Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Dawn Patrol – 31.10.12 – On Greece, UBS and China. GS thematic piece on Europe.

Wassup, European markets indicated flat following a very quiet day with very low volumes as Sandy quietly made her way though NY. Asia slightly better following statements from the BoJ and the Japan govt stating their will to fight deflation. Gold up to $1712.09 ans EUR USD worth 1.2962. Today we’ll watch what news comes […]

The Dawn Patrol – 30.10.12 – MS nifty fifty list, GS earnings revisions, Spain?? A much more…

Howdy, European markets indicated flat to slightly down as the sky falls on NY. USDJPY went from 79.97 to 79.45 in a blip as the BoJ QE was only Y11tn while the market was expecting more. Gold at $1710.19 and the EURUSD at 1.2919. Today, macro eyes on the Spanish GDP and CPI, the German […]

The Dawn Patrol – 29.10.12 – MS on the earnings season, GS on US elections.

Good morning, Gasoline rose as Hurricane Sandy threatened refineries and forced the US to cancel equity trading. Asian stocks fluctuated on concern over corporate earnings (MotorĀ  and NTT DoCoMo cut profit forecasts) and after Hong Kong introduced new property curbs. EURUSD 1.2919, Gold a touch higher at $1715, WTI $85.96. Eco wise we have BOJ […]

The Dawn Patrol – 26.10.12 – China data by JPM and GS. Apple of course. Lots of ups & downs (in alphabetical order).

Bonjour, European markets to skyfall. Futures down 0.8% on Apple and Amazon, S&P downgrade of French GDP and banks and weak US capital goods. Apple wasn’t good and shows the pressure on suppliers (but I buy now). Gold at $1704 and EURUSD at 1.2928. Lots of earnings again today. On the macro side: GFK consumer […]

The Dawn Patrol – 25.10.12 – Earnings by the dozen! FT lowers div… Read the short summary on MS strategy.

Bonjour, Early this morning, Futures indicated slightly down, but given the poor quality of earnings published this morning, it could worsen. Asia continues to go up thanks to Japan who could increase QE big time. Gold up at $1708.85 EURUSD at 1.3010. Today will be another scrambling though day with lots of earnings and lots […]

The Dawn Patrol -24.10.12 – REsults, Ups & Downs (GS likes champagne). On China, on Apple and MS wants you to play the Chinese rebound.

Bonjour, Sorry I’m late… European futures indicated up, and Shanghai rose on the better Chinese PMI (see below). Apple down on the iPad Mini, hold on your horses. Gold up to 1708 and EUR/USD at 1.2984. Today, we’ll be swamp in resutls again… On the Macro side, German IFO, US and EU PMIs, US MBA […]

The Dawn Patrol – Some earnings… Apple event preview. JPM says buy the dip.

Bonjour,   Markets indicated up this morning despite a lower Asia and poor tech numbers last night, but these are very early indications. Gold -0.23% at $1724.32 and EUR USD at 1.3057. Today, we’ll watch at another batch of numbers and probably some downwards forecasts for Q4: ARM, KPN, STM (I still don’t like it […]