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Wednesday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening again, DOW +145 Overnight the Asian markets gained 2.2%. Europe opened higher and gained 1.1%. US index futures were higher overnight, and at 9am FHFA housing was reported higher: +0.7% v +0.4%. The market gapped up … Continue reading

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Tuesday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening. DOW +213 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.2%. Europe opened lower but gained 2.1%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market gapped up at the open to SPX 2060 and continued to rally. … Continue reading

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Monday update

SHORT TERM: quiet day, DOW -8 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.3%. Europe opened lower and lost 0.5%. US index futures were relatively flat overnight, and the market opened one point below Friday’s SPX 2052 close. By 10:30 the SPX had … Continue reading

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weekend update

REVIEW The market started the week at SPX 2047. After a rally to SPX 2072 on Monday, the market worked its way down to SPX 2026 by Thursday. Then an options expiration on Friday closed the week at SPX 2052. … Continue reading

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Friday update

SHORT TERM: gap up opening friday, DOW +66 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.3%. Europe opened higher and gained 1.3%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market gapped up at the open to SPX 2048. The market had … Continue reading

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Thursday update

SHORT TERM: gap down opening, DOW -91 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.6%. Europe opened lower and lost 1.4%. US index futures were lower overnight. At 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported lower: 278K v 294K, and the Philly FED … Continue reading

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Wednesday update

SHORT TERM: another volatile FOMC day, DOW -3 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.6%. Europe opened lower but gained 0.3%. US index futures were choppy overnight, and the market opened six points below yesterday’s SPX 2047 close. In the opening … Continue reading

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