Pre-Market Updates and Analysis

The Financial Courier scans Bloomberg, Reuters, CNBC and a host of other financial news outlets continuously in search of the news driving markets.  We then pull together the most important market updates that happen while you sleep.  That way, they are ready for you before the market open.

Moreover, we are focused on providing actionable analysis on the key events driving markets.  You won’t find this research anywhere else.  See what’s in store in the articles below.

Home sales to fall as mortgage rates rise.

Home Sales to Fall as Mortgage Rates Bite And One Way to Profit

The US housing market is showing signs of weakness reminiscent of the Financial Crisis.  Home sellers are slashing prices at the highest ...
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Pre-market Update: Investors Get Bullish Going Into Weekend

Global stocks are moving broadly higher today as investors become bullish heading into the weekend.  The fear of a US-China ...
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Pre-market Update: Global Stocks Trade Sideways on Lack of News

Fears of a major unexpected escalation in the US-China trade war have receded.  There is also a lack of developments ...
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Pre-market Update: Stocks Rally as Investors Ignore Trade War

Investors are likely relieved that China seemingly backed down over its trade conflict with the United States.  The Chinese government ...
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Trump raising taxes on middle class.

Trump Taxes Middle Class While Giving Handouts to Corporations

President Trump and the Republican Party have made a big deal about their corporate tax cuts.  They desperately want American ...
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Pre-market Update: Trump Adds More Tariffs, China Vows to Retaliate

The big news driving markets is that President Trump imposed tariffs on another $200 billion worth of goods yesterday.  This ...
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US and Emerging Markets Stocks Divergence Won't Last

Has the US and Emerging Markets Stocks De-Coupled

An interesting phenomenon in global markets is the strong outperformance of US stocks to their emerging market peers.  For instance, ...
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Pre-market Update: Investors Start Week on Backfoot on Rekindled Trade Fears

Investor optimism has turned negative after as investors expect that the Trump administration will proceed with its tariffs on $200 ...
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Trump to bankrupt US government like one of his businesses.

Trump is Running the US Gov’t Like His Businesses and It’s a Disaster

The budget deficit nearly doubled year-on-year in August to a staggering $214 billion.  That's well above the $108 billion deficit last ...
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Pre-market Update: Stocks End Week on High Note

Investor optimism has turned positive after the Trump Administration offered another round of trade talks with China.  No formal agreement ...
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Budget deficit is out of control.

Fiscal Responsibility is Dead in Washington as the Budget Deficit Surges

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently reported that the federal budget deficit surged by a hefty 20% in the first ...
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Pre-market Update: Stocks Up as the US-China Agree Trade Talks

Investors have been heartened by the Trump Administration's invitation to China for a new round of trade talks.  Previous talks ...
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