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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Steady After Soothing Fed Comments: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Dollar in retreat as Powell says Fed won't raise rates on 'fear' of inflation [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs Above $73 With Report Pointing to Falling [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Daily Commentary|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |December 31st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, January 1, 2021

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 [...]

By |December 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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 [...]

By |December 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 26, 2020

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 [...]

By |December 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, December 19, 2020

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 [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 28, 2020

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 [...]

By |October 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 11, 2020

Saturday, October 10, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump’s Hurdles to Stimulus Climb After Abrupt Tactical Shift [Reuters] U.S. COVID-19 cases hit two-month high, 10 states report record increases [CNBC] Tight race between Joni Ernst and Theresa Greenfield in Iowa could determine [...]

By |October 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 10, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Stimulus Talks Weighed: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks surge as hopes grow for U.S. stimulus [Reuter] Dollar falls as likelihood of a Biden victory grows; yuan gains [Yahoo/Bloomberg] White House Open [...]

By |October 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 9, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Advance on Stimulus Hopes; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Gains Above $40 With Hurricane Delta Threatening Gulf Output [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump Touts Progress in Stimulus Talks Days After Spiking Them [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 8, 2020

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks bounce after worst session for S&P 500, Dow in two weeks [Reuters] Oil prices slide as Trump cancels aid talks, U.S. crude stocks expand [CNBC] Trump reverses course on coronavirus relief talks, dangles [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed Before Powell; European Stocks Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks inch to two-week high after Trump leaves hospital [Reuters] Oil prices gain on supply disruptions, Trump's hospital exit [Reuters] U.S. trade deficit jumps [...]

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Monday, October 5, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps on stimulus hopes, hints of Trump hospital discharge [Reuters] Global stocks rise as signs of Trump's improving health calm markets [CNBC] Trump and medical team will decide later Monday whether he’s [...]

By |October 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 5, 2020

Sunday, October 4, 2020

[Reuters] Trump's diagnosis fuels uncertainty for skittish U.S. stock market [CBS] Live updates: Trump's doctor says he's "not out of the woods," but "cautiously optimistic" [Reuters] Coronavirus live updates: Trump is ‘not yet out of [...]

By |October 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 4, 2020

Saturday, October 2, 2020

[Reuters] Trump to spend days at military hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis [CNBC] Ron Johnson is the third Republican senator to test positive for coronavirus in two days [CNBC] ‘Massively concerning’ jobs report sends a signal [...]

By |October 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 2, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020

[CNN] President Donald Trump tweets he and first lady Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19 [Reuters] Stocks sink as Trump tests positive for COVID-19 [Reuters] Oil drops 4% after Trump's positive coronavirus test [CNBC] U.S. [...]

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 2, 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb on Stimulus Hopes: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global shares extend gains on U.S. stimulus, upbeat data [Reuters] Dollar gives ground as hopes of US stimulus leads traders to riskier currencies [Reuters] White House [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 1, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks pull back as acrimonious U.S. debate stokes caution [Reuters] Oil extends losses as rising virus cases spur demand worries [Reuters] Dollar holds line after Trump, Biden clash in first debate [Reuters] Chaotic [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

[CNBC] U.S. stocks little changed following Monday’s rally [CNBC] Shares lose ground as U.S. presidential debate looms [Reuters] U.S. goods trade deficit widens in August [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Death toll exceeds 1 million people [...]

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Monday, September 28, 2020

[Reuters] Banks, travel stocks lead Wall Street higher [Reuters] Stocks bounce as China industrial profits rise [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Erases Losses With Dollar Falling But Uncertain Demand Looms [Yahoo/Bloomberg] JPMorgan Says Usual Hedges Aren’t Working as [...]

By |September 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 28, 2020

Sunday, September 27, 2020

[Reuters] Rise in virus cases adds to economic uncertainty ahead of U.S. election [CNBC] Fewer than 10% of Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, study finds [Reuters] BoE's Tenreyro says evidence on negative rates [...]

By |September 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 27, 2020

Saturday, September 26, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Trump-Biden debate could spark stock volatility [Reuters] Trump says U.S. election winner might not be known for months [Reuters] Rise in virus cases adds to economic uncertainty ahead of U.S. [...]

By |September 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 26, 2020

Friday, September 25, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop With Europe; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks set for dire week, best for dollar since April [Reuters] Dollar back in demand, set for biggest weekly surge since early April [...]

By |September 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 25, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020

[Reuters] Shares slide, dollar up as hopes of economic recovery fade [Reuters] Dollar holds advantage as money flees from risk assets [Reuters] Oil falls on fuel demand growth concerns as coronavirus lingers [Reuters] U.S. weekly [...]

By |September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 24, 2020

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

[Reuters] Asian stocks struggle to build on Wall Street gains, dollar rises [Reuters] Oil falls after surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories [Reuters] China has no reason to approve 'dirty' TikTok deal: China Daily [Reuters] [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Tech Gain Tempers Virus Woes: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Sets Weaker Yuan Fix in First Sign Record Rally May Slow [Reuters] Dollar bounceback pauses, Aussie and Kiwi regain lost ground [Reuters] [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Tumble Most Since July; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Rally After Jump in Virus Cases Risks Fresh Lockdowns [CNBC] Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan lead drop in financial shares amid report the banks moved [...]

By |September 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 21, 2020

Sunday, September 20, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Central Banks Adjust to Fed Three-Year Plan: Week Ahead [Reuters] If U.S. election winds up in Supreme Court, Ginsburg's death will loom large [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Calling New Rate Road Map ‘Powerful’ Doesn’t [...]

By |September 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 20, 2020

Saturday, September 19, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Weekahead: Corporate debt frenzy rolls on as worries loom over markets [Reuters] Amid mourning for Ginsburg, fierce battle over U.S. Supreme Court looms [AP] AP Explains: What happens with the Supreme Court [...]

By |September 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 19, 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020

[CNBC] U.S. stocks are mixed after Dow snaps a 4-day winning streak [Reuters] Global stocks weighed down by virus angst, lack of stimulus [Reuters] Oil prices fall after Haftar signals Libya output to resume [Reuters] [...]

By |September 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 18, 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks buckle, dollar stirs as divided Fed disappoints [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Bonds Gain as Recovery Risk Lingers: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Oil steady as demand worries revive, crews return to U.S. Gulf rigs [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street higher as focus turns to Fed meet [Reuters] Shares rally, dollar falls ahead of Fed meeting [Reuters] Dollar falls as markets increase bets on more Fed easing [Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint [...]

By |September 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street higher ahead of two-day Fed meet [Reuters] Gold gains as dollar softens ahead of Fed meeting [Reuters] Yuan extends gains to 16-month high as China data boosts risk appetite [AP] Federal Reserve [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks jump as Wall Street tries to recover after tech struggles [Reuters] Vaccine hopes lift world stocks, but caution creeps in [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls Near $37 With Demand in Focus Before OPEC+ Meeting [CNBC] [...]

By |September 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 14, 2020

Sunday, September 13, 2020

[AP] What’s next? Devastating fires are latest challenge in West [Reuters] Japan's Suga says no limit to bonds government can issue [Reuters] Argentina's Guzman says seeking payment pause with IMF until 2024 - report [Reuters] [...]

By |September 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 13, 2020

Saturday, September 12, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Fed meeting in focus as stocks wobble and coronavirus bill stalls [AP] US budget deficit hits record $3 trillion through 11 months [Reuters] Japan's Suga, likely next PM, says ready [...]

By |September 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 12, 2020

Friday, September 11, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rebound as tech rises; Oracle delivers strong quarter [Reuters] Shares struggle to shake off bearish mood as U.S. tech giants fall anew [Reuters] Oil drops on higher inventories, weak U.S. stock markets [Reuters] [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 11, 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks struggle after tech reboot, euro in ECB crosshairs [CNBC] Weekly jobless claims miss estimates as employment gains taper off [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Meltdown Memories Grip Southeast Asia Stocks as Indonesia Slumps [CNBC] European Central Bank [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks bounce after tech rout sends Nasdaq into correction [Reuters] Shares resilient after U.S. tech sell-off, vaccine trial delay [Reuters] Oil prices reverse some losses but demand concerns persist [Reuters] U.S. readies bans [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

[CNBC] Nasdaq futures drop 3% as tech sell-off continues, Dow futures fall 250 points [Reuters] Stocks struggle as tech remains fragile, pound slides [Reuters] Oil slides over 3% to lowest since June on demand fears [...]

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Monday, September 7, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Futures Resume Declines With Valuation Angst Lingering [Yahoo/Bloomberg] British Pound Plummets After Specter of a No-Deal Brexit Returns [Reuters] With big tech on holiday, world shares inch higher [Reuters] Oil falls after Saudi [...]

By |September 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 7, 2020

Sunday, September 6, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. stock market surge may run into scary September [CNBC] U.S. considers blacklisting China’s largest chipmaker as tech tensions escalate [Reuters] California grid operator warns of rotating power outages in record [...]

By |September 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 6, 2020

Saturday, September 5, 2020

[CNBC] The stock market shakeout is likely not over yet, even with Friday’s comeback [Reuters] Japan's Suga signals ultra-easy monetary policy to continue [Reuters] Masked men drag protesting Belarusian students off the streets [WSJ] Voters [...]

By |September 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 5, 2020

Friday, September 4, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Trade Mixed After Jobs Report: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian stocks slip after Wall Street selloff dents tech rally [Reuters] U.S. job growth slows in August, unemployment rate falls to 8.4% [CNBC] [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 4, 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks dip as Wall Street takes a breather after a strong start to September [Reuters] Dollar gains further on worries ECB grew uncomfortable with euro rise [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops Again With OPEC Supply and [...]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 3, 2020

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks climb as recovery hopes gather strength [Reuters] Dollar extends gains, Aussie lags, euro backtracks from $1.20 high [Reuters] U.S. private payrolls increase modestly in August: ADP [CNBC] Mortgage demand from homebuyers is now [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb as Dollar Touches Two-Year Low: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rebounds Toward $2,000 After Dollar Drops to Two-Year Low [Reuters] Dollar dumped on rate outlook, Aussie looks to RBA [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yuan’s Jump [...]

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Monday, August 31, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Fluctuate; Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks set for five months of gains as stimulus fuels highs [AP] Uncertainty dominates presidential campaign’s final stretch [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Insider Trading Is Rife With No Regulators [...]

By |August 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 31, 2020

Sunday, August 30, 2020

[Reuters] What's next as Japan PM Abe quits, potential successors [Reuters] China's big banks brace for lagging COVID-19 risks as bad loans rise [AP] India records world’s biggest single-day jump in virus cases [Bloomberg] TikTok [...]

By |August 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 30, 2020

Saturday, August 29, 2020

[Reuters] White House suggests $1.3 trillion coronavirus aid bill; Pelosi says not enough [Reuters] Turkey to hold military exercise off Cyprus amid Mediterranean tensions [Reuters] Xi says China to step up efforts to fight 'splittism' [...]

By |August 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 29, 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks rise to end the week as Dow tries to erase losses for 2020 [Reuters] Yen surges as Japan's Abe quits, stocks mixed after Fed shift [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rebounds on Weaker Dollar as Investors [...]

By |August 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 28, 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020

[CNBC] Dow rises by 100 points as Fed announces new inflation approach that could keep rates low [Reuters] Rouble slides again as Putin says Belarus asked for help [CNBC] Powell announces new Fed approach to [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 27, 2020

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate Near Record Highs; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap [CNBC] U.S. core capital goods orders slow in July from prior month, while durable goods orders surge 11.2% [Reuters] Framework review complete, Fed's Powell starts [...]

By |August 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb on Trade Optimism: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Asian stocks mostly higher as trade, virus treatment hopes lift mood [Reuters] As uncertainty threatens U.S. growth, Fed seeks more firepower [Reuters] China agrees with [...]

By |August 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Monday, August 24, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rally on Vaccine Hopes; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global stocks thrive on coronavirus treatment hopes [Reuters] Dollar falls, riskier currencies gain, ahead of Republican convention [Reuters] Oil prices steady as 'double [...]

