Trading Review: Current Reports, Trends, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, Forex and Commodities and Analyst Recommendations


Negative lock on the Wall Street stock exchanges on the last day of the overseas trading week: The Dow Jones index closed steadily, the S&P 500 index lost 0.4%, the Nasdaq fell by about 1%.


The mixed trend continues in New York: the Dow Jones index rises by about 0.3%. The S&P 500 is down 0.1%, the Nasdaq is down 0.6%, heading for its worst week since February 2021. Tech stocks are leading the declines.

Chipmakers Nvidia and Microchip Technology recorded the largest declines in the Nasdaq, both down 3%. Netflix was down 2% and Twilight lost 3%.

Gamestop is currently up 3.8%, after earlier jumping 14% following reports in the Wall Street Journal that it is setting up a new division that will develop an NFT trading platform.


The Dow Jones industrial average is up 0.18%. The S&P 500 is down 0.2%, the Nasdaq is down 0.7%, on its way to its worst week since February 2021, down more than 4% in the first five trading days of 2022.

European stock markets have closed mostly in declines. The London Stock Exchange was up 0.5%, the Paris Stock Exchange was down 0.4%, the German Stock Exchange was down 0.6% and the Italian Stock Exchange was down 0.1%.


Following a disappointing employment report, Wall Street trading is stable with a tendency for slight declines. The Dow Jones industrial average is down 0.1%. The S&P 500 is down 0.1%, while the Nasdaq is down 0.2%.

Gamestop shares soared about 14% after the Wall Street Journal reported that it was setting up a new division to develop a trading platform on the NFT.

T-Mobile is down about 5% after reporting an increase of 844,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter.

STMicroelectronics released fourth-quarter preliminary data that was higher than forecast. The chipmaker’s sales totaled $ 3.56 billion, compared to expectations of $ 3.41 billion, amid growing demand and a shortage of chips worldwide.

Shares of speaker maker Sonos are up about 4% following the ruling of the International Trade Commission that Google has infringed some of its patents. Google plans to appeal the decision.


Wall Street stock markets opened slightly lower after the disappointing employment report. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 83 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 83. The S&P 500 is down 0.1%, and the Nasdaq is down similarly.


The U.S. employment report was published, when far fewer jobs were added to the economy than expected, in the shadow of rising morbidity and the spread of the Omicron variant.

Only 199,000 jobs were added to the U.S. market while the unemployment rate dropped to 3.9%. This compares with estimates of 422,000 for the number of jobs to be added to the economy, and 4.1% for the unemployment rate.


Contracts are trading in a mixed trend right now, with contracts on Dow Jones fluctuating between declining and slightly rising, contracts on Nasdaq rising 0.2% and S&P advancing 0.1%.

In Europe the trend is mainly negative. Dax is down 0.4%, Kak is down 0.2% while Potsy is stable around zero. Delivery Hiro Prominent in Frankfurt while falling by 13%, and also puma , Adidas andContinental Weakening. On the other hand, Deutsche Bank Increases by 0.7%. London Airport Group IAG , Which owns British Airways, is down 2.3%.

On Wall Street REE , Siren andSentinel One Are prominent among Israeli stocks and are strengthening in pre-trading, while Q.Safe-Tea Group , Tabula andFaber Retreat.


Slight fluctuations in Europe after inflation data. The Potsy, Kak, and Eurostocks 50 indices are trading unchanged, with the DAX declining 0.2%.

Trading on Wall Street futures has moved in a positive direction, ahead of the publication of the employment report: contracts on the Dow Jones are up 0.1%, on the S & P500 by 0.2% and on the Nasdaq by 0.3%. When the yield on 10-year bonds stands at 1.72%, a decrease of one point.

In pre-trade gamestop still stands out with a jump of about 20%, Ali Baba Advancing close to 4%, Ford Motors At 1.5%. On the other hand, Starbucks Decreases by 1.8% andKohl’s At 3.8%.

