Before the Open (Apr 5-9)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Singapore and the Philippines did well; New Zealand, Indonesia and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently posting solid gains. Denmark, Poland, France, Germany, Greece, the UAE, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Portugal and Austria […]

Before the Open (Mar 29-Apr 2)

Good morning. Happy Thursday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India and Taiwan each gained more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. Denmark, Turkey, Greece, South Africa, the Netherlands, Portugal and Austria are up more than 1%; the UK, France and Germany are also doing […]

Before the Open (Mar 22-26)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did great. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan and Indonesia each gained more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently doing well. Denmark, Poland, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Norway, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal and Austria are up more than 1%. Futures in the […]

Before the Open (Mar 15-19)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. India did well, but China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Turkey and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently weak. Portugal is up, but the UK, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany, Greece, South Africa, Spain, Austria and Saudia Arabia are posting the […]

Before the Open (Mar 8-12)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. Japan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia and Indonesia did well; Hong Kong, India and Malaysia were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. Poland, the UAE, Hungary and Israel are up; Denmark, Germany, South Africa, Finland and the Netherlands are down. Futures in […]

Before the Open (Mar 1-5)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Japan, Malaysia and Thailand did well; China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Australia and Indonesia were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. Norway, Portugal, Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic are up; Denmark, Poland, France, Germany and Switzerland are down. Futures in […]

Before the Open (Feb 22-26)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets suffered big losses. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan and Australia – all down big. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently weak. The UK, Poland, France, Turkey, Russia, South Africa, Finland, Norway, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Austria and the Czech Republic are down more […]

Before the Open (Feb 16-20)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets had some big movers in both directions. China, South Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia did well; Japan, India, New Zealand, Taiwan, Australia, Singapore and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently posting solid gains. France, Turkey, Germany, Russia, South Africa, Norway, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, […]

Before the Open (Feb 8-12)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were mostly closed. Japan moved up; Australia moved down. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean down. Denmark, the Netherlands and Hungary are up; Poland, Russia, Norway, Portugal and Austria are down. Futures in the States point towards a negative open for the cash market.

Before the Open (Feb 1-5)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines all did well. China and Hong Kong were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean up. Poland, France, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic are doing well; […]