Monthly Archives: October 2009

weekend update

REVIEW Despite a surge in Q3 GDP (+3.5%) and generally otherwise neutral economic reports the US stock markets plunged: SPX/DOW -3.3% and the NDX/NAZ -5.0%. This week’s drop was the largest since the week of May 11th in the SPX/DOW, and … Continue reading

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friday update

SHORT TERM: OEW 1061 pivot holds and market resumes slide, DOW -250 Overnight the Asian market were mostly higher. Europe opened higher but closed -2.65%. US index futures were slightly lower overnight. At 8:30 Personal income was reported flat: 0.0% … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: market rebounds on strong Q3 GDP report, DOW +200 Overnight night all the Asian markets were lower. Europe opened lower but closed +1.40%. US index futures were slightly higher overnight. At 8:30 Q3 GDP was reported at +3.5% … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: SPX/NDX trigger leading downtrend indicators, DOW -119 Overnight the Asian marketx were mostly lower. Europe opened lower and closed -2.40%. US index futures were lower overnight, and at 8:30 Durable goods orders were reported: +1.0% v -2.6%. At the … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: choppy consolidation day, DOW +14 Overnight all the Asian markets were lower. Europe opened higher but closed mixed. US index futures were flat overnight, and at 9:00 the Case-Shiller housing price report was +1.2% v +1.6%. At the … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: market reverses morning rally, DOW -104 Overnight the Asian markets were mixed. Europe opened higher but closed -1.35%. US index futures were flat overnight and at the open the SPX ticked up to 1081 and started to rally. … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW After a good start to the notorious month of October markets worldwide stumbled a bit this week. The SPX/DOW were -0.45%, and the NDX/NAZ were mixed. Asian markets rose 1.0%, Europe finished mixed, as did the Commodity equity markets. … Continue reading

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