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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: gap up and go day, DOW +162 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.7%. Europe opened higher and gained 1.2%. US index futures were higher overnight. At 8:30 Housing starts were reported higher: 946k v 907k, Building permits lower: … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: another bungee day, DOW +89 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.5%. Europe opened lower and lost 1.1%. US index futures were higher overnight. At 8:15 FED chair Yellen’s speech was released: http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/yellen20140415a.htm. At 8:30 the CPI was reported … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: gap up then bungee cord afternoon, DOW +146 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.2%. European markets opened lower but gained 0.3%. US index futures were higher overnight, and at 8:30 Retail sales were reported higher: +1.1% v +0.3%. … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW A volatile and somewhat disappointing week for the bulls. The week started off with a gap down on Monday, followed by a tradable low at SPX 1837 on Tuesday. Then after a rally to SPX 1873 at Thursday’s open, the market … Continue reading

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friday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening, DOW -143 Overnight the Asian markets lost 1.2%. European markets opened lower and lost 1.3%. US index futures were lower overnight, and at 8:30 the PPI was reported higher: +0.5% v -0.1%. The market gapped … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: tumble Thursday, DOW -267 Last night FED governor Tarullo gave a speech: http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/tarullo20140409a.htm. Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.5%. European markets opened higher but lost 0.4%. US index futures swung above/below unchanged overnight. At 8:30 weekly Jobless claims … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: gap up and go kind of day, DOW +181 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.2%. European markets opened higher and gained 0.4%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market gapped up at the open to SPX … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: lower early then rebound, DOW +10 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.1%. European markets opened lower and lost 0.3%. US index futures were relatively flat overnight. The market opened three points below yesterday’s SPX 1845 close, then bounced … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening then lower, DOW -167 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.8%. European markets opened lower and lost 1.4%. US index futures were lower overnight, and the market gapped down at the open to SPX 1860. The … Continue reading

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OEW tutoring

Over the 2013 year end holidays we completed our eighth annual update of the self explanatory lessons, expanding them to twenty-six. We recently added how the Saeculum applies to the markets, and Trading Psychology. This is our most complete lesson plan yet. … Continue reading

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