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 24, 2020

Sunday, August 23, 2020

[Reuters] Trump says could 'decouple' and not do business with China [Reuters] California seeks help as wildfires threaten communities [Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Day California Went Dark Was a Crisis Years in the Making [Bloomberg] Bond Traders [...]

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 23, 2020

Saturday, August 22, 2020

[Reuters] California governor calls wildfires 'deadly moment,' urges residents to flee [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: No elk or trout, but Fed's virtual retreat may stoke market's 'animal spirits' [WSJ] Covid-19 Is Dividing the American [...]

By |August 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 22, 2020

Friday, August 21, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Lose Oomph; Bonds Gain With Dollar: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Waning European recovery saps stocks momentum, knocks euro [Reuters] Euro sinks as business rebound stutters in August [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Decline With Demand Headwinds [...]

By |August 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 21, 2020

Thursday, August 20, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide, Bonds Rise After Jobs Data: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Dump TSMC, Samsung in Worst Day in Asia Tech Since March [Reuters] Oil and stocks fall as markets still rattled by Fed minutes [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 20, 2020

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

[Reuters] Shares gain as Wall Street record outweighs jitters over growth [Reuters] Dollar struggles near 27-month lows as Fed minutes eyed [Reuters] Oil slips as demand worries outweigh U.S. stocks draw [Reuters] U.S. official sees [...]

By |August 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb on Housing Data; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold climbs back above $2,000/oz level as dollar slides [Reuters] Dollar touches more than 2-year low as traders push euro longs to record [...]

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Europe Stocks; Metals Climb: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Europe stuck on the ground as China markets jump [Reuters] Dollar on defensive as markets eye U.S. politics, Fed minutes [CNBC] Pelosi to [...]

By |August 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 17, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street retreats as China data disappoints [Reuters] World shares sink as data points to tepid economic revival [Reuters] Dollar steadies, index heads for worst weekly run in decade [Reuters] Euro zone bonds sell-off [...]

By |August 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 14, 2020

Thursday, August 13, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street edges up as weekly jobless claims drop [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Advances After Wild Swings as Investors Weigh Next Steps [CNBC] U.S. weekly jobless claims fell to 963,000, first time below 1 million [...]

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 13, 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks shake off stimulus doubts, gold goes wild [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold’s Wild Ride Continues as Prices Bounce Back [Reuters] U.S. consumer prices accelerate in July [CNBC] Another record low mortgage rate juiced weekly demand, [...]

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. S&P500 heads for record high as stimulus bets lift world stocks [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Jump Worldwide While Dollar Drops With Gold: Markets Wrap [Reuters] U.S. producer prices beat expectations in July [Reuters] China's [...]

By |August 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

[Reuters] Shares edge up as positive China industrial data outweighs trade jitters [MarketWatch] Gold rises as China-U.S. tensions escalate [Reuters] Oil climbs on positive China data, rising demand [Reuters] Pelosi, Mnuchin open door to narrower [...]

By |August 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 10, 2020

Sunday, August 9, 2020

[CNBC] Trump signs measure to provide extra $400 in weekly unemployment benefits [AP] Trump orders encroach on Congress’ powers, invite challenges [AP] US reaches 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases [Reuters] U.S. health chief arrives in [...]

By |August 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 9, 2020

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Understandably, attention remains focused on the dominant U.S. tech stocks, record highs in Nasdaq, sector rotation opportunities, and the Robinhood phenomenon. It’s a mania, after all. There are as well stimulus negotiations and the administration’s [...]

By |August 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 8, 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street dips on slowing job growth, U.S.-China tensions [Reuters] Global equities snap four-day rally on U.S.-China frictions; dollar firm [CNBC] Payrolls increase by nearly 1.8 million, topping expectations despite coronavirus resurgence [AP] Virus [...]

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, August 7, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks slip as investors wait for U.S. stimulus [Reuters] Gold scales record peak as gloomy economic outlook bolsters appeal [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey’s Lira Hits Record Low as Interventions Fail to Stem Drop [CNBC] U.S. weekly [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, August 6, 2020

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

[Reuters] Gold shines on falling dollar, yields; pandemic cost concerns drag on shares [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb With European Stocks and Gold: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Asia Pacific stocks mixed as uncertainty over U.S. coronavirus relief [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St. dips as U.S.-China tensions heat up over TikTok [Reuters] World shares hit five-month high; mixed earnings knock European shares [AP] ‘A line in the sand’: Both sides dig in on virus relief [...]

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb With Europe Stocks; Bonds Drop: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid [Reuters] Dollar rallies after weakest month in a decade [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed [...]

By |August 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, August 3, 2020

Sunday, August 2, 2020

[Reuters] Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill [CNBC] Retail rents plummet across New York City, as America’s glitzy shopping districts turn into ghost towns [AP] As school begins amid virus, parents [...]

By |August 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, August 2, 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020

[Reuters] Congressional Democrats, White House set for Saturday talks on coronavirus bill [AP] Trump, GOP soften on opposition to $600 jobless benefit [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: After monster rally, investors cautious as U.S. recovery [...]

By |August 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 1, 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise; Gold Hits Record: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Dollar Suffers Its Worst Month in a Decade [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Sets Fresh Record Heading for Best Month in Eight Years [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Yields Are [...]

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 31, 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Retreat as Earnings Roll In: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks fall as Fed's pledge relief rally fades [Yahoo] Donald Trump calls for delay to 2020 US presidential election [AP] US economy shrank at [...]

By |July 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 30, 2020

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed Before Fed; Treasuries Keep Advance: Markets Wrap [MarketWatch] Gold edges higher ahead of Fed decision [AP] Fed wrestles with its next moves as virus stalls US economy [Reuters] Fed faces viral wave, [...]

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St. slips on tough stimulus talks, mixed earnings [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip; Gold Retreats From $2,000: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold drops off record high, dollar gets respite [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Pare Advance as [...]

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020

[Reuters] Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again [CNBC] Stocks rise ahead of big week of earnings, coronavirus stimulus in focus [Reuters] Dollar struggles amid Sino-U.S. tensions, coronavirus woes [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rips Up Record [...]

By |July 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 27, 2020

Sunday, July 26, 2020

[Reuters] Staff leaving U.S. Chengdu consulate under high security as deadline looms [CNBC] Here are five charts illustrating U.S. economic trends amid the coronavirus pandemic [CNBC] Op-Ed: The U.S.-China clash has entered perilous new territory [...]

By |July 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 26, 2020

Saturday, July 25, 2020

[AP] No virus bill yet: White House, GOP at odds over jobless aid [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors hedging, worry about exuberance, as U.S. risks rise [Reuters] Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every [...]

By |July 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 25, 2020

Friday, July 24, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks back off on U.S.-China frictions; Intel sinks [CNBC] China markets extend losses, Shenzhen stocks dive beyond 5% as U.S.-China tensions flare [Reuters] World shares retreat on rise in Sino-US tensions [Reuters] Oil [...]

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 24, 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks gain as upbeat earnings outweigh U.S.-China tensions [Reuters] Dollar hits four-month low, yuan recovers as Sino-U.S. tensions simmer [CNBC] U.S. weekly jobless claims total 1.416 million, vs 1.3 million expected [CNBC] Mnuchin says [...]

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 23, 2020

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks retreat as Sino-U.S. relations sour [Reuters] Gold hits highest since 2011 on stimulus bets, silver at near 7-year peak [Reuters] Currency markets resume risk-on rally, shrugging off U.S.-China consulate spat [Reuters] U.S. orders [...]

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street climbs on upbeat earnings reports, stimulus hopes [Reuters] Gold jumps to nine-year peak on tepid dollar and stimulus [Reuters] EU recovery fund lifts shares to five-month high [AP] Senate panel now likely [...]

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Monday, July 20, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed Amid Dollar Rise; China Sees Gains: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund; stocks higher [Reuters] Italian bond yields fall to early March lows on [...]

By |July 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 20, 2020

Sunday, July 19, 2020

[Reuters] Germany's Merkel warns of summit failure on EU recovery fund [AP] EU leaders extend summit as they haggle over budget, virus [AP] As virus surges in some US states, emergency rooms swamped [Reuters] WHO [...]

By |July 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 19, 2020

Saturday, July 18, 2020

[AP] No end in sight, Congress confronts new virus crisis rescue [AP] Breathtaking virus numbers show normal life still far away [Reuters] Dutch welcome new ideas on EU recovery fund but deal far off [CNBC] [...]

By |July 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 18, 2020

Friday, July 17, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on optimism over economic recovery [Reuters] Where did all the bulls go? Rallies stall as EU summit begins [CNBC] U.S. housing starts total 1.186 million in June, vs 1.169 million expected [...]

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 17, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Retreat; Euro Steady After ECB: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Worst China Stocks Selloff Since February Caps Brutal Reversal [Reuters] Dollar climbs as traders focus on weak Chinese retail sales [Reuters] Global debt hits [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks gain as vaccine hopes offset U.S.-China tensions [Reuters] Dollar hits one-month low; riskier currencies gain on vaccine hopes [CNBC] U.S. reports record 67,400 single-day spike of new coronavirus cases [Reuters] Coronavirus cost [...]

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

[Reuters] Lockdown in global tech hub hits stocks [CNBC] U.S. consumer price index rose 0.6% in June, vs 0.5% increase expected [Reuters] JPMorgan beats estimates on trading, but loan losses loom [CNBC] Coronavirus updates: Hong [...]

By |July 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise on Policy Optimism; Dollar Declines: Markets Wrap [CNBC] Stock futures rise as investors shake off a continued spike in coronavirus cases [Reuters] Shares eye five-month peak as earnings season starts [Reuters] Dollar [...]

By |July 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 13, 2020

Sunday, July 12, 2020

[CNN] US Covid-19 cases are climbing but some state and local leaders clash over moves to curb the spread [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Homegrown Buyers Pick Up Treasury’s Tab to Fund Record Deficits [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Gives World First [...]

By |July 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 12, 2020

Saturday, July 11, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. sets record for new COVID cases third day in a row at over 69,000 [The Hill] Dozens of Florida hospitals max out of ICU capacity amid surge in COVID-19 cases [Reuters] Chinese [...]

By |July 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 11, 2020

Friday, July 10, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks jittery as record U.S. virus count curbs risk appetite [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Treasuries Lead Rally in Long-Dated Bonds on Haven Demand [CNBC] U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fall in June [Reuters] Fed balance sheet below [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 10, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks higher as tech shares rise again, jobless claims better than expected [Reuters] China charges on, gold reaches nine-year high [Reuters] Gold holds above $1,800 as virus cases spike [Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims [...]

By |July 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 9, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

[Reuters] Global shares waver on coronavirus fears [Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drift, European Stocks Trim Decline: Markets Wrap [MarketWatch] Gold prices extend climb above 9-year high as traders see few limits to central-bank stimulus [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump [...]

By |July 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks ease after five-day run as virus worries weigh [AP] Global stocks slip as virus outbreaks dim hopes for rebound [Reuters] Pompeo says U.S. looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok: Fox [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Monday, July 6, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival [CNBC] Dow futures jump more than 350 points as Wall Street tries to build on winning week [CNBC] Shanghai soars nearly 6%, leading [...]

By |July 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, July 6, 2020

Sunday, July 5, 2020

[AP] US holiday fuels worries about skyrocketing virus cases [Reuters] WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up more than 212,000 [Reuters] ECB’s Villeroy Says Pandemic Is Forcing Permanent Policy Change [Bloomberg] Goldman [...]

By |July 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, July 5, 2020

Saturday, July 4, 2020

[Reuters] Across Sun Belt, hopes for economy give way to renewed fears [Reuters] Russia says China would be needed in expanded G7 summit: TASS [Reuters] U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills [...]

