First Call November 1, 2019

Nov 1, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.2% after US equities ended lower on Thursday.
  • Asian equities mostly higher overnight with China a standout, up nearly 1%. Japan lagged with some of the blame on yen strength.
  • European equities seeing moderate gains.
  • Treasuries weaker after a big rally over the last couple of days. Dollar little changed vs both yen and euro. Gold down 0.1%. WTI crude up 0.4%.
  • Jobs data at 8:30am EST could be VERY noisy with the GM strike