Market Rally Shows Promise; How To Game Plan For A Key Week – Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones futures will open Sunday evening, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. A new stock market rally attempt is underway as another wild week on Wall Street ended on a high note. Apple stock reclaimed its 50-day line while Tesla (TSLA) held that key support. Meanwhile, many top stocks are already showing promising charts, including Alibaba (BABA), Target (TGT), Nvidia (NVDA), Broadcom (AVGO), and Sea Limited (SE).

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After the long stock market rally came under increasing pressure, IBD changed the market direction to “correction” on Wednesday. But on Thursday and especially Friday, the stock market rebounded. The Nasdaq composite could confirm a new uptrend any day. A slew of leading stocks are setting up or flashing bullish rebounds or early entries.

Apple (AAPL) is once again above its 50-day line while fellow Dow Jones giant Microsoft (MSFT) isn’t far off. Tesla stock tumbled last week amid wild swings, but held above its 50-day line and finished just over its 21-day exponential moving average.

Target stock has a formed a base while Alibaba has pulled back to its buy point and is finding support at its 50-day line. Nvidia has rebounded from its 10-week line while Broadcom stock has traded tightly amid market gyrations. Sea Ltd. is moving toward record highs in a short consolidation. All five stocks have relative strength lines at or near highs, reflecting their outperformance vs. the S&P 500 index.

But there has not yet been a follow-through day to confirm the new stock market rally attempt. So investors should maintain a defensive stance heading into next week. But investors should game plan for offense and defense.

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Comic: Volatility To Continue As Investors Shift Focus To Trump-Biden Debate

Investing.com – Stocks on Wall Street ended higher in another volatile session on Friday, clawing back some of their hefty losses for the week, as tech shares rallied.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 359 points, or 1.3%, to close at 27,173.

The S&P 500 rose 1.6% to 3,298, while the Nasdaq Composite surged 2.2% to settle at 10,913.

Despite Friday’s rally, both the Dow and S&P 500 suffered their fourth weekly loss in a row, their longest losing streak since August 2019. The Dow fell 1.8% on the week while the S&P 500 declined 0.6% over the same timeframe.

The Nasdaq meanwhile had its first weekly gain in four weeks, rising 1.1%.

U.S. stocks could face more volatility next week as President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off in their first debate ahead of the November 3 elections.

The debate – the first of three – will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday from 9:00PM ET to 10:30PM ET.

Betting services currently view the race as almost a coin flip, though Biden currently has a modest lead in the polls.

Uncertainty related to the election, including the possibility of a delay in announcing a winner, has weighed on market sentiment in recent weeks, with the S&P 500 tumbling 10% from its record high earlier this month.

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Comic: Volatility To Continue As Investors Shift Focus To Trump-Biden Debate

Investing.com – Stocks on Wall Street ended higher in another volatile session on Friday, clawing back some of their hefty losses for the week, as tech shares rallied.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 359 points, or 1.3%, to close at 27,173.

The S&P 500 rose 1.6% to 3,298, while the Nasdaq Composite surged 2.2% to settle at 10,913.

Despite Friday’s rally, both the Dow and S&P 500 suffered their fourth weekly loss in a row, their longest losing streak since August 2019. The Dow fell 1.8% on the week while the S&P 500 declined 0.6% over the same timeframe.

The Nasdaq meanwhile had its first weekly gain in four weeks, rising 1.1%.

U.S. stocks could face more volatility next week as President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off in their first debate ahead of the November 3 elections.

The debate – the first of three – will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday from 9:00PM ET to 10:30PM ET.

Betting services currently view the race as almost a coin flip, though Biden currently has a modest lead in the polls.

Uncertainty related to the election, including the possibility of a delay in announcing a winner, has weighed on market sentiment in recent weeks, with the S&P 500 tumbling 10% from its record high earlier this month.

To see more of Investing.com’s weekly comics, visit: http://www.investing.com/analysis/comics

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Comic: Volatility To Continue As Investors Shift Focus To Trump-Biden Debate

Investing.com – Stocks on Wall Street ended higher in another volatile session on Friday, clawing back some of their hefty losses for the week, as tech shares rallied.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 359 points, or 1.3%, to close at 27,173.

The S&P 500 rose 1.6% to 3,298, while the Nasdaq Composite surged 2.2% to settle at 10,913.

Despite Friday’s rally, both the Dow and S&P 500 suffered their fourth weekly loss in a row, their longest losing streak since August 2019. The Dow fell 1.8% on the week while the S&P 500 declined 0.6% over the same timeframe.