By |July 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, July 4, 2020

Friday, July 3, 2020

[AP] World stocks mostly turn lower with US closed for holiday [Reuters] Global Markets: COVID recovery vs COVID reality [Reuters] Dollar rises as risk appetite tempered by rising COVID-19 cases in U.S. [Reuters] U.S. reports [...]

By |July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, July 3, 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise After Jobs Report; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap [CNBC] US jobs increase by 4.8 million in June, vs 2.9 million estimate; unemployment rate at 11.1% [CNBC] Weekly jobless claims rise more than expected [...]

By |July 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, July 2, 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as New Quarter Starts: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global shares begin second half with a whimper despite positive data [Reuters] U.S. employers announced more job cuts in June: report [CNBC] Mortgage demand [...]

By |June 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

[Reuters] Virus fears lead stocks lower after strong quarterly rebound [Reuters] European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Biggest Quarterly Gain Since 2016 on Virus Woes [Reuters] Wall Street faces [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Monday, June 29, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Europe Stocks; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap  [Reuters] Oil prices drop for second straight session as coronavirus spike cools demand hopes [CNBC] California orders bars to close in Los Angeles and [...]

By |June 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 29, 2020

Sunday, June 28, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-RPT-Investors eye economic data, stimulus measures as stocks rally stalls [Reuters] Global coronavirus cases exceed 10 million [Reuters] China's central bank says economy faces risks from global pandemic, efforts against domestic [...]

By |June 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 28, 2020

Saturday, June 27, 2020

[Reuters] New pandemic clampdowns in Texas, Florida rattle business owners [AP] Bar owners worry as virus surges in their workplaces [Reuters] New U.S. coronavirus cases hit 45,242 for biggest one-day increase of pandemic [CNBC] Credit [...]

By |June 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 27, 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street lower as banks fall, virus cases surge [Reuters] Global stocks, oil and euro gain despite surging coronavirus cases [AP] US consumer spending up 8.2%, partly erasing record plunge [CNBC] Coronavirus mortgage bailouts [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 26, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks fall on virus fears ahead of jobless claims [Reuters] Oil prices fall further on virus fears, U.S. crude stock build [CNBC] U.S. hits highest single day of new coronavirus cases with more than [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 25, 2020

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street lower as coronavirus cases flare up [Reuters] Gold shines as coronavirus surge unnerves investors [Reuters] Oil prices slides as U.S. crude stockpile growth heightens oversupply fears [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Rise With Europe Stocks; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs to Three-Month High on Demand Strength, Trade Hopes [Reuters] White House adviser Navarro walks back on comments China trade deal 'over' [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Monday, June 22, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Investors Assess Virus Count [Reuters] Global stocks shrug off fresh virus wave fears, dollar slips [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Drives Toward Highest Since 2012 on Virus Resurgence Concern [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: [...]

By |June 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 22, 2020

Sunday, June 21, 2020

[CNBC] U.S. banks are ‘swimming in money’ as deposits increase by $2 trillion amid the coronavirus [Reuters] Inflation dog may finally bark, investors bet [Reuters] Brazil just shy of 50,000 coronavirus deaths, over 1 million [...]

By |June 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 21, 2020

Saturday, June 20, 2020

[Reuters] Trump delights supporters, alarms health officials with Tulsa rally [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Healthcare to get growth bump in COVID-19 influenced Russell remake [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Companies Shutting Off Drilling Rigs Across U.S. Shale [...]

By |June 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 20, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Rises on recovery optimism [Reuters] Running on 'hopium': Explaining the market rally in Wall Street's terms [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Quadruple Witching Set to Add Fuel to Month of Stock Turbulence [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: [...]

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 19, 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World stocks drift lower as second wave virus fears mount [Reuters] Coronavirus second wave fears boost yen; Aussie dollar falls after data [Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 18, 2020

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks grind higher on recovery hopes [Reuters] Dollar regains ground as investors take refuge from murky outlook [CNBC] Homebuyer mortgage demand spikes to 11-year high, as rates hit another record low [MarketWatch] Housing starts [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks jump on stimulus hopes ahead of retail sales report [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stock Rally Returns on Fresh Stimulus Hopes: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stimulus splurge restarts stocks rally [AP] US retail sales up a record [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop, Bonds Up on Second-Wave Worries: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks, oil under pressure amid fears of second wave of pandemic [Reuters] Aussie, kiwi, and yuan fall on worries about second wave of [...]

By |June 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 15, 2020

Sunday, June 14, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Millions of Jobs Could Be Permanently Lost in Reallocation Shock [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Grasp Grim Reality of Economy’s Long Recovery Slog [Yahoo] Stocks of bankrupt companies going bananas despite companies being broke [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kuwait [...]

By |June 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 14, 2020

Saturday, June 13, 2020

[Reuters] U.S.'s Pompeo to meet China's top diplomat in Hawaii seeking to ease tensions: media [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Warns of Significant Financial-Sector Vulnerabilities [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Robinhood Market Made Bursting Bubbles Wall Street’s Obsession [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Renaissance Technologies Posts [...]

By |June 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 13, 2020

Friday, June 12, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Bounce Back; Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap [Reuters] World shares stem losses, oil gains as fresh lockdown fears fade [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for First Weekly Drop Since April on Second-Wave Fears [Reuters] U.S. [...]

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 12, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks plunge at the open on virus second wave concern [Reuters] Stocks spooked, bonds rally on downbeat Fed [Reuters] Oil prices hit by record U.S. crude inventories, bearish Fed [AP] 1.5 million more [...]

By |June 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 11, 2020

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks rise ahead of Federal Reserve update, tech shares set for more gains [Reuters] Dollar hits three-month lows amid Fed easing speculation [Reuters] U.S. consumer prices fall for third straight month [CNBC] Mortgage demand [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks fall as recovery rally pauses ahead of Fed meeting [Reuters] Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Advances Before Fed Meeting as Global Risk Rally Stalls [Reuters] Oil down [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rise on optimism over economic revival [Reuters] World shares advance on surprise U.S. job recovery, oil steadies [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Erases Gains With Saudis Saying Extra Cuts for a Month Only [CNBC] Coronavirus live [...]

By |June 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 8, 2020

Sunday, June 7, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Takes Center Stage at a Bleak Moment for the U.S.: Eco Week Ahead [Reuters] Black Lives Matter protests for U.S. racial justice reach new dimension [Reuters] China May exports slip back into contraction, [...]

By |June 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, June 7, 2020

Saturday, June 6, 2020

[Reuters] OPEC, Russia to extend record oil cuts to end of July [The Hill] Huge protest expected in DC amid escalating scrutiny of police tactics [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Bond investors look for Fed [...]

By |June 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, June 6, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on surprise drop in unemployment rate [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield surges above 0.9% after better-than-expected jobs report [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies With Strong Jobs Data Adding to OPEC+ Cut Optimism [CNBC] May [...]

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, June 5, 2020

Thursday, June 4, 2020

[Reuters] S&P, Nasdaq lower after four-day rally [Reuters] Global Markets - ECB's super stimulus salvo sends stocks, euro higher [Reuters] U.S. new weekly jobless claims drop below 2 million [Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Unveils Bigger-Than-Expected Boost to [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Prolong Rally; Dollar Weakens to March Low: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Global shares hit three-month highs on economic recovery hopes [Reuters] Euro set for seventh day of gains, dollar loses to riskier assets [CNBC] [...]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St. higher on prospects of economic recovery [Reuters] Global shares cruise to three-month highs, dollar shows the strain [Reuters] Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC+ meeting on output cuts [Reuters] Five police shot [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks are slightly lower to begin June as Wall Street aims for third straight monthly advance [Reuters] Global stocks buoyant, dollar slips as economies start to unlock [Reuters] Trump, attorney general to meet as [...]

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, June 1, 2020

Sunday, May 31, 2020

[AP] ‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters US [AP] Massive US protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks [CNN] Protesters break curfew on another night of fury and frustrations over George Floyd's [...]

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 31, 2020

Saturday, May 30, 2020

[CNBC] Protests and rioting erupt in cities across the U.S. as anger boils after the killing of George Floyd [AP] Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas [Reuters] Trump administration to study [...]

By |May 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 30, 2020

Friday, May 29, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks slip as investors await Trump's Hong Kong response [AP] US consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus [Reuters] U.S. consumer spending tumbles in April [CNBC] Trump’s China press conference could [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 29, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020

[MarketWatch] Stocks edge higher after Dow retakes 25,000 even as jobless toll tops 40 million [Reuters] Europe cheers super-sized stimulus plan, U.S.-China tensions simmer [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Arrests Yuan Tumble With Stronger-Than-Expected Fixing [Reuters] Oil falls [...]

By |May 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 28, 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on recovery optimism [Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Sliding Yuan Leaves Offshore Rate on Brink of Record Low [Reuters] Dollar gains and yuan hits nine-month low as U.S.-China tensions return [MarketWatch] Treasury yields rise [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

[Reuters] S&P 500 surges on recovery, vaccine hopes [Reuters] Europe's travel sector soars, S&P 500 to break 3000 barrier [Reuters] Oil prices climb as faith in supply cuts grows [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Gottlieb sees [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Monday, May 25, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Stocks Climb With U.S. Futures; Dollar Flat: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Stocks gain as German survey fuels optimism; dollar firm [Reuters] China lowers yuan midpoint to weakest since 2008 global financial crisis [Reuters] Dollar [...]

By |May 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 25, 2020

Sunday, May 24, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Airlines, federal agencies add new procedures for summer air travel [Reuters] Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands protest security law [Reuters] China's new Hong Kong laws a 'flagrant breach' [...]

By |May 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 24, 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors look beyond drug makers as hunt for COVID-19 treatment heats up [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Protests break out in Spain against lockdowns; US cases top 1.6 million [Reuters] Hertz [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 23, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

[Reuters] Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles [CNBC] Hong Kong plunges more than 5% as Beijing plans to impose new security laws [Reuters] Oil drops 5% on China-U.S. tensions, demand doubts [Reuters] New [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 22, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks retreat as trade tensions add to pandemic woes [Reuters] Shares lose footing, oil marches on [Reuters] Oil at highest since March on lower U.S. inventories, recovering demand [CNBC] Weekly jobless claims rose 2.438 [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 21, 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks jump as investors hold out for recovery [Reuters] Gold gains as bleak economic outlook stokes safe-haven demand [Reuters] Oil up on lower U.S. stocks, firmer demand [CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications point to a [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate; Crude Oil Edges Higher: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Euro, Italian bonds cheer EU recovery fund plan [Reuters] Powell, Mnuchin to face Senate grilling on U.S. coronavirus response [CNBC[ U.S. housing starts drop [...]

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps on stimulus, vaccine hopes [Reuters] Oil and European shares rise as lockdowns ease; gold jumps [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs to 7-Year High After Fed’s Stocks, Growth Warnings [CNBC] Oil jumps 9% to [...]

By |May 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 18, 2020

Sunday, May 17, 2020

[AP] China warns US of ‘all necessary measures’ over Huawei rules [Reuters] A month after negative oil prices, U.S. crude contract expiry looms [Reuters] China says opposed to latest U.S. rules against Huawei [CNBC] Coronavirus [...]

By |May 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 17, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors prepare for more U.S. stock swings as states reopen [Reuters] China asks United States to stop 'unreasonable suppression' of Huawei [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Trump plans to restore a [...]

By |May 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 16, 2020

Friday, May 15, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slide on Rising Trade Concern: Markets Wrap [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Investors Flee Risk on U.S.-China Row, Powell Warning [Reuters] Oil back at early April highs as demand shows signs of picking up [Reuters] Coronavirus [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 15, 2020

Thursday, May 14, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks drop for third day as recovery hopes falter [Reuters] Oil prices rise on dip in U.S. crude stockpiles, IEA data [CNBC] US weekly jobless claims rise 2.981 million, vs 2.7 million expected [AP] [...]

