Daily Commentary Archives2017-03-02T11:26:36-07:00

Thursday, June 30, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop Amid Mounting Recession Woes: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Futures tumble on last day of a torrid first-half on growth fears [CNBC] Bitcoin falls below $19,000 again as pressure mounts on crypto firms [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |June 29th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall Amid Worries About Growth; Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks skid as consumer data flashes recession worry [Reuters] Oil prices take breather after three-day rally [CNBC] Mortgage demand stalls again, even [...]

By |June 29th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Up as China Cuts Quarantine; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks, oil higher as China relaxes quarantine rules [Dow Jones] Bond yields edge up ahead of consumer confidence report [Reuters] Oil extends gains [...]

By |June 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Monday, June 27, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Extend Gains; Treasuries Slip: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices edge higher ahead of G7 talks on new Russian sanctions [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metals Rebound From Their Worst Week in a Year on China Optimism [...]

By |June 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Sunday, June 26, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Shares His Troubles With Lagarde and Bailey: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lagarde’s Moment of ECB Crisis Reckoning, in a London Basement [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Is Hours Away From Its First Foreign Default in a Century [...]

By |June 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Friday, June 24, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as Rate-Hike Bets Scaled Back: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Oil Wilts as Global Recession Concerns Batter Commodities [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Commodity Shock Enters Next Phase With Recession Test [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Funds See Exodus [...]

By |June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Thursday, June 23, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Yields Sink on Recession Fear; Stocks Gain: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Yields Drop From Multi-Year Highs as Recession Fears Grow [Reuters] Oil rebounds as investors assess recession risks [Reuters] Euro struggles around $1.05 [...]

By |June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall With Oil as Recession Fear Spreads: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shrinking Yield Gap Sends Asian Currencies to Multi-Year Lows [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Oil Buckles as Recession Angst Rattles Commodity Investors [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Lingers Around [...]

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rally Builds After $2 Trillion Wipeout; Yields Up: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Yen dives to new 24-year low vs dollar [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs as Strong Fuel Market Assuages Recession Worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Corporate Distress in Europe [...]

By |June 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Monday, June 20, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Stocks Gain With US Futures; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks stage small bounce as investors weigh cenbanks' next moves [Reuters] Crypto industry gripped by anxiety as bitcoin wobbles near key $20,000 level [...]

By |June 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Sunday, June 19, 2022

[MSN/WP] Fed’s interest rate hikes may mark start of tough new economic climate [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shoppers Are Facing Shortages of Beer to Popcorn This Summer [Reuters] NATO warns of long Ukraine war as battles in the [...]

By |June 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Saturday, June 18, 2022

[Reuters] Bitcoin drops below $20,000 to lowest since December 2020 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto’s Excruciating Week Has Traders Bracing for Next Crisis [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Charting the Global Economy: Fed Leads Barrage of Rate Hikes [MarketWatch] From Great Resignation [...]

By |June 18th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Friday, June 17, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Bounce; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Tumbles as BOJ Stands Pat, Makes Rare Reference to FX Market [Reuters] Stocks eye steepest slide since 2020 as central bankers roil markets [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Gas [...]

By |June 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Thursday, June 16, 2022

[Reuters] Stocks, Treasuries Slide as Recession Fears Return: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Treasury yields rise as central banks around the world get more aggressive in fighting inflation [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slides With Fed’s Hiking Path Souring Financial [...]

By |June 15th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain Before Fed; Euro Rises on ECB: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bitcoin falls to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens [Reuters] Emergency ECB meeting lifts Europe, Fed expected to go big [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italian [...]

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Futures Pare Gains, Stocks Tumble as Rally Fades: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bond market storm eases a touch but bears still on prowl [Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Rates Have Biggest Two Days Since 1987, Jolting Global Assets [...]

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Monday, June 13, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Rout Deepens as Outsized Rate Hike in Play: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bitcoin slides after crypto lender Celsius Network freezes withdrawals [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Yields Surge With Fed Bets While Curve Flags Recession Risk [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |June 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Sunday, June 12, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell’s Fed Rate-Hike Plans Get Jolted by Inflation: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Extends Tumble Into Weekend After US Inflation Data [Reuters] Beijing's bar-linked COVID outbreak is 'ferocious', official says [Reuters] Russia says it destroyed [...]

By |June 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Saturday, June 11, 2022

[Reuters] U.S. gasoline average price tops $5 per gallon in historic first [Reuters] Beijing warns of 'explosive' COVID outbreak as Shanghai begins mass testing [Reuters] U.S. and allies trade barbs with China, Ukraine dominates Asia [...]

By |June 11th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Friday, June 10, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop on Inflation Overshoot: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices on track for weekly gain amid high U.S. demand [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Bond Risk Gauge Near ‘Danger Zone’ Piles Pressure on ECB [Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Inflation [...]

By |June 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Thursday, June 9, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Bonds Plunge as Euro Heads Higher on ECB: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Gas Soars as Fire in US Compounds Russia Supply Concern [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Fluctuates as New Shanghai Curbs Counter Strong Fuels Market [...]

By |June 8th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Futures Slip on Inflation Angst; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Tumble Continues as Weakness Spreads Beyond the Dollar [Reuters] Oil prices advance despite U.S. inventory rise [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lira Sinks to 17 Per [...]

By |June 7th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Drop as Growth Fears Fester: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Falls Back Below $30,000 as Range-Bound Trading Persists [Reuters] Oil prices stable as market juggles risk sentiment with tight supplies [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold’s Haven [...]

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Monday, June 6, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Rise on Tech Rally; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices hit $120 as Saudi July price rise eclipses OPEC+ deal [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Delivers Fuzzier Rate Message as It Gauges Impact of [...]

By |June 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Sunday, June 5, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudis Raise Oil Prices More Than Expected Amid Asia Rebound [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Is Ready to Tighten Just as Global Peers Speed Up: Eco Week [Reuters] Kyiv rocked by blasts from Russian cruise missiles, Ukraine [...]

By |June 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Saturday June 4, 2022

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead: U.S. stock market rebound faces key inflation test [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Kyiv Warns of Food Crisis Amid Port Blockade [Newsweek] 'They're Jamming Everything': Putin's Electronic Warfare Turns Tide of War [...]

By |June 4th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Friday, June 3, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Bonds Extend Decline With US Payrolls in Focus: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Hangs on to Weekly Gain as OPEC+ Supply Boost Disappoints [AP] US added 390,000 jobs in May as hiring remained robust [...]

By |June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

Thursday, June 2, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Oil’s Decline Eases Inflation Fears: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices fall on prospect of OPEC offsetting Russian output loss [CNBC] Private payrolls increased by just 128,000 in May, the slowest growth [...]

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 2, 2022

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb, Bonds Dip Amid Inflation Focus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil firms on EU's Russian oil ban and end of Shanghai lockdown [Reuters] Bonds tremble as inflation hits new records [CNBC] Mortgage demand falls [...]

By |May 31st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Fall, Stocks Waver as Inflation Fears Mount: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Slide as Inflation Fears Eat Away at May Rally [CNBC] Oil prices jump after EU leaders agree to ban most Russian crude [...]

By |May 30th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Monday, May 30, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as China Virus Easing Spurs Optimism: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Reopening Plans Spark Rally in Consumer, Travel Stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Gasoline Surges to Fresh Record in Another Blow to Drivers [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia [...]

By |May 29th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 30, 2022

Sunday, May 29, 2022

[CNBC] Start-up investors are warning of dark days ahead as boom times are ‘unambiguously over’ [CBS] More than 3,500 flights canceled so far over Memorial Day weekend [Reuters] Russia advances in east; Ukraine calls for [...]

By |May 29th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 29, 2022

Saturday, May 28, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Economic Data Signals Firmer Growth That May Ease by Yearend [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russian Missile Test; Putin’s Three-Way Call [Reuters] Ukraine receives Harpoon missiles and howitzers, says defence minister [Reuters] Putin says he's [...]

By |May 28th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 28, 2022

Friday, May 27, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Dip Buyers Return: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Poised for Fifth Weekly Gain Ahead of Summer Driving Season [Reuters] Dollar drifts up but set for biggest weekly drop in 4 months [CNBC] [...]

By |May 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 27, 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Traders Weigh Fed, China Outlook: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Gains as US Stockpiles Tighten Ahead of Driving Season [Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; first-quarter economic contraction confirmed [AP] CEO pay [...]

By |May 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Slip Before Fed Minutes; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Mortgage demand slides further, even as interest rates pull back slightly [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Balance-Sheet Unwind Puts Treasuries on ‘Uncertain’ Path [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Here’s How [...]

By |May 24th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall as Snap Forecast Drags Tech Lower: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Snap Inc's profit warning sends ripples through social media stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as Traders Shrug Off China Efforts to Protect Economy [Reuters] [...]

By |May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Monday, May 23, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise on Biden Tariff Comments; Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks steadier as euro leaps on likely rate hikes [Reuters] Euro soars after Lagarde points to rate hikes, dollar extends slide [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin [...]

By |May 22nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 23, 2022

Sunday, May 22, 2022

[AP] Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long? [Yahoo/Bloomberg] After Meltdown, Tech-Bottom Signals Have Yet to Scream ‘Buy Now’ [Reuters] Ukraine rules out ceasefire as fighting intensifies in Donbas [Reuters] Biden in Japan [...]

By |May 22nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 22, 2022

Saturday, May 21, 2022

[Reuters] Russia halts gas flow to Finland, says Mariupol steelworks siege has ended [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: As bear market looms, battered Wall St seeks elusive 'Fed put' [CNBC] Americans now have an average [...]

By |May 21st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 21, 2022

Friday, May 20, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as China Helps Sentiment: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European shares rebound, China rate move helps sentiment [Reuters] Dollar loses steam after weeks-long rally [Reuters] Oil steady on the week as oil supply risks [...]

By |May 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 20, 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Rout Deepens on Earnings Doubts; Bonds Rally: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops as Traders Weigh Russian Exports, China Lockdown [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Come Back in Vogue as a Hedge Against Cratering Stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries [...]

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Wilt as Powell Turns on the Heat: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stock bounce fades and the dollar gains as growth fears return [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises as Traders Focus on US Gasoline and China Demand [...]

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Catch Risk-On Wave; Dollar Retreats: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil in Longest Run of Gains Since February on Tight US Products [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Peace Talks Put on Ice; Mariupol Fighters Exit [AP] [...]

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver Amid Growth Concerns: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops as Virus Lockdowns Across China Pummel Economy [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat Soars in Risk to Food Inflation as India Restricts Exports [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Reel as [...]

By |May 15th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 16, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

[Reuters] Front lines shift in Donbas as Ukraine mounts counteroffensive [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: NATO Says Turkey Doesn’t Plan to Block Nordics [Reuters] Turkey lays out demands as Finland, Sweden seek NATO membership [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Trades [...]

By |May 15th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 15, 2022

Saturday, May 14, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: McConnell Leads Senate Republicans on Kyiv Visit [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Germany Girds for Day of Reckoning in Russian Gas Showdown [Reuters] Exclusive: Turkey 'not closing door' to Sweden, Finland NATO entry, Erdogan advisor says [...]

By |May 14th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 14, 2022

Friday, May 13, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Rate-Hike Worries Ease: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Gains as Investors Weigh Russian Ban, China Outlook [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto’s $270 Billion Meltdown Gives Way to an Uneasy Calm [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hong Kong Becomes [...]

By |May 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 13, 2022

Thursday, May 12, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Dollar Gains After PPI Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks in tailspin, dollar soars as hard landing fears mount [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds, Haven Currencies Rally as Growth Risks Haunt Markets [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Resumes Decline [...]

By |May 11th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 12, 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Two-Year Yield Jumps After Hot CPI: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Stocks Climb as Falling Covid Cases Boost Sentiment [Reuters] Oil rises as Russia gas flow to Europe falls, EU Russian oil ban [...]

By |May 10th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Equities Rebound; Bonds Advance: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Commodity currencies bounce back but sentiment remains fragile [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Slide as Growth Woes, Global Rout Grip Traders [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Recovers After Briefly Crashing Below [...]

By |May 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Signal Equity Plunge; Dollar Jumps: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks suffer renewed slide on growth fears, dollar extends rally [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Dominance Rips Through Every Market on Fed, China Risks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Retreats [...]

By |May 8th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 9, 2022

Sunday, May 8, 2022

[Reuters] Ukrainian fighters at besieged Azovstal plant vow to fight till the end [CNBC] Employees everywhere are organizing. Here’s why it’s happening now [Reuters] Explainer: How the U.S. could tighten sanctions on Russia [Reuters] 'Stop [...]

By |May 8th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 8, 2022

Saturday, May 7, 2022

[AP] Ukraine braces for escalated attacks ahead of Russia’s V-Day [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Gazprom Reassures Buyers; Croatia Oil Ban Delay [Reuters] Senior Russian lawmaker says U.S. directly involved in Ukraine fighting [Reuters] Fed hawks Waller, [...]

By |May 7th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 7, 2022

Friday, May 6, 2022

[NBC] U.S. intel helped Ukraine sink Russian flagship Moskva, officials say [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Bond Yields Climb After Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Face Renewed Selling as Growth Worries Mount [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Offshore [...]

By |May 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 6, 2022

Thursday, May 5, 2022

[AP] Ukraine repels Russian attacks; Mariupol plant battle rages [AP] Russian strikes try to disrupt delivery of Western weapons [MSN/NYT] U.S. Intelligence Is Helping Ukraine Kill Russian Generals, Officials Say [Reuters] U.S. intelligence helping Ukraine [...]

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 5, 2022

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

[Reuters] EU targets Russian oil, banks as Moscow's ally Belarus stages army drills [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: EU Plans Oil Ban as Putin Seeks to Cement Gains [Reuters] Russia warns NATO: transport carrying weapons in Ukraine [...]

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

[Reuters] Putin orders retaliatory sanctions against West - Kremlin [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Mixed as Rate Hikes Loom; Stocks Fluctuate: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond Yields Touch New Milestones With Rate Hikes Looming [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Retreats as [...]

By |May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Monday, May 2, 2022

[Reuters] EU energy ministers hold crisis talks after Russian gas cuts [MSN/WP] Soviet flags keep rising over Russian-occupied Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Dollar Rises Amid Cautious Mood: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Five-Minute ‘Flash Crash’ in Nordic [...]

By |May 1st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 2, 2022

Sunday, May 1, 2022

[Reuters] Russia strikes U.S. weapons at airfield near Odesa, defence ministry says [Reuters] EU leans towards Russian oil ban by year-end, diplomats say [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Pelosi in Kyiv; Moscow Tightens Grip on Kherson [CNBC] [...]

By |May 1st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 1, 2022

Saturday, April 30, 2022

[AP] Ukraine fights to hold off Russian advances in south, east [Reuters] Ukraine says Russia pounding Donbas, failing to take targets [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: EU to Propose Russian Oil Phaseout by Year-End [Reuters] China April [...]

By |April 30th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 30, 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Germany Won’t Block a Russian Oil Embargo, Habeck Says [Reuters] Russian submarine strikes Ukraine with cruise missiles, defence ministry says [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russia Cuts Interest Rates, Journalist Killed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Extend Losses [...]

By |April 28th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 29, 2022

Thursday, April 28, 2022

[Reuters] Russia steps up assault on east Ukraine, Putin threatens countries that intervene [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: EU Says Ruble Accounts for Gas Violate Sanctions [Reuter] Russia warns West: Don't test our patience [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Jumps [...]

By |April 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 28, 2022

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: EU Warns Ruble Payments for Gas Breach Sanctions [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia to Cut Gas to Poland, Bulgaria Until Pay Demands Met [Reuters] EU brands Russian gas halt 'blackmail', working on response [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks [...]

By |April 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

[AP] Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms [Reuters] Moscow cites risk of nuclear war as U.S., allies pledge heavier arms for Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Austin Hosts Talks on Boosting Kyiv’s [...]

By |April 25th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Monday, April 25, 2022

[MSN/WP] U.S. wants Russian military ‘weakened’ from Ukraine invasion, Austin says [AP] Russia hits rail, fuel facilities in attacks deep in Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: U.S. Pledges Aid as Blinken, Austin Visit Kyiv [Reuters] Russia [...]

By |April 24th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 25, 2022

Sunday, April 24, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Fresh Calls for Mariupol Ceasefire, Evacuations [AP] Ukraine leader pushes for more arms; US officials to visit [MSN/NYT] As Western Arms Pour Into Ukraine, Zelensky Promises Victory [AP] Macron vs Le Pen: [...]

By |April 24th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 24, 2022

Saturday, April 23, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russian Strikes on Mariupol; Easter Curfews Set [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zelenskiy Warns on Russian Ambitions After General’s Comments [AP] Sanctions hit Russian economy, although Putin says otherwise [Reuters] Fierce winds drive wildfires in U.S. [...]

By |April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 23, 2022

Friday, April 22, 2022

[Reuters] Russian general says Moscow aims to capture southern Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Mariupol Messaging; Russia Wants South Ukraine [Reuters] American 'Ghost' drones for Ukraine designed for attack: Pentagon [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Tumble, Stocks Wobble on [...]

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 22, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022

[AP] Putin tries to claim Mariupol win but won’t storm holdout [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Kyiv Seeking ‘Peace Bond’; New Prisoner Swap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Earnings Boost; Bonds Slide: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pushes [...]

By |April 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 21, 2022

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

[Reuters] No surrender in Mariupol as Russian deadline expires [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia pours in more troops and presses attack in the east [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mariupol Defenders Appeal for Help and Fear for Last Stand: Latest [Reuters] New [...]

By |April 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

[AP] Russia launches fight for industrial heartland, Ukraine says [Reuters] Russia launches 'Battle of Donbas' all-out assault on east Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russian Offensive Starts; Polish Leader to Lviv [Reuters] Russian offensive going 'very [...]

By |April 18th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Monday, April 18, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Mariupol Defenders Hold Out; Missiles Hit Lviv [Reuters] Russia hits targets across Ukraine, fighters cling on in Mariupol [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Bonds Drop as Traders Mull Fed Moves: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rises [...]

By |April 17th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 18, 2022

Sunday, April 17, 2022

[Reuters] Russia demands Mariupol surrender, Pope Francis laments 'Easter of War' [Reuters] Russia calls increased NATO military activity in the Arctic worrying, warns of "unintended incidents," TASS reports [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Mariupol Hangs in [...]

By |April 17th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 17, 2022

Saturday, April 16, 2022

[AP] Ukraine war far from over as Russia renews strikes in Kyiv [Reuters] Russia hits Kyiv, Lviv; presses offensive in ruins of Mariupol [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin, Saudi Crown Prince Upbeat About OPEC+ [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Putin’s [...]

