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Feb 05, 2023 / FocusEconomics

2015  2016  2017  2018  2019  Aluminium1663.69  1604.6  1968.4  2107.64  1794.37  Alumina377.2  310.14  348.34292307692  472.02134615385  333.93521072797  Copper5508.57  4871.3  6171.78  6527.31  6008.57 &...Read More

Tech Talk for Friday February 3rd 2023

03/02/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 44 points at 8:35 AM EST.January Non-farm Payrolls released at 8:30 AM EST was expected to increase 185,000 versus a gain of 223,000 in December. Actual was a gain of 517,000. January Unemployment Rate was expected to increase to 3.6% from 3.5% in December. Actual was a drop to 3.4%. January Average Hourly Earnings were expected t...Read More

Tech Talk for Thursday February 2nd 2023

02/02/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 13 points at 7:30 AM ESTMeta Platform advanced $30.87 to $183.99 after announcing higher than consensus fourth quarter results. The company also offered positive guidance for 2023.Align Technology jumped $42.46 to $324.99 after reporting higher than consensus fourth quarter results. McKesson gained $7.02 to $378.00 aft...Read More

Tech Talk for Wednesday February 1st 2023

01/02/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 10 points in pre-opening trade.Focus today is on the FOMC meeting announcement at 2:00 PM EST. Consensus calls for a 0.25% increase in the Fed Fund Rate to 4.50%-4.75%.Snap dropped $1.59 to $9.56 after issuing negative revenue guidance. Electronic Arts dropped $8.38 to $120.30 after issuing negative earnings guidance....Read More

Tech Talk for Tuesday January 31st 2023

31/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 6 points in pre-opening trade.The Canadian Dollar added US0.10 to 74.47 cents following release of Canada's November GDP report at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus was an increase of 0.1% versus a gain of 0.1% in October. Actual was an increase of 0.1%. On a year-over-year basis consensus was an increase of 2.7%. Actual was an...Read More

Tech Talk for Monday January 30th 2023

30/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 31 points in pre-opening trade. General Motors slipped $0.80 to 37.15 after Berenberg downgraded the stock to Hold.Kohl's dropped $0.77 to $30.72 after Goldman Sachs initiated coverage with a Sell recommendation.Alibaba fell $6.19 to $112.19 on unsubstantiated rumors that the company plans to move its headquarters to S...Read More

Tech Talk for Friday January 27th 2023

27/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 8 points in pre-opening trade. December Core PCE Price Index released at 8:30 AM EDT was expected to increase 0.3% versus a gain of 0.2% in November. Actual was an increase of 0.3%. On a year-over-year basis December core PCE Price Index is expected to increase 4.4% versus a gain of 4.7% in November. Actual was a gain...Read More

Tech Talk for Thursday January 26th 2023

26/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 9 points at 7:30 AM EST.December Durable Goods Orders released at 8:30 AM EST are expected to increase 2.5% versus a drop of 2.5% in November. Excluding Transportation Orders, December Durable Goods Orders are expected to slip 0.1% versus a gain of 0.1% in November. Next estimate of U.S. fourth quarter GDP released at...Read More

Tech Talk for Wednesday January 25th 2023

25/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 35 points in pre-opening trade. The Bank of Canada is scheduled to announce its interest rate for major Canadian banks at 10:00 AM EST. Consensus calls for an increase in the rate from 4.25% to 4.50%. A press conference is offered at 11:00 AM EST. Microsoft dropped $2.44 to $239.60 after the company offered a cautious...Read More

Tech Talk for Tuesday January 24th 2023

24/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 12 points in pre-opening trade. Lockheed Martin added $5.42 to $446.70 after reporting higher than consensus fourth quarter revenues and earnings.DR Horton advanced $0.72 to $96.40 after reporting higher than consensus fourth quarter revenues and earnings. General Electric added $2.09 to $79.77 after reporting higher...Read More

