First Call: July 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019 | First Call

S&P futures up 0.3% after US equities finished mostly higher in fairly uneventful Monday trading, helped by a rally in tech. Asian markets higher overnight with Japan a standout, up nearly 1%. European markets seeing good gains on better corporate headlines with Germany a notable out-performer. Treasuries weaker with curve flattening. Dollar stronger on the major crosses with the dollar index up 0.3%. Gold down 0.7%. WTI crude down 0.4%.