Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Dec 16 2021

A live recap of what happened while we slept overnight and what lies ahead. We go through charts on the S&P 500, WTI Oil and Natural gas. Markets continued higher after yesterday’s reversal to all-time highs. The Central Bank deluge continued with the Bank of England and Norges Banks raising rates. Te SNB & ECB left rates unchanged.

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Last Night’s Market Wrap: Market Wrap – Markets Explode Higher After Fed Tapers as Expected – TRADERS COMMUNITY

Weekly Overview: Traders Market Weekly: Central Banker Deluge – TRADERS COMMUNITY

The markets:

  • WTI futures off overnight highs up .24 at $71.70
  • Natural gas +.06 at 3.887 ahead of EIA
  • Apple hanging around $180.10, up 0.90 from yesterday’s reversal close.
  • The obsession remains the price of Apple for 3 trillion market is $182.86
  • Accenture (ACN 410.71, +35.41): +9.4% beating top and bottom-line estimates, guiding Q2 revenue above consensus, and raising its FY22 EPS and revenue guidance above consensus.
  • Lennar (LEN 106.31, -6.78): -6.0% missing EPS estimates. Lennar said housing industry continues to exhibit strong demand, outweighing supply, and confident the company can continue to generate solid growth. 
  • Nordson (NDSN 260.00, -9.12): -3.4% missing top and bottom-line estimates, although it guided fiscal Q1 EPS and revenue above consensus. 
  • Jabil (JBL 66.50, +2.72): +4.3% beating top and bottom-line estimates, raising its FY22 EPS above consensus, and guiding FY22 revenue above consensus. 
  • U.S. Treasuries little changed. The 2-yr yield unchanged at 0.67%, 10-yr yield up one basis point to 1.47%.
  • The U.S. Dollar Index is down 0.6% to 95.97.
  • Spot gold up $7.18 or 0.4% at $1784
  • Spot silver up $0.10 or 0.5% at $22.16
  • Bitcoin is trading at $48,664 after high $49,449
  • In forex the GBP the strongest, JPY weakest
  • Japan’s Nikkei: +2.1%
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng: +0.2%
  • China’s Shanghai Composite: +0.8%
  • India’s Sensex: +0.2%
  • South Korea’s Kospi: +0.6%
  • Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries: -0.2%
  • STOXX Europe 600: +1.5%
  • Germany’s DAX: +1.4%
  • U.K.’s FTSE 100: +0.9%
  • France’s CAC 40: +1.2%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB: +0.7%
  • Spain’s IBEX 35: +1.5%

Overnight Stories in Depth

China CPI increased at its fastest pace since mid-2020 in the November

Banco Central do Brasil​ again aggressively hiked its benchmark interest rate by 1.5% to 9.25%.

Reserve Bank Of New Zealand TWI Re-Weighting Sees Chinese Yuan Higher and Australian Dollar Lower

U.S. And Israel To Discuss Military Drills For Different Iran Scenarios

The DIX Dark Index As a Proxy For Buying Activity Opportunities.

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