The Talks Go On
#VXBeat Insights On Climate Change In The Office: It Starts With Green Risk Management
The U.S. Week Ahead (Oct 21-25): Are Bank Loans Signaling a Rise in Debt-fueled Durable Goods?
Steelpath October MLP Update and News
China Last Night: October 15, 2019
Asian equities were predominantly up with Japan playing catch up after yesterday’s holiday while South Korea, Taiwan, India, Thailand and Indonesia were up. China, Malaysia and Singapore were down today while Hong Kong was basically flat despite China’s mainland media confirming trade talks had made “substantial progress”. Yesterday’s Bloomberg article on the lack of media mention was the latest negative spin on the positive steps taken by both sides.
Earnings News and Trade Deal News Running Side By Side
It is a busy morning, and for a change it doesn’t have as much to do with trade deal news as it does with earnings news. Be that as it may, there is no escaping trade deal news.
October 15, 2019
Technical Analysis Heading into Tuesday’s Open: October 15, 2019
Closing Bell (Oct.15)
Global Production Weakening, Inflation Signals Weakening
Weekly Market Recap: October 14, 2019
Economic Update: October 14, 2019
The third estimate for 2Q19 real GDP growth came in at 2.0%, driven by consumption and government spending that were partially offset by inventories, net exports and housing. Looking ahead to the third quarter, inventory growth should decline further while consumer spending and government spending will likely grow at a more moderate pace, and trade numbers should continue to be weak.
What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar: October 14 -18, 2019
Monday October 14th Economic Calendar: No major economic data; Earnings Calendar: Earnings Before the Open: None, Earnings After the Close: None; Other Key Events: Global Gaming Expo for 2019, 10/14-10/17, in Las Vegas
Weekly Corporate Highlights- October 14, 2019 – October 18, 2019
Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week. Mon 10/14/2019 – Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (500696_IN): Board of Directors Meeting; Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ): Pay date for Quarterly dividend of $0.285; Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (500696_IN): CONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q3 2019
Closing Bell (Oct.14)
U.S. Week Ahead (Oct 14-18): Ringing Up September’s Retail Sales
There is certainly an optimistic tone to markets today and that optimism is well-justified. Between positive rumblings on the US-China trade front, progress in Brexit negotiations, and the Federal Reserve extending its purchases of Treasury Bills, today’s news flow has been unrelentingly positive for equities. There was nary a downtick in the major US indices between the open and the European close.
China Lifts Foreign Investor Caps on Stock and Bond Markets
China has long limited foreign investor access to its capital markets. However, the country recently announced it will lift restrictions, a move that further opens its markets to the global investment community. Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Portfolio Manager Michael Lai, who is based in Hong Kong, explains what this means.
Advisors Need to Bring Clients’ Kids into the Conversation
Parents are looking for guidance on how to talk to their children about money. Retirement Director Ben Rizzuto explains how advisors can address this need while establishing themselves as the family’s primary wealth manager – all without putting their other client relationships at risk.
Quarterly Markets Review – Q3 2019
Crouching Tiger, Speeding Dragon
Global car sales are falling – but on Monday, Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz reported that Chinese enthusiasm drove its third-quarter sales to their highest ever. Mercedes sold 12% more cars last quarter than it did a year earlier, making up for a stuttering start to the year. Records were set in China, where 13% more Mercedes vehicles were sold in the quarter. And September was particularly good, especially in Daimler’s home country: German sales were up 25% from last year.