StreetAccount U.S. Daily Market Preview is FactSet's daily podcast aiming to bring listeners up to speed with financial markets information on the day to come as quickly as possible. With a target time of ~5 minutes and a publish time of ~5:00 ET, this is an ideal listen prior to market open.
Financial Market Preview - Friday 1-Dec
US equity futures are indicating a higher open as of 05:00 ET. This follows mixed Asian trade, while European equity markets are higher. Fed Chair Powell will speak today, with the big question on whether he will endorse a less hawkish message. The macro data calendar is dominated by manufacturing PMIs. China Caixin manufacturing PMI unexpectedly returned to expansion in November.
Companies Mentioned: Microsoft, Apple, Google
Financial Market Preview - Thursday 30-Nov
US futures are pointing to a mostly flat open as of 04:45 ET. European equity markets have opened lower, following marginally higher Asian markets. No change in the broader narrative, with the latest gains attributed to dovish-leaning remarks from Fed Governor Waller on Tuesday. Market bets increasingly reflect expectations for a first Fed rate cut in May-24 with nearly 100bp in easing seen for the full year.
Companies Mentioned: Occidental Petroleum, Vista Outdoor, Dr. Martens
Financial Market Preview - Wednesday 29-Nov
US futures are pointing to a higher open as of 04:05 ET. European equity markets have opened higher, following largely lower Asian markets. Bond market in focus with Treasury yields extending overnight drop and the dollar tracking for its largest monthly fall in a year, coming after the latest remarks from Fed officials, including a perceived dovish tinge to Governor Waller's comment suggesting possibility of rate cut.
Companies Mentioned: Apple, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Synchrony Financial, Okta
Financial Market Preview - Tuesday 28-Nov
US futures are pointing to a lower open as of 04:05 ET. European equity markets have opened lower, following mixed levels in Asian markets. No change in market drivers. Equity markets easing after recent strength. Focus still on the central bank policy outlook. ECB's Cos says it is too soon to talk about rate cuts. BoE Governor Bailey also says it is too premature to talk about rate reduction.
Companies Mentioned: Avantax
Financial Market Preview - Monday 27-Nov
US futures are indicating a lower open as of 04:05 ET. European equity markets have opened mostly in the negative territory, following weaker levels in Asian markets. Underlying sentiment remains supported by recent easing in financial conditions amid expectations that central bank policy has peaked. This has resulted in meaningful downshift in bond yields, though curves have become more inverted, playing into the debate over whether policymakers can navigate a soft landing.
Companies Mentioned: Origin Energy, Brookfield, Crown Castle
Financial Market Preview - Friday 24-Nov
US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open as of 04:05 ET. European equity markets have opened slightly lower, following mixed levels in Asian markets. No change in the broader market narrative, with central bank policymakers continuing to push the higher-for-longer stance, but market is focusing on rate cut expectations.
Companies Mentioned: Origin Energy, Brookfield
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