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Friday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening, DOW -212 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.2%. Europe opened lower and lost 0.9%. US index futures were higher overnight, then lower after monthly Payrolls were reported lower: 151K v 292K and the Trade deficit … Continue reading

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Thursday update

SHORT TERM: relatively quiet day, DOW +80 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.2%. Europe opened higher but lost 0.2%. US index futures were higher overnight, and at 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported higher: 285Kv 278K. The market opened one … Continue reading

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Wednesday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening then volatility, DOW +183 Overnight the Asian markets lost 2.3%. Europe opened lower and lost 1.4%. US index futures were higher overnight, and at 8:15 ADP was reported lower: 205K v 257K. The market gapped … Continue reading

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Tuesday update

SHORT TERM: another gap down opening, DOW -296 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.9%. Europe opened lower and lost 2.0%. US index futures were lower overnight and the market gapped down to SPX 1922 at the open. The market had … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening starts week/month. DOW -17 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.5%. Europe opened lower and lost 0.5%. US index futures were lower overnight. At 8:30 PCE prices were reported unchanged, Personal income (+0.3% v +0.3)/spending (0.0% … Continue reading

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Friday update

SHORT TERM: gap up and go Friday, DOW +396 Overnight the Asian markets gained 2.4% on the BOJ’s venture into negative rates. Europe opened higher and gained 2.1%. US index futures were much higher overnight. At 8:30 Q4 GDP was … Continue reading

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Thursday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening volatile day. DOW +125 Overnight the Asian markets ended mixed. Europe opened lower and lost 1.6%. US index futures were lower, then higher, overnight. At 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported lower: 278K v 294K, … Continue reading

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