Before the Open (Jan 20)

by admin on January 20, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Inauguration Day.

The Asia/Pacific markets closed mostly down. India, Indonesia, Australia and Hong Kong were weakest; China did well. Europe is currently mostly up, but movement is minimal. France, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary and Spain are doing the best. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 19)

by admin on January 19, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up, but other than Japan (up 0.9%) gains were small. China fell 0.4%. Europe currently leans to the downside. The Uk, Russia, Greece, Turkey, Portugal and Switzerland are down. The Czech Republic, Finland and Romania are doing well. Futures in the States point towards a down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 18)

by admin on January 18, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Hong Kong rallied more than 1%; Japan and Indonesia also did well. Singapore and Australia led to the downside. Europe is currently mixed and little changed. The UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Greece are up; France, Russia, Denmark and Portugal are down. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 17)

by admin on January 17, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Tuesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Japan dropped 1.5%, and Australia fell 0.8%. Hong Kong and Taiwan did well. Europe currently leans to the downside, but losses aren’t too extreme. The UK, Austria, Finland and Russia are down. Italy and Portugal are up. Futures in the States point towards a gap down open for the cash market.

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S&P Select – Week in Review

by admin on January 13, 2017
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Per the nine S&P Select groups, this is how the market did last week.

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Before the Open (Jan 13)

by admin on January 13, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Friday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the downside. Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan did well; Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan posted losses. Europe is currently mostly up. Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, Spain, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Stockholm and Switzerland are doing well. Greece is down 2%; Russia is down 1.5%. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 12)

by admin on January 12, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the downside. Japan fell 1.2%; Hong Kong and China also posted losses. South Korea, Taiwan and India did well. Europe currently leans to the downside. Denmark and Luxembourg are down more than 1%; Germany, Finland and Switzerland are also weak. Turkey is up more than 3%; Greece, Spain and Poland are also posting gains. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 11)

by admin on January 11, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the upside. South Korea jumped 1.5%; Hong Kong, India and New Zealand also did well. China was weak. Europe is currently mixed and little changed. Russia is down 0.8%; Belgium, Poland and Spain are also down. Many markets are up, but none are up more than about 0.3%. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 10)

by admin on January 10, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Tuesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Japan and Australia dropped; India, Hong Kong and Singapore posted gains. Europe currently leans to the upside. The UK, Russia, Poland, Hungary and Greece are up; Austria, Spain, Portugal and the Czech Republic are down. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Jan 9)

by admin on January 9, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. China, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand did well; Indonesia and Malaysia were weak. Europe is currently mostly down. Italy is down 1.7%; France, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Greece are also weak. Futures in the States point towards a mixed and flat open for the cash market.

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