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks turn negative as Fed's Powell warns of prolonged recession [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Near Five-Week High as Saudi, Russia See Demand Recovering [CNBC] Powell says more policy help may be needed to pull the US [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rally falters as virus and trade nerves linger [Reuters] Dollar clings on to gains on fears of new COVID-19 cases, U.S.-Sino tensions [Reuters] Oil prices climb as Saudi Arabia pledges further production cut [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Monday, May 11, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks lower on fears of another wave of virus infections [Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Stocks Erase Earlier Gains as Oil Sinks Energy Shares [CNBC] China under pressure to write off loans as countries struggle to repay [...]

By |May 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 11, 2020

Sunday, May 10, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: U.S. data deluge to underscore divide between [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Trump administration set to have glut of ventilators in July [Reuters] China central bank to step up counter-cyclical [...]

By |May 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 10, 2020

Saturday, May 9, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: New jobs emerge from the pandemic; Amazon and sellers struggle to adapt [Reuters] No 'V'-shape return from devastating U.S. job loss, Fed policymakers say [Reuters] Explainer: Fed funds futures market sees [...]

By |May 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 9, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks boosted to weekly highs as risk appetite improves [Reuters] Oil heads for another weekly gain on demand hopes and shut-ins [CNBC] A record 20.5 million jobs were lost in April as unemployment rate [...]

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 8, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps as China data fuels recovery hopes [Reuters] Stocks cheer China trade relief, bonds face debt deluge [Reuters] Oil jumps on China export bounce, longer term outlook weak [Reuters] Brazil's real hits [...]

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks rise as investors bet on the economy reopening [Reuters] Euro falls amid worries about ECB bond-buying  [CNBC] US private payrolls drop by 20.2 million in April, the worst job loss in the history [...]

By |May 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks climb on oil gains, easing of lockdowns [Reuters] Oil spurt lifts stocks out of three-day losing streak [Reuters] Euro drops after German court ruling fuels uncertainty [Reuters] Oil prices extend gains on demand [...]

By |May 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St returns to losses as Buffett dumps airlines, China tensions flare [Reuters] Global stocks fall as U.S.-China tensions threaten rebound [Reuters] Oil falls on renewed U.S.-China tensions, global glut [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: [...]

By |May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, May 4, 2020

Sunday, May 3, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Vietnam reports first case in nine days, Roche to double antibody test production [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fears Mount About Inflation Returning With a Vengeance [AP] Many lockdowns ease but Russia, India, UK still [...]

By |May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, May 3, 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Protesters demand states reopen businesses and ease restrictions as US cases top 1.1 million [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Stocks face test as reopenings could fuel demand - or more coronavirus [...]

By |May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, May 2, 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks fall further after Trump's China tariff threat [Reuters] Chinese yuan falls on U.S. tariff threat, Australian dollar sinks [Reuters] Oil rises towards $27 as OPEC+ begins record cut [Reuters] Trump threatens new tariffs [...]

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, May 1, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street slides after jobless claims data [Reuters] Oil prices rise on some signs of pick up in fuel demand [CNBC] US weekly jobless claims hit 3.84 million, topping 30 million over the last [...]

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

[Reuters] Shares up as economies look to reopen [Reuters] Oil prices rise after smaller than feared U.S. inventories build [CNBC] US GDP shrank 4.8% in the first quarter amid biggest contraction since the financial crisis [...]

By |April 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks add to Monday’s gains with Dow futures up more than 300 points [CNBC] Oil drops 12% on storage capacity fears and weak demand, futures were down as much as 20% [CNBC] Coronavirus live [...]

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020

[Reuters] Shares jump as investors cheer lockdown easing, more stimulus [Reuters] Oil prices skid on oversupply, storage concerns [Reuters] U.S. dollar falls as lockdowns ease and traders turn less averse to risk [Reuters] Italian government [...]

By |April 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 27, 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. response to virus splinters into acrimony and uncertainty [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China says all Wuhan patients have been discharged, Russia cases top 80,000 [Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Biggest Central Banks Meet as Pressure Mounts [...]

By |April 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 26, 2020

Saturday, April 25, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. deficit could quadruple to $3.7 trillion in coronavirus crisis: CBO [CNBC] Trump pulls punches and clings to his China trade deal as backlash against Beijing grows [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: WHO warns [...]

By |April 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 25, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on signs of lockdown easing [Reuters] Global stocks fall on worries over EU stimulus details, coronavirus drug [Reuters] Oil heads for steep weekly slide after coronavirus turmoil [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: [...]

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 24, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

[Reuters] Markets brush off ugly data, pin hopes on stimulus [CNBC] Oil jumps 21%, extending Wednesday’s rally as traders bet on US production cuts [CNBC] US weekly jobless claims hit 4.4 million, bringing 5-week total [...]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 23, 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

[Reuters] Oil pinballs off 1999 lows, stocks clamber higher [Reuters] Oil jumps 12%, reversing steep losses after volatile overnight session [Reuters] Italian bond yields rise on coronavirus funding uncertainty [Reuters] Dollar holds gains as oil [...]

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks slide as sub-zero U.S. crude adds to pandemic jitters [CNBC] Oil continues unprecedented sell-off: June futures drop 20%, May contract still has a negative price [Reuters] Dollar resumes ascent as oil and North [...]

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. crude gets crushed, share markets turn cautious [CNBC] Oil futures contract expiring Tuesday dives 38% as pandemic ravages demand, June contract falls 11% [CNBC] US oil prices on pace for their worst day [...]

By |April 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 20, 2020

Sunday, April 19, 2020

[Reuters] Pelosi says 'very close' to coronavirus funding deal [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Pelosi says lawmakers are ‘very close’ to new rescue funding deal as US cases top 735,000 [MSN/Washington Post] Record government and corporate [...]

By |April 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 19, 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: In companies' earnings, words may matter more than numbers [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Stocks rally on hopes for a breakthrough, nations debate easing lockdown [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nothing Is Certain But Bailouts: [...]

By |April 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 18, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

[Reuters] Super-charged global stocks race towards second weekly gain [Reuters] Oil rises as Trump plans to ease lockdown [Reuters] Trump to release guidelines for phased-in re-opening of U.S. economy [Reuters] China's first-quarter GDP posts first [...]

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 17, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks head for higher ground, oil stuck in a rut [CNBC] Jobless claims total 5.245 million as 22 million positions have been lost in a month due to coronavirus [CNBC] US housing starts plunge [...]

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 16, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

[CNBC] Dow falls 600 points as coronavirus shutdown slams economy, bank earnings [Reuters] Global shares dip as dire warnings for global economy weigh [Reuters] Oil falls 4% on oversupply concerns [CNBC] Coronavirus delivers record blow [...]

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks gain on China trade data, easing pandemic worries [Reuters] Oil slips as producer cuts fail to banish demand fears [Reuters] U.S. deficit to soar to record $3.8 trillion in 2020, budget watchdog [...]

By |April 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

[AP] Shares fall, oil loses earlier gains following OPEC deal [Reuters] Oil prices broadly shrug off output cut as demand worries weigh [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China’s new cases rise above 100, Singapore reports 233 [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 13, 2020

Sunday, April 12, 2020

[Reuters] OPEC, allies to confer on Sunday to try to end standoff over cuts plan: sources [Reuters] British PM Johnson discharged from hospital after coronavirus treatment [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Fauci expresses ‘cautious optimism’ US [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Saturday, April 11, 2020

[Reuters] UK PM making very good progress in COVID-19 recovery, office says [Reuters] Congressional Republicans demand quick action on new coronavirus business relief [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Italy to set up ‘immunity passports,’ outbreak swamps [...]

By |April 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 11, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

[AP] Asian shares steady after Wall St caps best week since 1974 [Reuters] Dollar heads for weekly loss on Fed move, easing virus fears [Reuters] U.S. consumer prices decline in March [Reuters] UK PM Johnson [...]

By |April 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 10, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks higher after Fed stimulus, jobless claims data [Reuters] Global stocks gain on hopes pandemic is nearing peak [Reuters] Oil prices rise on hopes OPEC+ will agree supply cuts [CNBC] Federal Reserve unveils details [...]

By |April 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 9, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks edge higher as Trump suggests U.S. outbreak nearing peak [AP] Global shares mostly lower amid worries on pandemic toll [Reuters] Dollar creeps higher as virus worries return [Reuters] Oil prices jump on hopes [...]

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks surge on early signs of coronavirus slowdown in hot spots [Reuters] Coronavirus hopes propel stocks, euro higher [Reuters] Oil gains as hopes rise for production cut amid coronavirus outbreak [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks jump on virus hopes, oil hit by OPEC+ delay [MarketWatch] Gold rises, aims for highest close in nearly a month [Reuters] Oil edges down after Saudi Arabia, Russia delay meeting [Reuters] Trump open [...]

By |April 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, April 6, 2020

Sunday, April 5, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: New York braces for worst week yet as cases continue to rise [AP] U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic [AP] 'Complete collapse of economies' ahead as Africa faces virus [...]

By |April 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, April 5, 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020

[Reuters] OPEC+ emergency meeting likely to be postponed to April 8 or 9: OPEC sources [Reuters] Trump aims to ease U.S. oil industry's cash crunch, no plan to trim output: sources [AP] Saudi Arabia [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, April 4, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks fall as business signals hit from pandemic, oil grinds higher [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges as Producers Eye 10 Million Barrel a Day Output Cut [CNBC] US payrolls drop 701,000 in March, the first jobs [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, April 3, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks drift as wary investors expect grim U.S. jobs data [Reuters] Dollar maintains gains after weeks of rallying [CNBC] Oil rallies 10% after Trump says he expects Saudi Arabia-Russia feud to end soon [MarketWatch] [...]

By |April 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, April 2, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

[CNBC] Dow falls more than 800 points after market posts worst first quarter on record [AP] Global stock markets skid as coronavirus infections soar [Reuters] Oil prices mixed, U.S. inventory build-up heightens oversupply concerns [CNBC] [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks fall more than 1% as the Dow heads for its worst first quarter ever [Reuters] Stocks end worst quarter since 2008 with small recovery [Reuters] Dollar surges on quarter-end flows; outlook robust [Reuters] [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

[CNBC] Stocks continue their rebound from last week as coronavirus measures extended [Reuters] Oil plunges to 2002 lows, shares sink again [Reuters] U.S. crude dips below $20 as lockdowns wipe out demand [Reuters] Dollar, yen [...]

By |March 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 30, 2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: States ramp up testing, Gov. Phil Murphy responds to CDC’s tri-state area travel advisory [Reuters] Worry, problems and strife: Investors fear markets not out of woods despite big rally [Reuters] Pence [...]

By |March 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 29, 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Some find lenders’ ‘relief’ misleading, farmers and police hit by virus [CNBC] Trump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fund [Reuters] As virus threatens, U.S. embraces big government, [...]

By |March 28th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 28, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks fall after three-day surge as virus fears grow [Reuters] European shares fall as investors take stock of spreading virus [Reuters] Oil mixed on stimulus hopes and demands fears [Reuters] British PM Boris Johnson [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 27, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks slip as U.S. jobs angst outweighs $2 trillion stimulus [CNBC] Japan shares drop more than 4% as investors await jobless claims data stateside [Reuters] Oil prices mixed as demand shrinks, but stimulus hopes [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rebound passes 10% after $2 trillion U.S. stimulus boost [Reuters] U.S. Congress, negotiators reach deal on $2-trillion coronavirus aid package [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Prince Charles tests positive, Target withdraws forecast [Reuters] Coronavirus [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

[Reuters] S&P hits upper trading limit after another brutal session [MarketWatch] Gold prices extend rally, surge by most in 11 years amid tight supplies and regime of limitless stimulus [CNBC] Oil prices rise as US [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

[CNBC] Stock futures surge into the green after being ‘limit down’ overnight as Fed announces limitless asset purchases [Reuters] Stocks crumble as more nations shut for business to curb virus [Reuters] Oil reverses losses, [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 23, 2020

Sunday, March 22, 2020

[Reuters] Virus aid bill includes $3,000 for families, $4 trillion liquidity for Fed: Mnuchin [CNBC] Congress is working on a massive coronavirus relief package — it might not be enough for businesses [CNBC] Fed’s Bullard: [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 22, 2020

Saturday, March 21, 2020

[Reuters] U.S. seeks comments on tariff cuts for Chinese imports to aid coronavirus battle [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US hospitals seek $100 billion in aid, Spain death toll tops 1,300 [AP] Congress toils on $1 [...]

