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11/14/2018 Morning Brief

Equity markets –

S&P futures are trading higher this morning, (0.53%)

Asian markets mixed last night.

Close Change %Change

Nikkei Stock 21846.48 35.96 0.16

Hang Seng 25654.43 -138.44 -0.54

European indices are higher this morning this morning.

Last Change %Change

FTSE 100 7068.84 15.08 0.21

11/06/2018 Morning Brief


There is a Fed meeting on Wednesday and Thursday this week, no changes to interest rates are expected. A thriving labor market is part of a continuing economic boom that will have to slow down or it eventually will cause trouble, according to a Goldman Sachs analysis. In addition Goldman feels that the Fed is likely to be more aggressive in raising rates that the market expects. Today’s Economic Reports: At 8:55 am ET The Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index. At 10:00 am ET The JOLTS (job openings) Report..

Equity markets –

11/02/2018 Morning Brief


Yesterday President Trump had a conversation with China, news organizations are reporting that Trump Administration is preparing an outline for a trade deal. Global markets are trading higher, on the hopes that trade tensions between the U.S. and China are de-escalating. Today’s Economic Reports: 8:30 am ET Non Farm Payrolls and the Sept Intl Trade report10:00 am ET Factory orders. 1:00 pm ET Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Equity markets –

S&P futures are trading Higher this morning, (0.60%)

Asian markets closed significantly higher last night.