Month: April 2021

Equities give up some ground on Friday but remain poised for fresh records. Earnings season continues to see record growth in earnings Fed remains committed to full employment and a fully accommodative stance. Another week another set of fresh records for equity markets. There really is no alternative (TINA) continues to dominate the narrative. The
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A look at oil WTI crude settled down $1.43 to $63.58 today, a 2.2% drop. The decline comes after three solid days of gains in a row. The bulls continue to point to reopening demand while the bears point to new covid shutdowns and the OPEC+ overhang. In terms of market balance, global inventories are
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Warren Buffett (L), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger attend the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett will kick off Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholder meeting this Saturday riding high, with shares of the conglomerate at a record and its
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Economic activity boomed to start 2021, as widespread vaccinations and more fuel from government spending helped get the U.S. closer to where it was before the Covid-19 pandemic struck, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Gross domestic product, the sum of all goods and services produced in the economy, jumped 6.4% for the first three months
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In this article AMZN Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Katherine Taylor | Reuters Amazon is set to report first quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. Here’s what analysts are expecting:  Earnings: $9.54 per share, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $104.47 billion, according to Refinitiv Few companies have benefited from the pandemic-fueled surge of online shopping as
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Goldman Sachs cites risks, both upside and downside, to China’s economic recovery amid chatters of strong rebound after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as ahead of April’s official PMI. The bank expects 8.5% read GDP for 2021 while citing Beijing’s strong run-up after the covid-led economic shock. The piece cites “potential for stronger-than-expected exports”
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LONDON: Copper slipped on Thursday after briefly punching above the $10,000 level, last broken a decade ago, as speculators locked in profits amid worries about industrial demand. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange touched $10,008 a tonne before retreating 0.3% to $9,847 a tonne by 1400 GMT. The last time copper rose above $10,000
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