Technical Analysis

Russell 2000 Futures lag S&P 500, NASDAQ

What is leading the underperformance? The Russell 2000 is less weighted in technology stocks compared to the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. Large-cap tech stocks have driven much of the recent market gains, benefiting indices heavily weighted in these sectors. Small-cap stocks, which dominate the Russell 2000, are more susceptible to economic uncertainties too. In contrast, Read More…

Fundamental Analysis

Equities Soar as S&P 500 and Nasdaq Break Records Amid AI Optimism

Equities soared on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq reaching record highs. This increase came from technology stocks, which rallied on AI optimism. At the same time, investors were awaiting more clues from policymakers and economic data on the outlook for US rate cuts.  S&P 500 index (Source: Bloomberg) Shares of major technology Read More…

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Fundamental Analysis

Currency Futures Fall as Dollar Rises on Safe-Haven Demand

Currency futures fell as the dollar rose amid increased safe-haven demand due to political uncertainty in the Eurozone. However, some currencies, like the Canadian dollar, defied this trend due to upbeat domestic data. It was a bearish week for the euro as investors dumped the currency after the announcement of a snap French election. French Read More…

Nasdaq 100 futures (NQ)
Technical Analysis

NASDAQ Futures (NQ) Surge, RSI Overbought

Understanding the Recent Surge in NASDAQ and US Equity Markets Over the past week, the NASDAQ and other US equity markets have surged. This rally can be attributed to favorable economic data, strong corporate earnings, historical market patterns, and legislative support. One of the primary drivers behind the market’s recent strength is the softer inflation Read More…

Interest Futures
Fundamental Analysis

Interest Futures Higher Amid Falling Treasury Yields and Fed

Interest futures surged Thursday while Treasury yields fell to new lows in the month due to increased bets for a Fed cut in September. Prices are heading for a bullish week marked by softer US consumer and producer inflation numbers. Interest futures reversed most gains last week on Friday when the US released a blockbuster Read More…