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Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets were mostly higher overnight with some solid economic data supporting sentiment despite ongoing US-China tensions, while last week’s strong earnings from IT giants look set to extend US equity gains despite uncertainty over the latest US pandemic stimulus bill. S&P 500 futures … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 8-3-2020”
Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets were mostly higher overnight after strong earnings reports from US tech giants, though investors note mixed economic data and uncertainty over the latest US pandemic stimulus bill. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.3% higher open as this week’s meandering price action continues, … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 7-31-2020”
Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets turned lower overnight ahead of the busiest day of corporate earnings season, which will feature reports from IT giants, while investors mull yesterday’s Federal Reserve decision, await key economic data, and monitor wrangling on Capitol Hill over the latest pandemic stimulus bill. … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 7-30-2020”
Covid-19 infection rates, corporate earnings and the state of CARES 4 remain the top three things driving markets this week. The Chinese asset rally moves up to fourth, while the quickly weakening Dollar enters in the final spot.