First Call October 5, 2020

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  • S&P futures up 0.7%, near best levels, after US equities finished higher last week to snap a four-week losing streak.
  • Futures up with hopes for US fiscal stimulus, Trump medical condition improves
  • Asian equities higher overnight with Australia the standout, while Japan, Hong Kong, and Korea were all up at least 1%.
  • European markets seeing solid gains.
  • Treasuries mostly weaker with more curve steepening.
  • Dollar outperforming yen but lagging on euro cross.
  • Gold off 0.2% following a 2%+ gain last week.
  • WTI crude up 4.1% after losing ~8% last week.
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