Before the Open (Nov 29 – Dec 3)

Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend. The Asian/Pacific markets were mostly weak. Indonesia did well, but Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand dropped more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently up big. The UK, France, Turkey, Germany, the UAE, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Norway, […]

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, […]

Before the Open (Nov 15-19)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. Japan, China, South Korea and Indonesia did well; Hong Kong, New Zealand and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently posting big losses. The UK, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Austria and the Czech Republic are […]

Before the Open (Nov 8-12)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Australia, Malaysia and the Philippines posted solid gains; New Zealand and Indonesia fell. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are split. Turkey, the UAE, South Africa, the Netherlands, Italy and Sweden are up; Russia, Hungary, Spain, Austria and the Czech […]

Before the Open (Nov 1-5)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Employment Numbers Day. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned up. India, Taiwan, New Zealand, Singapore and the Philippines did well; Japan, China and Hong Kong were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean to the upside. The UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic are up; Denmark, […]

Before the Open (Oct 25-29)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were split with big movers in both directions. China, New Zealand and Indonesia did well; Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Australia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently weak. Poland and Hungary are up, but Denmark, Germany, Russia, Greece, Finland, the Netherlands, […]

Before the Open (Oct 18-22)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets were mixed and little changed. There were no outstanding winners or losers. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany, South Africa, Russia, Finland and Portugal are leading. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the S&P […]

Before the Open (Oct 11-15)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific finished the week with solid gains. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan and Australia led. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, France, Germany, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Israel, Sweden and Saudi Arabia are up; Poland, Turkey and Hungary are down. […]

Before the Open (Oct 4-8)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Employment Numbers Day. The Asian/Pacific did well overall. Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, Australia and Indonesia posted solid gains; Taiwan and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed and little changed. Poland and Greece are up; Portugal and Sweden are down. There’s very little […]

Before the Open (Sep 27-Oct 1)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific posted big losses. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore were all weak into the weekend. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. Poland, Greece, Hungary and Saudi Arabia are up; the UK, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and the Netherlands are down. Futures in the […]