Translate

Search This Blog

Search Tool




Jun 3, 2012

ICE Futures U.S | This Week's Market Comentary Videos Now Available



Get your trading week started with video outlooks on the US equity and currency markets. Nick McDonald of Trade With Precision presents a concise technical analysis of these markets for the week ahead, using the Russell 2000® index and the ICE US Dollar Index® as pivotal focuses.
The weekly outlooks are available every Sunday evening by 8 p.m. ET.

View the video market commentaries »

Stocks and markets in the News | Japan at open: Japan stocks tumble on U.S. data, rising yen

By Michael Kitchen 
 
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Japanese stocks opened sharply lower Monday, with stocks hit across the board in reaction to weak U.S. jobs growth and Wall Street losses, as well as gains for the yen hitting exporters. The Nikkei Stock Average JP:100000018 -2.25% shot down 2.1% to 8,259.51 in the early minutes, while the broader Topix lost 2.2% to 693.51, falling below the 700 level to hit lows reportedly not seen since the 1980s. With the Japanese yen up significantly against the U.S. dollar and euro, shares of globally exposed firms were among the leading decliners. Toshiba Corp. JP:6502 -3.19% TOSYY -6.58% fell 3.2% Hitachi Ltd. JP:6501 -2.98% HTHIF -2.08% traded 3% lower, while shipper Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. JP:9104 -3.80% MSLOF +1.48% dropped 4.2%, and among the car stocks, Toyota Motor Corp. JP:7203 -3.75% TM -2.71% plunged 4.1%, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. JP:7211 -2.63% MMTOF +4.40% gave up 4%, and Mazda Motor Corp. JP:7261 -4.17% MZDAF -9.16% lost 5.2%of its value. Losses for oil futures sharply accelerated after the disappointing U.S. employment data, and this weighed on Japanese energy shares, as Inpex Corp. JP:1605 -3.53% IPXHY -4.78% retreated 2.8%, and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. JP:1662 -3.14% JPTXF +2.00% fell 3.1%.

NYT Global Update: Euro Zone Nears Moment of Truth on Staying Together

Global Update




TOP NEWS

Euro Zone Nears Moment of Truth on Staying Together

By LANDON THOMAS Jr.
Many investors and money managers see Europe's challenge as not how to bail out Spain's banks, but how to keep Spain and even Italy afloat and in the euro zone.
News Analysis

In Economic Deluge, a World That Can't Bail Together

By FLOYD NORRIS
In 2008, major countries managed to come together on a coordinated course that averted a global depression. They seem unwilling to cooperate again.

Candidates Have College, Spicy Chicken and 'Star Trek' in Common

By MARK LEIBOVICH
Friends and colleagues say Mitt Romney and President Obama share personality, leadership and decision-making styles.
Business

Interactive Feature: Major Players in the European Debt Crisis

A grouping of the key figures who chart the course of Europe's economy, including national, European and international leaders.
Opinion

I Taught Shakespeare in Botswana

By HILARY MANTEL
Teaching can be an abrasive experience, but a rich one.
WORLD

Huge Thames Flotilla Salutes Diamond Jubilee for Queen Elizabeth II

By JOHN F. BURNS
A flotilla of 1,000 boats in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee set off down the Thames on Sunday in an extravagant royal pageant of a kind last seen on the river 350 years ago.

Plane Crashes in Nigeria's Lagos With 147 on Board

By REUTERS
A passenger plane crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, on Sunday, and finding survivors appeared unlikely.

Assad Condemns Houla Massacre, Blaming Terrorists

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR
In his speech Sunday, the Syrian president repeated many of his earlier pledges to maintain a crackdown on opponents he described as terrorists aided by foreign governments.
BUSINESS

It's Not Billions, but It Can Help Rescue an Artist

By CAITLIN KELLY
A number of small, private rescue funds have been lending a hand to a group that is definitely not in the too-big-to-fail camp: writers, artists and other creative types.

Pain Pills Add Cost and Delays to Job Injuries

By BARRY MEIER
Narcotic painkillers, which can mask rather than treat pain, can increase disability payouts and expenses by delaying an employee's return to work.

In Study, Drug Delays Worsening of Breast Cancer, With Fewer Side Effects

By ANDREW POLLACK
Known as T-DM1, the drug delayed the progression of cancer by three months in a late-stage clinical trial of 991 women with metastatic breast cancer.
TECHNOLOGY

Privacy, Please: This Is Only for the Two of Us

By JENNA WORTHAM
In a natural evolution of social networking, more mobile apps are aiming for sharing within boundaries.
Novelties

A Geneticist's Research Turns Personal

By ANNE EISENBERG
The benefits of human genome sequencing may be enhanced with detailed blood tests - as found in a case study involving a geneticist's own Type 2 diabetes.

Fighting Sign Pollution in Florida With Robocalls

By ROBBIE BROWN
Plastic signs on public property are illegal in Florida, so some communities are calling the numbers on the signs 20 times a day until the culprits pull them down.
SPORTS
French Open

Azarenka Ousted in 4th Round

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY
The top-ranked women's player fell Sunday to Dominika Cibulkova, who had twice been on the verge of knocking out Azarenka's defenses in the past two years.
Global Soccer

Germany Is Loaded With Promise

By ROB HUGHES
The team that Joachim Löw has been painstakingly building over six years is now expected to be ready for the European Championship.

After Violence, a Higher Purpose for Bradley and Egypt

By JAMES MONTAGUE
Bob Bradley's first competitive match as Egypt's coach, a World Cup qualifier, was played behind closed doors after a series of tragic events befell soccer after the country's revolution.
U.S. NEWS

In California, Furious Fight Over Raising Cigarette Tax

By ADAM NAGOURNEY
Health groups are pushing a ballot initiative to impose a $1-a-pack tax, provoking a storm of advertisements to defeat the biggest threat the tobacco industry has faced in a decade.

Zimmerman Back in Police Custody

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ
The man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin had his bond revoked after the judge said he misled the court about his finances.

Untangling a Rape Case in Crown Heights

By ALAN FEUER and COLIN MOYNIHAN
She is an Orthodox Jew. They are black men accused of sexual assault and forced prostitution. After that, nothing is clear.
OPINION
Op-Ed Contributors

Calming the Roiling Caucasus

By DENIS CORBOY, WILLIAM COURTNEY and KENNETH YALOWITZ
Terrorism and insurgency are spreading as Putin's efforts to increase the Kremlin's control heighten strains.
Op-Ed Columnist

Starving Its Own Children

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
World leaders are doing nothing to stop Sudan from starving and bombing its own people. President Obama, will you stand up to the slaughter?
Op-Ed Columnist

G.(reen)O.P.?

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
Mitt Romney and the Republican base have turned away from their party's environmental legacy.