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Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are steadying this morning as the long-delayed US pandemic relief package heads to the President’s desk, Brexit negotiators soldier on despite more setbacks, and vaccine rollout continues apace. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.2% gain at the open after the index closed … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 12-22-2020”
Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are mixed this morning after stellar month-to-date performance, with US equities registering record highs last Friday, as investors assess the latest China-related developments and await a key OPEC decision tomorrow. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.2% lower open after the index edged … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 12-1-2020”
Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are subdued this morning after yesterday’s losses as investors continue to weigh the grim near-term outlook for the pandemic and the global economy against upbeat medium-term prospects for stimulus measures and eventual vaccine rollout. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.1% lower open … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 11-3-2020”
Political tension remains front and center, while increased odds of fiscal stimulus moves into the second spot and mixed Fed signals into third. Inflation expectations hit multi-year highs and China-US tensions continue to percolate.