Before the Open (Mar 24)

by admin on March 24, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Friday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the upside. China, Singapore, Japan and Australia led. Europe is currently mostly down. France, Belgium, Russia, Finland, and Greece are weakest. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 23)

by admin on March 23, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up, but gains were small. India, Indonesia and Australia led the way. Europe is currently mostly up, but movement is minimal there too. Germany, Austria, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Spain, Italy and Greece are doing the best. Russia is down almost 1%. Futures in the States point towards a gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 22)

by admin on March 22, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets got hit hard. Japan dropped 2%; Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and India lost more than 1%. Europe is currently down across-the-board. The Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and Norway are down more than 1%; Germany, France, the UK, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Finland are also weak. Futures in the States point towards a slight down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 21)

by admin on March 21, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Tuesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the upside. South Korea rallied 1%; Taiwan and New Zealand also did well. Europe is currently mostly up. France, Austria, Norway, the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and Russia are doing the best. Hungary is weak. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 20)

by admin on March 20, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the downside. New Zealand dropped 1.4%; Australia, India and South Korea were also weak. Hong Kong and China posted gains. Europe is currently mostly down, but losses are small. Russia, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary and Spain are down the most. Futures in the States point towards a slight down open for the cash market.

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S&P Select – Week in Review

by admin on March 17, 2017
in Sector Performance

Per the nine S&P Select groups, this is how the market did last week.

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Before the Open (Mar 17)

by admin on March 17, 2017
in Before the Open

Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Quad Witching Day.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia did the best; China dropped 1%. Europe is currently mostly up. Russia is up 1.5%; France, Greece, Poland and Norway are also doing well. Hungary is weak. Futures in the States point towards a flat and mixed open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 16)

by admin on March 16, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed up across-the-board. Hong Kong rallied more than 2%; Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan did better than 1%; Singapore, China and South Korea also did well. Europe is currently mostly up. Austria, Hungary, Spain, Italy and Greece are up more than 1%; the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Norway, Poland and Turkey are also doing well. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 15)

by admin on March 15, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Wednesday. Happy Fed Day.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down, but movement was minimal. New Zealand (down 0.6%) was weakest; Australia (up 0.3%) did the best. Europe is mostly up. Austria, Turkey, Spain, Italy and Norway are doing well; Greece is weak. Futures in the States points towards a moderate gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Mar 14)

by admin on March 14, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Tuesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the upside. India rallied 1.7%; South Korea and Taiwan also did well. Europe is currently mostly down. Austria, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Spain and Italy are down 0.5 – 1.0%. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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