Before the Open (Nov 17)

by admin on November 17, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Friday. Happy Options Expiration Day.

The Asian/Pacific market closed mostly up. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India and Indonesia did the best. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently split. Poland, Greece, South Africa, Kenya, Hungary and Israel are up; Turkey, Norway, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Austria and Sweden are down. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 16)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India and Indonesia led while Singapore and the Philippines posted losses. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently posting solid gains. France, Turkey, Germany, Denmark, South Africa, Finland, Switzerland, Norway, Hungary, Spain, Belgium, Portugal and the Czech Republic are doing well. Greece and Russia are down. Futures in the States point towards a relatively big gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 15)

by admin on November 15, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed down across-the-board. Japan, Hong Kong and the Philippines dropped more than 1%; China, India, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand were also weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Poland, Germany, Russia, Italy, Belgium, Portugal, Austria and Saudi Arabia are down more than 1%. Futures in the States point towards a relatively big gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 14)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the downside. New Zealand, Thailand and the Philippines did well; China, Hong Kong, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East lean to the downside. Turkey, Greece, Hungary and Portugal are up; Denmark, South Africa, Norway, Italy, Belgium and Austria are down. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 13)

by admin on November 13, 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. China posted a gain, but Japan, South Korea, India and the Philippines posted losses. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Greece, Denmark and Portugal are down more than 1%; France, Poland, Germany, Finland, Norway, Italy, Austria and Sweden are also weak. Hungary is up. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 10)

by admin on November 10, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Friday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. China did okay, but Japan, New Zealand, Thailand and the Philippines were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mostly down. Austria and the Czech Republic are up; the UK, Poland, Turkey, Greece and Hungary are down. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 9)

by admin on November 9, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Thursday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Hong Kong, China and Australia did well; Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan and Thailand were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are mostly down. The UAE is up, but Poland, Turkey, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Israel, Austria and Sweden are down more than 1%. Futures in the States point towards a relatively big gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 8)

by admin on November 8, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Wednesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets leaned to the downside. South Korea did well; Hong Kong, India and Malaysia were weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East currently lean to the downside. Greece and Russia are doing well; the UK, Turkey, the UAE, South Africa, Kenya, Italy, Belgium and Austria are down. Futures in the States point towards a mixed and flat open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Nov 7)

by admin on November 7, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Tuesday.

The Asian/Pacific markets closes mostly up. Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia and Singapore did well; India was weak. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are currently mixed. Russia is up more than 3%; South Africa, Poland, Portugal and Austria are also doing well. Turkey, the UAE, Greece, Hungary and Saudi Arabia are down. Futures in the States point towards a slight down open for the cash market.

The dollar is up. Oil is flat; copper is down. Gold and silver are down. Bonds are down.

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Before the Open (Nov 6)

by admin on November 6, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a good weekend.

The Asian/Pacific markets traded quietly and closed with a slight lean to the upside. China, Thailand and the Philippines posted gains; South Korea fell. Europe, Africa and the Middle East are trading mixed. Poland, Turkey, Denmark, South Africa, Kenya and Hungary are up; the UAE, Greece, Spain, Portugal and Austria are down. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash market.

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