Marcus Take Thursday – Normal is Fabulous.

SUMMARY Powell behaved. Bond yields liked it. Relax. The NASDAQ steadied. Tuesday's sell-off didn't develop then. Record highs on US, Australian and European equities, Gold and Bitcoin – Normal? The Anatomy of a Crash. Lessons from 1987. Yesterday's Australian GDP number – anaemic growth means rate cuts are coming. The ex-dividends keep coming. BHP and…

Trading Section

SUMMARY Bull run not over yet. Markets head higher again. Cash in MQG for now. Iron Ore drifts lower. No change to BHP. BOE and LLC not coming to life yet. Few tech sell signals around. Short term only with the NASDAQ up overnight. MFG forming a nice uptrend after jumping 7.9% yesterday. CTT breaks…

Pre-Market Report

Wall Street closed higher overnight as economic indicators and statements from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a forthcoming rate cut. The Dow rose by 0.20%, the S&P 500 by 0.51%, the NASDAQ by 0.58%, and the Russell 2000 by 0.70%, though they ended slightly below their peak levels. Powell affirmed the Fed's…