First Call May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021 | First Call

  • S&P and Nasdaq futures up 0.4% in Friday morning trading after US equities posted good gains in the prior session, snapping a three-day losing streak with growth a standout.
  • Asian equities mixed overnight with Taiwan, Japan, and Australia among the better performers while Hong Kong was flat and China lagged.
  • European markets are higher.
  • Treasuries not doing much after strengthening Thursday.
  • The Dollar a bit weaker vs the yen and a bit firmer vs the euro.
  • Gold down 0.1%.
  • Bitcoin futures up 1.0%.
  • WTI crude up 1.9%.