Trade Strategy 8.8.17

Markets   U.S. stock index futures are hugging the flatline after the DJIA achieved a ninth consecutive record close in yesterday’s session, while the S&P 500 notched a new all-time high. Reactions? “It’s really hard to see anything that could send … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 8.7.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan +0.5%. Hong Kong +0.5%. China +0.5%. India -0.2%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.1%. Paris flat. Frankfurt -0.4%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude -1.3% to $48.93. Gold -0.2% to $1261.80.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.27%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar  8:30 Gallup US Consumer … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 8.4.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan -0.4%. Hong Kong +0.1%. China -0.4%. India +0.3%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.2%. Paris +0.3%. Frankfurt +0.2%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.1%. Crude -0.8% to $48.64. Gold +0.1% to $1275.10.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.23%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar  8:30 Non-farm payrolls 8:30 International … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 8.3.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan -0.3%. Hong Kong -0.3%. China -0.4%. India -0.7%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris +0.5%. Frankfurt -0.2%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow flat. S&P -0.1%. Nasdaq flat. Crude +0.3% to $49.76. Gold -0.7% to $1269.10.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.26%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar  7:30 Challenger Job-Cut … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 7.31.17

Markets   In Asia, Japan -0.2%. Hong Kong +1.3%. China +0.6%. India +0.6%.  In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris flat. Frankfurt +0.2%.  Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude -0.1% to $49.64. Gold -0.1% to $1273.50.  Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.28%   (Source: Seeking Alpha) Economic Calendar  9:45 Chicago PMI 10:00 Pending … Continue reading

Trade Strategy 7.27.17

Markets   It’s the busiest day of earnings season in the U.S., with several dozen companies reporting their latest quarterly results before and after the bell. Investors will get figures from the likes of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Verizon (NYSE:VZ), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and … Continue reading