By |April 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 16, 2022

Friday, April 15, 2022

[AP] Russia loses warship, says attacks on Kyiv will increase [Reuters] Russia may be in default, Moody's says [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Kyiv Braces for Retaliation After Moskva Sinking [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Dip as China Refrains From [...]

By |April 14th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 15, 2022

Thursday, April 14, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S., EU to Send More Arms; Warship Damaged [Reuters] Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike [Reuters] Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO [...]

By |April 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 14, 2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.K. Adds Russian Billionaires to Sanctions List [Reuters] Ukraine's Zelenskiy mocks Putin for saying war is going to plan [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Steady as Earnings Start: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends [...]

By |April 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

[MSN/WSJ] Russia Unleashes New Attacks Overnight on Ukraine's Eastern Region [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S. Warns India Over Russian Energy Imports [Reuters] After week of silence, Putin says Russia will achieve 'noble' aims in Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |April 11th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Monday, April 11, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Germany Says Kyiv Needs More Military Support [AP] Russia hits Ukraine’s air defenses ahead of eastern push [Reuters] Ukraine repulses attacks in east as Russia presses to control Mariupol [Reuters] NATO plans [...]

By |April 10th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 11, 2022

Sunday, April 10, 2022

[AP] Ukraine digs in to fight Russia’s looming eastern offensive [Reuters] Ukraine calls for more sanctions, weapons to stop Russia's 'catastrophe' [Reuters] U.S. says Russian general put in charge of Ukraine to orchestrate brutality [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |April 10th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 10, 2022

Saturday, April 9, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine urges civilians to flee from east as rail attack toll rises [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S. Widens Export Controls; Duma YouTube Block [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia’s First Default in a Century Looks All But Inevitable Now [...]

By |April 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 9, 2022

Friday, April 8, 2022

[AP] Missile kills 30 evacuees at busy Ukrainian train station [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Assets Frozen as Russia Accused of New Atrocity [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise; Dollar Extends Rally: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Sheds Bulk of Invasion-Driven [...]

By |April 7th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 8, 2022

Thursday, April 7, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Kyiv Pleads for Arms Amid Fresh Shelling in East [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady, Treasuries Dip on Policy Outlook: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bond yields snap 4-day rising streak, offer respite to stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil [...]

By |April 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 7, 2022

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

[Reuters] Russian forces pound key cities as Ukraine demands tougher sanctions [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Skirts Nearer Default After Dollar Bond Payment Blocked [Reuters] Russia to pay Eurobonds in roubles as long as reserves remain blocked [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |April 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

[Reuters] U.S., Europe plan Russia sanctions as Ukraine warns of more civilian deaths [Reuters] U.S. stops Russian bond payments, raising risk of default [Reuters] EU to propose import ban on Russia coal, chemicals, wood -source [...]

By |April 4th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Monday, April 4, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Horrors of Bucha Push Europe Toward New Sanctions on Russia [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Outrage Spreads Over Images of Civilian Killings [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise; Twitter Jumps on Musk Stake: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs [...]

By |April 3rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 4, 2022

Sunday, April 3, 2022

[Reuters] Missiles hit Ukrainian refinery, 'critical infrastructure' near Odesa [Reuters] Ukrainians and Europeans accuse Russians of committing atrocities [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Pressure Mounts Over Alleged War Crimes in Bucha [Reuters] Ukraine claims control over Kyiv [...]

By |April 3rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 3, 2022

Saturday, April 2, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Kyiv Warns Russia Is Adding Troops in Moldova [Yahoo/Bloomberg] A Hundred Firms Pull $45 Billion of Deals Since War in Ukraine [Reuters] Ukraine's economy could contract 40% in 2022, ministry says [...]

By |April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 2, 2022

Friday, April 1, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine negotiations to resume, Europe faces Russia gas deadline [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Talks Resume; Russia Details Gas Payments [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain After U.S Payrolls Miss: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Heads for Weekly Decline as [...]

By |March 31st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 1, 2022

Thursday, March 31, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine preparing for new Russian offensive in the east, Zelenskiy says [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin Tells Draghi Payments Can be Made in Euros [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Energy Stocks Fall With Oil as U.S. Weighs Release: Markets [...]

By |March 30th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 31, 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

[Reuters] Russia bombs Ukraine cities, despite pledge to pull back from Kyiv [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russia Sees ‘No Breakthrough’ in Peace Talks [Reuters] Germany girds for gas rationing, Europe on edge in Russian standoff [Reuters] [...]

By |March 29th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

[AP] Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukraine capital [Reuters] Russia promises to scale down operations; Ukraine proposes neutrality [Reuters] Russian supply chains next in line for sanctions, deputy U.S. treasury secretary says [...]

By |March 28th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Monday, March 28, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine talks to resume; Kremlin calls Biden remarks "alarming" [Reuters] Ukraine insists on territorial integrity as talks loom [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Advance as Global Bond Yields Stabilize: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Fall as Shanghai [...]

By |March 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 28, 2022

Sunday, March 27, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine says Russia wants to split nation, calls for more arms [AP] Zelenskyy: West needs more courage in helping Ukraine fight [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Labor Powers On as Price Gauge Hits 40-Year High: Eco Week [...]

By |March 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 27, 2022

Saturday, March 26, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Biden Calls Vladimir Putin a ‘Butcher’ [Reuters] Russian forces take Chernobyl workers' town; more fighting in Mariupol [AP] Shelled city in north Ukraine fears becoming ‘next Mariupol’ [Reuters] Ukraine's grain export situation [...]

By |March 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 26, 2022

Friday, March 25, 2022

[AP] Ukraine reports 300 died in Russian strike on theater [Reuters] Ukrainian forces advance east of Kyiv as Russians fall back [AP] Putin’s war in Ukraine nearing possibly more dangerous phase [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Lavrov [...]

By |March 24th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 25, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022

[AP] Biden, Western allies open 1st of 3 summits on Russian war [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., NATO Gird for Russian Nuclear Incident in Ukraine War [Reuters] On invasion milestone, Ukraine urges solidarity as Western leaders gather [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 24, 2022

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

[Reuters] Russia bombs Ukraine cities as Biden heads to Europe [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin Adviser Quits as Scholz Warns of More Pain [Reuters] Ukraine says 'confrontational' Russia talks moving ahead as West plans more sanctions [...]

By |March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

[AP] Live updates: Serbia refuses to slap sanctions on Russia [Reuters] Ukraine military tells residents to brace for indiscriminate Russian shelling [Reuters] Kremlin accuses U.S. of state-level 'banditry', denies cyber attack plans [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Sees [...]

By |March 21st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Monday, March 21, 2022

[Reuters] Kremlin says no significant progress in peace talks with Ukraine [Reuters] EU must impose sanctions on Russian oil, ministers tell divided bloc [AP] Ukraine rejects Russian demand for surrender in Mariupol [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady [...]

By |March 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 21, 2022

Sunday, March 20, 2022

[AP] Shelter bombed in Ukraine city; war seen entering new phase [Reuters] Turkey says Russia and Ukraine nearing agreement on 'critical' issues [Reuters] Zelenskiy says Russia wages 'terror', Mariupol says thousands deported [Reuters] China on [...]

By |March 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 20, 2022

Saturday, March 19, 2022

[AP] Ukraine’s leader warns war will cost Russia for generations [BBC] Russia claims first use of hypersonic missile [AP] Denied easy victory, Russia presses reduced goals in Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Germany Rues ‘Stupid’ Reliance [...]

By |March 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 19, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

[Reuters] Biden and Xi set to clash over Putin's war in Ukraine [AP] Russian strikes hit Ukrainian capital and outskirts of Lviv [Politico] 'Fed-up' Biden wants Xi Jinping to disavow Russia's Ukraine invasion [Reuters] Putin's [...]

By |March 17th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 18, 2022

Thursday, March 17, 2022

[Reuters] Russia warns United States: we have the might to put you in your place [Reuters] Russia getting bogged down in Ukraine, Western nations say [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Biden to Speak With China’s Xi About [...]

By |March 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 17, 2022

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

[Reuters] Kremlin says neutral Ukraine, like Austria, is possible compromise [Reuters] Russia's Lavrov says some deals with Ukraine close to being agreed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russia Floats Neutrality Option as Talks Resume [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks [...]

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

[AP] War in Ukraine disrupts key supply chains - and lives [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: China Seeks to Avoid Russia Sanctions Sideswipe [AP] Explainer: How plausible is Chinese military aid for Russia? [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as [...]

By |March 14th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Monday, March 14, 2022

[AP] Ukraine, Russia resume talks as fighting nears Kyiv [Reuters] Russia could take full control of major Ukrainian cities - Kremlin [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: New Round of Talks; U.S-China Officials to Meet [Reuters] Ukraine's Chernobyl [...]

By |March 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 14, 2022

Sunday, March 13, 2022

[AP] Russian airstrike hits base in western Ukraine, kills 35 [Reuters] Russia strikes military base near Polish border as it steps up its offensive, Ukraine says [AP] Russians strike near Kyiv, block aid convoy; port [...]

By |March 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 13, 2022

Saturday, March 12, 2022

[AP] Russia strikes near Ukraine’s capital; mosque reported hit [Reuters] Ukraine says evacuations threatened again as fighting rages outside Kyiv [CNBC] Western arms convoys to Ukraine are ‘legitimate targets,’ Russia warns, as global risks rise [...]

By |March 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 12, 2022

Friday, March 11, 2022

[Reuters] Putin sees "certain positive shifts" in talks with Ukraine [AP] Russian strikes hit western Ukraine as offensive widens [Reuters] Russian forces regroup near Kyiv after setbacks [Reuters] Putin says Russia to use Middle East [...]

By |March 10th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 11, 2022

Thursday, March 10, 2022

[Reuters] No progress on Ukraine ceasefire in Lavrov-Kuleba meeting [Reuters] Ukraine says Russia snubs plea for humanitarian access to besieged civilians [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Scholz, Macron Speak to Putin as Talks Stumble [Reuters] Time [...]

By |March 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 10, 2022

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

[Reuters] Scant progress evacuating Ukrainian civilians [AP] Suffering goes on in encircled Mariupol as evacuation fails [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Zelenskiy Says Evacuations Underway Near Kyiv [Reuters] Any decision on jets for Ukraine must be taken [...]

By |March 8th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

[AP] People flee embattled Ukraine city, supplies head to another [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Set to Ban U.S. Import of Russian Oil as Soon as Today [Reuters] Russia warns on oil import ban as little progress is [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Monday, March 7, 2022

[AP] Russia sets cease-fire for evacuations but battles continue [Reuters] Ukrainians trapped in besieged city as fighting blocks evacuation efforts [AP] Ukraine says Russia steps up shelling of residential areas [Reuters] Russia to open humanitarian [...]

By |March 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 7, 2022

Sunday, March 6, 2022

[Reuters] Kyiv digs in for battle as fighting flares in areas nearby [AP] Live updates: Blinken: US, allies discuss Russia oil imports [Reuters] Ukrainian refugees near 1.5 million as Russian assault enters 11th day [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |March 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 6, 2022

Saturday, March 5, 2022

[Reuters] Putin says Western sanctions are akin to declaration of war [Reuters] Russia says Ukraine thwarting progress by seeking to involve NATO [Reuters] Kremlin says the West is behaving like a bandit [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 5, 2022

Friday, March 4, 2022

[Reuters] We don't seek conflict with Russia but we are ready for it, U.S. says [Reuters] Putin says Russia's neighbours should not escalate tensions [Reuters] EU eyes more Russia sanctions, NATO wary of Ukraine calls [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 4, 2022

Thursday, March 3, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine defense lines are holding, Zelenskiy says [AP] Refugee count tops 1 million; Russians besiege Ukraine ports [AP] Russia-Ukraine War: What to know on Day 7 of Russian assault [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Billionaire Says ‘Iron Curtain’ [...]

By |March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 3, 2022

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

[AP] As Russia batters Ukraine, both sides ready for more talks [Reuters] Biden rallies Congress behind Ukraine, says Putin has 'no idea what's coming' [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Says ‘Dictator’ Putin Will Pay High Price: Ukraine Update [...]

By |March 1st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

[Reuters] Russian column bears down on Kyiv, raising fear for civilians [AP] ‘Undisguised terror’: Russia’s Kharkiv strike chills Ukraine [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Vows to Press Attack as Troops Near Kyiv: Ukraine Update [Reuters] Russia seeks to [...]

By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Monday, February 28, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide, Ruble Sinks as West Isolates Russia: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Outshines Treasuries to Be Top Hedge Against Ukraine Risk [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ruble Plunges 30% as Prices Onshore Split From Those Overseas [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil [...]

By |February 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 28, 2022

Sunday, February 27, 2022

[Reuters] Putin puts nuclear forces on alert [Reuters] Ukraine and Russia agree to talks without preconditions, Zelenskiy says [AP] Putin puts Russia’s nuclear forces on alert, cites sanctions [Reuters] NATO chief calls Putin alert order [...]

By |February 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 27, 2022

Saturday, February 26, 2022

[Reuters] Russian forces pound Ukraine for third day, Kyiv still in Ukrainian hands [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Putin Ramps Up Ukraine Invasion Pronouncing Peace Talks Dead [AP] Russians push toward Ukraine’s capital; residents take cover [AP] Russian official [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 26, 2022

Friday, February 25, 2022

[Reuters] Ukraine capital girds for Russian assault [Reuters] Ukraine's president vows to stay put as Russian invaders approach [Reuters] Australia imposes more sanctions on Russia, criticises China's response [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Moscow May Agree to Talks; Putin [...]

By |February 24th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 25, 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022

[Reuters] Russia invades Ukraine in Europe's 'darkest hours' since WWII [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Invasion of Ukraine Ignites European Security Crisis [RFE] Zelenskiy Says Ukraine Has Suffered 'Serious Losses' After Russian Air Strikes Pound Dozens Of Targets [...]

By |February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 24, 2022

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Bond Yields Amid ‘Soft’ Sanctions: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Come Under Pressure as Rate-Hike Bets Gain Vigor [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Eases Back as Traders Weigh U.S. Sanctions, Iran Talks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Fights [...]

By |February 22nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ruble Rebounds, Stocks Curb Loss as Sanctions Seen Muted So Far [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Energy Prices Surge on Ukraine With Oil Closing In on $100 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Drop as Oil-Driven Inflation Woes Outweigh Haven Bids [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |February 21st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Monday, February 21, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Turn Lower on Doubts for U.S.-Russia Summit: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises as Market Giants See Demand Recovery Continuing [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Gas Swings as Traders Weigh Proposed U.S.-Russia Talks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Assets Tumble [...]

By |February 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 21, 2022

Sunday, February 20, 2022

[Reuters] Russia and Belarus extend military drills; West worries invasion is imminent [Guardian] Russian troops will remain indefinitely, says Belarus, as fears rise of Ukraine invasion [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Ready to Engage With Putin, Says Blinken: [...]

By |February 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 20, 2022

Saturday, February 19, 2022

[Reuters] Putin launches nuclear drills as U.S. says Russian forces 'uncoil' for Ukraine attack [CNN] The latest on the Ukraine-Russia crisis [AP] Ukraine officials come under shelling attack on front [Reuters] West puts up united [...]

By |February 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 19, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Reverse Gains on Ukraine Tension: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Price Pushes Above $1,900 as Ukraine Crisis Spurs Haven Demand [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Retreats Below $90 With Bumper Rally Starting to Ease Out [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. [...]

By |February 17th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 18, 2022

Thursday, February 17, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Havens Rise on Ukraine Risk: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Curves Show One of the Tightest Markets Ever as Prices Swing [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Gas Surges After U.S. Rejects Russia Claims of Pullback [Yahoo [...]

By |February 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 17, 2022

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rally Falters as Russia, Inflation Risks Return: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Advances as Investors Track Crisis in Ukraine, Inventories [CNBC] Retail sales surge 3.8% in January, much more than expected amid inflation rise [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Rally; Haven Trades Retreat With Oil: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps as Russia Says Some Troops to Return to Bases [Yahoo/Bloomberg] PBOC Pumps in More Liquidity, Spurring Gains in Chinese Stocks [Reuters] [...]

By |February 14th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Monday, February 14, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady on Russia Diplomacy Optimism: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pares Gains With Price Volatility Rising on Ukraine Tensions [Reuters] Asia stocks skid on Ukraine fears, oil scales 7-year peak [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold, Palladium [...]

By |February 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 14, 2022

Sunday, February 13, 2022

[Reuters] Biden tells Putin Ukraine invasion would bring decisive response [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zelenskiy, Biden to Speak on De-Escalation Hopes: Ukraine Update [CNN] US security and intelligence agencies prep for potential Russian hacking threats [AP] Flights to [...]

By |February 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 13, 2022

Saturday, February 12, 2022

[Reuters] Biden and Putin to speak; U.S. orders most embassy staff out of Ukraine [AP] US to evacuate Ukraine embassy amid Russian invasion fears [Politico] 'It is past time to leave': U.S. tells Americans to [...]

By |February 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 12, 2022

February 11, 2022: Lost Control

Consumer price inflation continued to run hot in January. CPI increased a stronger-than-expected 0.6% during the month, boosting y-o-y inflation to a 40-year high 7.5%. Hyperbole is unnecessary. Inflation is out of Control. The Fed [...]

By |February 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary, Weekly Commentary|Comments Off on February 11, 2022: Lost Control

Friday, February 11, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Losses; Bond Selloff Eases: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield inches lower but holds above 2% as inflation spikes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Pricing Seven Fed Hikes This Year as Global Bonds Tumble [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |February 10th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 11, 2022

Thursday, February 10, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Dollar Gains on CPI; Treasuries Slip: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Nasdaq futures fall as yields spike on hot inflation report [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs as U.S. Stockpiles Shrink, Iran Diplomacy in Focus [AP] US [...]

By |February 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 10, 2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb as Bond Selloff Abates: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Rally as ECB Policy Makers Push Back on Rate-Hike Wagers [Reuters] Asian stocks track Wall St tech rally, U.S. yields cling to highs [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip, Treasuries Dip; Oil Declines: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China's blue-chip index hits 19-month low as U.S. sanction worries weigh [Reuters] Bumper BP profits lift European stocks, euro stalled by cautious Lagarde [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |February 7th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Monday, February 7, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed Amid China Rally; Bonds Pressured: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European bond yields soar on tightening talk, U.S. stock futures dip [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond Rout Deepens as Traders Weigh Super-Sized Rate Hikes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil [...]

By |February 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 7, 2022

Sunday, February 6, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Inflation Is Probably About to Spike Yet Again: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goodbye Easy Money as Hawkish Central Banks Speed Up Rate Hikes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Credit Week Ahead: Issuers to Navigate Rout Amid Rate [...]