The Nasdaq meanwhile had its first weekly gain in four weeks, rising 1.1%.

U.S. stocks could face more volatility next week as President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off in their first debate ahead of the November 3 elections.

The debate – the first of three – will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday from 9:00PM ET to 10:30PM ET.

Betting services currently view the race as almost a coin flip, though Biden currently has a modest lead in the polls.

Uncertainty related to the election, including the possibility of a delay in announcing a winner, has weighed on market sentiment in recent weeks, with the S&P 500 tumbling 10% from its record high earlier this month.

To see more of Investing.com’s weekly comics, visit: http://www.investing.com/analysis/comics

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Comic: Volatility To Continue As Investors Shift Focus To Trump-Biden Debate

Investing.com – Stocks on Wall Street ended higher in another volatile session on Friday, clawing back some of their hefty losses for the week, as tech shares rallied.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 359 points, or 1.3%, to close at 27,173.

The S&P 500 rose 1.6% to 3,298, while the Nasdaq Composite surged 2.2% to settle at 10,913.

Despite Friday’s rally, both the Dow and S&P 500 suffered their fourth weekly loss in a row, their longest losing streak since August 2019. The Dow fell 1.8% on the week while the S&P 500 declined 0.6% over the same timeframe.

The Nasdaq meanwhile had its first weekly gain in four weeks, rising 1.1%.

U.S. stocks could face more volatility next week as President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off in their first debate ahead of the November 3 elections.

The debate – the first of three – will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday from 9:00PM ET to 10:30PM ET.

Betting services currently view the race as almost a coin flip, though Biden currently has a modest lead in the polls.

Uncertainty related to the election, including the possibility of a delay in announcing a winner, has weighed on market sentiment in recent weeks, with the S&P 500 tumbling 10% from its record high earlier this month.

To see more of Investing.com’s weekly comics, visit: http://www.investing.com/analysis/comics

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Nigerian Breweries remain Investors delight W/W – Nairametrics

The market capitalization of NASD OTC Securities Exchange Market, gained about N9.22 billion in value, from N528.90 billion recorded in the previous week to N538.12 billion at the close of trading session, Friday September 25, 2020.

The index closed on a positive note YTD,gaining 5.02%, as the market recorded an increase in performance. 

On a weekly basis, the NSI gained 1.74% from 720.02 points last week to 732.57 points this week. 

The improved performance of the NSI over the week is partly attributable to the impressive performance of UBN Properties Plc, both in terms of trade volume and trade value. 

There was an appreciation of the share price of Central Securities Clearing System Plc, which leaped by 9.63% from N13.5 in the previous week to N14.8 this week. CSCS Plccurrently holds a Market Capitalization of ₦74 Billion. 

Source: NASD OTC Market report

In terms of Week-on-Week basis, mixed results were recorded, as the total value traded declined by -75.99%, from N108.40 million to N26.03 million in the period under review.

But trade volume appreciated by 275.69%, from about 3,246,505 units to 12,196,894 units. On a Year To Date (YTD) basis, a total of 7,838,995,186 units have been traded so far for the year. 

Top traded securities by Value 

In the top five position, UBN Properties Plc led the chart with N12.6 million, in terms of the trade value for the week, followed by NIPCO Plc with N8.13 million, Niger

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Nigerian Breweries remain Investors delight W/W – Nairametrics

The demand for local stocks by foreign investors between July and August 2020, received a boost, as it increased by 12.69%, from N34.59 billion (about $89.0 million) recorded in July 2020 to N38.98 billion (about $100.81 million) as of August 2020.

Foreign inflow and outflow increased within the period under view, from N13.70 billion and N20.89 billion to N17.66 billion and N21.32 billion respectively, in the months of July and August 2020.

Explore the Nairametrics Research Website for Economic and Financial Data

However, total domestic and foreign portfolio investment decreased by 8.49%, from N103.21 billion recorded to N94.45 billion.

This is according to the NSE polls on trading figures from market operators, on their domestic and foreign portfolio investment (FPI) flows.

READ: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 13.22% in August 2020, highest in 29 months

Year-on-Year, the performance of August 2020 (N94.45 billion), when compared with the performance in August 2019 (N121.99billion), revealed that total transactions decreased by 22.58%. In August 2020, the total value of transactions executed by Domestic Investors outperformed transactions executed by Foreign Investors, as shown in the diagram below:

Source: NSE Report, 2020.

