Look to China in the search for equity upside

Equity markets generally performed well in 2021 as the global economy gradually reopened. In the first half of the year, the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which represents stocks in both developed and emerging markets, returned 12.30%. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index returned 15.25% for the period. While the consensus is that equity markets,Continue reading “Look to China in the search for equity upside”

Mixed markets showed a modest retreat

Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Agora Inc. (API), Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO), Atlassian Corporation PLC A (TEAM), Canaan Inc. (CAN), and Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT). Agora Inc. (API) shares skyrocketed following increased interest in the Chinese software provider from hedge funds. Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO) shares soared following the release ofContinue reading “Mixed markets showed a modest retreat”

More record highs, but tech lags

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW), Avid Technology Inc. (AVID), Axogen Inc. (AXGN), Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD) and Qurate Retail Group Inc. (QRTEA). Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) shares jumped after the weight loss leader reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings. AvidContinue reading “More record highs, but tech lags”

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