The Netflix stock (NFLX), with a market cap of $145.17B and a whooping 10 000+% rise since its inception 16 years ago, experienced some turbulence for a short period last year while trading around the $250 share price. However, the NFLX stock quickly recovered and rose to over $300 towards the end of the previous quarter of 2022.
EUR/USD: Entering a consolidation period
2021-02-12 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
GBP/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAG/USD: Silver continuous to stand above 38.2% retracement area. There is indecision between bulls and bears.
EU Market View
Asian equity markets were subdued in holiday-thinned trade and following a mixed lead from Wall Street. Britain's coronavirus-ravaged economy shrank 9.9% in 2020, the biggest annual fall in output since modern records began but avoided heading back towards recession in the final quarter of the year, official figures showed on Friday. The dollar headed for its first losing week in three as new signs of weakness in the U.S. jobs market dented investor expectations about the pace of economic recovery from the pandemic. The dollar remained on the back foot on Friday in Asia, pinned near two-week lows, after the release of weaker-than-expected weekly U.S. jobless claims data the previous day.
Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include UK GDP, Uni. of Michigan, Fed's Williams speech.
EU Key Point
- UK PM Johnson to make statement on 22 February on plan to exit lockdown.
- UK December monthly GDP comes at +1.2% vs +1.0% m/m than expected.
- Germany reports 9,860 new coronavirus cases, 556 deaths in the latest update today.
The Crypto market usually also has a rough time in September. Bitcoin lost 12.7% in September 2021, 17.4% in 2020, 17.5% in 2018, 21.4% in 2017 and 45.4% in 2015. The main cryptocurrency increased by 13.3% and 3.95% in 2016 and 2019, respectively.
US100 broke through the strong resistance trendline, following July's inflation numbers on Wednesday, which were less than analysts expected…
On Thursday, the 2nd of February, the Bank of England will publish its report concerning interest rates and inflation data for the Eurozone. Professionals and investors anticipate that Andrew Bailey’s lead team of policy makers will likely raise interest rates to 4%; the highest in over a decade, for the tenth time in a row.
The first FOMC meeting comes after a buildup of anticipation from traders and investors alike, as the markets await what posture the Fed will take regarding the interest rates; would there be a hike or a cut in interest rates?
Western countries are trying to find other options for oil and gas supplies after a 10th package of sanctions, which will put more pressure on Russian oil and decrease global oil supply. Italy, for example, is in talks with Libya.