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 […]

Before the Open (Sep 7-10)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore lead with gains nearly of 1% or better. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently doing well too, but there are no standout winners – just moderate gains from many countries. Futures in the States point towards a moderate […]

Before the Open (Aug 30 – Sep 3)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside. Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines did well; China and Hong Kong were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean down, but movement is small. Hungary is up the most; Denmark, France, Turkey, and Spain are down. Futures in […]

Before the Open (Aug 23-27)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. China, India, Taiwan and Thailand did well; Japan, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently little changed. South Africa is up; Denmark, Poland, Spain and Portugal are down. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for […]