If the currency markets come back to life it will put oil back on the trading screens of speculators.
I see two ways the trade talks can play out from here, and how the effects of each will ripple out into the global economy.
There are a number of important questions stemming from this series of events.
Thoughts on the ISM, trade, Friday's key job report and how to play it all.
it seems that consensus is to interpret anything that can be viewed as bad, as actually bad, and anything that could be good, as an aberration that will soon become bad.
GDP and corporate earnings trends are not favorable and increasingly indicate slowing economies here and abroad.
Manpower Group is seeing significant un-reflected value from past performance, glowing future prospects for the coming three to five years, and a future currency-related rise due to an eventual weakening of the dollar.
These 3 stocks have little overseas exposure and could benefit from dollar strength.
I start this week in risk-off mode and want to sell every rally in risk.
Two big points lead into what Jay Powell will be saying in Friday's speech.