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 […]

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 […]

Before the Open (Aug 9-13)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific were mixed with some moderate-to-big movers in both directions. India, New Zealand and Australia did well; China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up, but there are no big winners. Futures in the States point […]

Before the Open (Jul 26-30)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets posted sizeable losses. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines were very weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean to the downside. The UK, Turkey, Germany, Russia, South Africa, Spain, the Netherlands and Portugal lead to the downside. Futures […]

Before the Open (Jul 19-23)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Japan did well, but China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are also doing great. The UK, France, Germany, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Austria and Sweden are posting big gains. Turkey and Hungary […]

Before the Open (Jul 12-16)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Indonesia and Singapore did well; Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed and little changed. Only South Africa and Israel (both down big) have moved much. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for […]