Daily Comment

Daily Comment (November 9, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF In today’s Comment, we open with a range of U.S. news, including new details on a corporate tax hike in the Democrats’ proposed health, education, and climate bill.  The U.S. news also includes the latest opening on the Federal Reserve’s… Read More »

Daily Comment (November 8, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning and happy Monday!  It’s lighter in the morning but will be darker earlier.  Risk markets are modestly higher this morning.  Tesla (TSLA, USD, 1222.09) is making news (and might be lowering the major indices) after Elon Musk had… Read More »

Daily Comment (November 5, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning! A strong jobs report has pushed U.S. equity futures higher this morning. Today’s Comment begins with U.S. economic and policy news followed by several China-related stories. International news is next, and we conclude with our pandemic coverage. Economics… Read More »

Daily Comment (November 4, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning.  Risk markets are mostly moving higher this morning.  Our coverage focuses on central banks this morning.  The Bank of England was unexpectedly dovish while the Fed is moving to taper.  We look at the impact.  Our regular coverage… Read More »

Daily Comment (November 3, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF In today’s Comment, we open with a slew of U.S. news ranging from a preview of today’s Federal Reserve decision on monetary policy to a new administration antitrust case.  We next share a few thoughts on various global and international… Read More »

Daily Comment (November 2, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning and happy All Souls Day!  Risk markets are mostly steady this morning as the FOMC begins its meetings.  We noted yesterday that it is widely expected the Fed will announce a tapering plan to slow and eventually end… Read More »

Daily Comment (November 1, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning, happy Monday, and welcome to November!  It’s going to be a busy week.  The ISM manufacturing data is out this morning.  The FOMC meets this week and will likely announce its tapering plans.  We may also get a… Read More »

Daily Comment (October 29, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning! U.S. equity futures are signaling a lower open this morning. Today’s report begins with international news, followed by U.S. economics and policy coverage.  China news is next, and we conclude with our pandemic coverage. International news:  The European… Read More »

Daily Comment (October 28, 2021)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning!  It’s a big day today.  Q3 GDP is out (quick take—the data was weaker than expected, with very weak investment and a larger drag from net exports); we cover it in detail below.  The ECB meeting is also… Read More »

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