Before the Open (Nov 29 – Dec 3)

Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend. The Asian/Pacific markets were mostly weak. Indonesia did well, but Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand dropped more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently up big. The UK, France, Turkey, Germany, the UAE, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Norway, […]

Before the Open (Nov 22-26)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets posted huge losses. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand dropped 2-4% each. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently down big. The UK, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany Russia, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, Norway Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, […]

Before the Open (Nov 15-19)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. Japan, China, South Korea and Indonesia did well; Hong Kong, New Zealand and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently posting big losses. The UK, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Austria and the Czech Republic are […]

Before the Open (Nov 8-12)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Australia, Malaysia and the Philippines posted solid gains; New Zealand and Indonesia fell. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are split. Turkey, the UAE, South Africa, the Netherlands, Italy and Sweden are up; Russia, Hungary, Spain, Austria and the Czech […]

Before the Open (Nov 1-5)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Employment Numbers Day. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. India, Taiwan, New Zealand, Singapore and the Philippines did well; Japan, China and Hong Kong were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean to the upside. The UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic are up; Denmark, […]

Before the Open (Oct 25-29)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were split with big movers in both directions. China, New Zealand and Indonesia did well; Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Australia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently weak. Poland and Hungary are up, but Denmark, Germany, Russia, Greece, Finland, the Netherlands, […]

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 Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed and little changed. There were no outstanding winners or losers. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany, South Africa, Russia, Finland and Portugal are leading. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the S&P […]