Steady Holiday Trading Continues

It’s another quiet and slightly positive day for stock markets around the world with many market participants still away this week. US index futures are showing flat to a gain of 0.25% for NASDAQ futures coming off a mixed day

Equities Backslide Amid Mixed News

US index futures are in the red this morning, with the three main contracts each down about 0.4%, giving back yesterday’s US index gains of 0.1% to 0.6%. European markets are also down this morning with the FTSE and the

Payrolls and Politics Spark Stock Rebound

Building on yesterday’s US market gains of 0.3%-0.4%, which came on the back of a stronger than expected ADP payrolls report (568K vs street 428K), overseas markets have been rebounding overnight as well. The particularly depressed Hang Seng popped 3.0%,