By |March 21st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 21, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street gains at the end of blistering week [Reuters] Markets gain as central banks, governments pour in cash [Reuters] Euro zone bond yields tumble as risk sentiment picks up [AP] Trump’s team, senators [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 20, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks fall again as recession fears rage on [Reuters] Dollar rules; ECB stimulus boosts bonds [Reuters] Credit markets flash red as coronavirus hits corporate America [Reuters] Oil jumps after three-day slump but virus and [...]

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 19, 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks, oil sliding again in 'irrevocably changed' markets [Reuters] Italian bond yields jump, central bank intervention brings some calm [Reuters] U.S. crude hits 17-year low as lockdowns, restrictions spread [Reuters] Dollar rockets to three-year [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks higher after Wall Street's steepest plunge since 1987 [Reuters] German Bund yields reach one-month high, French, Spanish sell-off continues [Reuters] Asian stocks fall in volatile session after historic Wall St. plunge [Reuters] Oil [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

[CNBC] S&P 500 drops 8%, triggers ‘circuit breaker’ trading halt even after the Fed cuts rates [Reuters] Stocks pounded as Fed's aggressive rate cut fans recession fears [Reuters] Brent falls 10%, WTI below $30 as [...]

By |March 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 16, 2020

Sunday, March 15, 2020

[Reuters] The plumbing behind world's financial markets is creaking. Loudly [Reuters] Haven assets losing their mojo in virus-stricken market [Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-Investors hope Fed can help calm markets as big rate cut expected [...]

By |March 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 15, 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street weekahead: Investors hope Fed can help calm markets as big rate cut expected [Reuters] World closes borders, restricts travel to contain coronavirus spread [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Hospitals cancel elective surgeries, small [...]

By |March 14th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 14, 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks bounce back after pandemic-driven carnage [Reuters] World stocks rise on spending hopes, still  [Reuters] Nikkei plunges as much as 10% as market panic deepens; REITs pounded [Reuters] Oil prices set for biggest weekly [...]

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 13, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks plummet after Trump bans travel from Europe to contain coronavirus blow [Reuters] Oil falls 7% as Trump surprises with travel ban [Reuters] Corporate credit risk heightens as coronavirus impact spreads [Reuters] Bitcoin plummets [...]

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 12, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks wilt on growing doubts about U.S. virus response [Reuters] Dollar resumes descent against safe-haven currencies in volatile trade [Reuters] Oil falls $1 as price war escalates with Saudi plan for higher output capacity [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks rebound as stimulus hopes calm recession worries [Reuters] Stock markets and oil markets bounce after brutal flooring [Reuters] Oil jumps 10% after rout on stimulus hopes, Russian signal on OPEC talks [CNBC] Coronavirus [...]

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020

[CNBC] Dow craters 2,000 points and S&P 500 down more than 7% after trading resumes [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield hits new all-time low of 0.318% amid historic flight to bonds [Reuters] Oil prices plunge by [...]

By |March 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 9, 2020

Sunday, March 8, 2020

[Reuters] Mideast Stocks - Equity markets plunge after OPEC deal collapses [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Washington state weighs mandatory measures to contain outbreak [Reuters] Alarmed Italy locks down north to prevent spread of coronavirus [Reuters] [...]

By |March 8th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 8, 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020

[AP] Plunging yields force investors and Fed to rethink strategy [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Pope cancels major public appearances as cases surge in Europe [Reuters] China January-February exports tumble, imports slow as coronavirus batters trade [...]

By |March 7th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, March 7, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks tank as virus fears spur flight to safety [Reuters] World stocks succumb to virus fears, Treasury yields hit record lows [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield hits all-time low under 0.7% as flight to bonds [...]

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, March 6, 2020

Thursday, March 5, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks plunge on virus fears as California declares emergency [Reuters] Oil rises as OPEC backs deeper supply cuts [AP] US productivity increases at 1.2% rate in fourth quarter [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: South Africa [...]

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, March 5, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks surge after Biden's resurgence in Democratic primaries [Reuters] Oil rises $1 as OPEC, allies work on big output cut [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Italy weighs school closures, Chinese scientists find two strains of [...]

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

[Reuters] Global shares extend rebound on hopes of G7 support [Reuters] Oil extends gains on expectations for coordinated effort to offset coronavirus impact [Reuters] Yen, franc rise as coronavirus uncertainty outweigh stimulus hopes [CNBC] G-7 [...]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks cling to stimulus hopes, Treasuries slide towards 1% [Reuters] Oil up as hopes of OPEC cut, stimulus counter virus gloom [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: First case confirmed in New York City, Europe raises [...]

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, March 2, 2020

Sunday, March 1, 2020

[K5News] Over 50 people at Kirkland nursing facility undergoing testing for coronavirus [Reuters] South Korea closes churches as coronavirus tally passes 3,500 [Reuters] Coronavirus weighs on South Korea February trade; ministry says worse to come [...]

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, March 1, 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020

[Reuters] China data portends more punishment for bruised stock markets [Reuters] China February factory activity contracts at record pace as coronavirus bites [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: France bans large gatherings, cancels Paris half-marathon as outbreak [...]

By |February 29th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 29, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks plunge on coronavirus fears even as U.S. ramps up fight against spread [CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield collapses to another record low of 1.16%, 2-year rate tumbles below 1% [Reuters] Yen soars as investors [...]

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 28, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks slump on alarm over fast-spreading virus [Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields continue fall; yield on 10-year notes hits new record low [Reuters] Asian stocks slide deeper as pandemic fears grow [Reuters] Oil falls for [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 27, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks look for direction after four-day selloff [Reuters] Asian shares slump, bonds rally as virus fears grow [Reuters] Oil rises on short-covering despite growing fears over coronavirus [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Trump to hold [...]

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

[Reuters] Positive earnings boost stocks after Monday's selloff [Reuters] Global stocks sink further as virus fears weigh [Reuters] Oil falls for third day as virus concern outweigh supply cuts [CNBC] Home prices increase 3.8% in [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks plummet as investors dump stocks on fears of pandemic [Reuters] European shares suffer worst day since 2016 as virus spreads [Reuters] Italian bond yields jump, German curve negative as coronavirus hits Italy [Reuters] [...]

By |February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 24, 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020

[Reuters] Concern over coronavirus spread grows with cases jumping in South Korea, Italy and Iran [Reuters] China braces for inevitable big hit to economy from virus, says Xi [Reuters[ G20 finance heads wrap up meeting [...]

By |February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 23, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020

[CNBC] New coronavirus cases in Iran, Italy fuel concerns the disease cannot be contained [Reuters] New coronavirus cases fall in China but fears grow over global spread [Reuters] South Korea says coronavirus cases more [...]

By |February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 22, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street falls again as coronavirus spreads beyond China [MarketWatch] 30-year Treasury bond yield breaks to all-time low as coronavirus fears lift havens [Reuters] Oil retreats in face of renewed coronavirus uncertainties [Reuters] Flight [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 21, 2020

Thursday, February 20, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks dip as coronavirus cases outside China rise [Reuters] Dollar tramples yen and everything else in its path [Reuters] Yen's safe-haven status under siege as Japan's economy sputters [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US hospitals [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 20, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

[Reuters] China stimulus hints, slowing spread of virus lift stocks [Reuters] Oil up on slowing pace of coronavirus, Venezuela sanctions [Reuters] U.S. housing starts fall; building permits near 13-year high [Reuters] U.S. producer prices post [...]

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

[Reuters] Apple hits stocks, euro near three-year low [CNBC] Apple shares slide after coronavirus guidance warning as its global suppliers are hammered [Reuters] Oil prices fall as market weighs coronavirus demand impact [Reuters] China regulator [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020

[Reuters] World shares inch up on Chinese support measures [CNBC] Chinese stocks up more than 2%, rest of Asia mixed as investors assess coronavirus impact [Reuters] Oil prices steady as coronavirus-related demand concerns weigh [Reuters] [...]

By |February 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 17, 2020

Sunday, February 16, 2020

[Reuters] Americans to fly home from coronavirus-hit cruise; China says new cases slow [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Taiwan confirms first death, US ship passenger infected with virus [Reuters] China finance minister says expects fiscal revenues [...]

By |February 16th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 16, 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020

[Reuters] Trump administration eyes 10% middle-class tax cut proposal [Reuters] Xi says China must keep economic, social order while battling coronavirus [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: State Department will evacuate Americans from cruise ship, first death [...]

By |February 15th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, February 15, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks climb to record on hopes of limited coronavirus economic hit [Reuters] Oil prices rise more than 1%, on course for weekly gain [CNBC] Consumer spending rose modestly in January as clothing store sales [...]

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 14, 2020

Thursday, February 12, 2020

[Reuters] Jump in coronavirus cases yanks rally into reverse [Reuters] Oil prices fall on bearish demand forecasts [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China’s Hubei reports 14,840 new cases, 242 additional deaths [Reuters] Coronavirus deaths, cases leap [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 12, 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

[Reuters] Investors charge back into stocks on signs coronavirus spread is slowing [Reuters] Oil jumps as slowdown in new China coronavirus cases eases fuel demand concerns [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China reports 97 additional deaths, [...]

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks reach record highs on hopes virus is peaking [Reuters] Oil rises from 13-month low as new virus cases slow [AP] Powell: Economy looks resilient despite risk of China virus [Reuters] Fed Chair Powell [...]

By |February 10th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street subdued as investors weigh coronavirus risks [Reuters] Coronavirus uncertainty subdues global shares, dollar eases after rally [Reuters] Oil slips on weaker Chinese demand, traders await OPEC+ cuts [Reuters] Metals - Zinc sinks [...]

By |February 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 10, 2020

Sunday, February 9, 2020

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China pledges $10 billion to fight outbreak, UK confirms fourth case [Reuters] Deaths from China's coronavirus outbreak surpass deaths from SARS [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Testimony in Focus Amid Growing Virus Impact: Eco [...]

By |February 9th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 9, 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020

[Reuters] American dies of coronavirus in China; Britons infected at French ski resort [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US citizen dies in Wuhan, Italy warns of significant economic impact [Reuters] China blocks Foxconn plan to restart [...]

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Friday, February 7, 2020

[Reuters] Rally in stocks runs out of steam as coronavirus toll climbs [Reuters] Oil rises after Russia supports possible supply cuts as coronavirus spreads [Reuters] China's central bank says coronavirus outbreak could disrupt economy in [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, February 7, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020

[Reuters] China tariff cut buoys stocks as investors look beyond virus [Reuters] Oil rises for a second day as OPEC+ weighs coronavirus action [CNBC] China to halve tariffs on hundreds of US goods worth about [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

[Reuters] Stimulus hope, virus containment steps fuel renewed equity surge [Reuters] Oil jumps 3% on reports of effective coronavirus drug [CNBC] Private payrolls soar in January, the best monthly gain in nearly 5 years [Reuters] [...]

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks, commodities firmer as virus fever abates [Reuters] Chinese markets, yuan claw back some lost ground after virus-led wipeout [Reuters] Oil prices rebound from China virus slump amid ginger recovery across markets [Reuters] [...]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks hover near seven-week lows as virus fears hit China markets after holiday [Reuters] Virus fears wipe $393 billion off China's stock market despite government support moves [Reuters] China's yuan weakens but resilient [...]

By |February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, February 3, 2020

Sunday, February 2, 2020

[Reuters] China to inject $174 billion of liquidity on Monday as markets reopen [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: White House studying economic impact, France evacuates citizens [AFP] China shuts down city of Wenzhou, far from virus [...]

