Sunday, April 07, 2024

Monday Watch

Today's Headlines

Zero Hedge:
  • Had bullish commentary on (CCL), (RDFN), (EXPI), (HOUS) and (DOUG).
The Epoch Times:
  • @elonmusk 
  • @WideAwakeMedia
  • @newstart_2024
  • @KobeissiLetter
  • @songpinganq
  • @TuckerCarlson
  • @WallStreetApes
  • @stillgray
  • @TheChiefNerd
  • @VigilantFox
  • @rawsalerts
  • @ImMeme0
  • @WallStreetSilv
  • Nothing to see here ... (pic)
  • Pfizer under oath: They PLANNED it all, they know what the covid vaccine was for. They used it as a bio weapon against humanity and against our consent. People will never know the true dangers of the COVID vaccine. (video)
  • @MdBreathe
  • @nicksortor
  • @BGatesIsaPsycho
  • @DavidIRamadan
  • @LibsofTiktok
  • @DrJBhattacharya
  • @Liz_churchill10
  • @robbystarbuck
  • @realLizUSA
  • @amuse
  • @iamlisalogan
  • @ShadowofEzra
  • 𝗧𝘄𝗼 𝗪𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗮𝗰𝗸𝘀 𝗚𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝗕𝘆 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗲𝗲𝗽 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗙𝗜𝗥𝗦𝗧 𝗪𝗔𝗥𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚: The FBI and Homeland Security are becoming increasingly concerned about potential violence targeting mass gatherings ahead of the eclipse, particularly due to threats from ISIS and "lone wolves" within the U.S. 𝗦𝗘𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗗 𝗪𝗔𝗥𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚: U.S. intelligence indicates that Iran is planning a significant retaliatory attack following Monday's lethal airstrike by Israel on the Iranian consulate in Damascus, Syria. Two different scenarios have been given. They've already blamed ISIS and Iran in advance. Just remember, if an attack is successful, who benefits? (video)
Night Trading
  • Asian indices are -.5% to +.5% on average.
  • Asia Ex-Japan Investment Grade CDS Index 104.75 +.5 basis point.
  • China Sovereign CDS 73.5 +.5 basis point.
  • China Iron Ore Spot 101.3 USD/Metric Tonne +3.0%.
  • Bloomberg Emerging Markets Currency Index 39.8 -.03%
  • Bloomberg Global Risk-On/Risk Off Index 68.8 +1.2%.
  • Volatility Index(VIX) futures 16.3 -1.2%. 
  • Euro Stoxx 50 futures +.2%.
  • S&P 500 futures +.09%.
  • NASDAQ 100 futures +.16%.

BOTTOM LINE: Asian indices are mostly higher, boosted by industrial and technology shares in the region. I expect US stocks to open modestly higher and to weaken into the afternoon, finishing modestly lower.  The Portfolio is 50% net long heading into the week.

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