First Call November 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures down 0.1% in Monday morning trading after US equities finished higher for a sixth straight week last week.
  • Futures have come off early strength
  • Asian markets mostly higher overnight as Hong Kong rose sharply while mainland China and Japan posted moderate gains.
  • European markets mixed.
  • Treasuries stronger across the curve. Dollar a bit weaker on the yen and euro crosses. Sterling strength the story in FX. Gold down 0.2%. WTI crude off 0.9%.
  • Woke up this morning not feeling so great and will have a shorter note today
  • Doing a video this morning with Geoff Garbacz of Erlanger Research to go over the recent short interest data
  • I'm supposed to be on Bloomberg at 2:30pm EST today and I'm hoping I'm feeling well enough