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E-Mini Russell 2000 Makes New All-Time High

The E-Mini Russell 2000 Index Futures reached an all-time high in early trading on Monday. The index, comprised of small-cap stocks, is on a streak of outperforming the large-cap based indexes. After February’s selloff, the Russell has recouped all its losses while the E-mini S&P, DOW & NASDAQ are still in the red. Read More

Brent Crude Futures Touches near 3 Year High

With less than two weeks remaining for the White House to conclude their review of sanctions on Iran, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated there is “new and conclusive” proof that Iran has been masking nuclear weapons activity. Read More

Crude Oil Matches 2015 High

Crude Oil futures extended its gains on Wednesday trading at roughly $68/barrel, a high not seen since October 2015. The rally came on news that major oil supplier, Saudi Arabia, is targeting futures prices of $80/barrel. Simultaneously, government data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported U.S. stockpiles fell last week by 1.1 million barrels. Last week’s decline in supply caught many analysts off guard who were expecting an increase of 600K barrels. Read More

Bullish GBPUSD Reaches Pre-Brexit Highs

During intraday trading on Tuesday, the British Pound inched its way to its highest level against the dollar since Brexit. The nearly two year slump started on June 24th, 2016 when the sterling saw the largest single day drop of any major currency in history as Britain voted to officially leave the EU. Read More