International Markets

How can we stop paying high fees on our bank stocks?

iStock Q. We have a portfolio of investments at an investment branch of a major financial institution. Our annual fees, based on the size of our portfolio, were $18,000 last year. This seems outrageous given that approximately one-third of our portfolio is sitting in bank stocks which we have no ...

Tech Talk for Monday May 21st 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Monday May 21st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 15 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded to news that trade negotiations between China and the U.S. are progressing. Big Lots (BIG $41.64) is expected to open higher ...

OANDA Market Insights Podcast With Jazz FM

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Italy deal spooks EU, Oil climbs ever higher and UK jobs data. DAX Shrugs off Weak German Inflation Numbers EUR/USD – Sluggish Euro Drops Below ...

DAX Shrugs off Weak German Inflation Numbers

The DAX is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,119, up 0.03% on the day. On the release front, German inflation indicators were unexpectedly stronger. PPI and WPI both improved to 0.5%, beating their estimates. In the eurozone, the numbers were mixed. The cur ...

US Small-Cap Stock Index Closes At Record High

The small-cap equity market so far in 2018 is enjoying a reprieve from its previous underperformance vs. large caps. The Russell 2000 Index, a widely followed gauge of small companies, closed at a record high yesterday. Large caps (Russell 1000) also edged higher in Wednesday’s trading, although ...

DAX Steady as Investors Look for Cues

The DAX has posted slight gains and pushed above the symbolic 13,000 level in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,025, up 0.22% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or eurozone indicators on the schedule. On Friday, Germany releases inflation reports and the eurozon ...

GBP/CAD – How Much Lower Will it Go? (Video)

Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss the GBPCAD chart and whether the fundamentals support the moves we’re seeing. US and Oil Data Eyed as Italy Nears Populist Rule DAX Steady as German CPI Matches Estimate Italian Politics Pounds Eu ...

DAX Steady as German CPI Matches Estimate

In the Wednesday session, the DAX is at 13,027, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone CPI releases matched their estimates. ECB President Mario Draghi will speak at an ECB event in Frankfurt. German Final CPI dropped to 0.0% in April, down from 0.4% a month earlier. Eurozone ...

DAX Trading Sideways after Eurozone, Germany GDP

The DAX continues to trade quietly this week. In the Tuesday session, the DAX is at 12,991 points, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary GDP came in at 0.3%, close to the forecast of 0.4%. Eurozone GDP came in at 0.4%, matching the forecast. German ZEW Economic Sentiment ca ...

DAX Dips, All Eyes on German GDP

After an uneventful week, the DAX has posted slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,958 points, down 0.33% on the day. There are no German or eurozone releases in the Monday session. On Tuesday, here are two key events out of Germany – Preliminary GDP and ZEW Economic S ...