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The US Jobs Data to Close a Sobering Week

October 04, 2019
Overview: The recovery of US shares yesterday signaled today's fragile stability. Gains in Japan, Australia, and Taiwan blunted the losses elsewhere in the region, including a 1% slide in Hong Kong.  The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell for the third week. China's markets have been closed since Monday and will re-open Monday and may play some …
The US Jobs Data to Close a Sobering Week The US Jobs Data to Close a Sobering Week Reviewed by Marc Chandler on October 04, 2019 Rating: 5
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Shades of Q4 18?

October 03, 2019
Overview:  Disappointing economic data again drove US equities lower, which in turn carried into Asia Pacific activity. Losses were recorded throughout the region, with the notable exception of Hong Kong. The Nikkei and Australia's ASX were off by 2%. After its largest losing session of the year (-2.7%) yesterday, Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx …
Shades of Q4 18? Shades of Q4 18?  Reviewed by Marc Chandler on October 03, 2019 Rating: 5
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Greenback Shows Resiliency, Stocks Don't

October 02, 2019
Overview: Shockingly poor ISM data sent shivers through the market on Tuesday and hand the S&P 500 its biggest loss in five weeks and took the shine off the greenback.The S&P 500 reached a five-day high before reversing course and cast a pall over today's activity.  All the markets were lower in Asia Pacific, with China and India close…
Greenback Shows Resiliency, Stocks Don't Greenback Shows Resiliency, Stocks Don't Reviewed by Marc Chandler on October 02, 2019 Rating: 5
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October Monthly

October 01, 2019
Trade,  central bank policy, and Brexit dominated the investment climate in September. The US-Chinese trade conflict stopped escalating.  Although face-to-face talks are planned in October and the list of exemptions from the punitive tariffs has increased (US soy and pork, for example, are now exempt as are 10 components of Apple’s Mac Book Pro fr…
October Monthly October Monthly Reviewed by Marc Chandler on October 01, 2019 Rating: 5
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Dollar Jumps to Start New Quarter

October 01, 2019
Overview: The US dollar is rising against nearly every currency today as global growth concerns deepen. Japan's Tankan Survey showed large manufacturers confidence is a six-year low. The Reserve Bank of Australia cut 25 bp as widely expected and kept the door open for more. The final EMU PMI ticked up from the flash, but it is still at a seven…
Dollar Jumps to Start New Quarter Dollar Jumps to Start New Quarter Reviewed by Marc Chandler on October 01, 2019 Rating: 5
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