Sunday, July 14, 2019

Monday Watch

Night Trading
  • Asian indices are -.75% to +.25% on average.
  • Asia Ex-Japan Investment Grade CDS Index 63.50 -.25 basis point.
  • China Sovereign CDS 42.25 -.25 basis point.
  • Bloomberg Emerging Markets Currency Index 67.70 unch.
  • FTSE 100 futures -.24%.
  • S&P 500 futures -.12%.
  • NASDAQ 100 futures -.19%.

Earnings of Note

Before the Open:
  • (C)/1.80
After the Close:
  • (JBHT)/1.35
Economic Releases
8:30 am EST
  • Empire Manufacturing for July is estimated to rise to 2.0 versus -8.6 in June.
Upcoming Splits
  • None of note
Other Potential Market Movers
  • The China GDP report could also impact trading today.
BOTTOM LINE: Asian indices are mostly lower, weighed down by industrial and financial shares in the region. I expect US stocks to open modestly lower and to rally into the afternoon, finishing mixed.  The Portfolio is 75% net long heading into the week.

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