Tech Talk for Monday January 23rd 2023

23/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 9 points in pre-opening trade. Spotify added $4.09 to $102.00 after announcing a 6% reduction in employee count.Salesforce.com advanced $7.25 to $158.50 on news that Elliott Management made a multimillion dollar investment in the company. Advanced Micro Devices gained $1.65 to $71.71 after Barclays upgraded the stock f...Read More

Tech Talk for Friday January 20th 2023

20/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 7 points in pre-opening trade. The Canadian Dollar was unchanged at US74.22 cents following released of Canada's December Retail Sales at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus was a drop of 0.5% versus a gain of 1.4% in November. Actual was a drop of 0.1%.Netflix added $19.60 to $335.33 after subscriber additions beat consensus.Costc...Read More

Tech Talk for Thursday January 19th 2023

19/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 29 points at 7:30 AM EST.Two economic reports are released this morning at 8:30 AM EST. December Housing Starts are expected to drop to 1.385 million units from 1.427 million units in November. January Philly Fed Index is expected to improve to -11.0 from -13.8 in December.Allstate dropped $3.43 to $129.00 after notin...Read More

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Vale expects to pay out $1.5 billion for Brumadinho repairs

Jan 18 2023 8:20AM / Reuters

(Adds information on lawsuit) RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale plans to spend about 7.8 billion reais ($1.53billion) this year on repairs related to the deadly collapse ofa tailings dam in the mining town of Brumadinho, a companyexecutive told Reuters on Wednesday. The spending plan comes on the same day that Brazil'sSupreme Court ordered lower courts to immediately startpr...Read More

Tech Talk for Wednesday January 18th 2023

18/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 16 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures moved higher following release of economic news at 8:30 AM ESTDecember Retail Sales were expected to drop 0.8% versus a decline of 0.6% in November. Actual was a decline of 1.1%. Excluding auto sales, December Retail Sales were expected to decline 0.4% versus a decline of 0...Read More

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Indonesia says BASF, Eramet near $2.6 bln deal to process nickel for EV batteries

Jan 17 2023 8:52PM / Reuters

(Refiles to correct source in paragraph 6 to official companystatement, not spokeswoman) JAKARTA, Jan 19 (Reuters) -Germany's BASF and French miner Eramet are finalising a $2.6 billion partnership deal to invest in afacility in Indonesia to process nickel for use in batteries forelectric vehicles, Indonesian officials said. The Indonesian announcement comes as Southeast Asia'sbiggest economy has...Read More

Tech Talk for Tuesday January 17th 2023

17/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 10 points in pre-opening trade. The Canadian Dollar added 0.09 to US74.561 cents following release of Canada's December Consumer Price Index at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus was a decrease of 0.5%. Actual was a decrease of 0.6%. On a year-over-year basis, consensus for December CPI was an increase of 6.4% versus a gain of 6....Read More

Tech Talk for Monday January 16th 2023

16/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity markets are closed today for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Trading volume in Canadian equity markets is expected to be significantly below average. International equity markets generally were higher. The DAX Index was up 44.76 to 15,132.17. The CAC Index gained 18.36 to 7,041.62. The Shanghai Composite Index added 32.29 to 3,227.59 moving above intermediate resistance at 3,226.08...Read More

Tech Talk for Friday January 13th 2023

13/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 34 points in pre-opening trade. Delta Airlines dropped $1.49 to $38.11 after the company reported lower than consensus fiscal first quarter earnings. JP Morgan slipped $0.14 to $139.49 after reporting less than consensus fourth quarter earnings. Virgin Galactic added $0.55 to $5.17 after the company affirmed commercia...Read More

Tech Talk for Thursday January 12th 2023

12/01/2023 / Staff reporter

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures at 7:30 AM EST were up 3 points. Focus this morning is on the U.S. December Consumer Price Index to be released at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus is a decline 0.1% versus a gain of 0.1% in November. On a year-over-year basis, December CPI is expected to increase 6.5% versus a gain of 7.1% in November. Excluding food and energy, Decemb...Read More

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