In the crypto market the declines are weakening and Bitcoin is trading around $ 42.2 thousand.


Eurozone macro: The inflation rate of the eurozone reached another peak in December, when it stood at 5% according to preliminary data released a few minutes ago. The consumer price index rose by 0.4% in December. The European Central Bank said last month that it would cut back on its monthly asset purchases, but noted it would continue its unprecedented incentive distribution in 2022 as well.

“Financial adjustments are still needed for inflation to stabilize at a 2% target in the medium term,” the Central Bank (ECB) said at the time. The Bank’s forecasts, updated in December, estimate inflation at 1.8% in both 2023 and 2024. As for 2022, the forecast predicts that the inflation rate will exceed the target and reach 3.2%.


Asian trade closed with a mixed trend. The Shenzhen and Shanghai indices were down 0.6% and 0.2% respectively, the Hang Seng jumped 1.8% and the Cospi rose 1.2%. Petrochina stood out in Hong Kong with a 6.3% increase, China Overseas jumped 9% and Alibaba 6.4%. Samsung has risen 1.8% in Seoul.

In the early trading arena on Wall Street Gamestop Stands out with a 19% jump (following a 22% rise in trading late last night) after it was reported in the Wall Street Journal that it is setting up a new division that will develop a trading platform in the NFT. Among technology stocks the shifts are only slight at this point.


European trading day opened with slight price declines, the highest of which is in the German DAX index which drops 0.5%. Potsey and Kak are down 0.1%, Eurostocks 50 down 0.2%. On the other hand, in Amsterdam and Milan there are increases. In the afternoon, the price index will be published in the eurozone, with the annual increase expected to be 4.7%.

Wall Street trading is a mixed trend. The Dow Jones is expected to strengthen slightly while contracts on the S & P500 are stable and contracts on the NASDAQ are down 0.2%. In the afternoon, the US employment report will be published, including the average hourly wage and thePeople who joined the labor force, with the expectation that another 400,000 workers would return to work.


After a slight decline over the trading day, the Nikkei index in Tokyo closed almost unchanged. In Sydney, the index closed up 1.3%.

The US government bond market has seen slight declines in yields, after a week in which it jumped by 20 basis points. The yield on the 10-year bond stands at 1.72% at this time.


Trading on the Asian stock markets is taking place this morning in a mixed trend. The Nikkei was down 0.1%, Shenzhen was down 0.2% and the Taipei Stock Exchange (Taiwan) was down 1%. In Shanghai, on the other hand, the index is up 0.5%, the Hang Seng and the Australian Sydney index are up 1.3%, and the cosmos is up 1.1%.

Petrochina and China Overseas stand out in Hong Kong with a jump of 6.5% each, Alibaba rising by 3.9% and Tencent by 1.2%. In contrast, automaker Gili is losing 3.4%. In Tokyo, Mitsubishi Bank stands out with a 3.4% increase in Nikkei’s high trading volume, Softbank adds 1.7% and the car companies Nissan, Toyota and Mazda and the oil giant Infax are also strengthening.

In the futures trading arena on Wall Street, the atmosphere is positive, with contracts for the Dow Jones and S & P500 rising 0.1% and the NASDAQ rising 0.1%. Last night, after a volatile and volatile day, the indices closed slightly: The S & P500 was down 0.1% and the Dow was down 0.4%.

Last night there were increases of 1.5% -2% in the crude oil sector, and this morning they continue to progress but at moderate rates. U.S. oil is once again rising to more than $ 80 a barrel, and Brent is trading around $ 82.6 a barrel. Gold, which cut 2% last night, strengthened slightly to $ 1,792 an ounce.

In the crypto market the trend is still negative. Bitcoin loses over 3% and trades at $ 41.8 thousand per unit, Heather drops 7% to a price level of $ 3,243 per currency. Even small coins are losing ground.

By Editor

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