Stocks Slip as Investors Await Bank and Retailer Earnings

Stock markets around the world are backsliding this morning. NASDAQ futures are down 1.35%, while Dow futures are down 0.6%. Overseas, the Dax and FTSE are both down 0.7%, while Hong Kong and Shanghai fell 1.0%-1.4%. On a quiet day

Manufacturing/Service Economy Divide, and Retail Sales In Focus

US index futures are up 0.3%-0.5% this morning, clawing back much of yesterday’s 0.4%-0.7% losses by the three main US market indices. European markets are also bouncing back today with the Dax up 0.7% and the FTSE up 0.2%.  

Stocks Slump Amid Mixed Earnings From Retailers

US markets appear to be heading for a lower open today with Dow futures down 0.3% and NASDAQ futures down 0.7% coming off a mixed Wednesday that saw the Dow finish up 0.3% and the NASDAQ retreat 0.6%. Overseas markets

Strong US Retail Sales Rebound and Energy Prices In Focus

With energy production in some parts of the US still being disrupted by the effects of recent winter storms that reached down into Texas, energy prices are active again today. WTI crude oil is up 1.5% and gasoline is up

Energy Prices Soar as Texas Snow Disrupts Distribution

When investors think if the potential havoc weather can wreak on energy production and distribution in North America, it’s usually related to summer hurricanes. This time around, its a winter storm which reached down into Texas over the weekend, causing

Natural Gas Rally, Air Canada News and Disney Earnings In Focus

With several Asia Pacific markets closed today for the Lunar New Year holiday and a long weekend approaching in North America, trading for the most part has been relatively quiet overnight and into this morning. US index futures are down

Stocks Climb Amid Mixed Earnings in Pre-Holiday Trading

Trading overnight was relatively quiet with several Asia-Pacific markets closed heading into the Lunar New Year holidays. European markets have been flat to slightly positive with the Dax rising 0.7%. US index futures are pointing toward a higher open this

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More Strong Earnings and True Tactical Webinar Replay

Coming off of a one-day pause, US stock markets have resumed their upward course this morning. US index futures are up about 0.3% today while overseas, European markets are steady and the Hang Seng soared 1.9%. Metals are soaring this

The TSX is seeing gains across a wide variety of sectors: BNN Bloomberg

Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at SIA Wealth Management, joins BNN Bloomberg for his current outlook on the trading day, and why strong participation across a variety of sectors is important for investor confidence. Watch Interview

Stocks Pause To Digest Recent Records; True Tactical Webinar Today

US index futures are down 0.1%-0.3% this morning, less than yesterday’s gains of 0.75%-0.95% for the big 3 US indices and a gain of 2.50% for the Russel 2000. Considering that US indices have gone up 5-6 trading days straight