By |February 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 6, 2022

Saturday, February 5, 2022

[CNBC] Fresh inflation data could fuel further market volatility in the week ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Labor, Supply ‘Nightmare’ Seen Extending Into Second Half [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Adults Back in Charge of Stock Market as Fed Awakens Big [...]

By |February 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 5, 2022

Friday, February 4, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Erode Tech Gains After Jobs Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European stocks falter; bond yields rise after ECB 'pivot' [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Market Keeps Getting Stronger as Prices Power Through $92 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold and [...]

By |February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 4, 2022

Thursday, February 3, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Tumble on Earnings Shock; Euro Slides: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Meta's shock share price drop shakes world tech [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bid for Havens Fades as ECB, BOE Policy Decisions Loom [Reuters] Oil prices [...]

By |February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 3, 2022

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Biggest Gains Since 2020 on Earnings: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps to New Seven-Year High After OPEC+ Agrees Output Hike [CNBC] Companies unexpectedly cut 301,000 jobs in January as omicron slams jobs [...]

By |February 1st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Recovers While Global Stocks Rally: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil dips below $89, eyeing faster OPEC+ hike [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Breaks Above $1,800 as Dollar Weakens After Fed Commentary [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Receives Russian Response on [...]

By |January 31st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Monday, January 31, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Futures Fall, Signaling Volatile Day Ahead: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil rises on geopolitical risks, supply shortage [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Strongest January in Decades as Market Tightens [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Economic Agenda on [...]

By |January 30th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 31, 2022

Sunday, January 30, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bostic Says Fed Could Do Half-Point March Hike If Needed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Quantitative Tightening Looms for Markets on Hawkish Fed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] IPOs Run Out of Steam as Selloff Rattles Global Equity Markets [AP] After the [...]

By |January 30th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 30, 2022

Saturday, January 29, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] New York, Northeast Transportation Snarled by Powerful Storm [Reuters] U.S. East Coast prepares for heavy snow, plunging temperatures as blizzard hits [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Charting Global Economy: Inflation Data Underscore Fed Urgency [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Troops to [...]

By |January 29th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 29, 2022

Friday, January 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate on Inflation Data; Apple Rises: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Market Sizzles With WTI Set for Sixth Straight Weekly Gain [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Natural Gas Abruptly Surges in Record Short Squeeze [CNBC] Key Fed [...]

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 28, 2021

Thursday, January 27, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Advance as Dip Buyers Come Back: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Fallout Triggers Global Yield Spike as Tighter Policy Looms [CNBC] Japan and South Korea lead declines across Asia-Pacific as investors digest Fed [...]

By |January 26th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Wednesday, January 25, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., Europe Stocks Rally With All Eyes on Fed: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies Toward $90 With Inventories Due and Markets Gaining [Reuters] China blue-chip shares fall as healthcare firms drag [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Dump [...]

By |January 25th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 25, 2022

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall on Fed, Earnings: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European stocks pick up; risk appetite hurt by Ukraine fears, Fed hawkishness [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rebounds From Tumble as Traders Focus on Demand Outlook [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell’s [...]

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Monday, January 24, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop Amid Fed, Ukraine Risks; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near $88 With Mounting Geopolitical Risks in Focus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lithium Hits ‘Ludicrous Mode’ as Battery Metal Extends 400% Gain [CNBC] No [...]

By |January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 24, 2022

Sunday, January 23, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Seen Taking a Step Toward March Rate Increase: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yield-Curve Mavens Are Pining for Guidance From Fed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Risk Fed Will Tighten at Every Meeting From March [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 23, 2022

Saturday, January 22, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Collapse Tests Faithful’s Infinite Supply of Optimism [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Has Lost Half Its Value Since Hitting Record High [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Active Managers Fail Again as Stock Rotation Lashes Hedge Funds [Reuters] China's Beijing to [...]

By |January 22nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 22, 2022

Friday, January 21, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Bonds Up as Nerves Fray: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Chinese shares fall as weakness in tech, healthcare stocks weigh [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil’s Red-Hot Rally Cools After Surge to Highest Since 2014 [CNBC] Cryptocurrencies tumble, [...]

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 21, 2022

Thursday, January 20, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., Europe Stocks Rise as Bonds Steady: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold at Highest Since November as Bond Yields Pare Gains [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metals Rally Heats Up as Nickel Hits $24,000 on Supply Snarls [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil [...]

By |January 19th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 20, 2022

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Reverse Declines With Focus on Earnings: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Gains as U.S. Dollar Weakens, Bond Yields Climb [Reuters] Oil highest since 2014 as Turkey outage adds to tight supply outlook [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China [...]

By |January 18th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Surging Bond Yields Send Nasdaq Tumbling: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Weigh Bigger Fed Rate Hike in March as U.S. Yields Soar [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Oil Jumps to Highest Since 2014 as Physical Market Booms [Reuters] [...]

By |January 17th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Monday, January 17, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Futures Mixed as Bond Yields March Higher: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bonds Under Siege as Treasuries Selloff Spreads [Reuters] Ukraine bonds sink into distress, Russia drops as tensions bite [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Oil’s Rally [...]

By |January 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 17, 2022

Sunday, January 16, 2022

[Reuters] 'Upside down again': Omicron surge roils U.S. small businesses [AP] COVID deaths and cases are rising again at US nursing homes [Reuters] Beijing tightens rules for entering city after Omicron case [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Governments [...]

By |January 16th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 16, 2022

Saturday, January 15, 2022

[Reuters] U.S. consumer sentiment sours in early January to second lowest level in decade [Reuters] U.S. grocery shortages deepen as pandemic dries supplies [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Meme Stocks, De-SPACS and Biotech Slump in Rough Start to 2022 [...]

By |January 15th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 15, 2022

Friday, January 14, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall as Attention Turns to Earnings: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European stocks set for worst week since November on hawkish Fed comments [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Powers Into the New Year as Traders Shrug Off [...]

By |January 13th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 14, 2022

Thursday, January 13, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Rise as Dollar Extends Slump: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies After Tightening Market Spurs Robust New Year Rally [AP] Wholesale prices jumped 9.7% , setting record for 2021 [Yahoo Finance] Jobless claims: [...]

By |January 12th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 13, 2022

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Higher After CPI; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield pulls back slightly to 1.72% after monster 2022 spike [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Trades Near Two-Month High as U.S. Stockpiles Seen Lower [CNBC] [...]

By |January 11th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate Before Powell’s Senate Hearing: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies With Equity Markets Before U.S. Releases Energy Data [Reuters] Fed's Powell heads to Hill for hearing with inflation in focus [CNBC] Amid rising [...]

By |January 10th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Monday, January 10, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Sinks 1%; Treasury Yields Steady: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Treasury yields start the week slightly higher, with inflation data in focus [Reuters] Oil steady as supply disruptions offset Omicron fears [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Hawkishness Catches [...]

By |January 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 10, 2022

Sunday, January 9, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Unites Left and Right in Warning It’s Behind Inflation Curve [ABC] US hospitals strained with influx of patients amid latest COVID-19 surge, staffing shortages [CNN] As the Omicron variant drives a steep rise [...]

By |January 9th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 9, 2022

Saturday, January 8, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Risk Bubbles Are Deflating Everywhere, Some Market Watchers Say [CNBC] Inflation, rising rates and the Federal Reserve could whip stocks around in the week ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Surging Bond Rates Threaten to Muzzle Dip-Buying Stock [...]

By |January 8th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 8, 2022

Friday, January 7, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Drop on Spike in Wages; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Third Weekly Advance as Market Tightens on Outages [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Drops Below $42,000 to Lowest Level Since September [Reuters] [...]

By |January 6th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 7, 2022

Thursday, January 6, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Resumes Losses; Fed Batters Bonds: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield tops 1.75% as rate spike to start 2022 continues [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond Rout Intensifies as Fed Prompts Bets on Faster Hikes [Reuters] [...]

By |January 5th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 6, 2022

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slip as Tech Drops, Fed Outlook Mulled: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yield Curve Steepens on Bet Fed Sticks to Hawkish Path [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Stocks Extend Fall in U.S. on Tencent Sale Concerns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., Europe Stocks Gain; Yen at 2017 Low: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Traders Are Betting Omicron Will Add to Inflation Spike [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Suffer Worst Start Since 2019 on Profit Taking [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent [...]

By |January 3rd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Monday, January 3, 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain With Europe; Tesla Jumps: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs as Libyan Output Falls Ahead of OPEC+ Supply Meeting [Reuters] Omicron teaches hard lessons as U.S. schools revamp return from holidays [AP] [...]

By |January 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 3, 2022

Sunday, January 2, 2022

[CNN] One important -- and dangerous -- way the Omicron surge is different than previous surges in the US [CNBC] Severe weather, omicron infections drive thousands more U.S. flight cancellations [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Developers Confront [...]

By |January 2nd, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 2, 2022

Saturday, January 1, 2022

[AP] Taking a step back: US colleges returning to online classes [AP] Colorado fire victims begin new year surveying destruction [AP] In nation at war with itself, one town tries cup of civility [CNN] The [...]

By |January 1st, 2022|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 1, 2022

Friday, December 31, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver as Year Draws to a Close: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks retreat from gains, oil dips as investors reassess COVID look-ahead [Reuters] Oil heads for biggest annual gain since at least 2016 [...]

By |December 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 31, 2021

Thursday, December 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Omicron, dollar gains stall world stocks' rally [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies After Its Longest Run of Increases in 10 Months [CNBC] Weekly jobless claims total 198,000, less [...]

By |December 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 30, 2021

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady; Treasuries Dip: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near One-Month High on Signs U.S. Stockpiles Falling [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Resumes Its Slide, Widening Crypto’s Monthly Losses [Reuters] Asia shares slip as investors ready [...]

By |December 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise; Crude Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian FX, stocks climb as Wall St record douses Omicron worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Natural Gas Keeps Rising as Snow, Storms Hit West Coast [AP] US home [...]

By |December 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Monday, December 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Traders Mull Virus, China Vow: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Turkish lira slides almost 8% after intervention-driven surge [Reuters] China stocks up as property, energy firms gain on policy support signals [Reuters] [...]

By |December 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 27, 2021

Sunday, December 26, 2021

[Reuters] Most Gulf bourses in red as COVID-19 cases rise [AP] Flight cancellations snarl holiday plans for thousands [Reuters] China's local COVID case count driven to 21-month high by Xian outbreak [Bloomberg] Holiday Sales Jump [...]

By |December 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 26, 2021

Saturday, December 25, 2021

[Reuters] Thousands of flights canceled globally as Omicron mars Christmas weekend [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Vows Greater Support for Real Economy [Reuters] China's top real estate regulator vows to tackle property delivery risks - Xinhua [...]

By |December 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 25, 2021

Friday, December 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Mixed After U.S. Rally to Record High: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares edge up, dollar set for worst week since Sept as Omicron fears ebb [Reuters] Turkish lira eyes best week on record [...]

By |December 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 24, 2021

Thursday, December 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise on Omicron Optimism: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Buoyed by Weak Dollar as Silver Gets Boost From U.S. Data [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near Four-Week High as Omicron Vies With Inventories [CNBC] Traumatized and [...]

By |December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 23, 2021

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady Amid Thin Trading: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies on Thin Trading and Conflicting Demand Signals [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Debt Risk Near Pandemic Peak Signals Doubt Over Lira Plan [AP] Democrats ‘not giving up’ [...]

By |December 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rebound as Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks gain as appetite for risk stages comeback [Reuters] Turkish lira whiplashes after Erdogan moves to protect savings [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises After Two-Day Drop as [...]

By |December 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop on Manchin Shock, Virus: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lira Slides After Erdogan Says Islam Demands Lower Rates [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chile Assets Tumble After Left-Wing Boric’s Presidential Win [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kaisa Shares Plunge in First Trading [...]

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 20, 2021

Sunday, December 19, 2021

[Reuters] Manchin gives thumbs down to Biden's $1.75 trillion investment bill [Reuters] Omicron coronavirus cases surge in UK, scientists see bigger wave [Reuters] Threat of Omicron looms over Christmas holidays in Europe, U.S. [AP] Restaurants [...]

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 19, 2021

Saturday, December 18, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead Narrowing market breadth may be worrying signal for stocks [Reuters] Fed policymakers make case for rate hikes after end of bond-buying taper [AP] Supply shortages and emboldened workers: A changed [...]

By |December 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 18, 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Skid on Tech as Policy Tightening Saps Mood: Markets Wrap [AP] Turkey's lira sinks to new low, prompting bank to intervene [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines As Omicron and Monetary Tightening Darken Outlook [CNN] A [...]

By |December 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 17, 2021

Thursday, December 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Central Banks Weigh In: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Turkish lira slumps to new low after interest rate cut [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises on Hawkish Fed and as U.S. Demand Withstands Omicron [Reuters] BoE [...]

By |December 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 16, 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady as Fed Decision Looms: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls Further on Looming Surplus, China Demand Constraints [Reuters] Fed prepares to stiffen inflation response for a post-transitory world [Yahoo/Bloomberg] New Era of [...]

By |December 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline Before Central Banks Meet: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Developers Tumble on Shimao ‘Red Flag’: Evergrande Update [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as IEA Says Global Market Has Returned to Surplus [CNBC] Wholesale prices [...]

By |December 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Monday, December 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise Before Central Banks Meet: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Turkish lira plummets to new low, dragging cenbank to the rescue [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkish Central Bank Intervenes as Lira Drops Past 14 per Dollar [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese [...]

By |December 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 13, 2021

Sunday, December 12, 2021

[CNBC] Biden says his administration will do ‘whatever is needed’ to help states reeling from tornadoes [AP] Crews search for the missing after devastating tornadoes [Reuters] In an instant, a Kentucky factory destroyed, dozens of [...]

By |December 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 12, 2021

Saturday, December 11, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead Investors await faster taper, inflation view at Fed meeting [Reuters] Dozens killed as tornadoes rip through Kentucky, other U.S. states [AP] New inflation number feeds angst about Democrats’ $2T bill [...]

By |December 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 11, 2021

Friday, December 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Inflation, Omicron in Focus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices on track for biggest weekly gain since August [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Intervention Fails Again as Lira Sinks Toward 14 Mark [CNBC] Inflation [...]

By |December 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 10, 2021

Thursday, December 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline as Virus Concerns Resurface: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil down on Omicron restrictions and China fears [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Signals its Discomfort Over Yuan Rally With Daily Fixing [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Currency Volatility Surges Ahead [...]

By |December 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 9, 2021

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain on Virus Hopes; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as Vaccine Impact on Omicron Buoys Demand Outlook [Reuters] China Evergrande hits new low on default worries; Kaisa misses pay date [CNBC] [...]

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Stocks Lead Rebound; Nasdaq Rallies: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil rises on easing Omicron fears and Iran delay [CNBC] U.S. trade deficit narrows sharply in October [USAT] Omicron could be more contagious, less dangerous. [...]

By |December 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Monday, December 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Most Stocks Rebound; Nasdaq Pares Losses: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Gains After Saudi Price Hike Indicates Confidence in Demand [Reuters] Blue Monday? Bitcoin tumbles 5% after weekend battering [Reuters] Turkish lira flirts with record [...]

By |December 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 6, 2021

Sunday, December 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Funds Signal More Pain as Record Cash Swamps Treasury ETF [AP] More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge [Reuters] UK reports 86 new cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant, total 246 [Reuters] [...]

By |December 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 5, 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Tokens Plunge in Fresh Sign of Global Market Nerves [The Hill] These are the states where the omicron variant has been identified [CNBC] As energy prices rise, your heating bill is likely to [...]

By |December 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 4, 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Bonds Advance After Jobs Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks wobble as Didi delisting revives U.S.-China worries [Reuters] Oil rises as OPEC+ poised to act if demand weakens [CNBC] Job growth disappoints in [...]

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 3, 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed as Tech Slump Weighs: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkish Lira Erases Central-Bank-Fueled Gain as Minister Resigns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Erases Gains as OPEC+ Meets With Omicron Risking Demand [CNBC] House strikes deal to avoid [...]

By |December 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 2, 2021

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain; Bond Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar steadies, risk currencies recover from Omicron-driven drop [Reuters] Oil prices rally ahead of OPEC meeting despite Omicron concerns [Reuters] Turkish lira seesaws as cenbank [...]

By |November 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Hit by Vaccine Worry, Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Resumes Slump as Omicron Variant Sows Fears Over Demand [Reuters] Omicron, found in Europe 11 days ago, jolts markets on vaccine fears [...]

By |November 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Monday, November 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Bonds Dip as Omicron Turmoil Eases: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil rebounds to $76 on speculation Omicron-related drop overdone [Reuters] Currencies recover from Omicron chaos but analysts warn more volatility ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Markets [...]

By |November 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 29, 2021

Sunday, November 28, 2021

[Reuters] Thirteen cases detected in Netherlands as Omicron variant spreads [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dutch Find 13 Omicron Cases; Strain Sweeps Europe: Virus Update [Reuters] UK, Germany and Italy detect Omicron variant cases, Israel closes borders [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |November 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 28, 2021

Saturday, November 27, 2021

[Reuters] Two cases of coronavirus Omicron variant detected in Britain [Reuters] Suspected Omicron coronavirus case found in Germany [Reuters] Dutch test for new variant after finding 61 COVID cases among South Africa passengers [AP] High [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 27, 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Bonds Jump on Fears Over Virus Strain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European shares set for worst sell-off in a year as virus scare grips [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nikkei 225 Sinks 3% as New Variant, Stronger [...]

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 26, 2021

Thursday, November 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Low Volumes Spark Swings in Stocks to Commodities: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady After OPEC Says Reserves Release to Bloat Surplus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Funds Took in More Cash in 2021 Than Two Decades Combined [...]

By |November 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 25, 2021

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S Stocks Fall Amid Earnings Misses, Covid Angst: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies as Global Release of Strategic Reserves Underwhelms [Reuters] Euro falls to July 2020 lows as Germany's business morale darkens [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkish [...]

By |November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Fall on Powell; Tech Selloff Spreads: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares shrivel as traders see higher rates under Powell; Turkish lira sinks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Surges to Four-Year High Against Yen on Faster Hike Bets [...]

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Deals, China Bets Lift Mood: Markets Wrap [AP] World shares mostly higher as lockdowns, inflation loom [Reuters] Euro slides as Merkel calls for tighter COVID restrictions, lockdown begins in Austria [...]

By |November 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 22, 2021

Sunday, November 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell or Brainard Will Struggle to Align Hikes With Hiring Goal [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Second Winter of Woe Threatens Global Economy: Eco Week Ahead [Reuters] Chileans head to the polls with two radically different visions on [...]

