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PREMARKET WORLD NEWS

Sep E-mini S&Ps (ESU14 +0.32%) this morning are up +0.29% on a +1% recovery in the Euro Stoxx 50 index and a +1.8% recovery in Russian stocks. Asian stocks today closed higher across the board: Japan +0.84%, Hong Kong +1.69%, China +1.22%, Taiwan +0.62%, Australia +0.06%, Singapore +0.08%, South Korea +0.52%, India +1.21%, Turkey +0.67%. The dollar index (DXY00 +0.20%) is moderately higher by +0.22%. EUR/USD (^EURUSD) is down -0.30% and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) is up +0.16%. Sep T-note prices (ZNU14 -0.14%) are down -3.5 ticks on reduced safe-haven demand with today’s rally in global stocks.

Commodity prices are slightly lower by -0.02% this morning. Sep WTI crude oil (CLU14 +0.26%) is up +0.24% and Sep gasoline (RBU14 +0.76%) is up +0.78%. Aug gold (GCQ14 -0.57%) is down -0.57% and Sep silver (SIU14 -0.68%) is down -0.60% on reduced safe-haven demand, while Sep copper (HGU14 +0.72%) is up +0.41%. Grain prices are higher today after yesterday’s losses. Livestock is mixed while softs are mostly lower.

EU foreign ministers will meet today in Brussels and will try to agree on new sanctions for Russia in response to last week’s downing of the Malaysian Air passenger plane. France is under pressure to cancel the contract to sell a second helicopter carrier ship to Russia as part of a possible EU arms embargo against Russia. However, the EU may only expand the current 72-person blacklist rather than launch any industry-wide sanctions.

The Russian Micex stock index this morning is up +1.8%, recovering for the first day after six consecutive sessions of losses totaling -7.7%. Russian credit default swap prices today fell -4.5 bp to 215.5 bp but are still up sharply from 166 bp on July 9.

Japan’s May all-industry activity index rose by +0.6% m/m, which was in line with market expectations although April was revised lower to -4.6% from -4.3%.

Japan’s final-May leading index CI was revised lower by -0.9 points to 104.8 from 105.7. However, the coincident index was revised higher by +0.2 points to 111.3 from 111.1.

Japan’s June convenience store sales weakened to -1.9% y/y from -0.8% in May.

UK June public finances (PSNCR) rose to 11.8 billion pounds from a revised 8.4 billion pounds in May. The June public sector net borrowing level fell to 9.5 billion pounds from a revised 11.9 billion pounds in May.

The UK July Business Optimism index fell by -14 points to 19 from 33 in June and was substantially weaker than market expectations for a 3-point decline to 30.

U.S. STOCK PREVIEW

Today’s June CPI report is expected to be unchanged from May on a year-on-year basis at +2.1% y/y, while the core CPI is expected to be unchanged at +2.0% y/y. Today’s June existing home sales report is expected to show a +2.0% increase to 4.99 million, adding to the +4.9% increase to 4.89 million seen in May. Today’s May FHFA house price index is expected to show a small +0.2% m/m increase following April’s report of unchanged. Today’s July Richmond Fed manufacturing index is expected to show a +2 point increase to 5, regaining some ground after the -4 point decline to 3 seen in June.

There are 36 of the S&P 500 companies that report earnings today with notable reports including: Microsoft (consensus $ 0.60), Apple (1.23), McDonalds (1.44), Coca-Cola (0.63), Comcast (0.72), Verizon (0.90), and Discover Financial Services (1.29). Equity conferences during the remainder of this week include: RSA Asia Pacific & Japan Conference on Mon-Tue, GPO & Institutional Sales Strategy on Tue, and Wells Fargo Small Cell Symposium on Thu.

Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are up +0.29% on higher global stocks with the Euro Stoxx 50 index up +0.99%, Russian stocks up +1.8%, and a broad rally in Asian stocks. The U.S. stock market on Monday closed mildly lower as the market became more concerned that the U.S. might launch sector-wide sanctions against Russia for the downing of the Malaysian passenger plane last week with a missile launcher provided by Russia. Closes: S&P 500 -0.23%, Dow Jones -0.28%, Nasdaq -0.17%.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREMARKET U.S. STOCKS
  • There are 17 of the S&P 500 companies that have reported earnings this morning and 12 of those companies beat earnings. Notable companies that beat earnings this morning are: Du Pont (DD -0.02%) (1.17 vs 1.168), Verizon (VZ -0.10%) (0.91 vs 0.90), United Technologies (UTX -0.52%) 1.84 vs 1.70), Comcast (CMCSA -1.32%) (0.75 vs 0.72), Harley-Davidson (HOG -0.33%) (1.62 vs 1.46), Ingersoll-Rand (IR -0.56%) (1.13 vs 1.10), State Street (STT -0.21%) (1.39 vs 1.26), Lockheed Martin (LMT +0.30%) (2.76 vs 2.66), and Coca-Cola (KO -0.07%) (0.64 vs 0.63). Companies with disappointing earnings included Rockwell Collins (COL +0.83%) (1.15 vs 1.17), Kimberly-Clark (KMB -0.87%) (1.49 vs 1.497), Travelers (TRV -0.08%) (1.93 vs 2.07), and Altria (MO -0.38%) (0.65 vs 0.656).
  • Amazon (AMZN +0.31%) is down -1.5% this morning after a downgrade to Neutral from Buy by Citigroup.
  • CIT Group (CIT +0.48%) will acquire OneWest Bank for $ 3.4 billion in cash and stock.
  • Herbalife (HLF -11.21%) volatility is high ahead of today’s presentation by Bill Ackman, again arguing the company is a fraudulent pyramid scheme.
  • Valspar (VAL -0.50%) was upgraded to a Conviction Buy from Neutral by Goldman.
  • Texas Instruments (TXN +0.72%) late yesterday reported Q2 EPS of 62 cents, above the consensus of 59 cents.
  • Netflix (NFLX +1.75%) rallied slightly late yesterday after reporting Q2 EPS of $ 1.15, close to the consensus.
  • Chipotle (CMG -0.42%) rallied 10% in after-hours trading after its earnings report.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ -0.52%) rallied 1% in after-hours trading yesterday after announcing a $ 5 billion share repurchase program.
  • Rambus (RMBS +0.73%) fell more than 3% in after-hours trading yesterday after releasing earnings.
  • Crocs (CROX -0.13%) late yesterday reported Q2 EPS of 36 cents, above the consensus of 31 cents.
MARKET COMMENTS

Sep 10-year T-notes this morning are down -3.5 ticks due to reduced safe-haven demand with higher global stocks. Sep 10-year T-note futures prices on Monday closed slightly lower on some long liquidation pressure after last week’s rally. Closes: TYU4 -0.5, FVU4 -3.

The dollar index this morning is moderately higher by +0.18 points (+0.22%), while EUR/USD is down -0.0040 (-0.30%) and USD/JPY is up +0.16 (+0.16%). The dollar index on Monday closed little changed but continued to see some underlying support from the increasing pressure for more sanctions on Russia. EUR/USD saw a little short-covering after posting a new 5-1/4 month low last Friday. Closes: Dollar index +0.04 (+0.04%), EUR/USD unch, USD/JPY +0.06 (+0.06%).

Sep WTI crude oil this morning is up +0.25 (+0.24%) and Sep gasoline is up +0.0223 (+0.78%) with support from the global rally in stocks. Aug crude and gasoline prices on Monday closed higher: CLQ4 +1.46 (+1.42%), RBQ4 +0.0311 (+1.09%). Bullish factors included optimism about crude oil demand after last week’s EIA report showed a sharp increase in the refinery utilization rate to 93.8%, which is +3.1 points above the 5-year seasonal average. Oct Brent crude oil prices closed -0.16% after last Friday’s agreement on extending the Iranian nuclear talks by another four months, which will allow Iran to continue exporting oil at current levels and keeps military action off the table for another four months.

