January 2nd, 2020

Stocks Move Higher to Start 2020

Stocks Move Higher to Start 2020 Global equity markets continued the bullish tone from last year.  Optimism from China is stoking the rally with the country’s central bank cutting the reserve requirements that monitor how much banks hold aside for loan losses.  With the lowered level, these same banks can now lend more to consumers […]

July 19th, 2019

July 19 2019 Game Plan

  Global stock markets are trading higher in European and Asian markets trade overnight on optimism that the US Federal Reserve will cut rates at its July policy meeting in 2 weeks.  Most Asian markets are higher by 1% with European indexes up by 0.25% on average.  Federal Funds Futures imply a 71% chance of […]

July 1st, 2019

July 1 2019 Game Plan

**TSX Canadian Markets closed for holidays**   Global Stock Markets are surging in pre-market action with technology and energy related shares outperforming.  News over the weekend form the G20 between US and China putting on hold additional trade tariffs and restarting negotiations.  We also noted an agreement by OPEC+ to extend the current rate of […]

June 25th, 2019

June 25 2019 Game Plan

  $Global Stock Markets are showing muted moves as investors await comments form $US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell at a conference in New York NY today which could add to or detract from comments noted in last weeks $FOMC interest rate decision.  Europe and Asia are down on, on average, between 0.15-0.25%.  $WTI oil […]