Before the Open (Aug 1 – Aug 5)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Employment Numbers Day. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan posted strong gains; the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. The UAE, South Africa, Hungary and Portugal are up; Denmark, Russia, Greece and Sweden are down. Futures in […]

Before the Open (Jul 25-29)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. South Korea, India, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand led while China, Hong Kong and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently doing great. Denmark, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany, Greece, the UAE, Norway, Hungary, the Netherlands, Italy, Austria and Sweden are up […]

The Current Leavitt Brothers Trading List

At Leavitt Brothers, we turned bullish a couple weeks ago. The indexes were printing lower lows, but many stocks held their lows and were basing. Since the performance of individual names – and not the indexes or indicators – is our strongest and most reliable ‘tell,’ we turned bullish. At first there was some choppy […]

Before the Open (Jul 11-15)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. South Korea, India and Taiwan did well, but China, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are doing well. The UK, Denmark, Germany, Russia, Finland, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Austria and Czech Republic are […]

Before the Open (Jun 27-Jul 1)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did poorly. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, New Zealand and Indonesia dropped more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are mixed and little changed. Turkey and Finland are up; Greece, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic are down. Futures in the States point towards a down open […]