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Labor Markets Next Obstacle For Stocks

Spread betting markets continue to see positive activity in stock prices, as the central benchmarks trade near long term highs and there is relatively little that seems able to derail […]
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Dow, S&P 500 Post Record Highs But Close Flat

Spread betting markets traded in positive territory for most of this week, as macro data helped keep sentiment elevated and central bank meetings yielded encouraging outcomes.
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Stock Volatility Created by Data, Earnings Expectations

Spread betting market got its first week of enhanced volatility in 2014, as markets responded to important economic data
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Stock Rallies to Remain Limited

Stock markets in all of the major economies have started to exhibit a common theme in the last few weeks, as any attempts from bullish investors to generate new rallies […]
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Stocks Back to Flat after Mixed Data

Stock markets had sessions of mixed trading into the end of the week, as investors digested mixed employment data that sent a few different signals to markets. Specifically, the June […]
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Strong Employment Data Lifts Sentiment

Stock markets closed strongly into the end of the week, as encouraging employment data lifted sentiment and helped give confirmation that the global economic recovery is proceeding strongly.  Most of […]
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Stocks Stall After Hitting New Lows

Stock markets managed to just close in the black this week as markets are still caught re-positioning themselves for new central bank policy changes and a lack of monetary stimulus.  […]
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S&P 500 Hits New Record After Strong NFPs

Stock markets closed higher for the second week in a row, and the S&P 500 managed to hit new all-time highs in the process. The US benchmark stock index closed above 1600 for the first time in history after strong employment data signalled a stable recovery and investor optimism was supported by central bank commentaries
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Stock Markets Retreat from High After Weak Employment Data

The S&P 500 led most of the global stock indices lower as investor confidence was weakened by poor employment data out of the US. The monthly Non Farm payrolls figures for March came in well below analyst estimates, and showed a rise of only 88,000 jobs for the month.
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Non Farm Payrolls Strong Enough to Keep Stocks Supported

Global stock markets had a strong close to the week, with the Dow Jones overcoming the closely-watched 14,000 level for the first time in more than 5 years. Optimism in […]
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