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European Manufacturers On A Tear On Weaker Euro

At the start of the second quarter, the eurozone’s manufacturing sector grew at its fastest pace in six years, climbing from 56.2 in March to 56.7 in April and marking the eighth straight month of expansion. Of the eight eurozone countries that IHS Markit surveys, only Greece failed to show any improvement during the month.
NYSE:VGK May 8, 2017 3:14pm

What Does Emmanuel Macron’s Election Win Mean For European Markets?

From BlackRock: Isabelle Mateos y Lago shares BlackRock’s key views on the final French election result, including what Emmanuel Macron’s win could mean for markets.
BATS:EZU May 8, 2017 2:44pm

OPEC Weighs Bigger Production Cuts Amid Oil’s Latest Plunge

Some OPEC members have begun to discuss the potential for deeper oil production cuts, as oil prices have failed to recover this year despite the cartel's best efforts to keep crude afloat.
NYSE:UCO May 8, 2017 1:56pm

VIX Falls Below 10 As French Election Fears Dissipate

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The so-called "fear gauge" plunged to some of its lowest levels in over ten years today, as fears over a pivotal French election subsided and investors poured money back into risk assets.
NYSE:UVXY May 8, 2017 1:25pm

Ex-U.S. Funds Continue To See Big Investor Demand

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A fund from iShares that debuted back in 2012 to compete in the “Global ex-U.S. Equity” has experienced strong year-to-date inflows, and it is IXUS (iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock, Expense Ratio 0.11%, $5.8 billion in AUM).
NASDAQ:IXUS May 8, 2017 11:29am

Investors Are Dumping Volatility ETPs Amid New All-Time Lows

Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on outflows from the world's largest ETF, more new lows for volatility ETPS, and some buying of European funds prior to this past weekend's pivotal French election.
NYSE:VXX May 8, 2017 11:23am

Tilting – A Different Approach to Indexing

From FlexShares: Traditional market cap weighted indexing, such as with ETFs that track benchmarks like the S&P 500, attempt to replicate the holdings and weightings of the index. The stocks having the most weight in the index have the most weight in the ETF.
NYSE:TILT May 8, 2017 10:46am

Semiconductor ETFs In Focus As Industry Earnings Loom

From Zacks: The Q1 earnings season is in its last leg with 412 S&P 500 members or 82.4% of the index’s total membership having already reported their quarterly results, as of May 5, according to the latest Zacks Earnings Preview report.
NASDAQ:SOXX May 8, 2017 10:06am

Gold Demand Surged In Q1, Despite Higher Prices

From Mark O'Byrne: Uncertainty in Europe increased demand for gold investment products in the first quarter of the year, according to the World Gold Council’s Gold Demand Trends Q1, 2017 report.
NYSE:GLD May 8, 2017 9:31am

Selling In May Might Actually Make Sense This Year

From Taki Tsaklanos: “Sell in May and go away, but remember to come back in December.” That is a very old saying when it comes to stock markets.
NYSE:SPY May 8, 2017 8:44am

The Energy Sector Is Holding The Dow Jones Industrial Average Back

The French election went as expected over the weekend, and investors will be looking for some follow-through on last week's low-volume rally. Market technician Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial recaps last week's action and gives us a preview of what to expect for the major U.S. indexes today.
INDEXDJX:.DJI May 8, 2017 8:12am

Why $45 Is The Correct Price For Oil

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From Art Berman: WTI oil prices plunged to almost $45 per barrel last week (Figure 1). That was a downward adjustment to where prices should be based on supply, demand and inventory fundamentals.
NYSE:USO May 8, 2017 7:46am

More Downside Ahead For Silver?

From Keith Weiner: The dollar moved strongly, now over 25mg gold and 1.9g silver. This was a holiday-shortened week, due to the Early May bank holiday in the UK.
NYSE:SLV May 8, 2017 7:03am

Why Bitcoin Could Run Up To $2,000 This Year

From Taki Tsaklanos: Two months ago, InvestingHaven’s research team published a very bullish bitcoin price forecast for 2017. Bitcoin was trading at $1250 at that time. The conclusion of that piece was: “We could easily see bitcoin’s price move to $2,000 in 2017.”
NASDAQ:COIN May 8, 2017 6:45am

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