On Friday, the S&P 500 along with the Dow demonstrated record maximums for the second straight day…
American futures go down
On Wednesday, American futures dipped because market participants weighed the very possibility of American leader following through on his initiative to slap another batch of US levies on Chinese products as soon as a public comment period concludes on Thursday.
Facebook and Twitter attracted much attention because their top executives had to face the US Congress over their inability to cope with everlasting foreign efforts to impact American politics.
Facebook headed south by 0.7% during premarket trade. Twitter sank by 0.5%. As for Snap Inc, it inched down by 0.8%.
Besides this, tariff fears put pressure on trade-sensitive businesses, with Caterpillar as well as Boeing sliding by respectively 0.4% and 0.6%.
Consultations on an American proposal to slap levies on $200 billion more in China’s products is expected to end on September 6. US leader is willing to put these duties as soon as the comment period is over.
Canada and the United States are going to resume negotiations to clarify disputes on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, notwithstanding Trump's threat to proceed with trade deals with just Mexico in a bilateral pact.
Dow e-minis decreased by 0.29%. As for S&P 500 e-minis, these futures dived by 0.20%. Nasdaq 100 e-minis lost 0.23%.
As for other equities, Nike headed south by 0.13%, still getting blows from a social media backlash right after it picked up Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL sportsman to desecrate the national anthem by kneeling down, to participate in a fresh advertisement campaign.
Meanwhile, General Electric headed south by 1.5% because brokerage UBS had its price objective on the stock cut on fears over the company's power business.
In addition to this, JD.com slumped by 4.5%.
Besides this, market participants are waiting for a report from the Commerce Department on the monthly international trade deficit for July.
On Thursday, American equities jumped a bit due to the fact that market participants set aside fears over the everlasting trade conflict between China and America and turned their focus to economic data as well as earnings out later in the trading…
On Wednesday, EU key equities concluded up, recording their fourth straight winning marathon due to profits in the materials as well as chemicals sectors…
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…