Daily Comment

Daily Comment (July 21, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF A new Confluence of Ideas podcast episode is available, titled “The 2020 Election: Part 3.”  This is the final episode looking at the 2020 election.  In this episode, we handicap the election based on the tools of prediction, polling and… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 20, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning and happy Monday!  Equity markets are mixed; the U.S. is modestly lower, while Chinese markets jumped on reports that insurance companies will be able to hold more stocks.  Foreign news leads today’s report as the EU was unable… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 17, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning!  Equity markets are modestly higher after a choppy week.  The EU budget summit is underway.  Relations between the U.S. and China continue to deteriorate.  The new Asset Allocation Weekly is published below; the accompanying podcast and chartbook will… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 16, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning!  Global equity markets are lower this morning.  Chinese stocks fell hard overnight but have been very strong recently.  China’s GDP data came in stronger than forecast; we may be seeing a bit of “buy rumor, sell fact” behavior… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 15, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Financial markets are responding to important progress in developing a coronavirus vaccine today.  You can almost hear “Happy Days Are Here Again” being played in the back of our minds, though it’s important to remember that plenty of economic and… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 14, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our latest Confluence of Ideas podcast episode is now available, titled “The 2020 Election: Part 2.”  In our “2020 Geopolitical Outlook,” we named the 2020 U.S. election as a key event.  Our recent five-part Weekly Geopolitical Report series examined this… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 13, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning and happy Monday!  Global equity markets are higher this morning.  There is a good deal of foreign news today, including Poland’s election news and Turkey’s controversial move to change a museum into a mosque.  China will be next… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 10, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] Good morning and happy Friday!  Being Friday, there is a new Asset Allocation Weekly, associated podcast and chartbook, all available for the weekend.  U.S. equity futures and global equities are taking a breather.  Conditions with China continue to deteriorate.  It looks like… Read More »

Daily Comment (July 9, 2020)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] Good morning.  Global equities are higher as Chinese markets continue on a tear.  News on China leads our commentary this morning.  Our usual update of the pandemic follows, along with foreign news, an update on policy, market action and the economy.  The… Read More »

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