GLOBAL EVENT CALENDAR07/22/2014
US0830 ETJun CPI expected +0.3% m/m and +2.1% y/y, May +0.4% m/m and +2.1% y/y. Jun CPI ex food & energy expected +0.2% m/m and +2.0% y/y, May +0.3% m/m and +2.0% y/y.
0900 ETMay FHFA house price index expected +0.2% m/m, Apr unch m/m.
1000 ETJul Richmond Fed manufacturing index expected +2 to 5, Jun -4 to 3.
1000 ETJun existing home sales expected +2.0% to 4.99 million, May +4.9% to 4.89 million.
1500 ETUSDA Jun Cold Storage.
JPN0030 ETJapan May all-industry activity index expected +0.6% m/m, Apr -4.3% m/m.
0100 ETRevised Japan May leading index CI, previous 105.7. Revised May coincident index, previous 111.1.
UK0430 ETUK Jun public sector net borrowing expected +9,7 billion pounds, May +11.5 billion pounds.
0600 ETUK Jul CBI trends total orders expected -3 to 8, Jun 11. Jul CBI trends selling prices expected +1 to 4, Jun 3.
0600 ETUK Jul CBI business optimism expected -3 to 30, Jun 33.
U.S. STOCK CALENDAR07/22/2014
Company NameTickerTimeEvent DescriptionPeriodEstimate
Mead Johnson Nutrition CoMJN USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.892
Lockheed Martin CorpLMT USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20142.658
Coca-Cola Co/TheKO USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.633
Travelers Cos Inc/TheTRV USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20142.077
EI du Pont de Nemours & CoDD USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.168
United Technologies CorpUTX USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.746
Gannett Co IncGCI USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.635
Comcast CorpCMCSA USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.722
Harley-Davidson IncHOG USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.458
State Street CorpSTT USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.258
Kimberly-Clark CorpKMB USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.497
McDonald’s CorpMCD USBef-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.438
Verizon Communications IncVZ US6:30Q2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.897
Altria Group IncMO US7:00Q2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.656
Ingersoll-Rand PLCIR US7:00Q2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.094
Verizon Communications IncVZ US7:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Rockwell Collins IncCOL US7:30Q3 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ3 20141.173
Omnicom Group IncOMC US8:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Allegheny Technologies IncATI US8:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Waters CorpWAT US8:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Comcast CorpCMCSA US8:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Mead Johnson Nutrition CoMJN US9:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Altria Group IncMO US9:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Travelers Cos Inc/TheTRV US9:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
EI du Pont de Nemours & CoDD US9:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
United Technologies CorpUTX US9:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Harley-Davidson IncHOG US9:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Coca-Cola Co/TheKO US9:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
State Street CorpSTT US9:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Rockwell Collins IncCOL US10:00Q3 2014 Earnings CallQ3 2014
Gannett Co IncGCI US10:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Ingersoll-Rand PLCIR US10:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Kimberly-Clark CorpKMB US10:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Lockheed Martin CorpLMT US11:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Regions Financial CorpRF US11:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Peabody Energy CorpBTU US11:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
McDonald’s CorpMCD US11:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Prologis IncPLD US12:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Robert Half International IncRHI US16:00Q2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.521
Total System Services IncTSS US16:00Q2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.446
Intuitive Surgical IncISRG US16:30Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Broadcom CorpBRCM US16:45Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Total System Services IncTSS US17:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Electronic Arts IncEA US17:00Q1 2015 Earnings CallQ1 2015
Apple IncAAPL US17:00Q3 2014 Earnings CallQ3 2014
Juniper Networks IncJNPR US17:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Xilinx IncXLNX US17:00Q1 2015 Earnings CallQ1 2015
Discover Financial ServicesDFS US17:00Q2 2014 Earnings CallQ2 2014
Broadcom CorpBRCM USAft-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.613
ACE LtdACE USAft-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20142.228
Nabors Industries LtdNBR USAft-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.231
FMC Technologies IncFTI USAft-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.629
Electronic Arts IncEA USAft-mktQ1 2015 Earnings ReleaseQ1 2015-0.036
Apple IncAAPL USAft-mktQ3 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ3 20141.233
Juniper Networks IncJNPR USAft-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.378
Microsoft CorpMSFT USAft-mktQ4 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ4 20140.604
Discover Financial ServicesDFS USAft-mktQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.293
Linear Technology CorpLLTC USAft-mktQ4 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ4 20140.561
Microsoft CorpMSFT US17:30Q4 2014 Earnings CallQ4 2014
Omnicom Group IncOMC USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.161
Allegheny Technologies IncATI USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.006
Regions Financial CorpRF USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.211
Prologis IncPLD USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20140.459
Intuitive Surgical IncISRG USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20142.824
Waters CorpWAT USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 20141.211
Peabody Energy CorpBTU USQ2 2014 Earnings ReleaseQ2 2014-0.289
Xilinx IncXLNX USQ1 2015 Earnings ReleaseQ1 20150.612

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