Both Retail and Institutional investors of the domestic market recorded a decline, however, the magnitude differs. While retail transactions decreased by 18.22%, from N32.54billion to N26.61billion in the period under review. The shares of institutional investors in the domestic market decreased by 20.01%, from N36.08billion in July 2020 to N28.86billion in August 2020.

(READ MORE:DASHBOARD: The most important economic numbers in Nigeria today)

In summary, the thirteen years performance of the domestic transactions decreased by 72.30%, from N3.556 trillion in 2007 to N985bn in 2019 whilst foreign transactions increased by 53.08% from N616bn to N943bn over the same period.

Key highlights

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Nigerian Breweries remain Investors delight W/W – Nairametrics

The demand for local stocks by foreign investors between July and August 2020, received a boost, as it increased by 12.69%, from N34.59 billion (about $89.0 million) recorded in July 2020 to N38.98 billion (about $100.81 million) as of August 2020.

Foreign inflow and outflow increased within the period under view, from N13.70 billion and N20.89 billion to N17.66 billion and N21.32 billion respectively, in the months of July and August 2020.

Explore the Nairametrics Research Website for Economic and Financial Data

However, total domestic and foreign portfolio investment decreased by 8.49%, from N103.21 billion recorded to N94.45 billion.

This is according to the NSE polls on trading figures from market operators, on their domestic and foreign portfolio investment (FPI) flows.

READ: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 13.22% in August 2020, highest in 29 months

Year-on-Year, the performance of August 2020 (N94.45 billion), when compared with the performance in August 2019 (N121.99billion), revealed that total transactions decreased by 22.58%. In August 2020, the total value of transactions executed by Domestic Investors outperformed transactions executed by Foreign Investors, as shown in the diagram below:

Source: NSE Report, 2020.

Both Retail and Institutional investors of the domestic market recorded a decline, however, the magnitude differs. While retail transactions decreased by 18.22%, from N32.54billion to N26.61billion in the period under review. The shares of institutional investors in the domestic market decreased by 20.01%, from N36.08billion in July 2020 to N28.86billion in August 2020.

(READ MORE:DASHBOARD: The most important economic numbers in Nigeria today)

In summary, the thirteen years performance of the domestic transactions decreased by 72.30%, from N3.556 trillion in 2007 to N985bn in 2019 whilst foreign transactions increased by 53.08% from N616bn to N943bn over the same period.

Key highlights

  • Total domestic transactions completed year to date (YTD) is about N731.02 billion
  • Total foreign transactions completed YTD is about N470.2 billion
  • Foreign inflow increased by 28.91% between July and August 2020
  • Foreign outflow also increased by 2.06% between July and August 2020

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Nigerian Breweries remain Investors delight W/W – Nairametrics

The demand for local stocks by foreign investors between July and August 2020, received a boost, as it increased by 12.69%, from N34.59 billion (about $89.0 million) recorded in July 2020 to N38.98 billion (about $100.81 million) as of August 2020.

Foreign inflow and outflow increased within the period under view, from N13.70 billion and N20.89 billion to N17.66 billion and N21.32 billion respectively, in the months of July and August 2020.

Explore the Nairametrics Research Website for Economic and Financial Data

However, total domestic and foreign portfolio investment decreased by 8.49%, from N103.21 billion recorded to N94.45 billion.

This is according to the NSE polls on trading figures from market operators, on their domestic and foreign portfolio investment (FPI) flows.

READ: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 13.22% in August 2020, highest in 29 months

Year-on-Year, the performance of August 2020 (N94.45 billion), when compared with the performance in August 2019 (N121.99billion), revealed that total transactions decreased by 22.58%. In August 2020, the total value of transactions executed by Domestic Investors outperformed transactions executed by Foreign Investors, as shown in the diagram below:

Source: NSE Report, 2020.

Both Retail and Institutional investors of the domestic market recorded a decline, however, the magnitude differs. While retail transactions decreased by 18.22%, from N32.54billion to N26.61billion in the period under review. The shares of institutional investors in the domestic market decreased by 20.01%, from N36.08billion in July 2020 to N28.86billion in August 2020.

(READ MORE:DASHBOARD: The most important economic numbers in Nigeria today)

In summary, the thirteen years performance of the domestic transactions decreased by 72.30%, from N3.556 trillion in 2007 to N985bn in 2019 whilst foreign transactions increased by 53.08% from N616bn to N943bn over the same period.

Key highlights

  • Total domestic transactions completed year to date (YTD) is about N731.02 billion
  • Total foreign transactions completed YTD is about N470.2 billion
  • Foreign inflow increased by 28.91% between July and August 2020
  • Foreign outflow also increased by 2.06% between July and August 2020

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