ETFs IN BEGINNER PORTFOLIO

By understanding the fundamentals, constructing a balanced strategy, and considering their investment goals, beginners can harness the power of ETFs as a stepping stone to success in the financial world.

BEAR TERRITORY AHEAD

The dollar’s downward trajectory against major currencies is influenced by rate cut speculations, while key economic data this week will further define global interest rate and equity market trends.

MARKET FOCUS THIS WEEK

The market sentiment seems to be influenced by a mix of factors including Fed policy expectations, tech earnings, oil market dynamics and Eurozone economic data, making it a crucial week for investors across sectors.

SOFT CPI SQUEEZES BEARS

Catalysts contributing to this shift include the expectation that the Federal Reserve might conclude rate hikes for this cycle. Positive inflation updates further strengthen the case for a potential pause in Fed rate hikes, potentially aligning with market sentiments of an early 2024 easing.

TUESDAY TECHNICALS

In the near term, we expect equity markets to remain choppy and range bound with a moderate upside. Areas that have underperformed this year, including emerging market equities may have a catch-up Santa rally.

U.S. Stocks Continue Upward Momentum

U.S. Stocks Continue Upward Momentum Last week, the S&P 500 (SPX) rose by 1%, rebounding from a Thursday selloff as investors seized the opportunity to buy. The U.S. economy’s strong performance, as indicated by recent economic data, has increased confidence that the Federal Reserve will achieve a soft landing. While the Fed raised rates and […]