First Call August 22, 2019

Aug 22, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.1% after US equities finished with good gains on Wednesday.
  • Asian markets mixed overnight as Mainland China and Japan closed a touch higher, while Hong Kong and South Korea lagged.
  • European markets on the defensive following yesterday's rally.
  • Treasuries mostly weaker with some curve steepening following the bearish flattening move in the prior session.
  • Dollar a bit weaker vs yen and a bit firmer vs euro. Gold down 0.8%. WTI crude up 0.8%.
  • PLEASE NOTE TOMORROW THERE WILL NOT BE ANY NOTES PUBLISHED