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DAX under pressure as UBS blues drag down banking sector

The DAX index has edged lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 11,097, down 0.35% on the day. In economic news, Germany releases ZEW Consumer Sentiment remains weak, but improved to -15.5 points. This was better than the estimate of -18.8 points. Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment ti ...

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast for 2019 and 2020

The International Monetary Fund on Monday cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020 due to weakness in Europe and some emerging markets, and said failure to resolve trade tensions could further destabilize a slowing global economy. In its second downgrade in three months, the global ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday January 22nd 2019

  Trader’s Corner No changes yesterday.   Equity Indices and related ETFs Daily Seasonal/Technical Equity Trends for January 21st 2019 Green: Increase from previous day Red: Decrease from previous day Commodities Daily Seasonal/Technical Commodities Trends for January 21st 2019 Green: ...

Appetite for market risk is very low

Tuesday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Appetite for risk in this holiday shorted week starts on the low side with Euro and Asia equities under pressure in their respective sessions, along with U.S futures, as an uncertain outlook for global trade and growth continues to inhib ...

Nissan & Infiniti Showcase Electric Car Concepts At NAIAS

Nissan brought 2 new electric vehicle concepts this week, one an SUV and one it says is not an SUV. Are they anything to get excited about? You decide. ...

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-01-22

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-01-22 US indices snap winning streak US equity markets were closed yesterday, but index futures retreated following the release of China’s Q4 GDP data. PM May’s Plan B appears to focus on delaying Brexit to get better concessions from the EU.   US30USD Daily Chart ...

Oil Rises Despite Weak Chinese GDP Data

Oil prices edged up on Monday, reversing earlier losses, as investors shrugged off data that confirmed China’s slowing economy and instead latched on to positive supply-side drivers for the market. Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were up 12 cents at $62.82 a barrel by 12:27 p.m. EST (1727 GMT), ...

Markets Rebound from China Slowdown on Trade Hopes

FX – Dollar not slowing down despite holiday and ongoing partial shutdown OIL – Energy Hit by China Slowdown But Trade Optimism Boosts Prices GOLD – Yellow metal falls on thin North American volumes FX – Dollar not slowing down despite holiday and ongoing partial shutdown The US dollar i ...

Restoration Work Underway at Clark Island Wetland

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has announced the start of work on a large restoration project to develop the habitat at the Clark Island wetland, which is owned by DUC. The property includes a coastal wetland on the Hay Bay shoreline that will be strategically excavated to create open-water habitat f ...

Commodities Weekly: Gold struggles for upward momentum

Slower Chinese GDP growth in the fourth quarter and a resurgent US dollar have taken a bit of the shine off some commodities. NOTE: The US government shutdown is still preventing the publication of the weekly Commitment of Traders report by CFTC. The latest published data is only at December 18. Pr ...

USD/CAD – Canadian dollar dips to 2-week low as risk appetite softens

USD/CAD has edged higher in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3328, up 0.24% on the day and at its highest level since January 7. On the release front, Canada publishes Manufacturing Sales, which has posted two declines in the past three months. The estimate for the November ...

Gabriella’s Kitchen Appoints Natural Foods and Packaged Goods Expert Jamie Fay as President & COO

CALGARY and SANTA ROSA, CA, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ – Gabriella’s Kitchen Inc. (“GABY” or the “Company”) (CSE: GABY), an innovative and leading-edge cannabis wellness company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Fay as President & COO of GABY. Jamie is the former Chief Customer ...

Late August Rebound in Foreign Stocks Helped Push U.S. Stocks to New Record

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in John Murphy's Market Message on Wednesday, August 29th at 12:33pm ET. Before leaving on vacation on August 15, I expressed concern about the fact that foreign stock ETFs were lagging too far behind the U.S. which could threaten the uptre ...

Should you put all your retirement savings in a low-fee balanced fund?

Q: My plan is to retire in less than a year. All my assets are in RRSPs: about $200,000 in a fully managed account with a major brokerage and $100,000 at a different brokerage where I pay transaction fees only. With the managed portfolio, I have stocks, bond funds, balanced funds, and ETFs. I find ...

Profit taking seen in light trading

US paring gains after bank holiday weekend The US returns from its long bank holiday weekend on Tuesday with stock market in profit taking mode, following four consecutive weeks of gains. It would appear that investors took advantage of light bank holiday trade on Monday to lock in some profits fol ...

Dollar Comes Back After Yesterday's Profit-Taking

Overview:  Investors are on pins and needles today.  Oil prices are trying to stabilize after WTI's outsized 7% fall yesterday, its largest in three years.  Global equities are heavier, dragged down by energy, but also larger than expected Q3 contractions in Japan and Germany, and a mixed bag ...

B.C. government ‘task force’ misses key contributor to rental woes

Author: Josef Filipowicz The province has a rental vacancy rate of 1.4 per cent. Read more about B.C. government ‘task force’ misses key contributor to rental woes Tags:  rental housing renters landlords housing city of vancouver john horgan british columiba city of calgary ...

Drug Repositioning: Concept, Classification, Methodology, and Importance in Rare/Orphans and Neglected Diseases

This article was originally published at https://www.drugpatentwatch.com/blog/drug-repositioning-concept-classification-methodology-and-importance-in-rare-orphans-and-neglected-diseases/ This paper was originally published by Emanuel Almeida Moreira de Oliveira and Karen Luise Lang in Journal of ...

EUR/USD – Euro yawns as German consumer confidence beats estimate

EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1363, down 0.04% on the day. On the release front, Germany releases ZEW Consumer Sentiment remains weak, but improved to -15.5 points. This was better than the estimate of -18.8 points. Eurozone ZEW Econo ...

Sensibill wins Ingenious Spark Award for helping banking app users track their spending habits

A Toronto-based FinTech firm has been named the first-ever recipient of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)’s Ingenious Spark award for helping banks across North America – and beyond – fill a critical gap in their mobile services. Co-founded by a former lawyer all too fam ...