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 […]

Before the Open (Aug 16-20)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific suffered stiff losses. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and the Philippines all dropped more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean down. Denmark and Sweden are up while Poland, Germany, Russia, South Africa, Norway, the Netherlands, Italy ad Austria are down. Futures in the States […]