US Housing Starts Beat Expectations; Interviews on Breadth and Gold

US investors return from the Juneteenth holiday to find world markets in a holding pattern with equities continuing to digest recent gains. US index futures are down 0.2%-0.3%, while the Dax is down 0.3% and the FTSE is up marginally.

Commodities Crumble as Yields Rise and Earnings Season Accelerates

Overseas markets have continued yesterday’s downward momentum with the Hang Seng falling 2.3% overnight while in Europe, the Dax and FTSE are down 0.7% and 0.4% respectively. US index futures, however, are marginally positive, offsetting yesterday’s small declines for US

Stocks Bounce Back as More US Earnings Roll In

US index futures are pointing toward a positive open today with gains of 0.2% for Dow Futures and 0.5% for NASDAQ futures. While encouraging, US indices still have a way to go to claw back yesterday’s losses of 1.5% for