By |November 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 21, 2021

Saturday, November 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Looks Likely to Consider Faster Drawdown in Asset Purchases [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global IPOs Blow Past $600 Billion Mark in Best Year on Record [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Joins Ranks of Oil Consumers Weighing Stockpile Releases [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |November 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 20, 2021

Friday, November 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall With Europe on Lockdowns: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Europe lockdown fears rattle investors, spark dash for safe-havens [Reuters] Euro slumps as Austria reimposes lockdown; dollar flying high [Reuters] Asian shares down as [...]

By |November 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 19, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise Amid Lower-for-Longer Rate Bets: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices slide as China readies release of crude from strategic reserves [Bloomberg] Turkish Lira Falls to Record After Central Bank Cuts Rates Again [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |November 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady as Inflation Keeps Traders on Edge: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Dips as Traders Mull Potential Strategic-Reserve Releases [Reuters] Natural gas prices in Europe soar on pipeline setback [Reuters] Growth, jobs and inflation [...]

By |November 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Waver After Retail Sales: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares tick up on China property relief, focus shifts to Sino-U.S. talks [CNBC] Bitcoin briefly drops below $60,000 as major cryptocurrencies fall [Reuters] Dollar [...]

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Monday, November 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Inflation Nerves Settle: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia shares inch higher ahead of China data [Reuters] Swiss franc rises vs euro, dollar hovers around 16-month high [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines as Biden [...]

By |November 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 15, 2021

Sunday, November 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cracks Appear in World’s Biggest Bond Market as Fed Pulls Back [Yahoo/Bloomberg] COP26 Seals Breakthrough Climate Deal After Major Compromises [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Slowdown Poses Threat for Global Recovery: Eco Week [Bloomberg] Buyout Bosses Enjoying [...]

By |November 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 14, 2021

Saturday, November 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brainard’s Fed Contention Puts Focus on Inflation, Jobs Views [NPR] Inflation is surging and people are hopping mad [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Charting Global Economy: Inflation Shows Few Signs of Cooling [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Retail Traders Show Signs [...]

By |November 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 13, 2021

Friday, November 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Treasuries Slip: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Most Sensitive to Fed Set for Biggest Loss Since 2019 [Reuters] China stocks fall as frenzy over policy easing ebbs [Reuters] Stocks shrug off [...]

By |November 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 12, 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Up With Inflation in Focus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold gains favour as investors seek cover from rising inflation [Reuters] Oil extends losses triggered by U.S. inflation fears [Reuters] Asian stocks slump, dollar shines [...]

By |November 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 11, 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop After Inflation Report: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Treasury yields jump after inflation data comes in hotter than expected [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Extend Drop After Inflation Report: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Developers Jump [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Climb on Fed Speculation; Stocks Steady: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Bond Selloff Spreads to High-Grade Tencent, Banks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs Ahead of Key Report Guiding U.S. Price Response [Reuters] Asian stocks mixed ahead [...]

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady Ahead of U.S. CPI; Treasuries Dip: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pares Gains as Saudi Pricing Is Countered by U.S. Comments [Reuters] Gold hits 2-month peak on dollar retreat [Reuters] Analysis: Flatlining participation, [...]

By |November 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 8, 2021

Sunday, November 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Stagflation Risk Builds as Growth Slows: Eco Week Ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ and Saudis Will Stay Cautious on Oil Output, Says Vitol [Reuters] China Oct exports beat forecasts, offer buffer to slowing domestic economy [...]

By |November 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 7, 2021

Saturday, November 6, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. Democrats pass $1 trillion infrastructure bill, ending daylong standoff [AP] Roads, transit, internet: What’s in the infrastructure bill [AP] US employers shrugged off virus and stepped up hiring [AP] Labor shortage tough on [...]

By |November 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 6, 2021

Friday, November 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Bonds Waver After Jobs Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China holds back Asian shares, dollar stands tall [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kaisa and Major Units Suspend Trading After Missed Payments [Reuters] Chinese developers' shares, bonds stumble [...]

By |November 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 5, 2021

Thursday, November 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar, Treasuries Rise Amid Post-Fed Reflection: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks rise as Fed tapers without the tantrum, BoE up next [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Developer Bond Slump Deepens as Selling Spreads Onshore [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rate Hike Jitters [...]

By |November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 4, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Bonds Waver Before Fed Moment of Reckoning: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Tumbles as U.S. Piles Pressure Onto OPEC+ for More Barrels [Reuters] U.S. private payrolls rise strongly in October -ADP [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed to [...]

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Equity Bulls Pause as Fed, Economy Risks Dominate: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China property firms' shares, bonds hit as Yango seeks new extension [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Sounds Alarm Over Stock Markets Ignoring Bond Rout [Reuters] [...]

By |November 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Monday, November 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Advance on Earnings Optimism: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises on Speculation OPEC May Spurn Biden’s Appeal on Output [Reuters] Inflation, wage data, challenge Fed 'transitory' narrative [Reuters] Yellen says U.S economy is not [...]

By |October 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 1, 2021

Sunday, October 31, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Three Days Will Reveal Global Alert Level on Inflation: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Risks Rerun of 1960s Inflation From Confusing Jobs Market [Yahoo/Bloomberg] G-20 Leaders Strike Climate Deal That Leaves COP26 a Lot to [...]

By |October 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 31, 2021

Saturday, October 30, 2021

[Reuters] G20 leaders meet after two years, with climate, COVID and economy in focus [Reuters] G20 leaders endorse global minimum corporate tax deal for 2023 start [Reuters] China's Yango Group seeks debt forbearance over repayment [...]

By |October 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 30, 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall; Bonds Extend Declines: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Powers to 10% Monthly Advance as Stockpiles Erode Away [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Employment Costs Rise at Record Pace as Wages Surge [Reuters] U.S. consumer spending rises [...]

By |October 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 29, 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain After Mixed Data; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Eases With U.S. Urging Producers to Ramp Up Supplies [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Coupon Due Friday; Kaisa Faces Record Plunge: Evergrande Update [CNBC] Economic growth rate [...]

By |October 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate Amid Mixed Earnings; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Slump as Tensions With U.S. Spook Investors [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Inflation Battleground Heads to Australia as Yields Surge [Reuters] U.S. trade deficit [...]

By |October 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Earnings in Focus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China's Modern Land misses bond payment; property shares drop [Reuters] Asia stocks catch Wall St cheer but China caps gains [CNBC] Home prices in [...]

By |October 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady Ahead of Big-Tech Earnings: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Oil Tops $86 as Saudi Arabia Vows Caution on OPEC+ Supply [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lira Drops to Record After Erdogan’s Threat Against Envoys [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yellen [...]

By |October 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 25, 2021

Sunday, October 24, 2021

[Reuters] Schumer, Manchin in talks at Biden's Delaware home on infrastructure -White House [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bondholders Risk $2.6 Trillion Hit on Even a Modest Yield Rise [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Economy Risks Deeper Slowdown Than Markets Realize [Reuters] [...]

By |October 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 24, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead: Tech giants' earnings may be another test for markets at new highs [Reuters] U.S. Democrats narrow differences on Biden's agenda, mull billionaire tax [AP] US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion [...]

By |October 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 23, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Snap Warning Weighs on Stocks; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Market Rout Deepens as Bolsonaro Loses Economic Aides [AP] Turkish lira continues to slide after interest rate cut [Reuters] Asian tech shares jump, [...]

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 22, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall on Growth Concerns; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slips From 7-Year High With Key U.S. Storage Hub in Focus [Reuters] China Evergrande shares fall in resumed trade after $2.6 billion deal [...]

By |October 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 21, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed, Bonds Hold as Traders Mull Recovery: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield hits 1.67%, its highest point since mid-May [Reuters] Asian shares advance on earnings optimism, yen slips to 4-yr low [Reuters] [...]

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Earnings; Dollar Declines: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold jumps 1% propelled by a weaker dollar [Reuters] Oil prices rise on China energy demand concerns [Reuters] Chinese property bonds firm after Kaisa [...]

By |October 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Monday, October 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bonds, Stocks Fall as Inflation Fears Mount: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China property shares stumble on tax worry, signs of weakness [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Touches Multiyear Highs With Energy Crunch Intensifying [Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ Once Again [...]

By |October 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 18, 2021

Sunday, October 17, 2021

[Reuters] Middle East Stocks Advance as Oil Surpasses $85: Inside EM [CNN] Labor flexes its muscle as leverage tips from employers to workers [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Is Reeling From Successive Punches: Eco Week [Reuters] [...]

By |October 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 17, 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. Senator Manchin slams Bernie Sanders in battle over Biden spending plan [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Manchin’s Opposition May Doom Clean-Power Plan Biden Backs [Reuters] Chinese property executives ask regulators for 'appropriate loosening' of restrictions - report [...]

By |October 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 16, 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Hold Gains as Brent Hits 3-Year High: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks advance on robust earnings, inflation fears ebb for now [Reuters] Oil prices rise on tight supply, set for weekly gain of [...]

By |October 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 15, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Traders Mull Recovery: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China real estate shares, bonds hit by Evergrande concerns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Holds Biggest Gain Since March on Persistent High Inflation [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metals Head for Record, [...]

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 14, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady After Inflation Beats Forecast: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares edgy amid inflation fears, dollar at one-year high [Reuters] Festering Evergrande contagion worries push China spreads to record [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Coal Rises to [...]

By |October 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate as Traders Weigh Inflation Risks: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia shares fall as global energy crunch fuels inflation worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Gains With Energy Shortage Boosting Winter Demand [Reuters] Yen slumps as [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Monday, October 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop as Surging Oil Unsettles Traders: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges Past $81 With Global Energy Crisis Boosting Demand [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk Bonds Extend Drop Amid Default Concerns: Evergrande Update [Reuters] China's bond [...]

By |October 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 11, 2021

Sunday, October 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Central Bankers Are Spooked by Signs That Inflation Is Lingering for Longer [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Investors Fret Supply Chain Woes Could Knock Earnings [Reuters] No let up in China's aim to curb tech monopolies, says [...]

By |October 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 10, 2021

Saturday, October 9, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead: Energy price spike adds market risk as earnings arrive [Reuters] McConnell says Republicans will not again aid Democrats in raising debt limit [CNBC] Strong wage gains cast doubt that inflation [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 9, 2021

Friday, October 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain, Yields Fall After U.S. Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Shares Rise on Reopen From Holiday With Consumer Strength [Reuters] Asian shares rise as Chinese markets return from break [Reuters] China digs [...]

By |October 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 8, 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb as Debt, Energy Worries Ease: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares rise on stronger global risk appitite as oil prices ease [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Drop From 7-Year High as Russia Offers Gas Reprieve [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall With Bonds on Inflation Worry: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries, Gilts Lead Global Bonds in Fretting Over Inflation [Reuters] Oil at new multi-year highs, Asian shares fall [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines With Equities as [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Energy, Tech Stocks in Demand: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Slide as Markets in Korea, Japan Head for Correction [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Junk Bonds Sink on Wider Payment Stress: Evergrande Update [...]

By |October 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Monday, October 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall; Supply Crunch Buoys Commodities: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near $76 Ahead of OPEC+ Meeting on Supply Policy [Reuters] Share trading in embattled China Evergrande halted in Hong Kong [Reuters] Oil [...]

By |October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 4, 2021

Sunday, October 3, 2021

[Reuters] Bruised market eyes Treasury yields to gauge stocks' path [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries’ Pain Seen Deepening Amid Grimmest Year Since 2013 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] A $100 Billion Month of U.S. High-Grade Bond Sales Is On Deck [Reuters] OPEC [...]

By |October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 3, 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021

[The Hill] Biden to host lawmakers at White House next week amid impasse on his agenda [CNBC] Biden’s top trade advisor will say China isn’t complying with phase 1 deal reached under Trump, according to [...]

By |October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 2, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Advance; Dollar Declines: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks under pressure as euro zone inflation hits 13-year high [Reuters] Oil slips to $78 as sources say OPEC+ weighs further output hike [The Hill] No deal: [...]

By |September 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 1, 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Advance as Volatile Quarter Nears End: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar hits one-year high, Wall Street headed for positive quarter [AP] Congress moves to avert partial government shutdown [Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims [...]

By |September 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 30, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rebound; Treasury Yields Drop: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares stumble as U.S. yields, dollar hold firm [Reuters] Oil Declines as Growth in U.S. Stockpiles Cools Rally [Reuters] Clock ticking for U.S. Congress as [...]

By |September 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop Amid Spike in Treasury Yields: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Oil Soars Above $80 as Global Energy Crunch Shakes Markets [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Lead Global Jump Toward 2020 Peak Before Auction [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European [...]

By |September 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall as Traders Weigh China Risks: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Surge as WTI Jumps Above $75 on Global Energy Crunch [Reuters] U.S. core capital goods orders rise solidly in August [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |September 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 27, 2021

Sunday, September 26, 2021

[Reuters] Pelosi confident $1 trillion U.S. infrastructure bill will pass this week [Reuters] Explainer-What are Congress' options for funding the gov't and raising the debt limit? [AP] Closely fought German election ushers in post-Merkel era [...]

By |September 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 26, 2021

Saturday, September 25, 2021

[AP] Powell meets a changed economy: Fewer workers, higher prices [AP] Biden: Budget talks hit ‘stalemate,’ $3.5T may take a while [Reuters] Fed's coming taper fans talk of renewed 'reflation' trade [Yahoo Finance] Evergrande’s EV [...]

By |September 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 25, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop With Cryptocurrencies Amid China Ban: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China turns the screws on crypto, Bitcoin stumbles [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold gains as Evergrande fears sour risk appetite, dollar slips [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises From Highest [...]

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 24, 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain; Treasuries Dip With Dollar: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares gain but Evergrande jitters keep investors on edge [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls From Two-Month High as China Evergrande Fears Loom [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks From [...]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 23, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Traders Await Fed: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Mainland China markets close mixed after earlier losses; Evergrande crisis closely watched [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Traders Given Evergrande Reprieve as PBOC Adds Liquidity [Reuters] Evergrande domestic [...]

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tuesday’s News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Gain as Global Stocks Rebound; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia markets, yuan fight to stabilise as Evergrande looms large [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Tumbles Further After S&P Says Default Is Likely [Reuters] Dollar [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday’s News Links

Monday, September 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Rout Deepens on China, Fed; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares skid as China Evergrande contagion fears rise [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Property Fear Spreads Beyond Evergrande, Roiling Markets [Reuters] China Evergrande shares plummet [...]

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 20, 2021

Sunday, September 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Moment of Truth Arrives With Bond Payment Deadlines [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Is Moving Closer to a Dial-Back in Stimulus: Eco Week [Reuters] China defends clampdown on tech firms in a meeting with Wall St [...]

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 19, 2021

Saturday, September 18, 2021

[CNBC] After years of being ‘squeaky clean,’ the Federal Reserve is surrounded by controversy [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Faces Bleak Winter Energy Crisis Years in the Making [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.K. Government Holds Crisis Meetings as Power Costs [...]

By |September 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 18, 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US, Europe Stocks Waver; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares stabilise but global growth fears nag [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Fourth Weekly Gain With High Energy Prices in Focus [Reuters] White House urges [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 17, 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Futures Slip as Stocks Rise in Europe; Oil Falls: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hong Kong Stocks Hit 10-Month Low on Evergrande Contagion Fears [Reuters] Asian shares fall again, dollar drifts [Reuters] German yields touch two-month [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Steady, Europe Stocks Slip with Treasuries: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Battered by Economic Data, Evergrande Non-Payment [Reuters] Asian stocks stumble as weak China data fan global growth worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Weakens [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise After CPI Eases Inflation Concern: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil hits 6-week high as Storm Nicholas hits U.S. Gulf [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Price Growth Cools, Smallest Gain in Seven Months [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Energy Leads Stock Gains; Aluminum at 13-Year High: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Shares Slide on Latest Volley of Internet Curbs [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs as U.S. Supplies Slow to Return After Ida’s Battering [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |September 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 13, 2021

Sunday, September 12, 2021

[Reuters] Trading tantrum? Fed officials' personal dealings stir controversy, call for change [CNBC] Markets brace for hot consumer inflation report in the week ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Market Set for Fresh Take on Its Burning Inflation [...]

By |September 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 12, 2021

Saturday, September 11, 2021

[CNBC] 60-year veteran of Wall Street Art Cashin reflects on 9/11 and what it took to rebuild [AP] US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end [AP] White House, Democrats tangle [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 11, 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Tapering Worries Ease: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Investors Assessing China’s Rare Reserves Release [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Producer Prices Increased in August by More Than Forecast [Reuters] Facing stalemate in [...]

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 10, 2021

Thursday, September 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Tapering in Focus After Jobs, ECB: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares fall on growth and tapering fears, dollar holds firm [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Edges Higher as Dollar Weakens With Slower ECB Bond [...]

By |September 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 9, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Waver Amid Growth, Valuation Risks: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Stocks Fall on Growth Outlook as ECB Policy Risk Looms [Reuters] Worries over economic recovery shake world stocks, dollar gains [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Dollar [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Muted After Asian Rally: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Firmer U.S. yields pushes dollar higher for second day [Reuters] U.S. Congress stuck between a rock and a hard place on raising debt limit [NBC] 'A [...]

By |September 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Monday, September 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Traders Weigh Fed Taper Outlook: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil extends losses after deep Saudi price cuts signal demand concerns [Reuters] Factbox: U.S. Gulf Coast energy companies struggle to restart production after [...]

By |September 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 6, 2021

Sunday, September 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Dares to Ask If Crisis Stimulus Can Be Pared Back: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond-Market Day of Reckoning Denied as Weak Jobs Dim Taper Talk [AP] Two anchors of COVID safety net ending, affecting [...]

By |September 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 5, 2021

Saturday, September 4, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead: Investors grow wary as stocks hit new highs [AP] Hurricane Ida turns spotlight on Louisiana power grid issues [AP] Florida grapples with COVID-19′s deadliest phase yet [Reuters] Chinese high-yield index [...]

By |September 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 4, 2021

Friday, September 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver on Jobs Shocker as Tapering in Focus: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Gains After U.S. Jobs Data Comes in Well Below Estimates [Reuters] Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages [CNBC] Jobs report [...]

By |September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 3, 2021

Thursday, September 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Tick Higher as Jobs Day Looms: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia stocks in cautious mood, dollar near 1-mth lows [Reuters] Oil falls after OPEC+ sticks to raising supply amid demand doubts [AP] US trade [...]

