Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Weekly S&P 500 ChartStorm – April 22

Those that follow my personal account on Twitter will be familiar with my weekly S&P 500 #ChartStorm in which I pick out 10 charts on the S&P 500 to tweet. Typically I’ll pick a couple of themes and hammer them home with the charts, but sometimes it’s just a selection of charts that will add to your…

S&P 500 Snapshot: Up 0.5% WoW

The S&P 500 rose and fell this week, ending Friday up 0.5% from the same time last week. The index was down -0.85% from Thursday and is down 0.95% YTD. The U.S. Treasury puts the closing yield on the 10-year note at 2.96%. Here is a daily chart of the S&P 500. Today’s selling puts…

GBP: The Trend Remains Your Long-Term Friend

Talking Points: UK inflation slips lower than expected but wage pressures build. Bank of England’s Carney gives nothing away. UK Q1 GDP is released at the end of the week. Fundamental Forecast for GBP: Neutral We remain neutral on GBP in the short-term but believe that the long-term uptrend in Sterling remains in place and offers potential…