By |February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, February 2, 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020

[Reuters] Earnings volatility set to kick in as coronavirus worries mount [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Death toll passes 250, China cancels tariffs on US virus prevention products [CNBC] US companies suspend China operations, restrict travel [...]

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Friday, January 31, 2020

[Reuters] Shares struggle for footing after virus-battered week [CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US raises travel warning, Singapore bans Chinese travelers as outbreak spreads [Reuters] U.S. and others tighten curbs on travel to China, virus toll [...]

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks down, safe havens up on China virus worries [Reuters] Oil falls 2% on spread of China virus [Reuters] Copper slides to five-month low on China demand angst [CNBC] US fourth-quarter GDP rose 2.1% [...]

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

[Reuters] Wall St. gains as Apple, Boeing take focus off coronavirus [Reuters] Buoyed by company earnings, world markets look past virus [Reuters] Gold gains as virus concerns linger, investors await Fed [Reuters] Oil gains amid [...]

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

[Reuters] Selling abates after virus causes worst day since October [Reuters] China says death toll from coronavirus rises to 106, confirmed cases hits 4,515 [CNBC] Home price gains continued to heat up in November [Reuters] [...]

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Monday, January 27, 2020

[Reuters] China virus fears push stocks to two-week low, safe havens gain [Reuters] Gold gains 1% as virus fears fan growth worries [Reuters] Oil extends declines as fears grow over China virus [Reuters] Chinese premier [...]

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

[Reuters] China scrambles to contain 'strengthening' virus [CNBC] Third US case of coronavirus confirmed in California, health officials say [Reuters] Latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond [Reuters] Canada identifies first case of [...]

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

[Reuters] Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus toll hits 41 [Reuters] U.S. to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China - WSJ [Reuters] The latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond [BBC] [...]

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Friday, January 24, 2020

[Reuters] Nasdaq hits record high on Intel strength [Reuters] Shares hold ground as China virus fears persist; euro hits seven-week low after ECB [Reuters] Copper set for biggest weekly drop in 17 months amid China [...]

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

[Reuters] Virus fears sap stocks; ECB gets ready for rethink [CNBC] Mainland Chinese stocks drop as much as 3.5% as coronavirus fears grip investors [Reuters] Oil slump deepens as China virus casts cloud over fuel [...]

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

[Reuters] S&P 500 aims for record on IBM support, fading China virus fears [Reuters] Oil falls as surplus forecast overshadows Libya disruption [Reuters] Yuan, Australian dollar struggle to wipe off coronavirus concerns [Reuters] China virus [...]

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks lower as China virus outbreak, growth fears sour mood [Reuters] China virus sends chill through markets as risks rise [Reuters] Yuan slips, yen gains as spread of China virus unnerves markets [CNBC] Hong [...]

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Monday, January 20, 2020

[Reuters] Global stocks stay near record highs; focus turns to central banks, earnings [Reuters] Gold gains on heightened safe-haven interest; palladium soars [Reuters] Oil jumps to highest in more than a week after Libyan shutdowns [...]

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

[Reuters] China will increase imports from U.S. according to 'market principles': official [Reuters] China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows [Reuters] Libya peace summit struggles to draw eastern commander Haftar back into diplomacy [...]

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

[MarketWatch] Stock market is “eerily reminiscent of January 2018” when stocks suffered rapid correction, technical analyst says [Reuters] Erdogan calls on Europe to support Turkey's moves in Libya: Politico [Bloomberg] Fed Plans Shift From Writing [...]

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Friday, January 17, 2020

[Reuters] China data boosts Wall Street to new record highs [Reuters] World shares gain as China data fuels bets on growth [Reuters] Dollar hits eight-month high on yen, yuan buoyed by China GDP [Reuters] U.S. [...]

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks near record on trade deal, robust earnings [CNBC] US retail sales climb in December, and November sales were revised up [Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims drop more than expected [Reuters] Doubts linger after [...]

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks mostly lower as investors assess U.S.-China trade deal, earnings [Reuters] Oil slips on doubts about U.S.-China deal, OPEC outlook [Reuters] U.S. producer prices barely rise as services remain subdued [CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications [...]

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks pause after rally, JPMorgan results draw cheer [Reuters] Yuan soars, stocks scale heights as markets cheer imminent Sino-U.S. deal signing [Reuters] Oil prices rise ahead of trade deal, likely stock draw [Reuters] U.S. [...]

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Monday, January 13, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks pinned near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal [Reuters] China's yuan rallies, yen slides ahead of U.S. trade deal [Reuters] Oil steady on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal [CNBC] [...]

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

[Reuters] Gulf markets gain after no escalation in U.S.-Iran tensions [Reuters] China says will not change position on Taiwan after landslide election [Reuters] Bank of England's Woods warns financial sector of crackdown: Telegraph [Reuters] Protesters [...]

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

[Reuters] U.S., China agree to have semi-annual talks aimed a reforms, resolving disputes: WSJ [Reuters] Iran says its military shot down Ukrainian plane in 'disastrous mistake' [Reuters] Taiwan President Tsai set to win re-election [Reuters] [...]

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Friday, January 10, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks march higher as Middle East tensions ease [CNBC] US added 145,000 jobs in December, vs 160,000 expected [AP] Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA [Reuters] Explainer: What is at [...]

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks back in record territory as Middle East tensions fade [Reuters] Oil steadies around levels prevailing before U.S.-Iran attacks [Reuters] China's Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week [Reuters] [...]

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Lead Rebound as Iran Jolt Fades: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Gold below $1,600 as markets await U.S. reaction to Iran attacks [Reuters] Oil gains trimmed as tensions on Iran strike recede - for [...]

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks flat, oil cools as anxiety over Mideast recedes [CNBC] US trade deficit falls more than expected to hit lowest level in three years [CNBC] How the world’s most important oil chokepoint could factor [...]

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Monday, January 6, 2020

[Reuters] Stocks wipe out new year gains; gold, oil soar on U.S.-Iran threat [Reuters] Mideast tensions send yen to three-month peak [Reuters] Trump stands by threat on Iranian cultural sites, warns of 'major retaliation' [Reuters] [...]

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

[Reuters] Gulf markets plunge on U.S.-Iran tensions, Aramco at lowest since IPO [Reuters] Bernanke: Fed has ample clout to fight downturn if toolkit used properly [Reuters] China's central bank says will keep monetary policy [...]

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

[Reuters] Fed may need new approach to boost inflation, Daly says [AP] New vehicle sales in US fell 1.3% in 2019 but still healthy [Reuters] Tens of thousands march in Baghdad to mourn Soleimani, others [...]

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Friday, January 3, 2020

[Reuters] Wall Street falls after U.S. kills top Iranian commander [Reuters] Oil, safe havens surge as U.S. strikes kill Iranian commander [Reuters] Brent jumps nearly $3 after U.S. air strike kills Iran, Iraq officials [Reuters] [...]

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

[Reuters] New year cheer for stocks as rally rumbles on [Reuters] Dollar off to a flat start for 2020 as others find the fizz [Reuters] Oil climbs on U.S.-China trade optimism, Middle East tensions [Reuters] [...]

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

[Reuters] China cuts banks' reserve ratios again, frees up $115 billion to spur economy [CNBC] Small business pay checks are growing at a fast pace as job gains slow [Reuters] China's central bank says economic [...]

By |December 31st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

[Reuters] Global stocks end 2019 close to record highs [Reuters] Oil falls but on track for biggest yearly rise since 2016 [Reuters] Fed sees small takeup of repo, rates steady for critical year-end [Reuters] China [...]

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Monday, December 30, 2019

[Reuters] World stocks hold onto gains, dollar under pressure [Reuters] Repo rate steady before year-end [Reuters] Treasuries - Yields rise, yield curve steepest since October 2018 [Reuters] Oil rises to three-month high on upbeat data, [...]

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

[Reuters] China commerce ministry says it has proactively dealt with U.S. trade frictions [CNBC] The bankruptcies that rocked the retail industry in 2019 [Reuters] U.S. monitoring North Korea closely, finds situation concerning: White House [Reuters] [...]

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

[Reuters] China to switch benchmark for floating-rate loans to lower funding costs [Bloomberg] China to Scrap Benchmark Lending Rate in Shift to New System [WSJ] Leveraged-Loan Downgrades Signal Cracks in Corporate-Debt Rally [WSJ] Bills [...]

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Friday, December 27, 2019

[Reuters] Wall St. set for another record high as year-end rally continues [Reuters] Oil hits three-month highs as strong U.S. consumer spending underpins growth hopes [Reuters] Fed accepts $25.80 bln at overnight repo operation [Reuters] [...]

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks hover near record highs as investors count on trade deal [Reuters] Oil hits highest since September on trade hopes, OPEC cuts [Reuters] Record online sales give U.S. holiday shopping season a boost: report [...]

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

[AP] Japan stocks lower, China little-changed on Christmas Day [Reuters] Global stocks hover near record highs, gold breaches $1,500 [Reuters] Trump says he and Xi will sign China trade deal [Reuters] China moves to clamp [...]

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

[Reuters] Festive world markets pause for breath near record highs [Reuters] Oil rises on supply cut pledges and slow return of Gulf field [Reuters] Fed accepts $24.80 bln at overnight repo operation [CNBC] IPOs overall [...]

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Monday, December 23, 2019

[Reuters] Global shares hover near record high as year draws to close [Reuters] U.S. core capital goods orders barely rise; shipments drop [Reuters] Repo is Wall Street's big year-end worry. Why? [Reuters] Leveraged loan market [...]

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

[Reuters] Trump says trade deal with China to be signed 'very shortly' [Reuters] Clashes as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters after Uighur support rally [Bloomberg] Our Guide to What the World’s Top [...]

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

[CNBC] Trump signs bills to avoid shutdown, scrap Obamacare taxes and raise tobacco buying age [Reuters] China criticizes U.S. defense bill as interference [Reuters] Australia's bushfires circle Sydney as temperatures soar [Reuters] Hundreds arrested in [...]

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Friday, December 20, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks hit record high, sterling endures rough week [Reuters] Oil hovers near three-month highs on trade deal progress; set for third weekly rise [Reuters] U.S. third-quarter growth unrevised at 2.1% [The Hill] Budget watchdogs [...]

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

[Reuters] World shares remain near record peaks [Reuters] Oil falls as U.S. inventories rise but demand hopes stem bigger drop [CNBC] Fannie Mae boosts 2020 housing forecast ‘significantly’ [CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications drop 5% as [...]

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

[AP] Global stock markets more subdued after US hits records [Reuters] Aussie dollar falls, pound tanks on renewed fears over trade [Reuters] Oil poised near three-month highs on U.S.-China trade hopes, supply cuts [CNBC] US [...]

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Monday, December 16, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks rise as investors cheer preliminary U.S.-China trade deal [Reuters] Overnight repo rate rises to highest since Oct. 30 [CNBC] US and China reached a trade agreement, but some key details are still unclear [...]

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

[CNBC] Congress faces high-stakes week with impeachment, trade and funding votes ahead [Reuters] China suspends planned tariffs scheduled for Dec. 15 on some U.S. goods [Reuters] UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to [...]

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

[Reuters] Details of U.S.-China "phase one" trade deal to come out over weekend -Mnuchin [Reuters] China to target around 6% growth in 2020, step up state spending: sources [Reuters] Hong Kong leader Lam visits Beijing [...]

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Friday, December 13, 2019

[Reuters] Wall St. higher on trade deal hopes; tariff deadline closes in [Reuters] Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts [Reuters] Euro zone bonds take a beating as trade, Brexit uncertainties clear [...]

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Friday, December 13, 2019

[Reuters] Asian stocks see brighter world as trade, UK clouds lift [BBC] Election results 2019: PM hails Brexit 'mandate' as Tories set for big win [Reuters] Senior China diplomat says U.S. seriously damaged hard-won mutual [...]

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street opens lower as focus shifts to tariff deadline [Reuters] Global stocks test record highs, pound braces for election all-nighter [Reuters] Dollar licks wounds as Fed disappoints bulls, UK election awaited [Reuters] High-stakes [...]

