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Recap June 28: Stock Trading at Record Highs – Brexit & Warships (Recap Ep029)

Recap June 28: Stock Trading at Record Highs - Brexit & Warships (Recap Ep029)

In this recap we find that despite news that there will be a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into American high technology firms on grounds of antitrust grounds, the U.S. stock indices NASDAQ & the S&P 500 reached new all-times highs at the market close on Wednesday at 8321.50 & 3019.56 respectively. June 23rd, Boris Johnson, the U.K.’s former foreign secretary & a strong proponent of Brexit, will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party’s leadership contest. The […]

Recap July 21: Stock Market Record Highs – Silver explodes (Recap Ep028)

Recap July 21: Stock Market Record Highs - Silver explodes (Recap Ep028)

U.S. stocks from the 3 major benchmark indexes, the Dow, S&P 500 & the Nasdaq, once again closed Monday at a fresh all-time high, surpassing records set on Friday, as the corporate earnings season begins & investors consider new economic data from China. Facebook says Libra will be a stable, universally accepted crypto-currency that will make sending money online far easier helping promote financial inclusion. U.S. oil prices tumbled Tuesday after U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo hinted at thawing tensions between the […]

Stocks Trading at Record Highs Again – Havoc in Oil Market (Recap Ep027)

Stocks Trading at Record Highs Again - Havoc in Oil Market (Recap Ep027)

Investors in the U.S. made the most money in a week reaching the highest ammount since 2014, the record was 25.1 billion dollars. U.S. stocks have gone up 10 trillion dollars since president Donald Trump was elected in 2016. Also, the president of the central bank of the U.S. said that Libra should not continue working due to security reasons and to prevent money laundering. One of the stock exchanges in Japan lost 32 million dollar from its clients due to a […]

Recap July 7: Stocks Trading at Record Highs – Trade Truce (Recap Ep026)

Recap July 7: Stocks Trading at Record Highs - Trade Truce (Recap Ep026)

On this week’s Recap we talk about the truce in de trade war between the United States and China. The stocks went up to its highest historical level. Also, with the companies in NASDAQ going down it starts to look like the economy is not going as well as they say it is. The G20 reunion boosted the market during this week, but even though everything seemed to get better between the United States and China, the talks between the European Union […]

Stocks have record June – Gold & Silver Explode (Recap Ep025)

Stocks have record June - Gold & Silver Explode (Recap Ep025)

This week on tuesday the Dow and the S&P 500 had their worst day. And in the international markets, the Swiss government forbid the EU access to Switzerland’s stock exchanges. There is a lot of expectative around the results of the G20 summit and the negotiations between the US and China. Bitcoin ends this week with good news reaching 11.000, which means it triplicated its price this year. Oil in the US went up. Gold and silver went up due to the […]

Recap Jun 23: Stocks Hit Record Highs – Gold & Silver explode (Recap Ep024)

Recap Jun 23: Stocks Hit Record Highs - Gold & Silver explode (Recap Ep024)

On monday the market went up and continued along the week. The S&P 500 closed with a historic high, and the Dow reached record high throughout the day. One of the most relevant news of the week has to do with Mario Draghi, who is the president of the European Central Bank; It started the easiest monetary policy where they devaluate the currency through interests and buy their own debt and assets. Gold went up 6% in the last 30 days, this […]

Facebook Crypto gets investors – Oil Tanker Attacks (like we predicted) (Recap Ep023)

Facebook Crypto gets investors - Oil Tanker Attacks (like we predicted) (Recap Ep023)

This week we talk about the backing that Facebook is getting for the launch of it’s new cryptocurrency, it’s been backed by 12 firms including Visa, MasterCard, PayPal and Uber, they’re gonna be investing nearly 10 million dollars each in a consortium that’s gonna allow them to govern the digital coin. We also talk about the protest that have been going on in Hong Kong due to a new extradition law that China wants to pass. In case you didn’t know, When […]

Recap Jun 9: Stocks have best week of the year – No Tariffs on Mexico (Recap Ep022)

Recap Jun 9: Stocks have best week of the year - No Tariffs on Mexico (Recap Ep022)

May was the worst month for the S&P 500 in the U.S. which is the stock exchage that we teach to trade in. It fell more than 6,5%, the DAO fell below 25k and the Nasdaq is now in correction territory, one of the things that impacted the Nasdaq the most were the reports about the U.S. antitrust investigations against Google and Amazon and other big tech companies. On thursday Mexico reported they were gonna send 6k soldiers to the Guatemala/Mexico border […]

Recap June 09 Stocks have best week of the year – No Tariffs on Mexico (Recap Ep022)

Recap June 09 Stocks have best week of the year - No Tariffs on Mexico (Recap Ep022)

Today we talk about the latest news in the international financial markets and the stock market. The month of May was the worst for the S&P 500 market that is the main stock market where we teach at DTA Academy. It went down by 6.5% in the month of May. Dow Jones which is one of the main US stock exchanges it dropped down by 25 thousand. It is its sixth consecutive week of loss. It is the longest period of losses […]

Recap June 02 Markets Drop on Trade War Fears – Rare Earth Metals & Mexico (Recap Ep021)

Recap June 02 Markets Drop on Trade War Fears - Rare Earth Metals & Mexico (Recap Ep021)

Today we talk about the big news concerning the trade ward this week, China wants to start restricting the sale of rare earth minerals to the United States, and as a response, the U.S. is looking to strengthen its doemstic production of said mineral in order to reduce its reliance on China. Also, this week Trump said he wants to impose tariffs on Mexico if they don’t help stop the illegal immigration to the United States, this has been one of the […]

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