Before the Open (Feb 17)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. Japan, China and Indonesia were weakest. Europe is currently mostly down. France, Spain, Italy and Norway are down more than 1%. Germany, Austria, Belgium, Poland, Denmark, Finland and Russia are also weak. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 16)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Hong Kong, China and India moved up; New Zealand dropped 1.1%; Japan was also weak. Europe is currently mostly down. France, the Netherlands, London and the Czech Republic, Norway and Spain are down the most. Poland and Turkey are doing well. Futures in the States point towards a down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 15)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Japan and Hong Kong rallied more than 1%; Australia and Taiwan also did well. Europe is currently mostly up, but gains are small. London, France, Hungary, Spain and Switzerland are doing the best. Greece is down 1.3%. Futures in the States point towards down open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 14)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly down. Japan and Singapore dropped more than 1%; Indonesia was also weak. Europe currently leans to the downside. Russia is down 1%; the Czech Republic, Turkey and Switzerland are also weak. Spain and Hungary are up. Futures in the States point towards a flat open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 13)

by admin on February 13, 2017
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Good morning. Happy Monday. Hope you had a great weekend.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed up across-the board. Hong Kong, China, Australia and Indonesia led the way. Europe is currently mostly up. France, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Turkey, Italy and Spain are doing the best. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 10)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Japan led with a 2.5% gain; Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Taiwan also did well. Europe is currently mixed, but most markets are quiet. Greece is up 2.4%; the Czech Republic and Poland are also doing well. Belgium, Turkey, Spain, Italy and Russia are down. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 9)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. China, New Zealand and Taiwan did the best. Japan posted a loss. Europe is currently mostly up. Poland and Denmark are up more than 1%; Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Finland are also doing well. Russia and Greece are down 1%. Futures in the States point towards a positive open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 8)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mixed. Japan, Hong Kong and Australia did well; South Korea and Indonesia posted losses. Europe is currently mostly down, but movement is minimal. Greece and Russia are down more than 1%. Norway and Denmark are also weak. The Czech Republic and Turkey are doing well. Futures in the States point towards a negative open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 7)

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

The Asian/Pacific markets closed with a lean to the downside, but movement was minimal (no big winners or losers). Singapore did well; Japan, India and New Zealand were weak. Europe is currently mostly up. London, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland are doing the best. Futures in the States point towards a moderate gap up open for the cash market.

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Before the Open (Feb 6)

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

So let’s see. The Cavs came back from a 3-1 deficit. The Cubs came back from being down 3-1. And then the Patriots came back from that! Wow. Never give up. Never ever give up.

The Asian/Pacific markets closed mostly up. Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Taiwan led the way. Europe currently leans to the downside. Greece and Italy are down more than 1%; Russia, Germany, Austria, France, Spain and Hungary are also weak. Futures in the States point towards a down open for the cash market.

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