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monday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening then recovery, DOW -48 Overnight the Asian markets ended mixed. Europe opened lower and lost 0.7%. US index futures were lower overnight, and the market gapped down to SPX 1972 at the open. The SPX … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW Last week we had four gap openings, three to the downside, and the market traded to SPX 1953 on Thursday before ending the week at 1968. This week we had four gap openings again, three to the upside, and … Continue reading

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friday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening rebound, DOW +123 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.3%. European markets opened lower, but closed +0.1%. US index futures made lower lows, but then rallied higher overnight. The market gapped up at the open to … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening and volatile day, DOW -161 Overnight the Asian markets finished mixed. Europe opened lower and lost 1.0%. US index futures were lower overnight. At 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported lower: 302k v 304k, Housing … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: another gap up opening, DOW +78 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.5%. Europe opened higher and gained 1.3%. US index futures followed Europe and were higher overnight. At 8:30 the PPI was reported higher: +0.4% v -0.2%, then … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: higher open then pullback, DOW +5 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.7%. Europe opened lower and lost 0.7%. US index futures were higher overnight. At 8:30 Retails sales were reported higher: +0.2% v +0.3%, Export (-0.3% v +0.1%)/Import (-0.1% … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening, DOW +112 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.4%. Europe opened higher and rebounded 0.9%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market gapped up at the open to SPX 1977. The market had ended … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW The market opened the week on a gap down, one of several, as it started to correct from last week’s SPX 1986 all time high. After hitting SPX 1953 on Thursday the market tried to rebound into Friday’s close. … Continue reading

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friday update

SHORT TERM: quiet ending to a gapped filled week, DOW +29 Yesterday FED vice chair Fischer gave his first speech: . Overnight Asian markets lost 0.6%. European markets opened higher and gained 0.3%. US index futures were higher overnight, but the … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: gap down then rebound, DOW -71 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.2%. Europe opened lower and lost 1.0%. US index futures were much lower overnight, and at 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported lower: 304k v 315k. The … Continue reading

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