Daily Comment

Daily Comment (June 3, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with notes on the global energy market. We next review several other international and US developments with the potential to affect the financial markets today, including a cut to France’s sovereign debt rating, election results in several key… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 31, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning! Equity futures are trading higher after the PCE price index showed that inflation continues to stay in line with expectations. In sports news, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, setting up a final’s matchup with the Boston Celtics. Today’s… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 30, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning! Equity futures, though down overall, edged higher ahead of the opening bell as downward revisions to GDP data fueled optimism about a potential policy shift by the Federal Reserve. In sports news, the Edmonton Oilers were able to keep their… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 29, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with a discussion of how right-wing parties have finally consolidated power in the Netherlands. We next review several other international and US developments with the potential to affect the financial markets today, including increased signs that the Bank… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 28, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with some notes on the rising power of far-right political parties in Europe and the implications for European economic policy. We next review several other international and US developments with the potential to affect the financial markets today,… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 24, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an interesting observation on the Chinese market by JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon. We next review several other international and US developments with the potential to affect the financial markets today, including a new program in South Korea… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 23, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with several new indicators pointing to a possible further worsening in tensions between the US bloc and the China/Russia bloc. We next review several other international and US developments with the potential to affect the financial markets today,… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 22, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with a potentially incendiary revelation that the US and UK have intelligence showing China is now sending, or preparing to send, lethal aid to Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. We next review several other international and US… Read More »

Daily Comment (May 21, 2024)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with a note on Russian President Putin’s decision last week to replace his defense minister with an economist. We next review several other international and US developments with the potential to affect the financial markets today, including a… Read More »

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