Morning Quant Ride

Your morning ride through global markets

Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner International markets have a positive bias in the face of yesterday’s weakness in US equity markets and a potential shutdown of the US government. Asian markets closed up on a lighter volume as investors appear to be focused on the US...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner Overnight trading saw stocks mixed with Japan the main loser on domestic selling.  China 4Q GDP came a bit above consensus and in line with Premier Li’s earlier prediction.  Australia saw jobless rate tick higher while employment data came...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US equity futures are pointing to a positive open this morning after the S&P 500 closed yesterday down 0.35%. We posted two QuantShot Shorts yesterday. Check them out here: QuantShot: Benefitfocus (BNFT) QuantShot: Immersion...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US futures are pointing to a positive open in NY today, continuing the 2018 rally. The S&P 500 is up 4.14% YTD, and the Russell 2000 is up 3.70%. Share volume in both the US and Europe has increased dramatically over the last 10...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US futures are pointing to another positive open in NY this morning, up 0.15%. We suggest investors focus on our A-Rated stocks that should be beneficiaries of the US tax reform bills. Choice Hotels (CHH) – see our CHH QuantShot...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US futures are pointing to a positive open for US equities this morning after the first down day of the year for US equities yesterday. Delta Airlines (DAL), an A-Rated stock on our Industrials Quant Model, is rallying this...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner S&P 500 futures are pointing to a 0.42% drop at the market open today. The VIX is also starting to rally, up to 10.42 from 10.08, as investors appear to be worried about a slowdown in purchases of US treasuries by the PBOC....

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open this morning in NY. We are focused on some of our A-rated stocks that received upgraded Price Targets this morning. Mastercard’s PT was raised to $178 from $167 at Wells Fargo....

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US equity futures are pointing to a mixed open this morning in NY.  Investor sentiment is shifting from a macro focus on tax reform to earnings season.  On our end, to begin the week, we are focused on stock-specific plays: Momo...

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Morning Quant Ride

Traders’ Corner US equity futures are pointing to a positive open in NY this morning.  This week, we have spent time examining our A and C stocks to see if we can find opportunities to sell rich single stock volatilities with the VIX index...

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