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Animal Spirits Return and the Euro Probes Two-Month Lows

February 02, 2021
Overview: The recovery from last week's equity slide continues today.  In Asia Pacific region, Taiwan and India led with more than 2% gains.  Stepped fiscal efforts, the establishment of a bad bank, and privatization efforts are bolstering Indian shares.  Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 gapped higher today and has recouped around half what it…
Animal Spirits Return and the Euro Probes Two-Month Lows Animal Spirits Return and the Euro Probes Two-Month Lows Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 02, 2021 Rating: 5
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February Monthly

February 01, 2021
Most of the time, investors are focused on two V’s: value and volatility. However,  two other V's will continue to dominate the month ahead for the investment climate: virus and vaccine. At the end of January, it seemed like many high-income countries had begun seeing leveling-off after the holiday-inspired surge. Economic-cramping restriction…
February Monthly February  Monthly Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 01, 2021 Rating: 5
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Markets Snap Back

February 01, 2021
Overview: Global equities are snapping back today, while the greenback retained the strength seen last week that was attributed to safe-haven flows.  The MSCI Asia Pacific Index snapped a four-day decline led by Hong Kong, South Korea, India, and Indonesia.  Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx is up around 1.1% after losing a little more than 3% last wee…
Markets Snap Back Markets Snap Back Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 01, 2021 Rating: 5
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Near-Term Dollar Technicals Mixed, but...

January 31, 2021
The dollar rose against all the major currencies last week, except for the British pound and New Zealand dollar, which eked out minor gains.  We have been suggesting two views.  The first was a near-term pullback in the dollar, a correction to the November-December slide. The second was for the underlying downtrend to resume.  The combination of t…
Near-Term Dollar Technicals Mixed, but... Near-Term Dollar Technicals Mixed, but... Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 31, 2021 Rating: 5
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US Jobs, EMU CPI, and BOE/RBA meetings Highlight Week Ahead

January 30, 2021
The high-frequency data cycle starts anew.  The investment climate continues to be shaped by the virus that is depressing economic activity and fueling pressure for policy responses.  In parts of Europe and the US, the pandemic surge from the holidays is breaking, and a third vaccine (Johnson and Johnson) appears to be a few weeks from being appro…
US Jobs, EMU CPI, and BOE/RBA meetings Highlight Week Ahead US Jobs, EMU CPI, and BOE/RBA meetings Highlight Week Ahead Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 30, 2021 Rating: 5
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Please Stay Seated, the Ride is not Over

January 29, 2021
Overview: Powerful corrective forces continue to grip the market.  After a large rally to start the New Year, the correction is punishing. Most Asia Pacific equities markets were off again today to bring the week's loss to 2.5% to 5.5% throughout the region.  Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is a little more than 1% lower on the day.  The 2.4%…
Please Stay Seated, the Ride is not Over Please Stay Seated, the Ride is not Over Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 29, 2021 Rating: 5
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A Sea of Red Gives the Dollar a Bid

January 28, 2021
Overview: The steepest loss in US equities since last October is rippling through the capital markets in the form of de-risking.  The rout is not over, and the S&P 500 is poised to gap lower.   Many of the largest markets in the Asia Pacific region were off around 2%.  The nearly 1% loss in Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 leaves the benchmark…
A Sea of Red Gives the Dollar a Bid A Sea of Red Gives the Dollar a Bid Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 28, 2021 Rating: 5
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The Fed and Earnings on Tap

January 27, 2021
Overview:  Risk appetites seem subdued even if GameStop's surge draws attention.  Asia Pacific equities mostly slipped lower, and profit-taking was seen in Hong Kong and Seoul, which are off to an incredibly strong start to the year.  Small gains were reported in Tokyo, Beijing, and Taipei.   Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 opened lower but q…
The Fed and Earnings on Tap The Fed and Earnings on Tap Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 27, 2021 Rating: 5
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