Five Minute Macro 4-27-2020

This week the market’s focus has shifted to the Pandemic Recovery Outlook as plan have begun to reopen across the globe. Corporate earnings season continues with a host of household names, while aggressive policy measures continue in order to support the real economy. Oil continues to trade at 20-tear lows but investors look beyond dire economic data.

Five Minute Macro 4-20-2020

This week the market is shifting its focus to the Recovery Outlook as First Quarter Earnings provide insights from companies. Oil prices continue to Slide to 20-Year lows despite cuts from OPEC +. Aggressive Policy Measures continue to Ease Systemic Stress and Support the Real Economy but Global Data Continues to Look Grim.

Five Minute Macro 4-13-2020

This week the Market has Shifted to Pandemic Recovery Outlook, along with the Aggressive Fed Measures to Support the Real Economy in the Face of Grim Global Data. Oil Holds Above $20 as OPEC + Cuts Output and Corporate Earnings Season Begins.

Five Minute Macro 3-16-2020

Coronavirus Fears continue to drive markets lower and now that fear is spreading into Heightened Systemic Risks. Global Central Banks and Governments continue to Deploy Emergency Stimulus as Global Data shows the Dire Impact of the Virus. Finally, Oil Crashed to Multi-year lows on the Saudi/Russia price war.

Five Minute Macro 3-2-2020

Coronavirus fears continue to drive markets, while a coordinated Global Central Bank response to the outbreak moves into the 2nd spot, replacing Weakening Global Economic Data. Oil Multiyear Lows enters in the 4th spot, with US Political/Policy Uncertainty rounding out the top 5.

Five Minute Macro 2-24-2020

With infection rates accelerating, the Coronavirus Outbreak remains front and center along with Global Growth as the biggest driver of markets this week. The Federal Reserve and Global Central Banks expectations for further easing remains third. Safe Haven Status Fueling Dollar Appreciation enters the top five for the first time and US Political Uncertainty falls to fifth.