<a><strong>Banking Crisis and Interest Rates Weigh On Markets</strong></a>

For investors, the current instability in the global banking sector is increasingly feeling like a game of Whack-A-Mole, just as one problem area gets shored up, another problem pokes its head up. Just as concerns over banks in the US

<strong>Stocks Rebound as Investors Digest Interest Rate Increases</strong>

Yesterday afternoon, the Fed raised the Fed Funds rate by 0.25% to 5.00%. The US central bank took the middle path in its statement and projections. The majority of FOMC members indicated they are thinking one more interest rate hike

<strong>Stocks Try to Mount a Comeback Even as Interest Rates Keep Rising</strong>

US index futures are up off of their overnight lows and appear to be trying to claw back some of yesterday’s selloff declines of 2.1% to 2.5% for major US indices. This rebound comes in the face of continued hawkish

<strong>A Big Week For Business News Starts With Stocks Slumping</strong>

The new trading week finds stocks in reverse, with US index futures down 0.5%-1.1%, giving back Friday’s US market gains of 0.0%-1.0%. In overseas action, the Hang Seng fell 2.75%, the Dax is down 0.5% and the FTSE is flat.

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Hawkish Central Banks, Weakening Real Estate Drag on Stocks

Adding to yesterday afternoon’s equity market selloff which pushed US indices to losses of 0.4% to 0.8%, US index futures are down another 1.0% to 1.5% this morning, while over in Europe, the Dax is down 1.5% and the FTSE

Steady Markets Await 2:00 pm EST Fed Decision and Forecasts

Although yesterday morning’s explosive post-CPI rally fizzled out, US indices did manage to finish the day in the green with gains of 0.3%-1.0%. This morning, global markets are quiet as traders await today’s announcement from the Fed on US interest

Smaller Australian Rate Hike Sends Stocks Soaring

Building on Monday’s relief rally in North America that saw the three main US indices plus the S&P/TSX jump 2.2%-2.4%, overseas markets have been soaring overnight. Asia Pacific trading saw Sydney soar 3.75% and Tokyo climb 3.0%. European trading finds

Global Markets Bounce Into the Weekend

The stock market rebound which started on Wednesday has continued to accelerate overnight. In Asia Pacific trading, the Hang Seng soared 2.7%, while in Europe this morning, both the Dax and the FTSE are up 1.4%. US premarket trading finds

Stocks Pause as ECB Raises Interest Rates

Yesterday’s US market rally, which saw major indices snap multi-day losing streaks with gains of 1.4% to 2.1%, which appears to have been a trading bounce, easing oversold conditions as there has been limited follow-through overnight and into this morning.