Here is Paul Tudor Jones, hedge fund legend, talking to Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein. Yes, really! Its a 40-odd minute video if you’ve got a bit of time. Link.
The data from the private survey ahead of official oil stock data (U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Crude Oil Inventories – due from the US on Wednesday morning)
ArticleBody The forex options expiries today, these the close by of size: Nothing Wed. for EUR/USD USD/JPY – 109.00 USD 570m – 110.00 540m GBP/USD
Due at 2245, a quick heads up what to expect via Westpac, bolding mine:
The previous for this revised to +0.23% m/m from +0.19% Very minor wiggles – the index not really going anywhere … slow growth ahead … Westpac;
Trump has met with House Republicans and the results are looking like: – He is asking Republicans to trust him on trade negotiations with China, to give him leeway It appears there is potential for some of the heat to come out of both these issues.
According to a report by Interfax, citing Putin’s spokesman on the matter Trump has been quite vocal about having Putin around for the G7 summit earlier this month but it looks like there isn’t going to be a meet and greet between the two on the sidelines of the NATO summit either.
Ifo revises down German growth forecasts for 2018-19 Further downward revisions on forecasts for the German economy, following that of the Bundesbank last Friday .
Latest data released by the ECB – 19 June 2018 A minor data point, an indication of net flows in/out of the Eurozone economy. Not a data point that matters all too much on a day like this.
Further comments by China’s foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang China continuing the defensive rhetoric. Yet again, nothing new but reinforces the notion that they stand ready to announce countermeasures in the event the US goes through with the reported additional $200 bn tariffs.