International growth that we saw yesterday and the day before has noticeably slowed down as post-Christmas rally has ended. As there is no concrete evidence on Chinese-American talks really happening in the future investors are thinking about taking money away from the turbulent Asia and putting it back in the safe havens.
American tech and social stocks see recovery and traders look for new favorites in the unstable situation.
Oil is on the losing side again. Precious metals are growing.
Topix lost 0.8 percent.
S&P 500 futures lost 0.4 percent.
Hang Seng was barely changed.
Shanghai Composite surged 1.4 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 dropped 1.4 percent.
Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.4 percent.
Dollar lost 0.1 percent against the six major peers.
Euro increased by 0.1 percent – $1.1561
Pound is at $1.2784 point.
Yen grew 0.2 percent – 107.92 yen per dollar.
Apple shares are up by 1.7 percent after the announcement that apple are going to launch some of the new projects - $153.31.
Facebook grew 1.19 percent extending yesterday’s gains - $144.23.
Amazon is up by 0.17 percent - $1659.42 per share.
Tesla grew 0.95 percent - $338.53 per share.
WTI fell 1.24 percent - $51.71 per barrel.
Brent dropped 0.95 percent - $60.85 per barrel.
Gold added 0.39 percent - $1297 per ounce.
Silver grew 0.3 percent - $15.8.
Platinum grew 0.06 percent - $826.29 per ounce.