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Recovery and the Pandemic remain first, while fiscal stimulus deadlock stays second. US/China tensions are brewing this week but the Fed remains ultra-dovish. Finally, corporate earnings wrap up this week. Read this week's Five Minute Macro...

In this week's 5 Minute Macro: Pandemic recovery remains front and center but worries about CARES/HEROES 4 moves up to second. Corporate earnings drops to third while a dovish FOMC stance enters at 4 with dollar weakness remaining in the fifth spot.

I this week's 5 Minute Macro Covid-19 infection rates, corporate earnings and the state of CARES 4 remain the top, while the Chinese asset rally moves up to fourth, while the quickly weakening Dollar enters in the top 5.


Morning Markets Policy 9-18-2020

Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are attempting to stage a rebound after two days of generally downside price action which followed a dovish Fed meeting and mixed US economic data. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.1% higher open after the index lost 0.8% yesterday, paring its year-to-date … Continue reading “Morning Markets Policy 9-18-2020”

Five Minute Macro 9-14-2020

In this week’s Five Minute Macro, the economy and the Pandemic continues to be the driving factor in markets, with a dovish Fed in second. Dollar depreciation moves up to third and Brexit and the Pound enters at fourth. Meanwhile, the next relief bill remains stalled in Congress. Also please … Continue reading “Five Minute Macro 9-14-2020”


Afternoon Markets Brief 9-17-2020

Summary and Price Action Rundown US equities gave up early gains today as the Fed decision provided no new upside impetus and tech underperformance reemerged, while investors monitored fiscal stimulus headlines and soft retail data. The S&P 500 lost 0.5% today, retracing yesterday’s upside and paring its year-to-date gain to … Continue reading “Afternoon Markets Brief 9-17-2020”

Looking Ahead – Two Minute Drill 9-11-2020

Looking Ahead – Two Minute Drill The NFL season began last evening with an entertaining if uneven Thursday Night Football game between the Texans and the Super Bowl champion Chiefs in a partly filled Arrowhead Stadium, which provided sports fans with another encouraging step toward a semblance of normalcy. It … Continue reading “Looking Ahead – Two Minute Drill 9-11-2020”

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