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Trading News to Watch Next Week (01 – 05 October 2018)

On Wednesday, the US Federal Reserve hiked the interest rates by a quarter point to 2.25%, a fund target rate not reached since the 2008 economic crisis.

But while we cautiously keep an eye on credit card rates, house prices, and our retirement savings, it’s also worth checking out next week’s potential market shifters, of which there are many: Manufacturing PMI (GBP), Unemployment Rate (USD), RBA Rate Statement (AUD) and more.

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Apple’s 2018 Keynote: What’s New on the Tech Front, How Fans Reacted, and What All This Could Mean for AAPL Stocks

 

  • The latest Apple event revealed 3 new iPhones for 2018 and a smart watch
  • The company quietly removed iPhone X and other devices from their store
  • Many thought the event lacked the polish and enthusiasm of previous releases

Pictured: Apple HQ

Source: Unsplash.com | Photographer: Carles Rabada

After initial bouts of excitement preceding the most anticipated 2018 event for Apple fans, many were left largely disappointed by what the company had in store. Naturally, this sentiment was instantly picked up by the global markets and negatively impacted the company’s stocks.

Now that the latest Keynote is behind us, was the public’s response warranted and was its reaction to Apple’s 2017 event really any different?

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