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Morning Markets Brief 10-21-2020

Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are trading with a cautious tone this morning as investors continue to monitor US stimulus negotiations and digest mixed earnings reports. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.2% lower open after the advanced 0.5% yesterday, upping the index’s year-to-date gain to 6.6%, which … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 10-21-2020”

Morning Markets Brief 10-20-2020

Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are moving higher this morning as investors ponder US stimulus prospects and await key earnings figures. S&P 500 futures point to a 0.6% higher open after the index lost 1.6% yesterday, paring the index’s year-to-date gain to 6.1%, which is 4.3% below … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 10-20-2020”

Morning Markets Brief 10-19-2020

Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are rallying this morning amid possibly brighter US stimulus prospects and solid Chinese economic growth figures. S&P 500 futures indicate a 0.8% higher open after the index closed flat on Friday as tech stocks lagged, holding its weekly performance at 0.2% and … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief 10-19-2020”

Five Minute Macro 10-19-2020

Political uncertainty and relief bill negotiations remain front and center on investor’s minds. Peak earnings season moves up a spot, while Brexit negotiations enter at the fourth spot. Finally, OPEC struggles to support oil prices enters at the fifth spot.

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