By |September 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 2, 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain With Treasury Yields: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares shrug off growth worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as Traders Count Down Final Hours to OPEC+ Meet [Reuters] U.S. private payrolls miss expectations in August -ADP [...]

By |August 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slip on European Taper Debate: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold prices edge back towards 1-month peak as dollar, yields slip [Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Dollar Is Falling Against Everything Ahead of Key Jobs Data [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande [...]

By |August 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Monday, August 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady After Powell’s Cautious Message: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gasoline Rises With Oil Little Changed as Ida Douses Refineries [Reuters] Asian shares rise on dovish Fed chair, oil up as hurricane batters Louisiana [Reuters] [...]

By |August 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 30, 2021

Sunday, August 29, 2021

[AP] Hurricane Ida winds hit 150 mph ahead of Louisiana strike [Yahoo/Bloomberg] As Ida Bears Down, New Orleans Faces Biggest Post-Katrina Test [CNBC] Oil firms slash U.S. Gulf of Mexico output by 91% ahead of [...]

By |August 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 29, 2021

Saturday, August 28, 2021

[CNBC] Powell’s benign view on inflation is getting pushback at the Fed, and elsewhere [Reuters] Why Fed's Powell still thinks high inflation is 'temporary' [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Market Risks Pile Up After Record-Setting Earnings Season [Reuters] [...]

By |August 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 28, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise, Treasuries Steady Before Powell: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Rally Fizzles After Report on Tighter IPO Rules [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Weekly Gain With Storm Brewing, Fed Speech Awaited [Dow Jones] [...]

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 27, 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop as Tech Retreats; Crude Oil Declines: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares tap the brakes, bonds sense caution [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Tech Shares Slip, Snapping Three-Day Rally; Liquor Falls [Reuters] Oil rally ends amid COVID-19 [...]

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 26, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady; China Tech Rebound Stalls: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stock Rally Fades as Regulatory Concerns Linger [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Two-Day Rally as Demand Weathers Latest Virus Wave [AP] House passes $3.5T Biden [...]

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Rally Loses Steam as Virus Concerns Weigh: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian stocks cling to gains as Fed taper worries ease [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Rebound as Cathie Wood Joins Bargain Hunters [Reuters] Gold [...]

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb; Dollar Dips With Treasuries: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Shares Stage Rebound After Five-Week Selloff [CNBC] Gold gains on dollar retreat, Delta risks [Reuters] Delta variant, having put kibosh on Fed event, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 23, 2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Confronts Fed’s Taper Ambitions at Symposium: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell’s Odds for Second Term Boosted by Yellen’s Backing [Reuters] Yellen backs reappointing Powell as Fed chair - Bloomberg [AP] 7 killed at Kabul [...]

By |August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 22, 2021

Saturday, August 21, 2021

[CNBC] Fed officials will seek to avoid a tantrum as they keep ‘taper talk’ going at Jackson Hole [NPR] Finding Workers Is Harder Than Ever. The Economic Impact Could Be Significant [Reuters] Griffin's Citadel plans [...]

By |August 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 21, 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Drop as Traders See Off Gloomy Week: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Half a trillion dollars wiped from China markets in a week as clampdowns shatter confidence [Reuters] Global shares eye worse week since [...]

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 20, 2021

Thursday, August 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks to Commodities Sink on Fed, Growth Worries: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Rout Deepens as New Regulations Mulled; Alibaba Dives [Reuters] Stocks tumble, dollar climbs as taper and virus fears spook markets [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |August 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 19, 2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Choppy Amid Caution Over Covid, Fed: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks, oil and forex steady as markets await U.S. Fed minutes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs After Four-Day Slump With U.S. Stockpiles in Focus [Reuters] [...]

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide on Virus Angst; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia shares fall as investors eye rising COVID-19 cases, Afghan crisis [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Slump as Nation Issues Draft Competition Rules [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil [...]

By |August 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Monday, August 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall as China Data Sour Mood: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices drop amid faltering demand outlook in China [CNBC] There’s growing support within the Fed to announce the tapering of bond purchases in [...]

By |August 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 16, 2021

Saturday, August 14, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. consumer sentiment plummets in early August to decade low [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Is the Most Bullish on Stocks in Almost Two Decades [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Summers Says ‘Bizarre’ for U.S. to Borrow So Much [...]

By |August 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 14, 2021

Friday, August 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady as Europe Extends Win Streak: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as Covid Return Casts Shadow Over Demand Outlook [Reuters] Analysis: As Fed shifts gears, shaping consensus gets trickier for Powell [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |August 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 13, 2021

Thursday, August 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Copper Gains on Strike Threat; U.S. Stocks Steady: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares fall as Delta fears eclipse Wall Street uptick [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady While Traders Weigh Impact of Delta Variant on Demand [AP] [...]

By |August 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 12, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Turn Higher With Bonds on Inflation Data: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil drops below $70 as U.S. urges OPEC+ to pump more [Reuters] Gold gains on Delta variant concerns ahead of U.S. inflation data [...]

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb; Oil Rebounds: Markets Wrap [Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields extend rising run on Fed taper talk [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rebounds From Three-Week Low as Recovery Withstands Delta [Reuters] U.S. small business optimism drops as [...]

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slip; Commodities Drop on Stimulus, Virus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar hits four-month high on euro as markets bet on earlier Fed taper [Reuters] Oil slides 4% on China virus curbs and strong dollar [...]

By |August 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 9, 2021

Sunday, August 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Sanguine Inflation View Tested in New Data: Eco Week Ahead [Reuters] U.S. Senate edges toward passage of $1 tln infrastructure bill [Reuters] ECB must tighten policy if needed to counter inflation, Weidmann says [...]

By |August 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 8, 2021

Saturday, August 7, 2021

[AP] Senate edges toward vote on Biden’s $1T infrastructure bill [Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead Investors wary on Washington, balancing debt ceiling and infrastructure bill [Reuters] U.S. consumer credit grows at record rate in June [...]

By |August 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 7, 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Gains, Treasuries Fall After Jobs Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares fall as Delta variant casts shadow over growth [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pares Weekly Loss While Delta Spread Ravages Demand Outlook [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Bond [...]

By |August 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 6, 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drift Higher Before Jobs Data; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Investors in China wary as alcohol and e-cigarettes stocks become latest casualties [Reuters] Oil prices rise on Mideast tensions; crude stock build caps [...]

By |August 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 5, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Dip on Mixed Earnings; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold edges higher as investors strap in for U.S. jobs data [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Feel Global Pull of Sub-Zero Yields on Virus Concerns [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as Earnings Offset New China Worries: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bonds take a breather, Tencent tumbles [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Equities Even as Concerns Over Delta Persist [Reuters] Tencent tumbles after China media [...]

By |August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise Amid Earnings Optimism; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar resumes downtrend after worst week since May [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Stocks Jump as Beijing Signals More Economic Support [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Oil Retreats as Investors [...]

By |August 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 2, 2021

Sunday, August 1, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-RPT-Earnings bounce, bond-yield drop help keep party going for U.S. stocks [Reuters] U.S. senators to move forward with infrastructure bill on Sunday [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Debt Ceiling Suspension Ends, Congress Unclear on [...]

By |August 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 1, 2021

Saturday, July 31, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. Senate works on the weekend on $1 trillion infrastructure bill [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Producers Caught Flat-Footed as U.S. Consumer Demand Runs Hot [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brainard Says Jobs Market Has Ways to Go to Meet Fed Taper [...]

By |July 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 31, 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall as Amazon Stokes Tech Worry: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Nasdaq falls 1% as stocks try to round out strong July [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Slip as Traders Price a New Reality in Wild Week [...]

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 30, 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Fed, Earnings: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Rally as Beijing Intensifies Effort to Calm Market [Reuters] Gold hits near two-week peak after Powell douses rate hike prospects [Reuters] Dollar's post-Fed [...]

By |July 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 29, 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed Amid Earnings: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia shares sit at 2021 lows ahead of Fed verdict [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Edges Higher Amid Signs of Drop in U.S. Fuel Stockpiles [Reuters] Gold holds steady [...]

By |July 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall on China Selloff: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stock Rout Spreads Amid Fears of Foreign Investor Exodus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Yuan, Bonds Tank in Tandem Amid Fears on Foreign Selloff [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies [...]

By |July 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Monday, July 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall With Earnings in Focus: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Tumble in ‘Panic Selling’ Amid Broad Crackdown [Reuters] China, Hong Kong shares tumble on regulatory clampdowns [CNBC] Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index closes [...]

By |July 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 26, 2021

Sunday, July 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ Decision, Earnings Drive Mideast Market Gains: Inside EM [Yahoo/Bloomberg] White House Shifts Messaging on Inflation as Republicans Attack [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s MBS Buying High on Agenda as Officials Begin Taper Talk [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin’s [...]

By |July 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 25, 2021

Saturday, July 23, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. diplomat Sherman to stress need for 'guardrails and parameters' in China talks [CNBC] Covid cases are rising again in all 50 states across U.S. as delta variant tightens its grip [Reuters] Global supply [...]

By |July 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 23, 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain on Earnings Cheer; Bonds Dip: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Closes Out Wild Week With Rally Intact as Bulls Fight Back [Reuters] Gold steady as lower bond yields negate pressure from firm dollar [...]

By |July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 23, 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Erase Gains, Treasuries Rise on Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks near record high after ECB talks of 'forceful' support [Reuters] Dollar, yen in retreat as risk sentiment revives, Musk lifts bitcoin [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |July 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 22, 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed With Earnings in Focus; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Rally Pauses for Breath as Short Positions Unwind [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Strength in Equities Countering Higher Stockpiles [Reuters] U.S. mortgage applications [...]

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Growth Angst Eases: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Treasury yields are flat, 10-year Treasury around 1.18% [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Edges Higher as Virus Variant Threatens Global Recovery [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Oil Steadies Near 8-Week [...]

By |July 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Selloff Deepens, Bonds Gain on Virus Spread: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian shares extend losses on renewed virus scare, inflation woes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Resumes Downward Spiral as Investors Prep for Crisis [Reuters] Oil falls [...]

By |July 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 19, 2021

Sunday, July 18, 2021

[Reuters] OPEC+ agrees oil supply boost after UAE wins argument with Saudi [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Political Risk Back on Radar in Emerging-Market Currency Trades [AP] Europe flooding toll over 180 as rescuers dig deeper [WSJ] Red-Hot U.S. [...]

By |July 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 18, 2021

Saturday, July 17, 2021

[CNBC] Funding for Biden’s infrastructure plan is still up in the air ahead of crucial tests [Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ Calls Meeting for Sunday After Progress Toward Deal [Reuters] Delta COVID variant now dominant strain worldwide, U.S. [...]

By |July 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 17, 2021

Friday, July 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Advance With Earnings in Focus: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Heads for Biggest Weekly Loss Since March on Virus Comeback [Reuters] U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rise in June [Reuters] Service sector business activity [...]

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 16, 2021

Thursday, July 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks, Yields Slip After Powell, China Data: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Treasury yields dip, continuing their three-month slide [Reuters] Fed boosts bonds, Delta blues stall stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops for Second Day After Surprise [...]

By |July 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 15, 2021

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as Earnings Roll In; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar hits three-month high vs euro, stocks slip on inflation fears [AP] Inflation at wholesale level increases 1.0% in June [Reuters] U.S. producer [...]

By |July 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Dollar Gains as Inflation Quickens: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady While IEA Warns That OPEC+ Spat May Tighten Market [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Prices Surged Again in June, Topping All Estimates [CNBC] Inflation [...]

By |July 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Monday, July 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed Ahead of Earnings; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] COVID Delta upsurge keeps stock and commodity bulls in check [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slips Following Two-Day Gain With Demand Outlook in Focus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall [...]

By |July 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 12, 2021

Sunday, July 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudi Stocks Extend Slide On Reflation Trade Slowdown: Inside EM [Reuters] China condemns 'unreasonable suppression' as U.S. expands economic blacklist [Reuters] Don't rely on markets to see inflation threat, says Summers [Reuters] Virus variants [...]

By |July 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 11, 2021

Saturday, July 10, 2021

[Reuters] Biden signs order to tackle corporate abuses across U.S. economy [Reuters] G20 signs off on tax crackdown, warns on virus variants [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tightens Rules on Foreign IPOs in New Blow to Tech Firms [...]

By |July 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 10, 2021

Friday, July 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as Growth Fears Fade; Bonds Retreat: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian stocks hit 2-mth lows as fast-spreading Delta variant shatters confidence [Reuters] Japanese shares eye worst week in nearly 1 year on economic [...]

By |July 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 9, 2021

Thursday, July 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Reflation Angst Spreads to Stocks as Yields Slide: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield falls to 1.25% amid concerns about economic growth, Covid variant [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Lead Rethink on Reflation as Central Banks Signal [...]

By |July 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 8, 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise Ahead of Fed Minutes: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield falls to 1.30%, the lowest since February [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Rout Deepens as Beijing Targets Data, U.S. Listings [Reuters] Stocks recover poise [...]

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline; Oil Drops From Six-Year High: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil hits multi-year highs after OPEC+ talks collapse [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Hits Two-Week High as Technicals Kick In Before Fed Minutes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Didi Plunges [...]

By |July 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Monday, July 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Steady; OPEC+ Spat Boosts Oil: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares cling near record highs [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Beijing’s Blocking of Didi App Sends Peers Tumbling in Hong Kong [Reuters] Dollar pauses as rate [...]

By |July 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 5, 2021

Sunday, July 4, 2021

[Reuters] After year of pandemic cancellations, Americans celebrate July Fourth with a bang [Yahoo/Bloomberg] High-Stakes Oil Diplomacy Puts Future of OPEC+ Deal at Risk [CNBC] ‘Inflation is the silent killer,’ as many retirees are feeling [...]

By |July 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 4, 2021

Saturday, July 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ Fails to Reach Output Deal With Talks Kicked to Monday [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Little Fish Replaced by Sharks in Driving Speculative Stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB’s Knot Warns Central Bank Could Be Underestimating Inflation [Reuters] Era [...]

By |July 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 3, 2021

Friday, July 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Dollar Falls After Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Slump Most in Four Months After Party Centenary [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near $75 as Brinkmanship at OPEC+ Threatens Deal [CNBC] U.S. added [...]

By |July 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 2, 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Cyclicals Strength; Oil Jumps: Markets Wrap [CNBC] U.S. crude oil prices top $75 a barrel, the highest since 2018 [Reuters] Dollar hits 3-month high, eyes on payrolls [CNBC] Weekly jobless [...]

By |June 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 1, 2021

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Steady as Europe Slips; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Best Half Since 2009 as Demand Recovery Accelerates [Reuters] U.S. private payrolls increase solidly in June- ADP [CNBC] ‘Great Resignation’ [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed Amid Variant Fears; Dollar Climbs: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stock markets on edge over Delta virus variant, Fed policy [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slides With Covid Concerns Resurfacing Ahead of OPEC+ Meet [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stimulus ‘Pandexit’ [...]

By |June 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Monday, June 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Steady as Europe Drops; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global shares sink as COVID-19 cases spike [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady With OPEC+ Hike Expected to Lag Behind Demand Revival [Reuters] Fed's Rosengren says [...]

By |June 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 28, 2021

Sunday, June 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Peak Central Bank Support Marks New Phase for Global Recovery [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Jobs to Be Scrutinized for Signs of Faster Hiring: Eco Week [Reuters] 'It's unbearable': U.S. Pacific Northwest swelters in heat wave [Bloomberg] [...]

By |June 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 27, 2021

Saturday, June 26, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead As rally in U.S. stocks rolls on, signs of caution grow [AP] Break them up? 5 ways Congress is trying to rein in Big Tech [Reuters] Some options data reflect [...]

By |June 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 26, 2021

Friday, June 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise After Economic Data; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar edges lower ahead of U.S. inflation data [Reuters] Gold gains on dollar dip, while focus turns to inflation [CNBC] Key inflation indicator posts [...]

By |June 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 25, 2021

Thursday, June 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Climb, Buoyed by Economic Optimism: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global Markets: Stocks grind higher as investors ponder U.S. inflation signals [Reuters] Dollar rally sputters as Fed sends mixed signals on inflation [AP] US economy [...]

By |June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady; Oil Gains: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Cyclical currencies lead after dust settles on Fed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs Above $73 With Report Pointing to Falling Stockpiles [Reuters] Gold firms as Powell dials back [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady Before Fed Testimony: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Rebound From Post-Fed Plunge to Multi-Month Lows [Reuters] Gold ticks up on subdued dollar ahead of Fed chief's testimony [CNBC] Bitcoin falls again, breaking [...]

By |June 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Monday, June 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Advance as Fed Jitters Ease; Asia Slumps: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks clamber up from 4-week lows, dollar eases from 10-week high [CNBC] Japan’s Nikkei 225 plunges 4%, leading losses across major markets in [...]

By |June 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 21, 2021

Sunday, June 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Iran Result Dims Chances of Rapid Oil Return, Analyst Says [CNBC] Supply chain snafus could affect what’s available to you on Amazon Prime Day [Yahoo/Bloomberg] World Powers Meet on Nuclear Deal After Iran Hardliner [...]

By |June 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 20, 2021

Saturday, June 19, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead: Fed shift causes rally in value stocks to wobble [Reuters] Exclusive: Fed’s Kashkari opposed to rate hikes at least through 2023 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Commodities Bulls Nurse Their Wounds But Fight’s Not [...]

By |June 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 19, 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks, Bonds Slide on Taper Fear: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Oil Declines With Commodities Pressured by Fed’s Plan [CNBC] Fed’s Jim Bullard sees first interest rate hike coming as soon as 2022 [...]

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 18, 2021

Thursday, June 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks, Commodities Drop; Dollar Rises: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Hawkish Fed fuels dollar, leaves stocks and bonds bruised [Reuters] Gold slides below $1,800/oz after Fed's hawkish tilt [AP] US jobless claims tick up to [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Waver, Bonds Steady on FOMC Day: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Holds Near Four-Week Low as Investors Await Fed Meeting [Reuters] Fed expected to signal start of monetary policy shift debate [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |June 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Signal Calm Before Fed; Bonds Steady: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares in record-setting spree as Fed meeting looms [Reuters] Gold holds tight range as markets await Fed cues [CNBC] Producer prices climb 6.6% in [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Monday, June 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady; Bonds Pause Rally as Fed Eyed: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks near record high as investors await dovish Fed act [Reuters] Dollar firms in big week for FX markets; pound struggles [...]

By |June 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 14, 2021

Sunday, June 13, 2021

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead Fed meeting looms for stocks as inflation worries collide with 'Goldilocks' markets [Reuters] G7 calls out China over Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Taiwan - draft communique [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Dot Plot [...]

