Zander van der Merwe

Zander van der Merwe is a Commerce graduate with majors in Economics from the University of Pretoria with an intense passion for the financial markets. My general focus is to look at the markets holistically combining strong Fundamental views with the incorporation of Technical analysis in the sphere of the United States stock markets, indices, commodities as well as the new kid on the block: cryptocurrencies. I incorporate this very strongly with my value add to the TD Markets team to ensure that clients are being given the transparent and in-depth view of the markets that is imperative to a career in trading. I am also a writer and market analyst at TD markets

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Visa riding the higher retail sales wave

No major economic news events are coming out for the week, a lot of the focus will shift to the micro drivers as the conference in focus for the week will be the hybrid Advertising Week happening in New York City. Companies that will be in focus would be Amazon, Facebook, Google, Pinterest and Twitter. Read more.

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Investors gearing up for JPMorgan Earnings

The bank is set to announce earnings for the previous quarter during the pre-market tomorrow (13 October), with the second quarterly report beating expectations for revenue and earnings. If the bank does exceed the consensus expectations, there may be a more significant upside. Read more.

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What to expect from NFP?

The unemployment rate will be under the spotlight today as the Fed gears up to start tapering, expectations are that the Fed is set to announce tapering in November with a likely implementation in the first quarter of 2022. Read more.

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Intel gearing up for a breakout

Negativity rampaged throughout the markets last week as strong selloffs in the Nasdaq, Dow and S&P indicated that there’s a risk-off approach being taken by investors following Powell’s hawkish statements with regards to tapering that is more than likely set to be announced during next month’s FOMC meeting. Read more.

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RCL cruising ahead

It has not been a great week for the US Indices as the Nasdaq and S&P had their biggest weekly declines since February of this year, following tapering suggestions as to the Fed ramp-up to announce tapering in next month’s FOMC meeting. Read more.

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