First Call August 10, 2021

by | Aug 10, 2021 | First Call

  • S&P futures are little changed in Tuesday morning trading after US equities finished mostly lower on Monday with energy the big decline.
  • Asian markets were mostly higher overnight with China and Hong Kong both up more than 1% though South Korea fell for a fourth straight session and Taiwan lagged with big tech names lower. 
  • European markets are higher though upside limited. 
  • Treasuries little changed after yields backed up on Monday on some hawkish leaning Fed commentary and record job openings. 
  • Dollar a bit firmer vs yen and euro. 
  • Gold up 0.2% after losing 2% yesterday.  8% bullish sentiment
  • Bitcoin down 0.4%. 
  • WTI crude up 1.6% after losing more than 2.5% on Monday.
  • Today's Daily Note will be brief and out around 10:30 am ET
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