By |June 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 13, 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain Amid Optimism Over Fed Policy: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Pares Post-CPI Gain as Dollar and Yields Rebound [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Yields Set for Biggest Weekly Drop in a Year as Shorts Exit [...]

By |June 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 11, 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Fall After CPI Data: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares, dollar hit pause ahead of U.S. inflation data [CNBC] U.S. consumer price index rose 5% year-over-year, vs. 4.7% estimate [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gain [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Stalls, Yields Ease as Stocks Trade Mixed: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bond yields hit fresh 1-month low as taper bets recede [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Newest Meme Stocks Extend Gains With No Sign of Craze Fading [Reuters] [...]

By |June 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021

[Reuters] Stocks pinned near record highs as markets digest U.S. jobs data, global tax deal [Reuters] Oil eases as investors await Iran nuclear talks this week [Reuters] From lapsing job benefits to full stadiums, June [...]

By |June 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 7, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Drops Amid Weibo Crypto Suspensions, Goldman CIO Survey [AP] US economy: Plenty of growth, not enough workers or supplies [AP] States rebound from bleak forecasts to pass record budgets [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Isn’t About [...]

By |June 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 6, 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] G-7 Strikes Historic Deal to Revamp Global Tax on Tech Firms [Reuters] G7 finance ministers agree global minimum tax of at least 15% [Reuters] G7 nations strike deal to tax big companies and squeeze [...]

By |June 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 5, 2021

Friday, June 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise, Dollar Drops After Hiring Data: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global Markets - Dollar climbs, stocks steady as markets await U.S. data [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs Near Highest Since 2018 With More Iran Talks [...]

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 4, 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop on Geopolitics, Fed: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks wobble on inflation concerns ahead of U.S. payrolls [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Retreats After Fed Stimulus Comments, Dollar Gains [Reuters] Oil steady after sharp rise on [...]

By |June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 3, 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Europe; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks near highs on recovery bets as oil extends rally above $70 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises From Highest Since 2018 on Strengthening Demand [CNBC] AMC [...]

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise on Economic Data; Oil Jumps: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks hit another record, oil up in big data week [Reuters] Gold scales near 5-month peak on weaker dollar, inflation worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold’s [...]

By |May 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Futures, Stocks Struggle With Jobs Data in View: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asia shares try to extend rally ahead of U.S. jobs test [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Biggest Monthly Gain Since July on Inflation Bets [...]

By |May 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 31, 2021

Sunday, May 30, 2021

[Reuters] Rapid appreciation of China's yuan not sustainable, says former PBOC official [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Iran and World Powers Resume ‘Final Round’ of Nuclear Deal Talks [Bloomberg] This Time Is Different: Outside OPEC+, Oil Growth Stalls [Bloomberg] [...]

By |May 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 30, 2021

Saturday, May 29, 2021

[Reuters] Money is cheap, let's spend it - White House $6 trillion budget message [Reuters] Pent-up demand, shortages fuel U.S. inflation [CNBC] Costco is seeing inflation abound, impacting a slew of consumer products [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas [...]

By |May 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 29, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Slumps as Traders Brace for a Volatile Long Weekend [Reuters] Stocks push for record high on $6 trillion U.S. spending hopes [CNBC] A key U.S. [...]

By |May 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 28, 2021

Thursday, May 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate After Economic Data; Bonds Drop: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steadies Near Four-Month High as Central Banks in Focu [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines Below $66 as Investors Await Outcome of Iran Talks [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 27, 2021

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Inflation Fears Wane: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Returns to Where It Started 2021 on Fed’s Dovish Commitment [Reuters] Dollar wallows at multi-month lows as Fed bangs dovish drum; kiwi jumps [...]

By |May 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Buoyed by Fed Price Comments; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Wall St to test record high on Fed balm as dollar languishes [Reuters] Oil near one-week high as prospect of Iran glut wanes [...]

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Monday, May 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain; China’s Stance Weighs on Metals: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies Toward $65 With Iran Deal in Focus, Goldman Bullish [Reuters] Crypto miners halt China business after Beijing cracks down, bitcoin dives [...]

By |May 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 24, 2021

Sunday, May 23, 2021

[Reuters] Bitcoin falls 8.9% to $34,156 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Rebound Euphoria Tests Central Bankers’ Nerves on Risk [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Meat Eaters Hit Hardest as Inflation Sweeps U.S. Grocery Aisles [MarketWatch] More investors than ever are borrowing to [...]

By |May 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 23, 2021

Saturday, May 22, 2021

[AP] Biden betting on wage growth, while GOP warns of inflation [CNBC] Workers’ wages are rising at the fastest pace in years. Companies’ profits could take a hit [Yahoo/Bloomberg] No One Was More Shocked by [...]

By |May 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 22, 2021

Friday, May 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Optimism Over Economy: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Third Weekly Gain on Inflation Concerns [Reuters] Dollar heads for weekly loss as traders shrug off taper talk [AP] White House, [...]

By |May 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 21, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed After Jobs Data; Oil Declines: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Near Four-Month High as Fed Signals Taper Talk Is Coming [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Claws Back to $40,000 After Crypto Market Meltdown [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong [...]

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 20, 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop on Inflation Concern: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global Markets - Crypto crash deepens, stocks slip [Reuters] Gold prices hover near four-month high ahead of Fed minutes [CNBC] Bitcoin tanks 25% in 24 [...]

By |May 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Dollar Retreats: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar slumps to multi-month lows as expectations of flat rates cement [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Breaks Out to Top Three-Month High as Inflation Fears Grow [Reuters] Dollar [...]

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Monday, May 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop With Europe; Gold Climbs: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Hits Three-Month High as Speculators Increase Bullish Bets [Reuters] Global stocks press pause, gold hits 3-mth high on inflation concerns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Worst [...]

By |May 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 17, 2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021

[Reuters] Job fears, price spikes mean heartburn for Biden White House as economy revs up [Dow Jones] Central Banks Jump Into Climate-Change Policy Fray [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Vigilantes Swarm European Economies Where Inflation Is Hot [AP] [...]

By |May 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 16, 2021

Saturday, May 15, 2021

[Reuters] Massive replenishment begins to ease U.S. fuel shortages [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Aides See Political, Not Economic, Peril in Inflation Data [MSN/WP] High gas prices and shortages hit trucking industry, as nation critically needs gasoline and [...]

By |May 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain as Inflation Fears Ebb: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold rises as dollar retreats after Fed downplays inflation fears [Reuters] German 10-year bond yield set for biggest weekly rise since February [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. [...]

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 14, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain After Jobless Claims, PPI: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Europe flattened by snowballing global correction [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls as Inflation Hits Sentiment and Colonial Pipe Restarts [Reuters] Dollar holds gains after inflation surprise; [...]

By |May 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 13, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Yields Rise After Inflation Surprise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Inflation fears stalk stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Taiwan Stocks Sink as Much as 8.6% on Virus Woes, Tech Rout [CNBC] U.S. consumer prices rose 4.2% in [...]

By |May 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech-Fueled Selloff Goes Global on Inflation Fears: Markets Wrap [Reuters] FANGS and BATS sell-off spooks world stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines With Inflation Fears Eroding Market Confidence [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Holds Near Three-Month High as Inflation, [...]

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Monday, May 10, 2021

[CNBC] Dow climbs 300 points to another record, but sell-off in Big Tech drags Nasdaq down 1.5% [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Gasoline as Cyberattack Knocks Out U.S. Pipeline [Reuters] Asian shares jump on hopes for [...]

By |May 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 10, 2021

Sunday, May 9, 2021

[Reuters] Cyber attack shuts down top U.S. fuel pipeline network [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Fuel Sellers Scramble for Alternatives to Hacked Pipeline [Reuters] Restarting U.S. Pipeline Hit by Cyberattack May Not Be Easy [Dow Jones] The Mortgage [...]

By |May 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 9, 2021

Saturday, May 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S.’s Biggest Gasoline Pipeline Halted After Cyber-Attack [Dow Jones] What Happens to Stocks and Cryptocurrencies When the Fed Stops Raining Money? [Reuters] Copper Just Smashed Past a Record. Here’s What You Need to Know [...]

By |May 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 8, 2021

Friday, May 7, 2021

[Reuters] Global stocks rally amid surging commodity prices [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Stock Gains After Weak Jobs: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold heads for best week in 5 months on softer dollar, yields [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Copper Jumps to [...]

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 7, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Steady After Jobless Claims Decline: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Copper and Iron Ore Surge as Chinese Investors Unleash Demand [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Slump as Vaccine IP Waiver Proposal Hits Drugmakers [CNBC] Jobless claims [...]

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 6, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Rebound in U.S. Stocks; Oil Advances: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Rally With Brent Nearing $70 After Stockpiles Drop [Reuters] Metals - Copper hits 10-year high, eyes record levels on demand hopes [...]

By |May 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Lower; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Touches Seven-Week High as Traders Bet on Improving Demand [Reuters] U.S. trade deficit rises to a record high in March [CNBC] Biden and McConnell toughen [...]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Advance With European Stocks: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks rally as investors begin May in bullish mood [Reuters] Precious - Gold rises as U.S. dollar, Treasury yields retreat [Reuters] Analysis: Biden, Powell paddling [...]

By |May 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 3, 2021

Sunday, May 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] America’s Jobs Recovery From Crisis Is Looking Robust: Eco Week [AP] Powell’s high-stakes bet: More jobs but only mild inflation [Yahoo/Bloomberg] German Finance Chief Sees Global Corporate-Tax Deal by Summer [Yahoo Finance] Warren Buffett: [...]

By |May 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 2, 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021

[CNBC] Soaring lumber prices add $36,000 to the cost of a new home, and a fierce land grab is only making it worse [Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Price of the Stuff That Makes Everything Is Surging [AP] [...]

By |May 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 1, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop Amid Pause for Growth-Led Rally: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps With Recent Demand-Led Rally Taking a Breather [Reuters] U.S. labor costs accelerate in the first quarter [Reuters] U.S. consumer spending, income [...]

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 30, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

[CNBC] S&P, Nasdaq 100 higher after Apple & Facebook beat estimates [Reuters] Global shares gain lift from Fed, Biden's stimulus [Reuters] German yields hit one-year high as inflation exceeds ECB target [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Steel Smashes Records [...]

By |April 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 29, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Rise With Dollar as Fed, Biden Loom Large: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dow, Nasdaq lower after tech, Boeing results; Fed in focus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed to Stay Patient as U.S. Outlook Improves: Decision-Day Guide [CNBC] [...]

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

[Reuters] Stocks dip on caution before Fed, earnings [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Bonds Slump as Fitch Cut Overshadows April Repayments [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Edges Higher With Virus Resurgence Looming Over Market [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Copper Surges Toward $10,000 as Bulls [...]

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Monday, April 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Rise on Growth Bets, Dollar Erases Losses: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks slip as investors turn cautious ahead of Fed meeting [Reuters] Corn jumps to 8-year high on tightening world supplies, wheat up 2.4% [...]

By |April 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 26, 2021

Sunday, April 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Most Mideast Shares Climb With Oil, Earnings Eyed: Inside EM [Yahoo Finance] FOMC meeting, Big Tech earnings: What to know this week [MSN/Bloomberg] The Grocery Price Shock Is Coming to a Store Near You [...]

By |April 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 25, 2021

Saturday, April 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The World’s Industrial Comeback Drives Metals to Multi-Year High [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Most Indebted Countries Aren’t Ready for Market Reality [Reuters] Indian hospitals turn away patients in COVID-19 ‘tsunami’ [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey’s Crypto Pain Grows With [...]

By |April 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 24, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise After Stocks Bruised by Tax Plan: Markets Wrap [Reuters] European stocks eye weekly drop, Bitcoin slides on U.S. tax hike plan [Reuters] Gold Heads for Third Weekly Gain as Yields, Dollar [...]

By |April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 23, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Higher After Jobless Claims: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks eye new high on growth hopes, oil ebbs on COVID-19 fears [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Losing Run on U.S. Stockpile Gain, Demand Concerns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |April 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 22, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Netflix Drags Down Nasdaq; Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [AP] World shares mixed as earnings take center stage [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops on Resurgent Virus, Reported Build in U.S. Stockpiles [Reuters] Dollar firm as COVID-19 resurgence [...]

By |April 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slump as Virus Hits Travel Stocks: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises Toward $64 on Anniversary of Historic Crash Below Zero [Yahoo/Bloomberg] SALT Cap Revolt Led by N.Y. Democrats Snarls Biden Spending Plan [...]

By |April 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Monday, April 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip From Record Highs; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar pinned near one-month low amid subdued U.S. yields [Reuters] Gold firms as softer U.S. dollar, yields lift appeal [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Stock Mania [...]

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 19, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Plunges in Biggest Intraday Drop Since February [Reuters] Bitcoin falls 11.1% to $53,356 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Historic Oil Glut Amassed During the Pandemic Has Almost Gone [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China to Focus on Domestic Use of Digital [...]

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 18, 2021

Saturday, April 17, 2021

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech retakes market lead as investors eye yields, earnings [Reuters] Morgan Stanley picked good time to back bad client [Reuters] Exclusive: China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit [...]

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 17, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021

[Reuters] Stocks set fresh record high on strong China, U.S. data [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Hits Seven-Week High on Weaker Bond Yields and Dollar [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Soars by Record a Year After Pandemic Slump [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |April 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 16, 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Earnings, Data Signal Rebound: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks stay high, Russia's rouble buckles under sanctions stress [Reuters] Oil holds near one-month highs as demand forecasts raised [CNBC] Retail sales [...]

By |April 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 15, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Edge Higher With Earnings in Focus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks hit record high as bond yields ease with inflation fears [Reuters] Dollar at three-week low on tamped down fears over inflation [...]

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Steady With S&P After CPI Data: Markets Wrap [AP] US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports [CNBC] U.S. consumer price index rose 0.6% in March, vs 0.5% increase expected [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. [...]

By |April 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Retreat After S&P 500 Record as Risks Loom: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks off record highs ahead of earnings, U.S. data [AP] Fed’s Powell sees US boom ahead, with COVID still a risk [Reuters] [...]

By |April 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 12, 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Most Mideast Stocks Rise With Earnings in Spotlight: Inside EM [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Watch U.S. Inflation for Hidden Price Momentum: Eco Week Ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Is the Only Signal That the Post-Covid Boom Will Heed [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |April 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 11, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Cases Hit Two-Week High; India in Crisis: Virus Update [Reuters] EU proposes six-month tariff freeze with United States - Der Spiegel [Reuters] China fines Alibaba record $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations [Reuters] Ukraine [...]

By |April 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 10, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Treasury Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [MarketWatch] U.S. Treasury yields climb amid global reflation fears [Reuters] Oil prices dip on mixed supply and demand outlook [CNBC] U.S. producer price index rose [...]

By |April 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 9, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Europe; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Gains After Dovish Fed Minutes Lift Equities, Weaken Dollar [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yuan Erases Year’s Gains Against Dollar as PBOC Steps Aside [Reuters] Analysis: White House, [...]

By |April 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 8, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Hover Around Record High; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global growth hopes keep shares near record high [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Trade Deficit Widened to Record $71.1 Billion in February [Reuters] U.S. trade deficit hits [...]

By |April 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Dips; Europe Stocks Climb to Record: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China stocks fall as healthcare, consumer companies weigh [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rebounds With Growth Outlook Improving Ahead of Iran Talks [Reuters] Fast food struggles [...]

By |April 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain; Pound at Two-Week High: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks gain after bumper U.S. jobs data, bonds smell Fed trouble [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls as India Virus Cases Surge, OPEC+ Agrees to Ease Cuts [...]

By |April 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 5, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Guardians of Global Economy Gather to Assess Damage: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudis Hike Oil Prices for Key Asia Market in Sign of Confidence [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Suisse Weighs Replacing Risk Chief After Miscues [Reuters] France [...]

By |April 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 4, 2021

Saturday, April 3, 2021

[CNN] Fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves, new CDC guidance says [AP] EXPLAINER: What Biden’s new $100B plan for broadband means [Reuters] Myanmar protesters defy crackdown, five killed; junta hunts critics [...]

By |April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 3, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Gain on Strong Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [CNBC] U.S. Treasury yields remain slightly higher following robust March jobs report [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Added 916,000 Jobs in March, Unemployment Rate Falls [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |April 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 2, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise on Growth Outlook With Jobs in Focus: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil up as OPEC+ meets to decide on production policy [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Jobless Claims Rise as Labor Market Recovery Remains Choppy [Reuters] [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 1, 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Gain as Traders Absorb Biden Spending Plan: Markets Wrap [AP] Eager to build infrastructure, Biden plans to tax business [Reuters] Factbox: What's in Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan? [Reuters] Biden proposal: $174 billion [...]

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Rise With Biden Spending in Focus: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield hits 14-month highs, topping 1.77% [Reuters] Nasdaq down as spike in yields pressures tech stocks [Reuters] Dollar gains as U.S. [...]

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Monday, March 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall as Block Trades Rattle Nerves: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares steady as Archegos concerns temper Suez relief [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Market Eyeing OPEC+ Meeting, Suez Canal Reopening [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Billions in [...]

By |March 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 29, 2021

Sunday, March 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries’ Worst Quarter Since 2016 Ends With Questions Aplenty [Reuters] Tugs, dredgers still struggle to free ship blocking Suez Canal [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ship’s Front Was Damaged; 350 Vessels Waiting: Suez Update [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Unprecedented’: Wall Street [...]

By |March 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 28, 2021

Saturday, March 27, 2021

[AP] Big Tech’s outsized influence draws state-level pushback [Reuters] Salvager hopes to free ship blocking Suez Canal by start of next week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] How a Desert Wind Blew $10 Billion of Global Trade Off Course [...]

By |March 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 27, 2021

Friday, March 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed as Dollar Breaks Winning Streak: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil prices rise on fears Suez blockage may last weeks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Household Spending Fell in February as Stimulus Boost Waned [CNBC] New [...]

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 26, 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Decline, Oil Drops Amid Suez Block: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks sluggish, dollar near four-month highs as risk appetite wanes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Giants Dive as Delisting Threat Joins Crackdown Fears [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps [...]

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Leads Market Higher as Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs After Strong Europe Data and Suez Canal Blockage [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decrease for First Time Since April [CNBC] Homebuyer mortgage [...]

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Down as Oil Slumps; Bonds Advance: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bargain Hunters Save Turkish Stocks From Worst Drop in 20 Years [Reuters] Oil falls more than 3% as European coronavirus curbs point to [...]

