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Peter Petrov

Junior Trader

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  • Mixed markets in thin trading

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 13th June 2018
    U.S. markets closed mostly higher Tuesday as investors shifted their attention away from a landmark meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to the start of a series of important central-bank meetings, kicking .
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  • Strong start to the week for markets

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 5th June 2018
    U.S. stocks posted solid gains Monday, led by a rally in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors, as traders appeared to shrug off global trade tensions and focused on a favorable economic backdrop instead. The .
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  • Markets pushed by tariffs & politics

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 1st June 2018
    U.S. stocks finished broadly lower Thursday, with the U.S. decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico sparking promises of retaliation by trade partners and reigniting fears .
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  • Politics spook markets

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 30th May 2018
    U.S. stocks ended sharply lower on Tuesday, with the Dow industrials down nearly 400 points as traders reacted to fresh political drama in Italy after a three-day weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 391.64 .
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  • Markets start good, end mixed

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 23rd May 2018
    U.S. markets closed lower on Tuesday, erasing the day’s earlier gains with major indexes turning decisively negative in afternoon trading and ending near their lows of the day as uncertainty over trade policy and other .
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  • Europe takes the spotlight

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 18th May 2018
    US markets traded mostly lower on Thursday as a sell-off in technology shares offset an advance in the energy sector. However, a popular index of small-capitalisation stocks closed at a record for the second straight .
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  • Confidence in the markets

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 11th May 2018
    U.S. stocks closed solidly higher on Thursday, with equities advancing in a broad rally that gave the Dow Jones Industrial Average its longest winning streak since February. The technology sector lead the day’s gains, extending .
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  • Earnings drive markets

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 8th May 2018
    U.S. stock benchmarks finished higher on Monday, but well off the peak of the day, as energy shares pulled back following a late-afternoon tweet from President Donald Trump indicated that a decision was imminent on .