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Selling momentum in force but investors ponder sell-off

13 Oct 2014 Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets) - by CMC Markets Selling on international markets sets the scene for another bleak opening on the Australian market. By Friday’s close, the ASX 200 was down 8.7% from its late August peak. With selling momentum clearly the order of the day, investors are trying to decide if the conditions are right for a major downward move in world stock markets.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

21 Jul 2014 CMC Markets - by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks rose on Friday, following better than expected corporate earnings from major players and found comfort in the view that geopolitical tensions in appeared contained.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

10 Jun 2014 by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks etched slight gains on Monday, with benchmark indexes again closing at records, as investors pondered the strength of the economy and policy moves by the Federal Reserve. In economic news, the employment trends index rose from 117.32 to 118.58 in May. Data showed a 217,000 lift in employment in May with the unemployment rate stable at 6.3 per cent.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

2 Jun 2014 by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks turned mostly higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at records, after the government reported an unexpected slowdown in consumer spending in April.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

26 May 2014 by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks gained on Friday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record finish following a better-than-expected report on the sale of new homes in April.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

19 May 2014 by CMC Markets

Stocks in the US finished on a positive note on Friday following better than expected housing data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 44.50 points to finish at 16,491.31. The S&P500 gained 7.01 points to end at 1,877.86 and the Nasdaq added 21.30 points to close at 4,090.59.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

12 May 2014 by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks turned higher on Friday, with the Dow closing at an all-time high.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

5 May 2014 by CMC Markets

The U.S market fell on Friday, as rising unrest in the Ukraine offset a better-than-expected April jobs report.

CMC Markets Weekly Report

3 Mar 2014 by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks lost much of their gains on Friday, following rumours of a possible Russian action in the Ukraine.

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24 Feb 2014 by CMC Markets

U.S. stocks fell on Friday, as investors considered results from companies including Intuit and another downbeat economic report, this one on housing.

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