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Sep 9 - World Bank Warns Fed to Delay Rate Rise

 

EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 13/100 EXTREME FEAR

PREVIOUS CLOSE: 10/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE WEEK AGO: 9/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE MONTH AGO: 10/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE YEAR AGO: 47/100 NEUTRAL

Put and Call Options: EXTREME FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 22.74% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating extreme fear on the part of investors.

Market Volatility:  NEUTRAL The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 24.88. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Stock Price Strength: EXTREME FEAR The number of stocks hitting 52-week lows exceeds the number hitting highs and is at the lower end of its range, indicating extreme fear.

PIVOT POINTS

EURUSD | GBPUSD | USDJPY | USDCAD | AUDUSD | EURJPY | EURCHF | EURGBPGBPJPY | NZDUSD | USDCHF | EURAUD | AUDJPY 
 

S&P 500 (ES) | NASDAQ 100 (NQ) | DOW 30 (YM) | RUSSELL 2000 (TF) Euro (6E) |Pound (6B) 

EUROSTOXX 50 (FESX) | DAX 30 (FDAX) | BOBL (FGBM) | SCHATZ (FGBS) | BUND (FGBL) 

CRUDE OIL (CL) | GOLD (GC)

 

MEME OF THE DAY – DUBAI GOLD DEALER OLYMPICS

 

UNUSUAL ACTIVITY

RHT @$.75 .. SEP 72.5 CALL Activity 3300+ Contracts

IP SEP WEEKLY2 42.5 CALLS @$.62 on offer 1300+ Contracts

KHC SEP 70 PUT ACTIVITY 2K+ @$.50 on offer

KRO Director Purchase 967 @$6.905 Purchase 1,033  @$6.909

TTS SC 13G/A .. Tremblant Capital Group .. 11.69%

More Unusual Activity…

 

HEADLINES

 

US LMCI Change (Aug): 2.1 (est 1.5, rev prev 1.8)

US NFIB Small business Optimism (Aug): 95.9 (est 96.0, prev 95.4)

US Consumer Credit (Jul): $19.1bn (est $18.6bn, prev rev 27.02bn)

World Bank warns Fed to delay rate rise

Democrats have enough Senate votes to stifle Iran opposition

OECD: Stable growth momentum in OECD area

UK FinMin Osborne: UK debt To GDP uncomfortably high

France to nominate former BNP banker as BOF governor

EZ GDP SA (QoQ) (Q2 P): 0.4% (Est 0.30%, Prev 0.30%)

GE Current A/c Balance (Jul): EUR 23.4 Bln (exp 21.5 Bln, prev 24.4 Bln)

GE Exports SA (MoM) Jul: 2.4% (exp 1.0%, prev rev -1.1%)

GE Imports SA (MoM) Jul: 2.2% (exp 0.7%, prev rev -0.8%)

Indonesia gets green light to rejoin OPEC

Global M&A hit the $3 trillion mark

 

GOVERNMENTS/CENTRAL BANKS

World Bank warns Fed to delay rate rise --FT

OECD: Stable Growth Momentum Confirmed In OECD Area

UK FinMin Osborne: UK Debt To GDP Ratio Uncomfortably High --MNI

France to nominate Francois Villeroy de Galhau as BOF governor --MNI

Riksbank's Jochnick: Sees Rapid SEK Strengthening As A Risk To Inflation

Fitch: Euro Zone Ratings May Not Return To Pre-Crisis Levels --Rtrs

Greek cbank: Banks' AQR to finish this month --Rtrs

GEOPOLITICS

Democrats have enough Senate votes to stifle Iran opposition

FIXED INCOME

US sells 3-year notes at 1.056% vs 1.055% WI --ForexLive

ECB Calls for Common EU Approach on Debt Write-Offs --NYT

ECB: German Law Disqualifies Bank Bonds as Collateral --BBG

Italian Bonds Rise as Traders Increase Odds for More QE From ECB --BBG

Credit ratings bolster risky bank bonds --FT

FX

USD: Dollar mixed as reviving risk appetite drags on yen, euro --Rtrs

EM currency defences hold against sell-off--FT

ENERGY/COMMODITIES

WTI futures settle 0.25% lower at $45.94 per barrel

Brent futures settle 4% higher at $49.52 per barrel

CRUDE: Indonesia gets green light to rejoin OPEC --FT

CRUDE: WTI, Brent diverge --WSJ

CRUDE: WTI Falls Again Due to Oversupply Concerns --MW

CRUDE: Brent rises on data, but oversupply concerns weigh --ET

METALS: Copper Prices Jump Higher on Supply Cuts, China Data --WSJ

METALS: Gold bounces after 4-day losing streak --FXstreet

EQUITIES

S&P 500 unofficially closes +2.5%

DJIA unofficially closes +2.4%

Nasdaq unofficially closes +2.7%

M&A: global M&A hit the $3 trillion mark --WSJ

M&A: Media General to buy media company Meredith for $2.34bn

M&A: Potash might be prepared to make hostile K+S bid --Handelsblatt

M&A: Mylan Says It Will Launch $27.14B Bid for Perrigo --ABC

M&A: GE wins EU approval to buy Alstom's power unit --Rtrs

M&A: Microsoft finalizes Adallom deal --Forbes

M&A: Blackstone Agrees to Buy Strategic Hotels for About $4bn --WSJ

BANKS: European Banks May Face EUR26Bln Capital Shortfall On New Rules - JPMorgan

BANKS: Buffett banks BoA's Moynihan --MW

TECH: Berkshire's Buffett says bought some IBM shares in Q3 --ET

TECH: Verizon to test 5G in 2016 --FW

EMERGING MARKETS

PBOC: Forex Reserve Drop Partly Due to Intervention --WSJ

 

China Plans to Reform SOEs Through Mergers, Share Sales-Document