Before the Open (Aug 2-6)

Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend. The Asian/Pacific markets posted solid gains. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, New Zealand, Taiwan, Australia and the Philippines did great. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, France, Turkey, Russia, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, Israel, Austria, Saudi […]

Before the Open (Jul 26-30)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets posted sizeable losses. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines were very weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean to the downside. The UK, Turkey, Germany, Russia, South Africa, Spain, the Netherlands and Portugal lead to the downside. Futures […]

Before the Open (Jul 19-23)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Japan did well, but China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are also doing great. The UK, France, Germany, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Austria and Sweden are posting big gains. Turkey and Hungary […]

Before the Open (Jul 12-16)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Indonesia and Singapore did well; Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed and little changed. Only South Africa and Israel (both down big) have moved much. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for […]

Before the Open (Jul 6-9)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were split, with moderate movers in both directions. Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore did well; Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are doing great. The UK, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Norway, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, […]

Before the Open (Jun 28-Jul 2)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Nonfarm Payrolls Day. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed. Japan, Australia and the Philippines did well; China, Hong Kong and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean up, but most markets are quiet. Poland, Germany, the UAE, Finland, Sweden and the Czech Republic are doing the best. […]