Markets   The FOMC will gather today for its last policy meeting of 2017, which many expect will result in interest rates getting bumped up by a quarter point on Wednesday. The wild card for the markets, however, is what the Fed … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 12.11.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan +0.6%. Hong Kong +1.1%. China +1%. India +0.6%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.5%. Paris -0.1%. Frankfurt -0.1%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude -0.3% to $57.21. Gold +0.3% to $1252.60. Bitcoin +12% to $16773.  Ten-year Treasury Yield -1 bps to 2.37%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar 10:00 Job … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 12.7.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan +1.5%. Hong Kong +0.3%. China -0.7%. India +1.1%.  In Europe, at midday, London flat. Paris +0.1%. Frankfurt +0.2%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow flat. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.6%. Crude +0.4% to $56.16. Gold -0.7% to $1257.60. Bitcoin +9.1% to $15058.  Ten-year Treasury Yield +1 bps to 2.34%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 12.6.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan -2%. Hong Kong -2.1%. China -0.3%. India -0.6%.  In Europe, at midday, London flat. Paris -0.5%. Frankfurt -1%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.2%. Nasdaq -0.5%. Crude -0.8% to $57.17. Gold +0.4% to $1270.10. Bitcoin +8.6% to $12700.  Ten-year Treasury Yield -1 bps to 2.34%    (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 12.5.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan -0.4%. Hong Kong -1%. China -0.2%. India -0.2%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.1%. Paris -0.5%. Frankfurt -0.4%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P flat. Nasdaq -0.4%. Crude -0.5% to $57.20. Gold +0.1% to $1278.60. Bitcoin +0.5% to $11676.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.38%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 12.1.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan +0.4%. Hong Kong -0.4%. China flat. India -1%.  In Europe, at midday, London -0.4%. Paris -0.9%. Frankfurt -1%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.3%. S&P -0.4%. Nasdaq -0.7%. Crude +0.6% to $57.76. Gold +0.2% to $1278.60. Bitcoin +0.3% to $9947.  Ten-year Treasury Yield   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar 9:05 Fed’s Bullard: … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 11.30.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan +0.6%. Hong Kong-1.5 %. China -0.6%. India -1.4%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris +0.5%. Frankfurt +0.8%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.4%. S&P +0.3%. Nasdaq +0.3%. Crude +0.9% to $57.81. Gold -0.1% to $1284.70. Bitcoin +0.7% to $9882.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.38%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 11.29.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan +0.5%. Hong Kong -0.2%. China +0.1%. India -0.1%.  In Europe, at midday, London -0.6%. Paris +0.7%. Frankfurt +1%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.3%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.1%. Crude -0.7% to $57.58. Gold +0.2% to $1297.80. Bitcoin +9.7% to $10870.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.34%     (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar 7:00 MBA … Continue reading