S&P500 summer slide ahead?

There is a longstanding Wall Street saying which says to ‘Sell in May, and go away’. This is because summer has a reputation for being a weak time for US…

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Tech rally exhaustion

We are now in the Fed’s blackout period ahead of next week’s rate decision, and the US ISM Services print this week sends a message that the US economy is…

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Debt ceiling suspended, but challenges persist

A recent opinion piece in Bloomberg highlighted that the latest budget deal successfully suspended the debt ceiling, averting a potential debt default. However, it also pointed out that this measure does little…

Nvidia shares jump on AI hopes

Last week, Nvidia witnessed a significant surge in its shares, experiencing a nearly 25% increase on Thursday. This surge was primarily driven by optimistic market sentiment surrounding the potential for…

S&P500 and Fed volatility

Going into this Fed interest rate meeting, market expectations are that the Fed will hike by 25bps. Short-term interest rate markets are pricing in a 95% chance of a 25bps…

Summer slide for stocks ahead?

The Fed meets on May 3 and there is an increasingly bearish attitude to stocks and the prospects of further gains in stocks are viewed nervously. Despite these bearish projections,…