Before the Open (Feb 15)

by admin on February 15, 2019
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Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Options Expiration Day.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand and the Philippines posted the biggest losses. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, Poland, France, Germany, the UAE, Russia, Switzerland, Norway, Spain, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Belgium are posting solid gains. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 14)

by admin on February 14, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed and little changed. South Korea and the Philippines moved up; India and New Zealand moved down. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. The UK, Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany, the UAE, South Africa, Switzerland, Belgium, Portugal and Sweden are doing well; Russia, Kenya, Hungary and the Czech Republic are down. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 13)

by admin on February 13, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand did well; India and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. The UK, France, Germany, South Africa, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, Italy and Sweden are up; Poland, Turkey, Russia, Hungary and Portugal are down. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 12)

by admin on February 12, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Tuesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside. Japan, China, New Zealand and Taiwan did well; India, Indonesia and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly up. Denmark, France, Germany, Russia, South Africa, Norway, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Austria and the Czech Republic are up nicely; Turkey and the UAE are down. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap up open for the cash market.

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Moving Averages – Everything You Need to Know

by admin on February 11, 2019
in Essays/Reports/Articles

A moving average is an overlay indicator that plots the average price over a given number of periods. It smooths out the data points and hints at a trend on whatever time frame is being viewed.

Moving averages do not predict future prices – nothing can – they simply tell where price has been and the direction it’s moving.

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Before the Open (Feb 11)

by admin on February 11, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. China, Hong Kong and Taiwan did well; Japan, India, Indonesia and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently doing very well. The UK, Germany, France, Poland, Denmark, Turkey, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, Norway, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Sweden and the Netherlands are all posting solid gains. The UAE is down. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 8)

by admin on February 8, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Friday.

The Asian/Pacific markets leaned down. New Zealand did well, but Japan, South Korea and India were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Denmark, Turkey, Germany, the UAE, South Africa, Norway, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, Israel, Austria and the Czech Republic are down noticeably. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 7)

by admin on February 7, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the upside. New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines posted gains while Japan lost ground. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Poland, France, Germany, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Portugal are down 1% or more. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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VIDEO: State of the Market

by admin on February 6, 2019
in Videos

In this video I discuss the current state of things. The market has continued to move straight up off the December low. Are the gains supported? Are there warnings? Let’s see.

VIDEO: State of the Market

Before the Open (Feb 6)

by admin on February 6, 2019
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets were mostly quiet. Some are still closed. India and Indonesia did well. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean to the upside. The UAE, Greece, South Africa, Finland, Kenya, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Austria and Sweden are leading. Denmark, Norway and Hungary are down. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash market.

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