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Euro Tumbles Ahead Of Yellen, Macron Speeches As Stocks Shake Off Korean Crisis

September 26, 2017 - 8:56pm
Euro Tumbles Ahead Of Yellen, Macron Speeches As Stocks Shake Off Korean Crisis

S&P futures are flat after Monday’s drop in the S&P 500 where a rout in Apple weighed on tech companies and tensions with North Korea persist; Asian stocks are modestly lower while Europe has shaken off the Korean crisis and is in the green on the back of a sharp drop in the EURUSD which has tumbled below 1.18 as the USD rises ahead of much anticipated speeches by the Fed Chair and the French president.

Global Markets Spooked By North Korea H-Bomb Threat; Focus Turns To Brexit Speech

September 22, 2017 - 9:01pm
Global Markets Spooked By North Korea H-Bomb Threat; Focus Turns To Brexit Speech

S&P futures retreated along with European and Asian shares with tech, and Apple supplier shares leading the drop while safe havens such as gold and the yen rose, as the war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un escalated and North Korea threatened to launch a hydrogen bomb, leading to a prompt return of geopolitical concerns. Trade focus now turns to a planned speech by Theresa May on Brexit (full preview here).

Trump Wants July 4th Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Avenue

September 19, 2017 - 7:27am

Trump was apparently so impressed by the military parade he was invited to watch in France on Bastille Day that he's contemplating following in the footsteps of the French, and a handful of rogue dictators in third-world countries, with a U.S. military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. on July 4th. 

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