Before the Open (Jan 25-29)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets suffered stiff losses. China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines were all very weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. The UK, Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, Spain and Italy are down more than 1%. Futures in the […]

Before the Open (Jan 19-22)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. New Zealand did well, but Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently very weak. The UK, France, Turkey, Germany, the UAE, Russia, Greece, Finland, Norway, Hungary, Singapore, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, […]

Before the Open (Jan 11-15)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. Japan, South Korea, India, New Zealand, Indonesia and Thailand were weakest. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. The UK, Poland, France, Germany, Turkey, Spain and Portugal are weakest. Futures in the States point towards a down open for the cash market.

Before the Open (Jan 4-8)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets posted solid gains. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines led. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. Denmark, Turkey, Russia, Norway, the Netherlands, Israel and the Czech Republic are up 1% or more. Futures in the States […]

Before the Open (Dec 21-24)

Good morning. Happy Thursday. The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Japan, South Korea, India and Thailand led, and China lagged. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently doing well. Poland, Turkey, Germany, Greece, Norway, Italy, Portugal, Israel and Austria are leading. Futures in the States point towards a slight up open for the cash […]

Before the Open (Dec 14-18)

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Quad Witching. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. Denmark, Turkey, Greece, Germany and Norway are up; Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain and Portugal are down. Futures in the States point towards a flat […]

Before the Open (Dec 7-11)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside, but movement was minimal. South Korea and Malaysia did well; China and Australia were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Turkey and Greece are doing well, but the UK, Poland, France, Germany, Finland, Norway, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, […]

Before the Open (Nov 30 – Dec 4)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets did well. Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Taiwan and Thailand gained more than 1%. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. Poland, Russia, Greece, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Austria, Israel, Portugal and the Czech Republic are posting the biggest gains. Futures in the States point towards […]

Before the Open (Nov 23-27)

Good morning. Happy Friday. The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside. China and Hong Kong led; Australia was weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. Denmark, France, Greece, Finland, Norway, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Israel and Austria are doing well. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the […]