Rebound In Stocks Ends With Investors Focused on Inflation and Energy Prices

Yesterday’s rebound in world stock markets sputtered out overnight as indices turned downward once again with investors continuing to grapple with the potential for high inflation and a slowing economy. The Hang Seng plunged 2.5% in Asia Pacific trading, while

High Inflation Sends Stocks Into Free Fall

Investors had already been on tenterhooks about stagflation and yesterday after the European Central Bank announced a new interest rate hike program, raised inflation guidance and cut GDP guidance, and this morning, hot inflation numbers out of the US and

High Inflation Overshadows Positive Earnings Reports

Things had been looking up for North American markets today but bullish hopes have been dashed in the last few minutes with markets turning downward on news that US inflation continues to rise, increasing pressure on the Fed to take

US Inflation and Earnings in Focus

US index futures are popping this morning following the release of US consumer price inflation numbers. Although the numbers shows pressures continuing to build, particularly headline number rising to its highest level in nearly 40 years (6.8% in line vs

Stocks Climb on Benign US Inflation Report; Webinar Today

US index futures have been rallying since the US consumer price report came out at 8:30 am EDT and are now up 0.1%-0.2%. The US Dollar Index basket has been falling on the news and is now down 0.25% which

US Inflation Jump Puts Pressure On Some Stocks

Today’s US inflation report has sparked a selloff in US indices in premarket trading. Headline consumer prices jumped more than expected (4.2% vs street 3.6% and previous 2.6%), sending NASDAQ futures to a 1.3% loss. On the other hand, the