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Category: Market Prep

Asia FX Market Prep for Monday the 27th of April

The dollar was little changed Friday, leaving it up for the week, as stocks climbed and U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $484 billion spending package to bolster the economy. The euro was the best performer among Group-of-10 currencies, while the Canadian dollar lagged even as oil rebounded. Long-term Treasury yields fell as the Federal […]

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Trader Views March 27th 2020

European and U.S. stock futures are under pressure after three days of strong performance in the cash market. A quarter-end portfolio rebalancing lift to equities and a pricing in of a short duration of economic weakness on stimulus measures appear to be contributing to the gains. Any delay to the signage of the U.S. fiscal […]

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Weekly Prep for Week 45 Nov. 4th – 10th

Global overview ▪ Service sector PMI surveys updated for October to provide insight into global growth trends▪ Bank of England MPC meeting▪ Germany’s industrial production▪ Indonesia and Philippines GDP Next week important releases include the US ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI, trade deficit, Michigan’s consumer sentiment, and factory orders; UK Markit Services and Construction PMIs; Eurozone retail […]

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Market Morning Briefing for October 29th 2019

Market pulls back ahead of FOMC meeting The S&P 500 futures trade eight points, or 0.3%, above fair value, as trade sentiment remains relatively upbeat while investors continue to monitor incoming earnings reports and the latest updates on Brexit. The benchmark index could also open the busy week near its record highs that it almost […]

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US Morning Briefing Aug 15th 2019

Walmart report transcends volatile pre-market session The S&P 500 futures trade 15 points, or 0.5%, above fair value in a volatile pre-market session. Futures were pulled lower after China threatened to retaliate against the upcoming 10% tariff rate on Chinese imports, but solid results and guidance from Walmart (WMT 112.71, +6.51, +6.1%) has lifted futures back into positive […]

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US Market Morning Briefing August 14th 2019

Stock market inverting as 10-2 spread inverts U.S. equity futures have backtracked from yesterday’s relief rally, as weakening global data continues to pressure equities and further invert the U.S. Treasury yield curve. The S&P 500 futures are down 32 points and trade 1.1% below fair value. Chinese stocks started the day broadly higher after the […]

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US Morning Briefing for the 13th of August 2019

Risk sentiment remains under wraps The S&P 500 futures trade six points, or 0.2%, below fair value as geopolitical angst and economic uncertainty continue to dampen risk sentiment.  In Hong Kong, flights were suspended for a second consecutive day as government protesters again filled the airport’s international hub. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 2.1% on […]

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US Morning Briefing 12th of Aug 2019

Lingering China worries weigh on U.S. futures to kick off trading week The S&P 500 futures trade 18 points, or 0.6%, below fair value following a turbulent week on Wall Street, while investors continue to assess U.S.-China trade relations and the Hong Kong government protests. The Hong Kong protests have yet to materially affect U.S. […]

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Market Prep for Week 33

Next week the US will be publishing inflation rate, retail sales, industrial production, housing data and flash Michigan’s consumer sentiment. Elsewhere, other important releases include: UK unemployment, wage growth, inflation and retail sales; Eurozone trade balance and industrial production; Germany Q2 GDP figures; China industrial output, retail sales, fixed asset investment and house price index; […]

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US Market Briefing for the 9th of August 2019

Volatility persists with futures under early pressure U.S. equity futures have backpedaled from yesterday’s rally, leaving the S&P 500 futures down 15 points, or 0.5%, below fair value. There is no confirmed catalyst for the negative disposition, but there remains doubt among some investors about the global economy. In China, data showed producer prices unexpectedly […]

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US Morning Prep for 8th of August 2019

Markets higher in a much calmer morning U.S. equity futures, along with global stocks, have ticked higher in a much calmer morning, as upbeat Chinese data and European economic indicators help tame some of this week’s volatility. The S&P 500 futures trade three points, or 0.1%, above fair value.  Asian equities rose after Chinese exports […]

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US Morning Briefing for the 7th of August 2019

Global indices stabilize as investors weigh central bank easings The S&P 500 futures are trading four points, or 0.1%, below fair value after yesterday’s rebound trade, while investors assess more central bank easing and the continued decline in U.S. Treasury yields.  Three more central banks around the world cut their interest rates overnight as forecasts […]

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Weekly Fundamental Prep KW11-2019

Next week the US will be publishing inflation rate, the preliminary reading of Michigan consumer sentiment, retail sales, industrial production, durable goods orders, new home sales, producer prices, and NY Empire State Manufacturing Index. Elsewhere, important releases include: UK monthly GDP, industrial output and foreign trade; Eurozone industrial activity and final inflation rate; Germany trade […]

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Market Preparation, 14th November 2018

Market Preparation, 14th November 2018 Futures Market – ES (S&P500 E Mini) Projected Open – Inside range, just above value. +13.50 approx. O/N High – 2744.50         O/N Low – 2711.00          yMID – 2735.25                 yClose – 2727.50 yVWAP – 2733.00             yVAH – 2739.50                 yVAL – 2718.50                 yLow – 2714.50 yHigh – 2755.75                 NVPOC – 2722.50             NVPOC […]

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