By |March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Monday, March 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Up as Yields Dip; Turkish Lira Sinks: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Turkish lira plunges to near record low after Erdogan sacks central bank chief [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkish Stock Drop Triggers Circuit Breakers as Banks [...]

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 22, 2021

Sunday, March 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mideast Equities Drop Tracking Slump in Oil Prices: Inside EM [AP] Supply bottlenecks leave ships stranded, businesses stymied [CNBC] Covid cases are rising in 21 states as health officials warn against reopening too quickly [...]

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 21, 2021

Saturday, March 20, 2021

[CNBC] U.S.-China trade relations remain strained as Biden team takes tough stance similar to Trump [Reuters] 'Tough' U.S.-China talks signal rocky start to relations under Biden [AP] Fallout from riot, virus leaves toxic mood on [...]

By |March 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 20, 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Yields Fluctuate After Fed Ends Break: Markets Wrap [Reuters] U.S. bond yields dip from 14-month highs, oil stabilises [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Slide on Rocky Alaska Talks With U.S. [CNBC] The Fed will not [...]

By |March 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 19, 2021

Thursday, March 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Plunge With Nasdaq on Inflation Risk: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Top 1.75% After Powell Spurs Bets on Inflation [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Is on Longest Run of Declines in Over a Year as Rally [...]

By |March 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Extend Gains Before Fed; Tech Shares Slump: Markets Wrap [Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields hit new highs as key Fed statement looms [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Dot Plot May Back Up Powell’s Patience: Decision-Day Guide [Reuters] [...]

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Up; Oil Slips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil drops amid rising stockpiles and COVID-19 demand concerns [Reuters] Fed officials may talk technical rate move but delay acting for now [CNBC] Why this week’s [...]

By |March 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Monday, March 15, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain as Oil Dips; Europe Stocks Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Euro zone government bond yields stabilise; U.S.-Germany spread at widest in one year [Reuters] Dollar sets pace ahead of key central bank meetings [...]

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 15, 2020

Sunday, March 4, 2021

[CNBC] Fewer kids are going to college because they say it costs too much [AP] China, North Korea loom as Blinken, Austin head to Asia [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed to Hike Rates in 2023 but Dots Won’t [...]

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 4, 2021

Saturday, March 13, 2021

[Reuters] Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers must work 'swiftly' on major infrastructure package [Reuters] First U.S. stimulus payments to hit bank accounts this weekend: officials [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bear Warning Seen With Nasdaq 100 Velocity Stalling at 2000 [...]

By |March 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 13, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Slides as Yields Climb With Dollar: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Surge to Test Key Level in Sudden Selling Bout [Reuters] Global stocks, oil edge away from highs as stimulus rally ebbs [Reuters] [...]

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 12, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Leads U.S. Equities as Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Euro zone bond yields fall after ECB says it will speed up bond purchases [Reuters] World stocks hit highest in a week as inflation [...]

By |March 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 11, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Dollar Erases Gain on Inflation Data: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks and bond yields inch higher after wild tech reboot [Reuters] Oil rises on OPEC+ supply restraint and brighter economic forecast [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |March 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Treasury Yields Halt Four-Day Climb [Reuters] Gold rebounds as dollar, U.S. yields pull back [Reuters] Oil prices rise on expected economic recovery, likely drawdown in oil stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Traders [...]

By |March 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Monday, March 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield rises to 1.6% after Senate passes stimulus package [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surge Eases Following Attack on Key Saudi Crude Terminal [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Key Stock [...]

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 8, 2021

Sunday, March 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudi Stocks Lead Gulf Gains on Surging Oil Bets: Inside EM [CNBC] Senate passes $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill, House Democrats plan final approval Tuesday [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell’s Dashboard Shows How Far U.S. Economy Has [...]

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 7, 2021

Saturday, March 6, 2021

[Reuters] Democrats advance Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill in marathon Senate session [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors weigh how far tech stocks can slide after volatile week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Senate Nears Saturday Passage After All-Nighter: [...]

By |March 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 6, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Yields Hit 1.6% on Jobs Data; Stocks Rise: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Credit Markets Stumble in One of This Year’s Worst Weeks [Reuters] Oil hits almost 14-month high after OPEC+ extends output cuts [...]

By |March 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 5, 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks and Bonds Steady After Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Bond scares linger, investors look to Powell [Reuters] Oil strengthens on prospect of OPEC+ maintaining supply cuts, drop in U.S. inventories [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Initial Claims [...]

By |March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Decline as Treasuries Extend Rout: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil up as OPEC+ considers rollover rather than raising output [Reuters] Rocket leads mortgage sector surge in GameStop-style short squeeze [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cost of Treasuries-Led Rout [...]

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline as Europe Shares Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Wall Street heads for subdued start, on bond watch [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Focus on Bubble Risks Is a Warning Sign for Stock Market [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China [...]

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Commodities Rally as Treasuries Slide: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Powers Ahead as Critical OPEC+ Meeting Looms, Markets Rally [Reuters] Spotlight moves to U.S. Senate as Democrats push $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |February 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 1, 2021

Sunday, February 28, 2021

[AP] Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief [Reuters] China's factory activity expands at a slower pace in February, misses expectations: official PMI [Reuters] Growth in China's services sector slows in February -official [...]

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Saturday, February 27, 2021

[Reuters] Biden scores legislative win as House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan [Reuters] Investors jumping the gun as TIPS, futures flag early Fed tightening [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors weigh new stock leadership [...]

By |February 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 27, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond Rout Eases; Dollar Extends Advance: Markets Wrap [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield retreats slightly from one-year high [Reuters] China, Hong Kong stocks drop over 2% as bond yields surge [Reuters] Stock markets hit [...]

By |February 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 26, 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Drop With Stocks on Inflation Worries: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks rise, bond yields too - despite central banker talk-down efforts [CNBC] GameStop shares surge in premarket as Reddit favorites rally again [Reuters] Oil [...]

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slump as Treasury Yields Surge: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil edges higher as surprise U.S. stock build weighs [Reuters] China's yuan firms on dollar weakness after Powell testimony [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Goes Easy on [...]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Decline as Tech Slumps: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks struggle as tech slide erases commodities surge [Reuters] Oil rises on positive forecasts, slow U.S. output restart [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steadies After Sharp Gain With Powell’s [...]

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Yields Climb as Stocks Slump; Copper Rallies: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares dip as bond yields, commodities surge [Reuters] Dollar holds its ground as markets focus on rising yields [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Markets Tumble [...]

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 22, 2021

Sunday, February 22, 2021

[AP] Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden’s Economic Legacy at Stake With Next Package Taking Shape [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Weak Grids Expose Risks for the Electrification of Everything [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Surging U.S. [...]

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 22, 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Rising U.S. bond yields pose new threat to sky-high stocks [AP] Southern cities hit hard by storms face new crisis: No water [Reuters] Cold, lack of water overwhelm Texas hospitals [...]

By |February 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 20, 2021

Friday, February 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Focus on Earnings, Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares grind higher despite rising bond yields, weak data [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Giving Up Big-Freeze Gains With Wells Slowly Restarting [Reuters] Take Five: Bond [...]

By |February 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 19, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Leads U.S. Stocks Lower; U.S. Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China's blue-chip index falls on policy tightening, valuation worries; Hong Kong down [Reuters] Oil prices extend gains as Texas cold snap cuts U.S. [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 18, 2021

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Hold Near One-Year High; Stocks Slip: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Rising U.S. yields cool down stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Gains as Freeze Halts a Third of U.S. Crude Output [Reuters] U.S. retail sales [...]

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Rally; Treasury Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Wall Street set to join global stocks party as investors dump bonds [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Surge as Rising Energy Costs Spur Reflation Bets [Reuters] Oil [...]

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Monday, February 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Gains; Oil Climbs on Cold Snap: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar weakens as market optimism lifts riskier currencies [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies as Texas’ Wintry Cold Hits Output in Shale Heartland [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steadies [...]

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 15, 2021

Sunday, February 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Big Freeze Sends Gas Soaring With Arctic Grip Tightening [AP] Virus may never go away but could change into mild annoyance [Reuters] China fires back at Washington after it raises concerns about WHO COVID [...]

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 14, 2021

Saturday, February 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Arctic Blast Grips U.S., Shaking Markets and Setting Records [CNBC] Fatigue, headaches and chest pain: Medical experts try to establish ‘long Covid’ diagnosis for patients with lasting symptoms [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Taper Tantrum to VAR Shock: [...]

By |February 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 13, 2021

Friday, February 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Edge Lower; Dollar Rebounds: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares dip and Bitcoin hits record high [Reuters] Biden to press for $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan with governors, mayors [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Trading Frenzy [...]

By |February 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 12, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Technology Leads Stocks Higher; Oil Retreats: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar steadies; Aussie dollar nears two-week highs [Reuters] Global stocks higher, sustained by bottomless stimulus [CNBC] Jobless claims worse than expected as pandemic-related filings [...]

By |February 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 11, 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Gain, Bonds Erase Loss on CPI: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares gain for eighth day in a row; Wall Street set for stronger open [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Longest Rising Streak in Two [...]

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip With Europe; Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar retreats on U.S. recovery doubts; bitcoin tops $47,000 for first time [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Advances for Third Day With Stimulus, Inflation in Focus [Reuters] [...]

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021

[Reuters] Shares reach record high, oil tops $60 a barrel [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Hit Record, Bonds Drop on Reflation Trade: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Long Bond Reaches 2% Milestone as Global Yields Awaken [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders [...]

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 8, 2021

Sunday, February 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Flash Loans Are Providing Instant Cash to Crypto Speculators [Reuters] China issues new anti-monopoly rules targeting its tech giants [Reuters] China Dec FX reserves fall slightly to $3.211 trln [CNBC] U.S. and China top [...]

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 7, 2021

Saturday, February 6, 2021

[Reuters] Democrats clear path for approval of Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID package [AP] Biden’s dilemma in virus aid fight: Go big or go bipartisan [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: GameStop frenzy reveals potential for broader [...]

By |February 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 6, 2021

Friday, February 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Jobs Report Bolsters Stimulus Bets: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar set for best week in three months as pandemic recoveries diverge [Reuters] Oil hits highest in a year on growth hopes, OPEC+ [...]

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 5, 2021

Thursday, February 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Higher as Yields Rise; Dollar Gains: Markets Wraprap [Reuters] China stocks fall on fresh liquidity concerns, Hong Kong dragged by tech shares [Reuters] Dollar strengthens on U.S. economic outlook; euro dips below [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 4, 2021

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Extend Rally as Earnings Roll In: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Silver Calms as Market-Roiling Frenzy Shows Signs of Easing Off [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Drains Funds From Banking System as Cash Crunch Eases [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rally Before Tech Earnings; Silver Tumbles: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global markets buoyant as U.S. stimulus debate approaches [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges to One-Year High in New York as Rally Powers On [CNBC] GameStop shares [...]

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Rally; Silver Jumps to 2013 High: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks bouce back as small-time traders pile into silver [CNBC] Silver jumps 11%, the most in 11 years as Reddit traders try their [...]

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 1, 2021

Sunday, January 31, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Reddit Army Bailout: Desperate Companies Get New Lifelines [Reuters] China's factory recovery slows in January as COVID-19 returns [Reuters] Growth in China's services sector slows in Jan - official PMI [Reuters] Italy's Renzi [...]

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 31, 2021

Saturday, January 30, 2021

[AP] Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage [Yahoo News] ‘A wakeup call’: How resilient new coronavirus variants could prolong the pandemic [MSN/LA Times] New clinical trials raise fears the coronavirus is [...]

By |January 30th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 30, 2021

Friday, January 29, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop; Treasury Yields Rise: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] GameStop Surges in Premarket as Some Trading Restrictions Lifted [CNBC] Bitcoin spikes 20% after Elon Musk adds #bitcoin to his Twitter bio [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Steady [...]

By |January 28th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 29, 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain After Jobless Claims Dip: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks soured by Wall Street sell-off and 'vaccine nationalism' [Reuters] Souring sentiment lifts dollar, knocks risk currencies [CNBC] Fourth quarter GDP increased 4.0% vs [...]

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 28, 2021

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slump in Risk-Off Mood; Dollar Rises: Markets Wrap [Reuters] China money rates hit 21-month high on holiday demand, policy tightening worries [Reuters] Dollar edges before Fed meeting, euro slips [Reuters] GameStop stock [...]

By |January 26th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Edge Higher; European Stocks Advance: Markets Wrap [Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields fall, dollar firms on stimulus worries [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China's benchmark overnight repo rate jumps to highest since Nov 2019 [CNBC] November home [...]

By |January 25th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Monday, January 25, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Stocks Rally; European Stocks Retreat: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar steadies; euro hurt by vaccine delays and German business morale slump [MarketWatch] Gold prices perk up as government bond yields retreat [Reuters] Fed set [...]

By |January 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 25, 2021

Sunday, January 24, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Economic Recovery Gets Delayed by Slow Vaccine Rollouts [Reuters] Biden administration to unveil more climate policies, urges China to toughen emissions target [Reuters] China-Taiwan tensions rise days into Biden presidency [Reuters] U.S. carrier [...]

By |January 24th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 24, 2021

Saturday, January 23, 2021

[AP] Biden’s choice on econ aid: Deal with GOP or go for it all [CNBC] The stock market is at or near the most-expensive levels ever by most measures. When will it matter? [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil [...]

By |January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 23, 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rally Stumbles With Virus Concerns Back to Fore: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks ease as gloomy data takes shine off U.S. stimulus hopes [Reuters] Oil down 2% as China COVID-19 cases trigger clampdowns [Reuters] [...]

By |January 21st, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 22, 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise to Record; Euro Holds Gain After ECB: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steady as Dollar Continues Decline on Biden Stimulus Bets [Reuters] Euro clings to gains as ECB sticks to policy, dollar dips [...]

By |January 20th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Europe; Bonds Dip: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks welcome Yellen's call to 'act big' on coronavirus spending [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rises With Dollar’s Outlook in Focus After Yellen Weighs In [Reuters] Biden [...]

By |January 19th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Treasury Yields Rise Before Yellen Hearing: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yellen Faces Senate With ‘Act Big’ Message on Economic Stimulus [AP] A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases [CNBC] Covid live updates: [...]

By |January 18th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equity Futures Fluctuate, Dollar Edges Higher: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Global stocks sink as coronavirus fears outweigh recovery hopes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Edges Up From December Low With Focus on Stimulus, Dollar [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends [...]

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 18, 2021

Sunday, January 17, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Most Mideast Equity Gauges Fall as Earnings Roll In: Inside EM [AP] Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week [Reuters] Italy's Conte struggles to secure support in Senate showdown [Reuters] Italy public debt [...]

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 17, 2021

Saturday, January 16, 2021

[CNBC] Adrenaline-fueled rush for small caps, vaccine plays and story stocks dents passive-indexing trend [CNBC] New Covid variant first found in UK could become dominant strain in U.S. by March, CDC says [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |January 16th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 16, 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Yields Fall as Reflation Trade Sputters: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Retail Sales Post Surprise Monthly Drop to Cap Dismal Year [Reuters] U.S. producer prices increase moderately in December [CNBC] Covid live updates: Officials [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 15, 2021

Thursday, January 14, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Rise on Aid Report; Stocks Advance: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stimulus helps stocks shrug off impeachment chaos [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Stocks Fall Most Since September, Pulling Back From 13-Year High [Reuters] Dollar holds gains [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 14, 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip While Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Climbs; Europe Stocks Fluctuate: Markets Wrap [CNBC] U.S. consumer prices increase in December [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Talk of Taper Rekindles Specter of Wrenching 2013 Tantrum [...]

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Churn Higher as Dollar Steadies: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global Markets - Stocks pause for breath as bond selloff extends [Reuters] Oil hits 11-month high as Saudi cut supports [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Worsening U.S.-China Tensions [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Monday, January 11, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Rises as Stocks Retreat: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks slip on virus fears, dollar hits highest in 2-1/2 weeks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steadies After Treasury Yields Drop Amid Investor Caution [Reuters] Oil falls on [...]

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 11, 2021

Sunday, January 10, 2021

[AP] In wake of Capitol riot, Americans struggle for answers [Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Inflation Debate That’s Roiling U.S. Markets Faces 2021 Test [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Resilience Test Awaits Emerging Markets Unnerved by Treasuries [Reuters] New coronavirus variant found [...]

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 10, 2021

Saturday, January 9, 2021

[AP] Democratic wins could strengthen Biden’s legislative push [CNN] More states report climbing Covid-19 numbers as CDC chief warns US Capitol riot was a likely 'surge event' [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fastest Rally in History Takes Emerging-Market Stocks [...]

By |January 9th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 9, 2021

Friday, January 8, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Grim Jobs Data Spur Stimulus Bets: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares soar on hopes of global recovery, U.S. stimulus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yield Surge Rattles Emerging-Market Currencies in Asia [CNBC] Economy sees [...]

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 8, 2021

Thursday, January 7, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Congress Certifies Biden’s Presidency [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Stimulus: Markets Wrap [MarketWatch] U.S. trade deficit widens 8% in November [Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall [...]

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, January 7, 2021

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

[Reuters] Treasury yields soar, tech stocks crumble on possible Georgia 'blue sweep' [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Reach 1%; Nasdaq Tumbles: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar hits lowest since March 2018 on Democrat gains in U.S. senate election [...]

By |January 5th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip With Europe; Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Near Eight-Week High as Covid Angst Fires Up Haven Demand [AP] Decision day in Georgia with Senate majority at stake [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Markets Brace [...]

By |January 4th, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Monday, January 4, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Europe; Gold Jumps: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Stumbles Into 2021 as Bets on Global Recovery Dominate [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Roars Out of Blocks in 2021 as Real Yields, Dollar Decline [Reuters] [...]

By |January 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, January 4, 2021

Sunday, January 3, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. Senate control, and Biden's agenda, at stake as Georgia runoff elections loom [AP] Congress opening new session as virus, Biden’s win dominate [AP] The Latest: US virus death toll hits 350,000; surge feared [...]

By |January 3rd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, January 3, 2021

Saturday, January 2, 2021

[Reuters] A record three million early votes cast in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff races [CNBC] The legacy of 2020: Riches for the wealthy and White, financial pain for others [CNBC] China says it will [...]

By |January 2nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, January 2, 2021

Friday, January 1, 2021

[Reuters] U.S. stocks in 2020: a year for the history books [CNBC] Politics will be front and center as a catalyst in the first week of the new year [AP] Shutdown, impeachment, virus: Chaotic Congress [...]