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks flat with focus on tariff deadline, Fed decision [Reuters] U.S. consumer prices increase more than expected in November [CNBC] The Fed is expected to hold rates steady and vow to keep short-term lending [...]

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks turn positive after report of possible delay of December tariffs [Reuters] U.S. productivity weak in third quarter; labor costs revised lower [CNBC] Democrats and the Trump administration near a tentative North American trade [...]

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Monday, December 9, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street drops after weak Chinese data; Tariff deadline looms [Reuters] Stocks whacked as China export decline highlights trade war damage [Reuters] China says hopes it can reach trade agreement with U.S. as soon [...]

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

[Reuters] China November exports fall, but import growth hints of recovering demand [AP] China’s trade with US sinks in November amid tariff war [Reuters] China's potential growth below 6% over next five years: central bank [...]

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Tariff deadline keeps focus on trade as 2019 draws to close [Reuters] China's November forex reserves ease to $3.096 trillion, focus stays on trade talks [Reuters] Trump calls for World [...]

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Friday, December 6, 2019

[Reuters] 'Moving right along'? Shares nudge up after Trump trade talk [Reuters] Oil drops as market awaits ratification of OPEC+ supply cut [AP] China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork [Reuters] Saudi, Russia win [...]

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks keep the faith, sterling gallops higher [Reuters] OPEC and allies prepare to deepen oil output cuts [Reuters] China maintains tariffs must be reduced for phase one trade deal with U.S. [CNBC] China gives [...]

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks back to 'risk-on' after Trump trade war scare [Reuters] Trump says trade talks with China going "very well" [Reuters] U.S. private sector job growth at six-month low in November: ADP [Reuters] Trump comments, [...]

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

[AP] Stocks fall as Trump downplays chances of China trade deal [Reuters] Yuan hit after Trump says trade deal could come after 2020 election [Reuters] Oil falls as Trump says China trade deal could be [...]

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Monday, December 2, 2019

[Reuters] Stock rebound fizzles after Trump restores Brazil, Argentina tariffs [Reuters] Oil rises over 1% on hopes for deeper OPEC cuts, Chinese factory growth [Reuters] China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based [...]

By |December 1st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, December 2, 2019

Sunday, December 1, 2019

[Reuters] China wants U.S. tariffs rolled back in phase one trade deal: Global Times [Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Way Out for a World Economy Hooked On Debt? Yet More Debt [Reuters] China will not resort to quantitative [...]

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

[CNBC] China’s factory activity unexpectedly returns to growth in November [Reuters] That frenzied Black Friday crush? Not this year [Greenwich Times] Corporate debt nears a record $10 trillion, and borrowing binge poses new risks [Reuters] [...]

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Friday, November 29, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street slips after U.S. law on Hong Kong rekindles trade fears [Reuters] Global stocks dip on trade worries as record high stays elusive [Reuters] Japan's factory output posts largest fall in almost two [...]

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

[Reuters] World stocks stall as U.S.-China tensions flare again [Reuters] Yen gains, yuan falls as Hong Kong tensions muddy trade progress [Reuters] Oil falls as U.S. rights bill fuels tensions with China [CNBC] China accuses [...]

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

[Reuters] Global stocks nearing record highs on trade hopes [Reuters] Dollar boosted by trade deal optimism, Swedish crown hits 4-month high [CNBC] US GDP rose 2.1% in the third quarter, vs 1.9% reading expected [CNBC] [...]

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street opens flat, eyes on consumer data [Reuters] World stocks edge off highs to await U.S.-China progress [Reuters] Dollar hits two-week high on yen, yuan up after China-U.S. trade call [Reuters] China trade [...]

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Monday, November 25, 2019

[Reuters] World shares climb on trade hopes [Reuters] Dollar boosted by trade progress signs, Brexit promise lifts sterling [Reuters] Oil kicks off week with gains on fresh hopes for U.S.-China trade talks [Reuters] Trump says [...]

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Sunday, November 4, 2019

[CNBC] US wants China trade deal but won’t turn blind eye to Hong Kong, Trump national security advisor says [Reuters] Still hope for U.S.-China deal this year: U.S. official [CNBC] Hong Kong vote hits record [...]

By |November 24th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 4, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019

[Reuters] China attacks U.S. at G20 as the world's biggest source of instability [CNBC] Iran faces its most critical moment since the 1979 Revolution [Reuters] Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of [...]

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Friday, November 22, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks edge higher as China fuels trade deal optimism [Reuters] Oil holds near two-month high on OPEC+ extension expectations [CNBC] Trump says trade deal with China is ‘very close’ [AP] China’s Xi says Beijing [...]

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

[Reuters] Risk on, risk off, repeat! U.S.-China trade deal faces HK hurdle [Reuters] Dollar dips as spotlight remains firmly on U.S./China trade [Reuters] China says it will strive to reach 'phase one' trade deal with [...]

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street lower as Hong Kong bill escalates U.S.-China tensions [Reuters] Sino-U.S. spat over Hong Kong knocks world shares off 22-month high [CNBC] China accuses US of interference after Senate passes bills supporting Hong [...]

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

[Reuters] Shares scale 22-month peak as focus turns to growth [Reuters] U.S. housing starts rebound; permits highest in over 12 years [Reuters] Trump says he told Fed's Powell U.S. interest rates are too high [Reuters] [...]

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019

[Reuters] Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate [CNBC] Mood in Beijing about trade deal is pessimistic, government source tells CNBC [CNBC] The United States’ dubious privilege of being a key currency [...]

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, November 18, 2019

Sunday, November 17, 2019

[Reuters] China, U.S. had 'constructive' phone call on trade: Xinhua [MarketWatch] U.S. stock market at record but farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011 [CNBC] Saudi Aramco’s IPO is set to value the oil giant at [...]

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, November 17, 2019

Saturday, November 16, 2019

[Reuters] China central bank to maintain prudent policy to prevent inflation from spreading [Reuters] China's PLA soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets as protesters leave campuses [Reuters] Protesters retake part of bridge in central [...]

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Friday, November 15, 2019

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars [Reuters] U.S. retail sales rebound, but big-ticket purchases drop [Reuters] U.S., China trade talks to continue Friday: U.S. commerce chief [Reuters] China central bank injects 200 [...]

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

[Reuters] World stocks sink as China slowdown deepens, German economy weak [Reuters] Oil rises after OPEC's Barkindo says U.S. shale growth may slow in 2020 [Reuters] U.S. producer prices increase by the most in six [...]

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

[AP] Global stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariffs [Reuters] Gold rises as trade uncertainty hurts risk appetite [Reuters] U.S. consumer prices increase more than expected in October [AP] Powell to testify before Congress [...]

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

[Reuters] Global stocks climb, investors seek enlightenment from Trump on trade [Reuters] JGB prices stumble after weak 30-year auction [Reuters] Oil rises further as trade hopes support [MarketWatch] Small-Business Optimism Rises in October: NFIB [Reuters] [...]

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Monday, November 11, 2019

[Reuters] Global stocks drop as Hong Kong violence rattles investors [Reuters] China and Hong Kong stocks drop as weak data, protests weigh [Reuters] Oil drops on concern over U.S.-China trade talks progress, oversupply [Reuters] China [...]

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

[Reuters] Trump says China trade talks moving along nicely, but deal has to be right [Reuters] Violence spreads across Hong Kong's New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest [Reuters] 'No need to panic': Lebanon banking [...]

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

[Reuters] China factory prices falter, while inflation soars to near eight-year high [CNBC] ETF inflows rise to a record $4 trillion and top industry expert says it’s still ‘early days’ [Reuters] Germany marks 30th anniversary [...]

By |November 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 9, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

[Reuters] Trade war caution takes edge off stellar rally in world stocks [Reuters] China's October exports, imports fall less than expected [Reuters] Fed's Bostic says he would have dissented against last rate cut, economy is [...]

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 8, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade deal hopes restart stocks rally [Reuters] China says it has agreed with U.S. to cancel tariffs in phases [Reuters] Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious' [Reuters] Iran holding [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, November 7, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street near highs after upbeat earnings run [Reuters] Risk rally pauses as markets await signals on trade [Reuters] French 10-year bond yield turns positive on improving risk sentiment [Reuters] U.S. productivity drops by [...]

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks gain on trade deal optimism; service sector data awaited [Reuters] China presses Trump for more tariff roll-backs in 'phase one' trade deal [CNBC] The trade deficit got smaller in September as the US [...]

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Monday, November 4, 2019

[Reuters] Trade hopes lift stocks as recession fears recede [Reuters] Oil falls on caution ahead of economic data, offsets trade deal optimism [Reuters] Britain set for 1970s public spending levels as parties woo voters: report [...]

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

[Reuters] Big central banks move to wait-and-see mode [Reuters] Wall Street's leading stocks reveal investor caution [Reuters] UK PM Johnson rejects calls for no-deal Brexit in election pitch [Reuters] Hong Kong mall clash ends in [...]

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

[Reuters] President Xi goes to Iowa? Trump floats farm state to seal trade deal [Reuters] In seismic shift, Britain orders immediate moratorium on fracking [AP] ASEAN meeting grapples with trade war, territorial disputes [Reuters] [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, November 2, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks extend gains as October job growth slows less than expected [Reuters] Oil prices edge up, but set for big weekly loss on rising output, trade woes [CNBC] October job creation comes in at [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, November 1, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks drop as U.S.-China trade worries resurface [Reuters] Oil prices dip as U.S. crude stocks and demand outlook weigh [Reuters] U.S. consumer spending rises moderately, wages flat [Reuters] China's factory activity shrinks for sixth [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street slightly higher; Fed decision looms [Reuters] Gold firms as investors await Fed verdict [CNBC] US GDP rose 1.9% in the third quarter, vs 1.6% growth expected [AP] U.S. private sector job growth [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks cling to gains on trade hopes, mixed earnings weigh on Europe [Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint to strongest level in over 2 months [Reuters] Three-peat? Fed copies 1990s playbook in bid to avert [...]

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

[Reuters] Shares near two-month highs on hopes of trade deal, Fed cut [Reuters] EU nations agree Brexit delay until January 31 as PM Johnson seeks election [Reuters] Argentine cenbank will do all possible to protect [...]

By |October 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 28, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019

[MarketWatch] Three things to watch when the Fed meets next week [Reuters] Macri the underdog as Argentina heads to the polls [Reuters] Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs after police fire tear gas to clear [...]

By |October 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 27, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

[MarketWatch] Three things to watch when the Fed meets next week [Reuters] Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais [Reuters] Catalonia's mayors call for self-determination before protest march [Reuters] [...]

By |October 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

[Reuters] Muted data and Brexit woes douse stocks rally [Reuters] Gold hits 2-week high as weak U.S. data boosts rate-cut bets [Reuters] Oil prices steady, on track for large weekly gain [Reuters] China to ask [...]

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 25, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on Microsoft, Tesla results [Reuters] Oil slips on profit-taking, weak demand outlook [Reuters] White House aide: Phase one U.S.-China trade deal targets intellectual property [Reuters] U.S. core capital goods orders drop [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 24, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

[Reuters] Shares sapped by tech problems and Brexit snags [Reuters] Brexit confusion weighs on pound, dents risk appetite [Reuters] NY Fed accepts $49.854 overnight repo bids [Reuters] U.S. companies facing worker shortage race to automate [...]

By |October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

[Reuters] Shares rise amid Brexit tussle as focus shifts to earnings [Reuters] Chinese vice foreign minister says progress made in trade talks with U.S. [Reuters] Brexit in the balance as Johnson faces crunch votes [Reuters] [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

[Reuter] Hopes for progress in trade war and Brexit buoy stocks [Reuters] Sterling hits 5-1/2-month high on hopes for Brexit deal [Reuters] British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay [...]

By |October 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 21, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests [Reuters] Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM's unsigned delay request, UK says [Reuters] EU plays for time as Johnson spars with [...]

