Equities

SGT Chart Book 08.07.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 08 Jul 2024

On the week: Dow +0.7%, SP500 +2% and Nasdaq 3.5%. YTD: Dow +4.5%, SP500 +16.7% and Nasdaq 22.3%. US Jobs data released Friday: Confirmed slowdown in job growth. June numbers showed Nonfarm payrolls grew by 206,000 while the unemployment rate moved up to 4.1%…

SGT Chart Book 02.07.24: Half Year Scores on The Doors

By SGT Trading Desk / 02 Jul 2024

As we reflect on H1, 2024: Stocks, the dollar, Precious Metals (Gold, Silver), Crude Oil (WTI/Brent), BTCUSD and Treasury yields are all higher at the half year mark…

SGT Chart Book 24.06.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 24 Jun 2024

S&P 500 Rises for the third week in a row and is up 15% this year due to gains in AI-related stocks. The index hit 5,500 for the first time ever…

SGT Chart Book 17.06.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 17 Jun 2024

The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.1% to a fresh high, bringing its weekly gain to 3.2%. The S& P 500 produced a weekly gain of 1.6%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also declined, shedding 0.5% for the week.

SGT Chart Book 10.06.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 10 Jun 2024

Last week’s Highlights: ECB cut interest rates on Thursday. New All-time highs for Nasdaq and SP500. Release of ISM Manufacturing below 50, ISM Services prints 53.8 for May. US Jobs data shows unemployment rate reaches 4%, highest level since early 2022…

SGT Chart Book 03.06.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 03 Jun 2024

US equities put in a late Friday afternoon rally, with the Dow up 575 points. The Dow, SP500 and Nasdaq all end the week lower, despite this The Nasdaq ended the month up 6.9%.

SGT Chart Book 27.05.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 28 May 2024

Memorial Day weekend in US. Last week saw the Nasdaq and SP500 reach new record highs while after the euphoria of Dow breaking above 40,000, it suffered its worst week since March 2023…

SGT Chart Book 20.05.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 20 May 2024

Risk on: The Dow closed above 40,000 for the first time on Friday.
The three major US equity markets achieved new all-time highs last week, with the headline being the Dow crossing 40,000 for the first time.

SGT Chart Book 13.05.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 13 May 2024

US equities put in a decent performance for the week, with the Dow up 2.2%, SP500 1.9% and Nasdaq 1.1%. The Dow extended its longest winning streak of 2024 to an eight-day run.

SGT Chart Book 06.05.24

By SGT Trading Desk / 06 May 2024

Last Week’s Highlights: US Job data (non-farm payroll: NFP). Job growth slowed and unemployment ticked higher last month. U.S. employers added a seasonally adjusted 175,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department reported on Friday. That was far less than in March, when gains exceeded 300,000. It was also below the 240,000 jobs that economists had expected.