates were possible Find out what retail foreign exchange investors make of your favorite currency’s chances right now at the DailyFX Sentiment Page Asia Pacific stock markets put […]