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Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 5 of January
05 January, 2016 15:00

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 5 of January

Yesterday’s disappointing drop in the US manufacturing index is unhappy but not fatal. As one analyst told Market News, manufacturing is not the key driver of the US economy. What’s more worrisome is the drop in employment that may affect Friday’s payrolls. Market News has a forecast range of 180,000 to 225,000 with a median of 205,000.

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran impact on the market
04 January, 2016 16:00

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran impact on the market

This morning oil rose in price against the background of tense situation between the two largest suppliers of raw materials - Saudi Arabia and Iran. Despite the Asian crisis in industrial sector, as well as the dynamics of shares, oil was able to develop a bullish trend.

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 4 of January
04 January, 2016 15:00

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 4 of January

We get important US data today—the Dec manufacturing PMI and the ISM manufacturing index—but unless the numbers are shocking, the day will probably be dominated by the China-inspired equity meltdown and worries about oil.

Asian stocks were unable to overcome the pessimistic investors' sentiments
30 December, 2015 15:00

Asian stocks were unable to overcome the pessimistic investors' sentiments

Asian stock market turned downward this morning on the background of investors's excitement because of a new falling for crude oil futures. The aggregate index of Asia-Pacific MSCI, excluding Japan, was unable to sustain a positive start and fell by 0.1%.

Weak rise in oil prices against the background of crisis
29 December, 2015 16:00

Weak rise in oil prices against the background of crisis

At the global oil market, we got the long-awaited calm. There is a weak increase in oil prices due to the weather forecast of cold weather in the euro area and the United States, but the old problems (record rates of oil production and reduced demand) continue to weigh on price growth.

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 29 of December
29 December, 2015 15:30

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 29 of December

Today we get the US trade deficit, Case-Shiller home prices for Oct and consumer confidence. Home prices, despite the huge lag, are probably the most interesting. Bloomberg reports the forecast is a rise of 5.6% y/y, about the same as September (5.45%).

Economic analysts of the eurozone do not believe ECB speakers
28 December, 2015 16:00

Economic analysts of the eurozone do not believe ECB speakers

Most economists do not believe that the ECB will increase size of the purchases assets program from 1.46 trillion euros in the next year. Previously, Draghi has repeatedly stated about the intention to consider additional incentives.

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 28 of December
28 December, 2015 15:30

Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc. Analytics | 28 of December

It’s another short week. Today we get the Dallas Fed manufacturing survey. Tomorrow it’s US trade and Case-Shiller (for October). Wednesday it’s NAR pending home sales.

US applications for benefits are record low
25 December, 2015 15:40

US applications for benefits are record low

The US economy is on the rise, and labor market conditions are improving. This is evidenced by downgraded number of applications for unemployment benefits, which are close to minimums of the past 42 years.

OPEC's forecast for the next 4 years
24 December, 2015 15:00

OPEC's forecast for the next 4 years

OPEC in its recent forecasts said about the reduction in oil demand until 2020, this time less significant. Because the supplies are growing and are not going to slow down. The annual forecast of OPEC said that the cartel is going to pump out 30.7 million barrels per day by the end of 2020.

US crude reserves are declining
23 December, 2015 15:00

US crude reserves are declining

Oil prices are still close to 11-year low, as the supply exceeds demand. However, against the background of an unexpected decrease of US oil inventories, we see a short-term rise in prices of raw materials.

Oil is rising again
22 December, 2015 15:30

Oil is rising again

Despite the increase in price on oil from multi-year low, which is connected with the winter increased demand, experts do not advise to wait for a global price increase in the next year.