Disappointing North American Employment Reports Dampen Sentiment

Building on yesterday’s 1.00% to 1.25% gains for US indices, US index futures are up another 0.3% to 0.4% this morning amid a number of significant developments from many directions. On the government side, a new $1.9 Trillion US stimulus

Energy, Earnings and Employment Influence Trading and Sentiment

Thursday morning finds energy prices moving up once again, boosted by several factors. WTI crude oil is up 0.75% and putting $55.00 further into the rear-view mirror as OPEC+ agreed to extend current supply cuts and US weekly oil inventories