Monthly Archives: December 2013

tuesday update

SHORT TERM: another new high, DOW +72 Overnight the Asian markets, that were open, gained 0.1%. Europe opened higher, and also gained 0.1%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market opened three points above Monday’s SPX 1841 close. Then continued … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: consolidation day, DOW +26 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.2%. European markets opened flat and lost 0.3%. US index futures were relatively flat overnight as well, and the market opened one point above Friday’s SPX 1841 close. After … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW After ending last week near an all time high at SPX 1818, the market gapped up twice this week reaching 1845 on Friday before settling at 1841. For the week the SPX/DOW were +1.45%, the NDX/NAZ were +1.25%, and … Continue reading

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friday update

SHORT TERM: new highs then consolidation, DOW -1 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.3%. Europe opened higher and gained 1.1%. US index futures were higher overnight and the market opened three points above yesterday’s SPX 1842 close. That was the … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: gap up open = new highs again, DOW +122 Overnight the Asian markets that were opened finished mixed. None of the major European markets were open. US index futures were higher overnight, and at 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: higher open = new highs, DOW +63 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.1%. Europe opened higher and gained 0.1%. US index futures were higher overnight. At 8:30 Durable goods orders were reported higher: +3.5% v -1.6%, and at 9am FHFA housing … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening, DOW +73 Overnight the Asian markets opened gained 0.3%. Europe opened higher and gained 0.8%. US index futures were much higher overnight, and at 8:30 Personal income (+0.2% v -0.1%)/spending (+0.5% v +0.3%) and PCE prices … Continue reading

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