The bullish movement in the stock market is gaining speed, and Bitcoin ETFs are closer than they might seem. What do we need to know for the next trading week?
Wall Street rallies
On Friday, Wall Street managed to gain ground in a broad-based ascend due to the fact that market participants were heartened by a report that the US government would try to temporarily conclude the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States.
All three key American stock indexes rallied, with the Dow as well as the Nasdaq eking out their fifth weekly leap in a row. However, the S&P 500 reported its first weekly loss of 2019.
The indexes rebounded from their maximums after US leader confirmed he along with lawmakers made up their mind to implement a three-week stop-gap spending plan with the aim of reopening the government.
In general, investor sentiment worsened for the last time in the face of revived fears having to do with the US government shutdown as well as the everlasting US-China tariff clash.
Among these uncertainties, the everlasting trade clash between China and America keeps worrying market participants.
An escalation of the US-China trade conflict would sharpen the global economic deceleration aready under way.
Fourth-quarter corporate revenue season is currently in high gear, with over 22% of S&P 500 businesses having posted. Eventually, of those, up to 72.3% have confounded analyst expectations.
Starbucks Corp beat Wall Street consensus too, posting better-than-expected quarterly sales. As for the coffee chain's equities, they rallied by 3.6%.
Consumer products company Colgate-Palmolive posted fourth-quarter revenue that turned out to be surprising, although added it actually expects revenue to head south this year. Its stock dived by 0.6%.
In addition to this, Intel Corp equities went down by nearly 5.5% reacting to the chipmaker's downbeat fourth-quarter sales as well as current-quarter forecasts.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped by 0.75% being worth 24,737.2. Additionally, the S&P 500 rallied by up to 0.85% hitting 2,664.76.
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Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.
Every week we expect many interesting events that can shake the market.