Market Analysis

Each day on the European market opening Anthony Cheung, Sam North, and Amplify Trading gets you prepared for the trading day. They focus on relevant macroeconomic insights and trade idea generation for the global macro futures markets.
Each afternoon Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the metals futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the precious metals and base metal markets.
Futures in a relatively tight range and options volume perked up overnight. The day session saw option volume really pick up as futures and volatility moved lower throughout the day.
December corn futures were softer to start the week as the lack of bullish headlines coupled with harvest pressure was too much for the bulls to overcome. Crop Progress was released after the close, showing corn conditions unchanged at 58% good/excellent.
U.S benchmarks are holding at record highs and the risk-environment remains very healthy amid fresh U.S and China trade anecdotes. Expectations are mounting for President Trump and President Xi to sign an interim “Phase One” deal this month.
There is the OPEC report that is discussing the outlook for lower market share for OPEC oil on one hand, and then, on the other hand, you have the OPEC Secretary-General saying...
Quiet overnight leads to a tame day session. Markets showed little interest in economic numbers and instead took their cue from equities, which advanced on more trade wars talk. Futures finished near their session lows.
Each day on the European market opening Anthony Cheung, Sam North, and Amplify Trading gets you prepared for the trading day. They focus on relevant macroeconomic insights and trade idea generation for the global macro futures markets.
Each afternoon Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the metals futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the precious metals and base metal markets.
Crypto prices are marginally positive this morning but none of the Top 10 is up more than +5%. Volumes have once again fallen off a cliff with 24-hour activity back to some of its lowest levels of the year.