Monthly Archives: April 2012
Bonjour, Europe set for slight higher start as investors generally shrugged off Spanish worries and disappointing US GDP Friday. ILO warns of deepening jobs crisis. Merkel calls for bigger role of European Investment Bank in planned European growth initiatives. “This is like the Titanic. If there’s a sinking here, even the first-class passengers drown.” José […]
READ the strategy section! JPM on Spanish banks, MS on the deleveraging. And another day of results…
Bonjour Please have a look at the MS and JPM pieces on banks… Europe set for slightly lower start with Spain likely to come under pressure after S&P cut Spain to BBB+ with neg outlook. AMZN soared after hrs as tablet sales boosted earnings. Japan rallied as BoJ keeps target rate unchanged but announces buying […]
RCUBE is a tad more bullish. The Fed is somewhat more hawkish. Draghi wants a growth compact. And a lot of results.
Bonjour, Europe set for slightly better start. Asia advanced for a second day as Fed made no changes to policy+maintained accomodative stance. European newsflow today dominated by raft of earnings. CURRENT THEMES On the Fed The current policy is “being in approximately in the right place at this point” according to Bernanke. He stressed that […]
Agur, Europe set for better start. AAPL rallied 7% after-hrs as Q2 beat. Asia higher as South Korean cons conf increased + helped by US earnings/housing data. Macro eyes on UK GDP + US FOMC rate decision after close. AAPL: +5.1% – Apple 2Q EPS $12.30 vs est. $10.02. 2Q rev. $39.19b vs est. $36.87b. […]
Bonjour, Europe set for slight higher start. Asia fell to 3mo low amid European debt concerns. Macro eyes on new US home sales + eurozone industrial new orders as well as German growth forecast. NFLX: -16% – 1Q loss per share 8c, est. loss 27c; rev. $870m est. $865.5m. Sees 2Q loss per share 10c- […]
Bonjour, Europe set for lower start after Wall St closed off highs Fri, with Nasdaq lower. In France, Socialist Hollande wins first round of French elections. Dutch Govt fails to agree on budget cuts over the weekend and fresh elections now look likely. Macro eyes on eurozone manufacturing and services PMI readings. CURRENT THEMES To […]
GS’ Assets in a Three Risk World, MS on Portugal, MS with a new Macro piece, Central banks, WSJ on Spain.
Bonjour, Europe set for slight better start, with focus firmly on Spanish bond auction (10:30 Paris Time) . Macro eyes on Philly Fed + weekly initial claims. Asia fell on eurozone fears. EBAY: +5.6% -1Q adj. EPS 55c, est. 52c; rev. $3.3b, est. $3.16b. Guidance: sees yr adj. EPS $2.30-$2.35, saw $2.25-$2.30, est. $2.30; sees […]