“Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up and knows that it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up and knows that it must run faster than the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are the lion or the gazelle, when the sun comes up, you better start running.” – African Proverb
The main even risk for today and into the weekend remains on Trump and the apparent announcement of $50 billion in tariffs on China. Talk is of immediate retaliation too. If announced post market close, then we could be in for a sporty Sunday open. Don’t forget that we’ll also likely start to get bombarded with headline flow from the Central Bankers Sintra Meetting.
Today we will focus on what yesterday’s DXY move means in terms of the bigger picture: emerging markets, commodities, Asian focus and more…
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