Top Economic Events To Watch | March 4 – March 8 – 2024

Last week, markets were a bit like a see-saw, with small ups and downs as everyone waited for important economic news. On Thursday, we got some of that news: inflation data (Core CPI) met expectations, while consumer sentiment took a surprise dip and manufacturing activity slowed a bit. This hints that maybe the Federal Reserve could cut interest rates in June, which got investors excited!

This excitement caused a late-week rally, boosting major indexes and even helping the Nasdaq Composite set a new record.

Top Economic Events To Watch | February 26 – March 1 – 2024

Last week witnessed a remarkable surge in stock markets, with the S&P 500, the Nasdaq, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average all reaching unprecedented highs.

Looking ahead to this week for February 26 – March 1st, markets are bracing for potentially unforeseen behaviors influenced by upcoming economic releases. We’ve outlined five key releases for the week that are recommended to be closely monitored.

Top Economic Events To Watch | February 19 – 23 – 2024

This week will be less packed with economic events due to the Presidents’ Day holiday in the US on Monday, February 19th, causing markets to be closed. Nevertheless, we have compiled the TOP 5 economic events from Wednesday to Friday that you should pay attention to. They may affect popular assets such as the Dow Jones, Nasdaq, and SPX500, as well as the US Dollar, Euro, and CAD.

The upcoming release of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting minutes is highly anticipated by market participants, as it is expected to shed light on the Federal Reserve’s stance regarding potential adjustments to monetary policy. Following recent dovish sentiments and amidst divergent opinions on the future path of Fed interest rate cuts, investors are eagerly awaiting insights from the minutes.

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5 Ways To Best Assess Your Risk Profile

Understanding and managing risk is fundamental to building a resilient investment portfolio. The article will help you navigate through the complexities with confidence and alongside, KTrade Securities is there to be your guide!

But first, let’s delve into some of the key risks involved in investing so that you know which factors to keep track of:

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Top Economic Events To Watch | February 12 – 16 – 2024

This week marks the midpoint of February 2024, and it’s shaping up to be quite eventful in terms of economic developments. Over the coming days, we anticipate several releases that could impact assets such as $GBPUSD, $EURUSD, and the Dow Jones, Nasdaq, DAX30, and SPX500 indices. Below, we outline their potential outcomes and precise release times and dates so you can plan your trading strategies with NAGA based on the top economic events of the week.

On Monday, our focus should be on the speech by BoE Governor Andrew Bailey. It’s likely that during his address, the Bank of England representative will touch upon the topic of the key interest rate, currently standing at 5.25%. Previously, the bank’s head stated that he is less concerned about inflation, which is gradually decreasing. Therefore, if the market receives concrete signals about a rate cut at the next meeting in March, it could affect assets such as the FTSE100 and $GBPUSD, supporting stocks and putting pressure on the pound.

US30 Soars to New Heights: Navigating Volatility Ahead

US30 1-Hour Timeframe, 08 February 2024

The US30 on a 1-hour timeframe has moved in a volatile uptrend since the recent low plotted on 18 January. On 2 February, the US30 reached a new all-time high of 38 784.3. This move dethroned the 31 January all-time high at 38 609.2.

Global Weekly Recap January 22 – 2024 – January 26 – 2024

As we approach the end of the first month of 2024, the financial world has been a period full of surprises. Notably, this week witnessed the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at all-time highs. However, the global economy continues to grapple with inflationary pressures. Adding to the complexity, the European Central Bank (ECB) opted not to lower its key interest rate, a decision that has rippled through financial markets.

How have these developments impacted various assets? We delve into these dynamics in our comprehensive weekly review.

How To Properly Value A Company

Valuing a company is like figuring out how much a house is worth. Let’s explore three ways to do this: Market Value, Peer Comparison, and the Cash Flow Method.

Imagine a company’s value is like the price tag on a house. Market Value is what other people are willing to pay for it. The market price of a company’s stock is a good indicator – it’s like the price tag on the house driven by what buyers and sellers agree on. If a company’s stock is priced lower than it should be, more people will want to buy it, and the price will go up.

Top Economic Events To Watch | January 22 – 26

Welcome to our weekly top economic events, where we’re set to kick off a series of impactful releases starting Tuesday, January 23rd.

This week, watch for major announcements including the Bank of Japan’s interest rate decision, which could sway the $USDJPY pair, and the European Central Bank’s key rate decision, potentially affecting the $EURUSD and European stocks. Also, keep an eye on the American Pending Home Sales, Canadian interest rate decisions, and the Eurozone’s Composite PMI data – each capable of inducing significant market volatility.