Weekly Market Overview (videos)

Currency rates fluctuations and price dynamics of other assets essentially depend on economic and political life in countries, industries and multinational corporations. Political, economic and financial news directly or indirectly affect the price dynamics. Therefore, regular monitoring of international news, publications of macro-statistic reports help in Forex and CFD trading.
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US financial markets were gripped by turmoil last week as investors considered the possibility of faster tightening by the Federal Reserve on strong jobs market and economy reports. Both the SP 500 and Dow industrial recorded second straight weekly losses with the broad market drop accelerating to 5.2% from 3.9% last week, while the ICE dollar index rose 1.4%.

The SP 500 closed lower every session last week except Tuesday and Friday. It tumbled 4.1% Monday, turning negative for the year. SP 500...


US stock indices posted the first weekly loss this year while the ICE US dollar index ended higher last week as markets re-priced in light of possible faster tightening of US monetary policy. The SP 500 fell 3.9% and the ICE dollar index inched up 0.1% for the week.

The SP 500 closed lower every session last week except Wednesday. It lost 0.7% Monday...


Last week, the US market dynamics did not change. The dollar index was declining for the 6th week in a row. Stock prices rose for the 4th consecutive week, with an increase in major stock indices exceeding 2%. The earnings reports of the US corporations for the 4th quarter of the last year had a strong impact on the stock market. On Monday, some positive...


Last week, the US stock indices rose for the third time in a row, and the dollar index declined for the fifth consecutive week. In general, the weakening of the exchange rate makes the goods of the US exporters more competitive and supports their stock prices. On Monday, the US markets were closed due to the Martin Luther King Day.

On Tuesday, no significant...


US equities ended at record highs while the ICE US dollar index retreated in the second week of 2018 as the fourth quarter earnings season started. The SP 500 rallied 1.6% and the ICE dollar index fell 1.1% for the week.

The SP 500 closed at record highs every session last week except Tuesday. It closed at all-time high Monday rising 0.1% as the consumer...