Will China Lead the Next Leg of the Market’s Uptrend?

China stocks have been in the dumps since topping in February 2021. A combination of increased regulation and outright confiscation of assets from the Chinese government have dissuaded investors from accumulating shares, and in some cases, outright holding them in the first place. But this seems to be changing. As noted at Leavitt Brothers this […]

Before the Open (Oct 18-22)

Good morning. Happy Wednesday. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed. Hong Kong and Australia did well; China, South Korea and India were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. Greece, Switzerland, Norway, Hungary, India, Portugal and Saudi Arabia are up. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash […]

Before the Open (Oct 11-15)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific finished the week with solid gains. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan and Australia led. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, France, Germany, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Israel, Sweden and Saudi Arabia are up; Poland, Turkey and Hungary are down. […]

Before the Open (Oct 4-8)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Employment Numbers Day. The Asian/Pacific did well overall. Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, Australia and Indonesia posted solid gains; Taiwan and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed and little changed. Poland and Greece are up; Portugal and Sweden are down. There’s very little […]

Before the Open (Sep 27-Oct 1)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific posted big losses. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore were all weak into the weekend. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. Poland, Greece, Hungary and Saudi Arabia are up; the UK, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and the Netherlands are down. Futures in the […]

Before the Open (Sep 20-24)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed. Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore did well; China, Hong Kong and Singapore were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are current posting big losses. Denmark, Finland, Turkey, Germany, Russia, Greece, Finland, Switzerland, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria and Sweden are down the most. Futures in the […]

Before the Open (Sep 13-17)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Quad Witching Day. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and New Zealand did well; Australia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed and little changed. Turkey, the UAE, Spain and the Netherlands are up; Finland is down. Futures […]