Morning Quant Ride

Jun 20, 2018

Global stocks are in the red this AM as investors continue to the weigh the potential for a trade war between the US and China. US equity index futures are lare selling off with the Dow Jones minis -0.70%, S&P500 minis -0.59% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.69%. The VIX is currently at 13.25 after closing at  on 11.98 Friday.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 19, 2018

Global stocks are lower today, with a negative bias after a report that President Trump approved ~$200B in additional tariffs on Chinese goods. US equity index futures are lower with Dow Jones minis, S&P500 minis and Nasdaq 100 minis all in the red. The VIX is rising this morning up 206 basis points, or 17%, to 14.2Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 18, 2018

Global stocks are in the red this AM as investors continue to the weigh the potential for a trade war between the US and China. US equity index futures are lare selling off with the Dow Jones minis -0.70%, S&P500 minis -0.59% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.69%. The VIX is currently at 13.25 after closing at  on 11.98 Friday.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 15, 2018

Global stocks were mixed today, with a negative bias after a report that President Trump approved ~$50B tariffs on Chinese goods. US equity index futures are little changed with Dow Jones minis -0.56%, S&P500 minis -0.37% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.28%. The VIX is rising this morning up 35 basis points, or 2.70%, to 12.59.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 14, 2018

Global stocks are in the red this AM following hawkish comments from the US Fed and weaker than expected industrial output and retail sales for China in May. US equity index futures are little changed with the Dow Jones minis +0.04%, S&P500 minis +0.04% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.03%. May retail sales data released at 8:30am will be closely followed by investors following the FOMC comments about a healthy US economy and accelerating inflation trends.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 13, 2018

The FED is expected to announce a 25-basis point rate hike following the FOMC meeting today. Market focus has shifted to Fed guidance on future interest rate policies, and the potential for future interest rate hikes. US equity index futures are higher this morning, with the Dow Jones minis +0.14%, S&P 500 minis +0.20%, and Nasdaq 100 minis +0.33%. Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 12, 2018

Global stocks appear to be shrugging off the Trump-Kim summit as investors shift their focus to the US FOMC decision on Wednesday, the European Central Bank (ECB) decision on Thursday and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) policy decision on Friday. US equity index futures are declining this morning with the Dow Jones minis -0.17%, S&P500 minis -0.11% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.11% -- trading near their pre-market low today.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 11, 2018

Markets have largely shrugged off controversies surrounding the G-7 meeting. Global stocks are mostly higher ahead of the Trump-Kim summit which is expected to take place today in Singapore. US equity index futures are mixed this morning with the Dow Jones minis +0.04%, S&P500 minis -0.05% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.03%.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 08, 2018

Global stocks are under pressure ahead of the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada today following comments by US President Donald Trump that suggest the US is prepared escalate its fight over trade with its G7 allies. US equity index futures are declining this morning with the Dow Jones minis -0.49%, S&P500 minis -0.45% and Nasdaq 100 minis -0.91% -- trading near their pre-market low today.Read More

Morning Quant Ride

Jun 07, 2018

Global stocks continue their rebound ahead of the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada which begins tomorrow. French President Emmanuel Macron is warning he will not sign the summit’s traditional joint statement unless attendees make progress on tariffs negotiations (and other “contentious” issues). US equity index futures are climbing this morning with the Dow Jones minis +0.30%, S&P500 minis +0.11% and Nasdaq 100 minis +0.01%.Read More

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