Markets Recovered From Losses

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Mon, 06/08/2012 - 13:23
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Daily Market Commentary for August 6: After a black day for equities, markets recovered very well last Friday. A positive payrolls report helped the bullish case.

Not So Super Mario

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Fri, 03/08/2012 - 10:49
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Daily Market Commentary for August 3: Everyone was sitting in front of TV at 13.30 UK time yesterday preparing to watch the ECB press conference, anxiously expecting the announcement of a massive bond-buying program. In the end, Mario Draghi disappointed in the worst way.

In FED We Trust

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Thu, 02/08/2012 - 11:27
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Daily Market Commentary for August 2: Yesterday the FED disappointed investors by not implementing the anxiously awaited QE3. Will it be announced at the next meeting in September?

Waiting for the FED

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Wed, 01/08/2012 - 13:10
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Daily Market Commentary for August 1: Another month has just ended and this time equities edged higher. After a terrible second quarter, July was a very good start for the now running third quarter. The Dax was at the top of the gainers with a rise of 5.5%.

European Markets In Uptrend Mode

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Tue, 31/07/2012 - 14:10
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Daily Market Commentary for July 31: Even though US markets are entering in waiting mode, European equities continue in uptrend with the IBEX and FTSE MIB leading the gains. After accumulating huge losses over the last few years, Italian and Spanish equities are benefitting from monetary easing expectations.

Monetary Policy On The Spotlight

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Mon, 30/07/2012 - 12:03
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Daily Market Commentary for July 30: After the important comments Mario Draghi made in defence of the Euro and with European Leaders backing him, all eyes are now centred on this week’s monetary policy meetings, in special from the ECB and the FED.

Mario Alleviates the Eurozone

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Fri, 27/07/2012 - 12:10
pushing the euro

Daily Market Commentary for July 27: All eyes are centred in the Eurozone as Mario Draghi promised to do whatever it takes to keep the Euro alive. Markets rose after his words and are now expecting for some more clues.

Super Mario Came to the Rescue

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Thu, 26/07/2012 - 13:03
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Daily Market Commentary for July 26: After all blood baths taken by equities during last year, Mario Draghi finally came to the rescue stating he will do whatever it takes to save the Euro, and that includes buying sovereign debt from troubled countries.

Rumours Are Killing Us

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Wed, 25/07/2012 - 10:24
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Daily Market Commentary for July 25: Equities couldn’t avoid another day of declines as the situation in Europe continues to give headaches to investors and policy makers. Earnings from corporate America are now derailing with Apple failing its earnings targets for the first time since 2013 on softer iPhone sales.

European Equities Crash While Investors Jump Out of Europe

Published by Filipe R. Costa on Tue, 24/07/2012 - 11:33
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Daily Market Commentary for July 24: A large and dark cloud is forming in the sky threatening with heavy rain for August. Will we have a repetition of last year’s summer?

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