Monthly Archives: July 2008

thursday update

SHORT TERM: GDP report rattles market, DOW -206 Overnight the Asian markets were mostly higher, Europe opened higher but closed mixed. US index futures were relatively higher overnight, but sold off rapidly before the government released the results for Q2, … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: market rally continues, DOW +186 Overnight the Asian markets were mostly higher, Europe opened higher and closed +1.40%. US index futures were higher overnight, when the SEC reported at 6:30 that the naked short selling ban on Primary’s/GSE’s had been … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: Crude drops market rallies, DOW +266 Overnight all the Asian markets were lower, Europe opened lower but closed +0.45%. US index futures held steady overnight, despite MER announcing after the close they were selling a $30Bn par value … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: financials drag down market again, DOW -240 Overnight the Asian markets were mostly higher, but Europe opened lower and closed -1.05%. US index futures traded flat overnight and the market opened relatively unchanged. By 10:00 the SPX had … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW A relatively quiet week with the market consolidating last weeks gains for the first few days. Then rallying to new rally highs (SPX 1291) on wednesday. Only to pullback in the last two days to end the week -0.2%. … Continue reading

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friday update

SHORT TERM: financials remain weak, but market stabilizes, DOW +21 Overnight the Asian markets were all lower, Europe opened lower and finished -0.10%. At 8:30 June durable goods orders were reported +0.8%, the largest increase since February. The market opened … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: financials drive the market lower, DOW -283 Overnight the Asian markets were mostly higher, but Europe opened lower and closed -1.50%. US index futures traded flat overnight, and at 8:30 the weekly unemployment report rose to 406K, its … Continue reading

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