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Dow & S&P Futures Fall on Concerns Overseas

By | September 28, 2018

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Dow and S&P 500 Futures markets opened lower Friday shadowing the trend in European markets where news of Italy’s looming budget crisis has taken a toll on sentiment.Read More

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Futures Trading at All Time Highs

By | August 27, 2018

Both S&P 500 Index Futures (ES) and Nasdaq 100 Index Futures (NQ) were trading at all-time highs Monday morning, as the US & Mexico close in on a NAFTA agreement.Read More

Gold Down Over 1% Monday Morning

By | August 13, 2018

Gold Futures (GC) were down Monday morning to lows not seen since March of 2017 as the currency crisis in Turkey continues to lift the US Dollar (DX). Read More

US Indexes Open Lower on Turkey’s Currency Crisis

By | August 10, 2018

US stock-index futures opened lower on Friday morning following news of a currency meltdown in Turkey.Read More

FOMC Expectations: Will the Fed Throw a Curveball?

By | July 31, 2018

Fresh off a strong GDP report of 4.1% Q2 growth, the markets are anxiously anticipating the August 1st FOMC meeting.Read More

Crude Oil Futures Up More Than 2% on Supply Concerns

By | July 30, 2018

WTI Light Sweet Oil Futures (CL) were up more than 2% Monday morning as investors commenced the trading week. A combination of both bullish and bearish factors has ramped up volatility in CL trading over recent weeks.Read More

Gold Plummets on Powell Testimony

By | July 19, 2018

Yesterday Gold Futures (GC) settled at a 1-year low for the third consecutive session. This morning the precious metal is trading down again more than 1% as a combination of factors place downward pressure on its value.Read More

Equity Futures Traders Watch as Trump-Putin Summit Kicks Off

By | July 16, 2018

Equity futures investors seem to be in a holding pattern as the markets come to life this week. While earnings are the main focus, the long-awaited Trump-Putin summit remains a factor in overall market sentiment.Read More

Crude Oil Rallies Amid Production Outages & Strikes

By | July 10, 2018

The price of Brent Crude Oil futures (BZ) rose Tuesday making a move over $79 a barrel. Growing supply outages, along with a workers’ strike in Norway, are contributing factors to this recent bullish move.Read More

Gold Sees Renewed Strength as Dollar Slumps

By | July 9, 2018

With the US Dollar (DX Futures) falling to its lowest price since June 14th, Gold Futures (GC) are showing renewed strength. Gold prices began an upward move on Monday morning putting the futures instrument back in the running to test its highest price levels in nearly two weeks.Read More