Global Economic Review: June 2021

COVID-19   Operation Warp Speed and the continued efforts under the new administration pushed US vaccine distribution to over 55% of the total population given at least one dose with the EU just behind at 53% with China claiming 48% and India 22%. While the Delta variant gets many breathless…

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June 2021 Global Commodity Snapshot

OPEC+’s July Meeting Collapsed as UAE delegates refused to go along with plans for monthly increases without an additional allocation for themselves. As of the time of this writing after the US Independence Day holiday, there has not been an agreement nor an announcement of the next meeting date.  As…

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June 2021 Sector & Index Performance

During the month of June, the top 3 performing sectors were: energies (+8.78%), financial indices (+2.72%), and interest rates (+0.27%). The bottom 3 sectors were: softs (-7.37%), metals (-6.91%) and currencies (-0.99%). Investor sentiment remains strong as financial indices continue to post positive gains for the fifth consecutive month. According…

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Global Economic Review: May 2021

COVID-19   Operation Warp Speed and the continued efforts under the new administration pushed US vaccine distribution to over 50% of the total population given at least one dose with the EU at 40% and the UK at 60%. The Reuters graph to the right shows the current rates of infections…

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