Before the Open (Jan 24-28)

Good morning. Happy Tuesday. The Asian/Pacific markets suffered big losses. India did well, but Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore dropped at least 1% each. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, Poland, France, Turkey, Finland, Spain, Israel and Austria are up solidly. Futures in […]

Before the Open (Jan 18-21)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did very poorly. Hong Kong and Indonesia did well, but Japan, China, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand suffered big losses. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently down big. The UK, Denmark, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany, Greece, Russia, Finland, Switzerland, Norway, Hungary, Spain, the […]

Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets posted big losses. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia, Malaysia – all down big. Singapore and Indonesia did well. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently down big. Denmark, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Hungary, the Netherlands, Italy and Portugal are all […]

Before the Open (Jan 3-7)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside. Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and Indonesia did well; Taiwan and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently little changed. Denmark, Germany, Finland, Spain and Sweden are down the most. Futures in the States point towards a gap down […]

Before the Open (Dec 27-31)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Sevearl Asian/Pacific markets were closed. China, India and Malaysia did well; Australia was weak. Many Europe, Africa and the Middle East markets were closed too. Among those open, there were no outstanding movers. Futures in the States point towards a slight positive flat open for the cash market. ————— Masterclass Overview […]

Before the Open (Dec 20 – 24)

Good morning. Happy Thursday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Japan, China, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines posted solid gains. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are mostly up. Poland, Germany, the UAE, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Hungary, Spain the Netherlands, Israel, Sweden and Saudi Arabia are doing well; only Russia is […]

Before the Open (Dec 13-17)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Malaysia and the Philippines did well, but Japan, China, Hong Kong and India dropped more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently down big. Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany, Russia, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy and Sweden are down 1% or more. Futures in […]

Before the Open (Dec 6-10)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. New Zealand did well, but Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently very quiet and little changed. Denmark, Turkey, Russia and Austria are down. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap up […]

Before the Open (Nov 29 – Dec 3)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed. Japan, China and South Korea did well; Hong Kong, India and Indonesia were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are mostly up. The UK, Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany, Greece, the UAE, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal and Austria are up the most. Futures in the States point […]

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, […]