First Call

First Call August 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019

Thomas Thornton

  • S&P futures down 0.5%, a bit off worst levels, after US equities finished lower last week, led down energy and financials. Asian markets mostly higher overnight, though Japan and several emerging were closed. China was a standout, up nearly 1.5%. European markets mostly lower. Treasuries rallying across the curve with 10-year yields back below 1.70%. Dollar weaker vs the yen, but firmer on the euro cross. Gold up 0.6%. WTI crude down 0.7%.
  • Another volatile start to the week
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