Welcome to the Daily Market News.
Big Market movers of the day – Russell 2000 Index -1.18% and NAT GAS – 2.49%
Asian Markets: NIKKEI +0.25%, SHCOMP +0.29%, HANG SENG -0.02%, ASX 200 -0.33%, KOSPI -0.12%
European Markets: DAX +0.43%, FTSE 0.02%, STOXX600 +0.10%
US Markets: DJIA +0.01%, S&P 500 -0.20%, NASDAQ -0.07%, RUSSELL 2000 -1.18%
Energy: OIL -0.47% NAT GAS -2.49%
We look at Copper breaking to new 2019 highs. We also review some of the corporate earnings of interest for tomorrow. The release of earnings for BB&T, Honeywell, Phillip Morris, Schlumberger, SunTrust, and Union Pacific all reporting before the market opens with American Express after the Close. On the Economic Calendar for 4.18.2019 we see Australian Employment numbers and US Retail Sales Figures of major interest.