By |October 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 20, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

[CNBC] UK lawmakers delay Brexit vote and force Boris Johnson to ask for deadline extension [BBC] MPs back Brexit deal delay [Reuters] Brexit day of reckoning: PM Johnson battles further delay [Reuters] China says will [...]

By |October 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 19, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

[Reuters] Shares sapped by poor China growth, dollar gets weekly mauling [Reuters] China third-quarter GDP grows 6%, slowest pace in almost three decades [Reuters] China's September property investment resilient, buoyed by new construction [Reuters] Six [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 18, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

[Reuters] Wall Street cheers Brexit deal; Netflix, Morgan Stanley results set positive mood [Reuters] European markets roar approval at new Brexit deal [Reuters] Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament hurdle [Reuters] U.S. housing [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 17, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks slip on renewed U.S.-China trade war concerns [Reuters] Sterling falters as Brexit approaches its endgame [Reuters] U.S. retail sales post first decline in seven months [AP] Brexit talks don’t get breakthrough, continue on [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

[Reuters] Global stocks edge higher on Brexit hopes, trade optimism fades [AP] China tempers hopes about US tariff truce [Reuters] China wants tariffs cut to enable $50 billion imports from U.S.: Bloomberg [Reuters] China Sept [...]

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks dip as report China wants more trade talks tempers optimism [Reuters] Turkish lira slips but traders doubt Trump's sanctions threat [CNBC] China wants another round of talks before signing phase one of the [...]

By |October 13th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 14, 2019

Sunday, October 13, 2019

[Reuters] Countdown to divorce: Meetings that will decide Brexit [Reuters] ECB's Holzmann calls current monetary policy 'wrong', hopes for new course under Lagarde [Reuters] Russia looks at alternatives to dollar for energy transactions [Reuters] China's [...]

By |October 13th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 13, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019

[Reuters] U.S. outlines 'Phase 1' trade deal with China, suspends October tariff hike [CNBC] Wall Street has doubts after partial trade deal: ‘I don’t think this gets us to Christmas’ [Reuters] Wall Street Week Ahead: [...]

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 12, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks bask in 'very good' trade talks, Brexit deal hopes [Reuters] Oil jumps briefly after reports of Iranian tanker attack [CNBC] Stock futures rise after optimistic Trump comments on US-China trade [CNBC] Optimism is [...]

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 11, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

[Reuters] Dollar takes a dive, euro catapulted higher as U.S.-China talks start [CNBC] Dow futures slip in wild overnight trading after report that trade talks have stalled [CNBC] It’s been a crazy 12 hours for [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 10, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks grind higher as investors cling to trade truce hopes [Reuters] Oil rises on signs of easing U.S.-China tensions [CNBC] China ready to discuss a partial trade deal and will increase US agricultural purchases, [...]

By |October 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

[Reuters] World stocks run out of steam amid trade jitters [Reuters] European stocks tumble further as Brexit, trade worries deepen [CNBC] US producer prices post the biggest decline in eight months in September [Reuters] White [...]

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks tiptoe higher as U.S. jobs boost offsets weak European data, trade anxiety [Reuters] Yen rises, offshore yuan dips on caution over Sino-U.S. trade talks [Reuters] Oil prices up as U.S.-China trade talks loom, [...]

By |October 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, October 7, 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-Capital spending outlook another worry ahead of earnings [Reuters] As Fed policymakers comb data, few decisive signals on outlook [Reuters] UK could move on 'mechanism' of Northern Ireland consent [Yahoo/Bloomberg] [...]

By |October 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, October 6, 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019

[Reuters] As Fed policymakers comb data, few decisive signals on outlook [Reuters] Spain's Sanchez says he will defend food sector against 'unacceptable' U.S. tariffs [Reuters] Hong Kong goes quiet as subway, shops close after night [...]

By |October 5th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, October 5, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

[Reuters] After bruising week, global stocks make fragile gains [Reuters] Oil edges higher but on track for big weekly loss [CNBC] US created 136,000 jobs in September, vs 145,000 expected [CNBC] Trade gap widens more [...]

By |October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, October 4, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

[Reuters] Trade fears, growth woes haunt global stocks as bond yields slide [Reuters] Oil slips further below $58 as economic gloom weighs [Reuters] U.S. widens trade war with tariffs on European planes, cheese, whisky to [...]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, October 3, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks fall to lowest in a month after U.S. manufacturing shock sparks growth worries [Reuters] Gold rises as global growth worries boost safe-haven appeal [Reuters] Oil steadies amid fall in U.S. inventories, weak economic [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

[Reuters] Dollar powers to 29-month high, stocks stay standing despite weak data [Reuters] Oil prices rebound on lower output from U.S., Russia, OPEC [Reuters] N.Y. Fed awards $54.85 billion in overnight repos [Reuters] Fed can [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

[Reuters] Shares steady as investors shrug off U.S. delisting threat [Reuters] Oil down more than 1% on trade war jitters and Chinese data [Reuters] China Sept factory activity surprises, expands fastest in 19 mths-Caixin PMI [...]

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 30, 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019

[Reuters] China urges 'calm and rational' resolution to U.S.-Sino trade war [AP] China to send its top trade negotiator to US for talks [Reuters] Citing climate risk, investors bet against mortgage market [Reuters] Street fires [...]

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 29, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019

[CNBC] US pulling investment from China would be an ‘unmitigated disaster,’ says Yale’s Stephen Roach [Reuters] Spillover: world economies' next big headache [Reuters] Moment of truth coming for Brexit with time running out, EU and [...]

By |September 28th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 28, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

[Reuters] Shares rise as trade optimism muffles impeachment noise [CNBC] Oil prices head for big weekly loss as supply fears wane [Reuters] U.S. consumer spending slows in August; incomes rise [AP] US durable goods orders [...]

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 27, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade optimism lifts stocks, dollar shrugs [MarketWatch] U.S. trade deficit in goods widens slightly in August [AP] US economy grew at modest 2% rate in second quarter [Reuters] U.S. business investment much weaker [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

[Reuters] Shares stumble over Trump impeachment threat, China jibes [CNBC] Higher interest rates send weekly mortgage applications tanking 10% [AP] China rejects Trump criticism on trade [CNBC] US-China cold war and rising protectionism could split [...]

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

[Reuters] Trade optimism bolsters shares, pound whipsawed by Brexit drama [Reuters] Oil prices fall due to weak economic data, Saudi output recovery [MarketWatch] New York Fed term repo operation twice oversubscribed [CNBC] Signs point to [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks sink on dismal economic data, mixed trade signals [Reuters] European stocks sink after weak business surveys [CNBC] Chinese theft of trade secrets on the rise, the US Justice Department warns [MarketWatch] Stock market’s [...]

By |September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 23, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019

[Reuters] China needs to change way it finances economy, think tank says [Reuters] Indian shadow bank Altico says evaluating options after default [CNBC] More $10 billion software companies are being minted than ever before — [...]

By |September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 22, 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019

[Reuters] United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack [Reuters] Hong Kong police fire tear gas after protesters throw petrol bombs [NYT] From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying [WSJ] Fed [...]

By |September 21st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

[Reuters] Stimulus soothes stocks as oil heads higher [Reuters] Gold edges higher on soft dollar, heads for first weekly gain in four [Reuters] U.S. repo rate rises ahead of Fed repo operation [Reuters] China cuts [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 20, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2109

[Reuters] Shares inch higher after Fed cut, BOJ keeps powder dry [Reuters] U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences [Reuters] BOJ keeps policy steady, signals chance of easing in October [Reuters] [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 19, 2109

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

[AP] Stocks mixed ahead of Fed, oil dips on Saudi output recovery [Reuters] Oil steps back on Saudi supply reassurance, focus shifts to Fed [Reuters] From oil shocks to funding strains, Fed confronts new complexities [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

[Reuters] Oil sheds gains, stocks dip as Fed comes into focus [Reuters] Trade talks seen as unlikely to mend U.S.-China divide [Reuters] U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday: USTR [CNBC] Detailed satellite [...]

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

[Reuters] Oil soars, stocks dip after Saudi supply shock [Reuters] Biggest oil price surge since 1991 as 'locked and loaded' U.S. points finger at Iran for attack [Reuters] U.S. stock futures fall after Saudi oil [...]

By |September 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 16, 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019

[CNBC] Saudi stock market dives, crude futures to jump after drone attack on oil plants [Reuters] Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on Aramco oil plants [CNBC] Oil could rise $10 per barrel after drone [...]

By |September 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 15, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

[Reuters] Take Five: Of Fed-aches and other central banks [Reuters] White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow [CNBC] This was the worst week for mortgage rates in 3 years – and it [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 14, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

[Reuters] Shares, bond yields perch at six-week highs [Reuters] Gold gains on weaker dollar, rising equities cap upside [CNBC] US retail sales rose more than expected in August as auto buying jumps [CNBC] Trump says [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 13, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

[Reuters] Trade war thaw and ECB stimulus hopes buoys stocks [Reuters] Oil prices fall as OPEC+ talks output compliance, not cuts [Reuters] As trade talks loom, Chinese firms look into buying U.S. farm goods [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

[AP] Global stocks rise on signs of easing trade tensions [Reuters] Investors unwind bearish bets as optimism grows on trade and stimulus [Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields rise after producer prices data [Reuters] U.S. producer [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks edge lower as China data revives recession fears [Reuters] Bond yields climb as ECB stimulus expectations fade [Reuters] Oil hits six-week high on hopes of extended OPEC output cuts [Reuters] China August factory [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Monday, September 9, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks gain on stimulus hopes, pound hits six-week high [Reuters] Oil rises as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC cuts to continue under new energy minister [Reuters] Ireland warns PM Johnson: no-backstop equals no-deal Brexit [Reuters] [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 9, 2019

Sunday, September 8, 2019

[AP] China’s trade with US shrinks as tariff war worsens [Reuters] China's August exports unexpectedly shrink as U.S. shipments slump [Reuters] Sticking to Brexit plan, UK's Johnson will not seek a delay [Reuters] Hong Kong [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 8, 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019

[AP] White House adviser compares China trade talks to Cold War [Reuters] MPs prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay [Reuters] UK's Labour to crack down on finance bonuses if it wins power: FT [...]

By |September 7th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, September 7, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks gains after weaker-than-expected jobs report [Reuters] Job growth sees another weak month in August as payrolls rise just 130,000 [Reuters] China cuts banks' reserve ratios, frees up $126 billion for loans as economy [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Friday, September 6, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

[Reuters] Stocks higher on news of U.S.-China trade talks [Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields extend rise after ADP U.S. jobs data [Reuters] Oil prices rise after U.S. confirms trade talks with China to start [CNBC] [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Thursday, September 5, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

[Reuters] Easing political worries lift shares, pound jumps [Reuters] U.S. trade deficit narrows slightly as exports rise [Reuters] Weekly mortgage refinances fall further, despite lower interest rates [Reuters] China service sector activity rises to three-month [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

[Reuters] Global stocks stumble toward two-month lows as U.S. data looms [Reuters] Argentina's peso under scrutiny following capital controls, as U.S. markets reopen [AP] Pound slides on Brexit, on track for lowest close since 1985 [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

[MarketWatch] U.S. stock futures weaken as tariffs go into effect [Reuters] Global stocks slip on tariffs, Argentina hit by capital controls [Reuters] Oil falls as U.S., China add more tariffs in trade war [Reuters] Argentina [...]

By |September 1st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Monday, September 2, 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

[CNBC] Trump’s 15% tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect [Reuters] China, U.S. to collect additional tariffs on each other's goods [Reuters] China starts to impose additional tariffs on some U.S. goods [Reuters] [...]

By |September 1st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Sunday, September 1, 2019

Saturday, August 31, 2019

[CNBC] Trump’s tariffs on $112 billion of Chinese imports hit at midnight [Reuters] China's factory activity shrinks for fourth month as trade woes deepen [CNBC] August was a wild month for Wall Street, here’s what [...]

By |August 31st, 2019|Categories: Daily Commentary|Comments Off on Saturday, August 31, 2019