Pre-Market Report

Overnight, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ edged lower, driven by profit-taking in chipmaker stocks. The Dow inched up 38 points (+0.10%), while the S&P 500 dipped 0.2%, and the NASDAQ fell 0.5%. PHLX Semiconductor eased 2.5% following recent strong gains, up 16.61% YTD. Treasury markets stabilised after a robust auction of 30Y bonds, contrasting with…

Trading Section

SUMMARY LLC kicking goals. Up 6.6%. Exiting BOE with a loss. Too volatile and the spot price has taken a dive. S&P 500 ETF IHVV hits a 52-week high. Held in the Strategy Portfolio and up 24.7% vs IVV’s 20.6%. No change to MQG, bond yields rising. Things still looking toppy. BHP hits a 52-week…

Marcus Take Thursday – Bond yields going up again

Bond yields going up again. Interest rate sensitive sectors at risk. Big week of Central Bank action coming up – FOMC, RBA, BoE, BoJ. Big Tech momentum fading.
Selling BOE in the Ideas Portfolio (Uranium too volatile). Iron ore down again. We have no BHP, RIO or FMG. 17% cash in both the Income and Growth Portfolios.
Strategy Portfolio still fully invested. Waiting for that “One Bad Day”. No sign of it.