Category Archives: Updates

Monday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening, DOW +216 Overnight the first round of the France elections completed. Asian markets gained 1.0%. European markets opened higher and gained 3.2%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market gapped up to SPX … Continue reading

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Friday update

SHORT TERM: lower open pullback, DOW -31 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.2%. Europe opened higher but lost 0.1%. US index futures were higher then lower overnight, and the market opened 2 points below yesterday’s SPX 2356 close. After ticking … Continue reading

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Thursday update

SHORT TERM: 4th gap opening in a row, DOW +174 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.5%. Europe opened lower but gained 0.6% (mostly France). After the close yesterday FED vice chair Fischer gave another speech: https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/fischer20170419a.htm. Overnight the SPX futures … Continue reading

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Wednesday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening sold, DOW -119 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.1%. Europe opened higher but ended mixed. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market gapped up to SPX 2352 at the open. The SPX had … Continue reading

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Tuesday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening, DOW -114 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.5%. Europe opened lower and lost 1.7%. US index futures were lower overnight. Yesterday, after the close, there was a FED speech: https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/fischer20170417a.htm. At 8:30 this morning housing … Continue reading

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Monday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening, DOW +184 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.1%. European markets were closed. US index futures were higher overnight, and at 8:30 the NY FED was reported lower: 5.2 v 16.4. The market gapped up at … Continue reading

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Friday update

SHORT TERM: US and many Western markets closed Found a few Asian markets open today that had a net loss of 0.7%. A couple of economic reports were released at 8:30. The CPI was reported lower: -0.3% v 0.1%, and retail sales … Continue reading

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