Before the Open (Jan 30 – Feb 3)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside. South Korea, India, Australia, Singapore and the Philippines did well; China and Hong Kong were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean down. Turkey, the UAE, Switzerland and Norway are up; Germany, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Austria and Sweden are down. Futures […]

Before the Open (Jan 23-27)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Hong Kong, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand led while India lagged. China was closed. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are quiet. Greece, South Africa, Norway and Austria are up; Turkey and the UAE are down. Futures in the States point towards a down open […]

Before the Open (Jan 17-20)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand and Singapore posted gains while India and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean up. France, Turkey, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal and the Czech Republic are up; Hungary is down. Futures in […]

An Abundance of Trading Opportunities

2023 has gotten off to a fast start. The market is acting great and offering an abundance of trading opportunities. This is the best environment we’ve seen since August, and maybe the best in over a year. Take advantage. Here are many of the setups we profiled for our subscribers at Leavitt Brothers. Subscribe to […]

Before the Open (Jan 9-13)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and the Philippines led, while Japan was weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East lean down. Denmark and South Africa are up; Poland, Finland, Portugal, Sweden and the Czech Republic are down. Several markets are closed. Futures in the […]

Chinese Stocks are Leading the Market

Chinese stocks are leading the market. They’ve been leading and continue to do great (most of them). We’ve profiled several of these at Leavitt Brothers the last month. December was not a great month for the overall market, but as the old saying goes, there’s a bull market somewhere. And for the last month, it’s […]

The Predictive Ability of the First Day of the Year

The S&P 500 fell 0.40% on the first trading day of the year. Not horrible, but it wasn’t overly encouraging either. After starting with a moderate gap up and pushing a little higher during the opening minutes, sellers took over and drove prices down for several hours. The indexes bottomed during lunch and then moved […]

Before the Open (Jan 3-6)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia and Thailand did well; India, Singapore and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean up, but gains are minimal. Turkey, South Africa and Norway are doing the best. Futures in the States point towards a solid […]

Before the Open (Dec 27-30)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Last trading day of the year. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed and quiet. China and Hong Kong moved up; India moved down. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Turkey, Russia and Greece are up; the UK, France, Germany, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, Norway, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, […]