U.S. markets - recap of the past, the 16th week, and the outlook for the week from 22 4th
16th Week brought to the market correction of the achieved historical highs reached by the index S & P 500 in the previous week. Although Tuesday and Friday were days of growth, the index ended the week with a loss of approximately two and a half percent and index touched a minor supportní line of 1535 points.The decline was triggered by Monday's slump, driven by reports of slowing growth in China, and also a very sharp drop in gold and subsequently other precious metals and commodities in general. On Monday, the gold ran strongest one-day decline for the last 30 years. On Tuesday, the markets Monday's decline partly corrected and also thanks to the positive performance of companies such as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Coca-Cola (KO). Correction downturn helped by positive macroeconomic indicators of industrial production. On Wednesday and Thursday at the markets again came the negative sentiment, and very good results Bank of America (BAC) and there is the added drop of Apple (AAPL), after speculation that he couldreported weaker results whose publication is expected in the next week. Wednesday's Beige Book on the state of the economy has been broadly positive, there was talk of further lepšícím real estate market and the state of the economy compared to the previous entry slightly improved. Friday was then a relatively calmer and indices taken after challenging week respite and ended with the S & P 500 with more than půlprocentním profit. After Monday's decline to halt the decline in gold prices and that ended the week on the border of 1400 USD per ounce. Similar was the case with oil, which fell dramatically on Monday and then fluctuated in the range of approximately two dollars and ended near the price of 88 USD per barrel. Pair EUR / USD, despite increased volatility during the week too its value compared to the end of last week and ended almost unchanged at 1.3060 value.
Events next week:
The macrodata next week, it is worth noting Tuesday's manufacturing PMI index and data from the real estate market, Wednesday's durable goods orders, Thursday's data on the number of applications for unemployment week and conclude the data on gross domestic product and consumer sentiment index.
In the 16th week traded BAC, HAS, UVXY, bought SWHC, HPQ, PSX and sold YNDX, CAT, AKAM, HAS and TSN.
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