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Week in Review 06/11/2021

Agricultural and Metal prices remain in range, while Energy on the rise again. BTC continues in range as well. Not much movement in global equity indices, though SP500 manages new highs. US initial claims continue descent to 376k. FED purchases continue. Inflation expectations see a correction. Benchmark yields follow same trajectory.

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Week in Review 06/04/2021

Commodity prices rise on week. BTC continues to trade in range. Mixed week for global equities. SP500 ends week risk on. US survey sentiments tick back up. US Jobless claims continue to trend lower with 385k new claims. Fed asset purchases continue. Inflation expectations flag. Benchmark Treasuries remain in range.

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Week in Review 05/28/2021

Short term commodity price momentum still seems to have peaked. Gold continues to rally as Bitcoin corrects. Equity indices mixed. SP500 price action fades. Initial claims in the US drop to 406k. US Real Estate Loan Levels continue month over month decline despite a heated housing market. FED purchasing programs plow on. Inflation expectations in … Read more

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Week in Review 05/21/2021

Commodity indices continue to consolidation, with biggest correction in Agri. BTC correction continues. Equity indices remain in recent range. Initial claims in US continue decline to 444k. FED assets purchases in upcycle, Inflation expectations temper. Benchmark yield stabilizes. Curve remains stable.

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Week in Review 05/14/2021

Energy continues to rally while Agricultural and Metal indices pause. Covered equity indices see weakness throughout week but closes on a rebound. Initial claims in US drop to 473k. Real estate loan levels continue to decline. FED purchases continue. Benchmark yield up.

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Week in Review 05/07/2021

Commodity indices continue price run. Energy still underperforming. Investor demand returns in equity markets. US survey sentiments decline. Initial claims dropped for the week to 498k, but headline labor news was lower than expected job growth. FED asset purchase tick up. Inflation expectations remain on trend.

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Week in Review 04/30/2021

Commodity prices continue to increase, with particularly strong movements in Agricultural products. Gains more muted in the Energy sector. Equity markets still seem uncertain amidst strong earnings releases in the US. US sentiment surveys point towards renewed optimism. US new jobless claims rises slight to 553k. FED asset purchases in a down cycle week. Inflation … Read more

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Week in Review 04/16/2021

Oil finds strength around $60 a barrel as commodity prices rise broadly. Many major indices end week green but Asia lags on the week. US Initial Claims drop to pandemic low of 576k new claims. FED asset purchases continue. Inflation continues to consolidate. 10 Yr yields lower on week. EM yields diverge from AAA credit.

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Week in Review 04/09/2021

Life in commodity prices but energy still flags. Price of oil drifts back towards 60. Global equities mixed. S & P 500 reaches new record highs. US initial claims up again to 744k new claims. FED asset purchases continue on. Inflation expectations level out. 10 Yr Treasury yields down. OAS Idx trends lower.