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady Near All-Time Highs; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Best Year in a Decade With Dollar on the Ropes [Reuters] Dollar sucked into downward spiral by U.S. twin deficits [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |December 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 31, 2020

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rebound, Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks rise into year-end on 2021 recovery hopes [Reuters] Dollar slumps as bears shrug off U.S. stimulus delay [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Drive for $2,000 Checks Bogs Down Senate [...]

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. and Global Stocks Ride the Stimulus Wave: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs After House Backs Trump’s Call for $2,000 Checks [Reuters] Dollar [...]

By |December 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Monday, December 28, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb; Treasuries Retreat: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Set for Best Close in Seven Weeks as Trump Signs Stimulus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Alibaba Antitrust Fears Drive $200 Billion Chinese Tech Selloff [AP] Trump signs massive measure [...]

By |December 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 28, 2020

Sunday, December 27, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. jobless benefit cut-off pushes millions to financial cliff-edge [SFGate] California now has the worst COVID-19 spread in US [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Close Out Chaotic Year With Key 1% Level in Sight [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Volatility [...]

By |December 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 27, 2020

Saturday, December 26, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Year of the Meme Stock: Hertz, Kodak Top List of 2020 Highlights [Reuters] U.S. holiday retail sales rise 3% as online shopping booms- Mastercard report [Reuters] Millions of Americans lose jobless benefits as [...]

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Friday, December 25, 2020

[Reuters] Politics blunts Christmas as U.S. government shutdown nears, COVID-19 aid uncertain [Reuters] Many just want a hug for Christmas this year, Queen Elizabeth says [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pope Calls on World Leaders to Share Vaccines: Virus [...]

By |December 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 25, 2020

Thursday, December 24, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise; Pound Gains on Brexit Deal Hope: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Brexit deal anticipation fuels stocks and sterling [CNBC] GOP blocks House Democrats’ attempt to pass $2,000 stimulus checks after Trump voices support [...]

By |December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 24, 2020

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb With Europe; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Trump threatens to not sign COVID-19 bill, wants bigger stimulus checks [AP] Trump threatens to torpedo COVID relief with new demands [Reuters] Weekly jobless [...]

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks recover as U.S. stimulus offsets angst over new coronavirus strain [Reuters] Spread of virus mutation keeps euro and pound under pressure [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Loss With Virus Mutation Threatening Energy Demand [CNBC] U.S. [...]

By |December 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Monday, December 21, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks tumble on fears over new coronavirus strain [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slump on Virus Curbs; Bonds Rally: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pound Plummets as Virus Threatens U.K.’s Supply Chains With EU [Reuters] World closes borders to [...]

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 21, 2020

Sunday, December 20, 2020

[Reuters] Congress poised to vote on COVID aid package after Fed compromise [CNBC] Covid live updates: Stimulus deal in reach after Fed compromise; Moderna vaccine shipping soon [Mint/Bloomberg] Britain warns new Covid-19 virus strain 'out [...]

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 20, 2020

Saturday, December 19, 2020

[Reuters] Congress works through the weekend to finalize COVID aid package [CNBC] Pain, despair and poverty reach fever pitch for unemployed workers [Reuters] Fed sees 'strong capital levels' at banks after stress tests, greenlights share [...]

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Friday, December 18, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady After S&P Record; Dollar Rebounds: Markets Wrap [AP] Global stock markets edge up on US stimulus hopes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Near Highest Level Since February With Bumper Rally Pausing [Reuters] U.S. current account [...]

By |December 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 18, 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Weak Data Fueling Aid-Deal Bets: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stimulus hopes boost stocks to record; bitcoin soars [Reuters] Dollar gets global beating as stimulus, Brexit boost risk appetite [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Bulls Take [...]

By |December 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 17, 2020

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks hit record highs on vaccine, stimulus, Brexit deal hopes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pound, Euro Rise to Multi-Year Highs on Brexit Hope, Weak Dollar [CNBC] U.S. retail sales decrease more than expected in November [CNBC] McConnell [...]

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rebound After Four-Day Slump: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Wall Street rises on stimulus hopes; Fed meet in focus [Reuters] Dollar heavy amid stimulus progress, pound buoyed by Brexit hopes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs as [...]

By |December 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Set Bullish Tone as Pound Surges: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar falls; sterling up 1.5% as Brexit deal hopes lift risk appetite [Reuters] Oil prices edge up on hope vaccines will improve fuel demand [...]

By |December 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 14, 2020

Saturday, December 12, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use [Yahoo/Bloomberg] IPO Mania Sweeps Over Robinhood Crowd and Stokes a 111% Rally [CNBC] Texas governor says companies moving headquarters to the state has turned into [...]

By |December 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 12, 2020

Friday, December 11, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slump, Dollar Rebounds Amid Risk-Off Mood: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar ends three weeks of decline as Brexit sours sentiment [CNN] Congress stumbles on a Covid-19 aid package as vaccine approval passes a key [...]

By |December 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 11, 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Bonds Rise Amid Stimulus Talks: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pound Drops After Leaders Dinner Fails to Break Brexit Impasse [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Jobless Claims Jump More Than Forecast Amid New Shutdowns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Inflation [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 10, 2020

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Bonds Dip Amid Hope for Stimulus Deal: Markets Wrap [Reuters] U.S. House to take up one-week stopgap bill as COVID-19 talks drag on [CNBC] Mortgage rates set 14th record low of the [...]

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop as Virus Cases Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks take a breather, Brexit weighs down sterling [Yahoo/Bloomberg] McConnell Refuses to Endorse Bipartisan Stimulus, Risking Deal [Reuters] U.S. Congress to vote on stopgap [...]

By |December 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Monday, December 7, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide as Pound Drops on Brexit Deadlock: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks ease as Sino-U.S. tensions heat up, fiscal deal awaited [Reuters] Dollar near 2018 lows as traders eye more US stimulus; sterling sheds [...]

By |December 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 7, 2020

Sunday, December 6, 2020

[Reuters] Most of California to be under stay-at-home orders as COVID-19 surges [CNN] Tens of millions in California under stay-at-home order starting Sunday night [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Year’s Final Stretch to Be a Lively One: U.S. Credit [...]

By |December 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, December 6, 2020

Saturday, December 5, 2020

[AP] California on the brink: Virus rages and closures imminent [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: After blazing energy rally, investors check the fuel gauge [Reuters] Federal student loan payments suspended until end of January [Reuters] [...]

By |December 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 5, 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Higher After November Jobs Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar hits two-and-a-half-year low on risk-on trades, shares buoyant [CNBC] Employment growth slows sharply in November amid coronavirus surge [Reuters] Analysis: As stocks soar, government [...]

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, December 4, 2020

Thursday, December 3, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Edge Up to Record Highs; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] S&P 500 flat as vaccine cheer offsets high jobless claims [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Is Dropping to Multi-Year Lows Against Peers, One by One [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Dip; Pound Slides on Brexit Angst: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar clambers off two-and-a-half-year low, risk currencies take breather [Reuters] U.S. private payrolls miss expectations in November: ADP [CNBC] Mortgage demand from homebuyers [...]

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Bounce Back; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] After 4.2 million COVID-19 cases in November, U.S. pins hope on vaccine [CNN] Biden readies major stimulus push and flurry of executive actions in first 100 [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks fall as Wall Street is set to wrap up a historic November [Reuters] Shares take a breather after stellar month, China data upbeat [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar’s Slump Thrusts Currency Peers to Brink of New [...]

By |November 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 30, 2020

Sunday, November 29, 2020

[CNBC] Congress stalled on stimulus talks and time is running out as millions face a ‘benefits cliff’ [CNBC] Black Friday shopping in stores craters 52% during pandemic as e-commerce sales surge [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Eerie Calm in [...]

By |November 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 29, 2020

Saturday, November 28, 2020

[AP] With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid [CNBC] Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control [Yahoo] The US could face an 'apocalypse’ by Christmas as [...]

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Friday, November 27, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks edge higher after Thanksgiving holiday [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Caution Sets in for Stock Market; Treasuries Climb: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar edges down, set for weekly loss; kiwi having best month since 2013 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rally [...]

By |November 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 27, 2020

Thursday, November 26, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Rally Pauses as European Cyclicals Retreat: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares hold close to record highs; U.S. markets close for Thanksgiving [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Plunges Along With Other Coins [Reuters] America celebrates scaled-back Thanksgiving [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 26, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

[AP] Global stocks edge lower after Dow crests 30,000 [Reuters] Dollar under pressure as risk appetite stages a comeback [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks on Track for Record Month; Treasuries Dip: Markets Wrap [Axios] Scoop: Israeli military prepares [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rise as Biden transition, vaccine progress lift confidence [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cyclicals Lead Global Stocks Higher; Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil hits highest since March collapse on vaccine, Biden transition [Reuters] ‘We’re drowning’: COVID [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Monday, November 23, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Vaccine Hopes; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Vaccine progress lift stocks, dollar still sickly [Reuters] Dollar Falls to 2018 Lows as Vaccine Progress Fuels Risk Demand [Reuters] Oil prices extend [...]

By |November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 23, 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020

[CNN] Nearly a quarter of all the coronavirus cases in the US were reported in November [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Busy Week for U.S. Economy Builds to Black Friday: Eco Week [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Big War’ in Bonds Escalates as [...]

By |November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Saturday, November 21, 2020

[Reuters] G20 to discuss post-pandemic world, back debt relief [Reuters] Mnuchin clawback of Fed funds 'deeply irresponsible,' Biden team says [Reuters] Analysis: Fed faces ill political winds as Biden prepares for White House [Reuters] Explainer: [...]

By |November 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 21, 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed; Europe Stocks Rise on Cyclicals: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks gains curbed by end of Fed stimulus, virus concerns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mnuchin-Powell Split Shows Rare Discord as Economy Struggles [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Scary’ Winter of Lockdowns [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 20, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Rise; Bitcoin Tops $18,000: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar under pressure as vaccine hopes get tested [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Credit Jitters Deepen a Selloff in Government Bonds [AP] Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Fall on Virus Angst; Pound Gains: Markets Wrap [Reuters] S&P, Dow retreat as coronavirus cases spike; Tesla surges [Reuters] Dollar nurses losses amid worries about second coronavirus wave, Biden transition [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Vaccine News; Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks head for record high on recovery, vaccine hopes [Reuters] Moderna trial success gives world more hope in race to end pandemic [...]

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 16, 2020

Sunday, November 15, 2020

[AP] ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact [Politico] An Unprecedented Election—and Its Bitter Aftermath—Seen from Across the Country [AP] Violent clashes in DC after Trump backers’ election protest [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Borrowers Close [...]

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 15, 2020

Saturday, November 14, 2020

[CNBC] U.S. reports record Covid hospitalizations as states roll out restrictions ahead of holidays [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Stock investors cast wary eye on yield rally [Reuters] Biden aide says no U.S.-wide COVID lockdown [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 14, 2020

Friday, November 13, 2020

[Reuters] Futures bounce back as Cisco, Disney jump after results [Reuters] Global stocks flatline, bond yields slide as caution replaces vaccine euphoria [Reuters] Oil falls on coronavirus surge but on track for weekly gain [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 13, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks lower after Nasdaq’s comeback session [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Equity Rally Slows as Treasuries Advance: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks bulls halt their charge [Reuters] Dollar dips, euro bumps higher as sentiment see-saws [Reuters] Shanghai overnight [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 12, 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

[Reuters] Nasdaq rises 1% as tech stocks snap back [Reuters] Stocks up as vaccine shields against second-wave worries [Reuters] Dollar gains back strength as vaccine optimism wanes [AP] Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

[Reuters] S&P 500 dips after vaccine news rally [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stock Rally Tempers After Vaccine Euphoria: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Biden may face pressure to reshape Powell's Fed in first year [Reuters] Central bankers seek new [...]

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Monday, November 9, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Surge as Pfizer Vaccine Study Adds to Biden Win [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lockdown Winners Fade as Reopen Trade Roars After Covid Data [Reuters] Banks, airlines surge after Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine news [Reuters] Oil Jumps by [...]

By |November 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 9, 2020

Sunday, November 8, 2020

[AP] Biden promotes unity, turns to business of transition [Reuters] Biden returns to battle another economic crisis, but it's no Great Recession [Reuters] Analysis: Clouds gather over battered dollar in aftermath of U.S. election\ [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |November 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 8, 2020

Saturday, November 7, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Weekahead: Small caps join market rally but pandemic could derail them [CNBC] McConnell and Pelosi are once again at odds over the size of a coronavirus stimulus package [Reuters] U.S. daily coronavirus [...]

By |November 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 7, 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020

[AP] Biden ahead in Georgia, Pennsylvania; Trump attacks process [Reuters] Stocks mixed as balance tilts to Biden in U.S. election [Reuters] Dollar steadies, but more losses seen on post-election policy outlook [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Set for [...]

By |November 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 6, 2020

Thursday, November 5, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Rebound Powers Stocks Higher; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar set for biggest three-day drop since March before Fed decision [Reuters] Gold bounces on dollar retreat as markets weigh prospect of Biden win [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 5, 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

[Reuters] With U.S. presidential election too close to call, Biden bats away Trump victory claim [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump-Biden Election Fight May Be Too Close to Call for Days [Politico] What you need to know about the [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

[CNBC] Dow futures rise more than 100 points ahead of U.S. Election Day [Reuters] Asian shares in broad-based rally on eve of U.S. election [Reuters] Oil falls as COVID-19 cases soar, Libya output jumps [Axios] [...]

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Surge and Dollar Drops on U.S. Election Day: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar dips to price Biden win on U.S. election day [Reuters] European shares rise as investors bet on clear Biden poll win [...]

By |November 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 2, 2020

Sunday, November 1, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mideast Stocks Slump on Lower Oil, U.S. Election Risk: Inside EM [AP] GOP tries to save its Senate majority, with or without Trump [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Faces Biggest Week of 2020 With Election, Fed, Jobs [...]

By |November 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 1, 2020

Saturday, October 31, 2020

[CNBC] Election 2020 live updates: Trump barnstorms Pennsylvania, Biden and Obama campaign in Michigan as campaign enters final weekend [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Big tech stocks may face post-election headwinds, no matter who [...]

By |October 31st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 31, 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop on Tech Worry; Europe Stocks Waver: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks take fresh dip as COVID infection rate weighs [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Worst Month Since March as Virus Revival Cuts Travel [...]

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 30, 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks steady after second-wave turmoil [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Higher After GDP, Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls to Four-Month Low as Renewed Lockdowns Menace Demand [Reuters] Dollar extends gains, commodity currencies slump, [...]

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 29, 2020

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Stocks Tumble to 5-Month Low; U.S. Stocks Slide: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks sink as coronavirus lockdowns loom [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps With Europe’s Coronavirus Restrictions Growing [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Is Leading the Way Down [...]

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks rise as market tries to rebound from Monday’s big sell-off [Reuters] Dollar struggles as U.S. election uncertainty offsets COVID-19 concerns [Reuters] White House says COVID-19 aid deal seen 'in coming weeks' [CNBC] Home [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Monday, October 26, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks dip on surging virus cases, stimulus doubts [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Retreat in Stocks; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps Below $39 on [...]

By |October 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 26, 2020

Sunday, October 25, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudi Index Drops Most Since May in Final-Hour Slump: Inside EM [AP] Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days [Reuters] U.S. disease expert Fauci says vaccine verdict due by early December [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |October 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 25, 2020

Saturday, October 24, 2020

[Yahoo Finance] How the 6 swing states will play in the election and in the markets [CNN] Daily Covid-19 cases will hit six digits soon, expert warns, as US reports a one-day high of more [...]

By |October 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 24, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate With Intel Taking Tech Lower: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks bide time as U.S. election caution sets in [Reuters] Oil above $42 as possible OPEC+ cut extension offsets demand concern [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 23, 2020

Thursday, October 22, 2020

[Reuters] Global markets: Sentiment sapped by COVID surge, stimulus stalemate [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Dollar Gains on Election Interference: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lira Tumbles After Central Bank Defies Rate-Hike Bets [Reuters] Oil struggles to recover after [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 22, 2020

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks mixed as investors focus on U.S. stimulus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Slump With Dollar Amid Stimulus Bets: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Yuan hits 27-month high on PBOC guidance, upbeat data [CNBC] Mortgage demand from homebuyers falls [...]

By |October 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street gains as deadline for fresh stimulus looms [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slides With OPEC+ Warning of Precarious Market Outlook [Reuters] Pelosi, Mnuchin push coronavirus relief talks as U.S. Senate votes on limited bill [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks rise as traders weigh rising coronavirus cases, U.S. stimulus talks [Reuters] Vaccine hopes drive stocks higher on 'Black Monday' anniversary [CNBC] Treasury yields jump amid renewed stimulus hopes [Reuters] Time’s up: After a [...]

By |October 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 19, 2020

Sunday, October 18, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. Speaker Pelosi says differences remain on testing language in coronavirus relief [Reuters] Senate to vote this week on 'skinny' pandemic relief bill, PPP funds [Reuters] Fed officials call for tougher regulation to prevent [...]

By |October 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 18, 2020

Saturday, October 17, 2020

[Reuters] Coronavirus spending pushes U.S. 2020 fiscal year deficit to record $3.132 trillion [CNBC] U.S. is staring down a ‘substantial third wave’ of coronavirus cases. Here are the numbers [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Adds Most Cases Since [...]

By |October 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 17, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks climb on vaccine hopes, upbeat retail sales data [Reuters] Markets on edge as pandemic resurgence meets U.S. stimulus hopes [Reuters] Oil falls as possible OPEC+ supply boost, COVID-19 spike weigh on sentiment [Reuters] [...]

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 16, 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Sink on Despair Over Stimulus, Virus Curbs: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Europe tumbles 2% on COVID curbs and Brexit impasse [Reuters] Oil slides as new lockdown measures threaten demand recovery [CNBC] Jobless claims jump, [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 15, 2020

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

[Reuters] Shares steady with U.S. bank earnings in sight [Reuters] Oil under pressure as coronavirus spike stokes demand concerns [Reuters] U.S. producer prices accelerate in September [CNBC] Mortgage rates set yet another record low, [...]

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Lower as Earnings Roll In; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Shares struggle as coronavirus overshadows China data [Reuters] U.S. consumer prices slow in September [Reuters] U.S. small business confidence at highest since [...]

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

[Reuters] Stimulus bets prop up S&P, Nasdaq [Reuters] Stocks boosted by stimulus hopes and China's post-holiday surge [Reuters] Yuan set for biggest daily fall since March; dollar index edges up [Reuters] Oil prices extend losses [...]

By |October 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 12, 2020

Sunday, October 11, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: U.S. earnings improvement expected, but still a weak quarter [Yahoo Finance] Earnings season starts with big banks: What to know in the week ahead [Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Next Big Shift [...]

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