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  • Sun, Aug. 23, 10:14 PM
    • U.S. stock future point lower in Sunday night trading after an unsettling open across the Pacific. S&P 500 and DJIA futures are down 0.8% and the Nasdaq 100 is 0.4% lower.
    • Asian markets are broadly lower with the Shanghai composite leading the way at -6%.
    • Related ETFs: SPY, QQQ, SH, DIA, SSO, SDS, PSQ, IVV, SPXU.
    | Sun, Aug. 23, 10:14 PM | 99 Comments
  • Fri, Aug. 21, 4:14 PM
    • The major averages all plunged another 3%-plus to close the week.
    • The Dow (NYSEARCA:DIAlost 5.8% for the week - it's worst weekly stretch since September 2011 when the European debt crisis was at its peak and the U.S. had just been downgraded. The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPYfell 5.5% - also its worst week since Sept. 2011. The Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQfell 6.7%, its worst week since Aug. 2011.
    • The Dow is lower by 7.6% YTD, the S&P 500 3.75%, and the Nasdaq 0.55%.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield slipped three basis points to 2.04%, its lowest print since before the summer, and oil briefly fell below $40 per barrel (it's back to $40.34 at pixel time).
    • Apple's (AAPL -6.1%) decline today put that stock 20% below its level of just one month ago, and the shares are in the red for the year to the tune of 4.2%. On a year-over-year basis, they're higher by 7.95%.
    | Fri, Aug. 21, 4:14 PM | 221 Comments
  • Fri, Aug. 21, 7:29 AM
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  • Thu, Aug. 20, 7:13 AM
    • Shanghai continues to lead on the way down, falling another 3.4% overnight. At 3,664, the Shanghai Composite is either putting in what technicians like to call a double-bottom (the index plunged to about this level in early July, before bouncing), or set for new bear market lows. Shanghai topped at about 5,100 in early June.
    • Hong Kong fell 1.8% and the Nikkei 0.9%, and Europe's down more than 1% at midday.
    • U.S. stock index futures are off by 0.75% across the board.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield is down three basis points to 2.10%, gold is up 1% to $1,139 per ounce, and oil is threatening to drop below $40 per barrel, but hasn't done so yet - it's down 1.35% to $40.25.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Thu, Aug. 20, 7:13 AM | 13 Comments
  • Wed, Aug. 19, 2:16 PM
    • The averages bottomed out more than 1% lower just before noon, and have been given an extra charge from the FOMC minutes which at first glance show maybe a smaller-than-expected sentiment for an imminent rate hike.
    • The Dow (DIA -0.1%), S&P 500 (SPY -0.1%), and Nasdaq 100 (QQQ +0.1%) have all returned to nearly flat.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield fell as low at 2.13% in the aftermath of the minutes from 2.23 earlier in the session. The rebound in stocks, however, is drawing some money out of fixed income, and the yield has bounced back to 2.15%. TLT +0.4%, TBT -0.8%
    • Oil continues sharply lower, and is within a few cents of trading with a $39 handle.
    • Gold (GLD +1.1%)  has added to gains post-minutes, now up 1.2% on the session at $1,130 per ounce.
    • Previously: FOMC minutes: Getting closer to rate hike (Aug. 19)
    | Wed, Aug. 19, 2:16 PM | 34 Comments
  • Wed, Aug. 19, 7:18 AM
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  • Tue, Aug. 18, 7:36 AM
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  • Fri, Aug. 14, 8:41 AM
    • U.S. stock index futures are all down by 0.3% ahead of a flurry of economic data - producer prices, industrial output and consumer sentiment - that could give a clearer picture of when the Fed will raise rates.
    • Moving across the globe: Asian shares were mixed as the yuan strengthened for the first time in three days, while Greece gave the green light to a new €86B bailout agreement.
    • Increasing concerns of oversupply led U.S. crude oil to hit 6-1/2 year-lows overnight, gold is up slightly at $1117.30 per ounce, and the 10-year Treasury yield is flat at 2.17%.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Fri, Aug. 14, 8:41 AM | 1 Comment
  • Thu, Aug. 13, 7:16 AM
    • Yesterday afternoon's big rally in the States has set off a decent-sized global rally, with Shanghai closing higher by 1.8% and the Nikkei by 1%.
    • Europe fell more than 3% in its worst session of the year yesterday, and has retaken a little more than half that amount at midday today.
    • U.S. stock index futures are up about 0.3%.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield fell as low as 2.04% in yesterday's early panicky action, but has bounced all the way back to 2.17%. Oil and gold are little-changed.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Thu, Aug. 13, 7:16 AM | 6 Comments
  • Wed, Aug. 12, 7:05 AM
    • Beijing had to intervene to support the tumbling yuan overnight and the Shanghai Composite fell another 1.1%. Hong Kong dipped 2.4% and the Nikkei 1.6%.
    • Europe's adding to yesterday's big losses, down about another 2% at midday.
    • U.S. stock index futures are down 0.8% across the board.
    • Commodities, however, are seeing a modest bounce with crude oil up 1.7% to $43.82 per barrel, and gold up 0.9% to $1,118 per ounce.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield tumbled to as low as 2.04% overnight, but is now at 2.10% - still off four basis points on the session.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Wed, Aug. 12, 7:05 AM | 11 Comments
  • Tue, Aug. 11, 7:29 AM
    • Experienced hands will remember it wasn't too long ago when the yuan's inevitable rise against the dollar was as sure as sure things come. It's the greenback everyone seems to want of late, and Beijing last night surprised all (though a 5% gain in Shanghai the previous session suggests some were in the know) with a 2% "one-off" devaluation of yuan.
    • Oil is lower by 1.7% and gold higher by 0.6% following the action. The dollar is flat.
    • In equities, Shanghai closed flat, and Germany (NYSEARCA:EWG) - which found the products to one of its key export markets just got more expensive - is leading Europe lower, down 1.5%.
    • Dow and S&P 500 futures are down 0.5%, and Nasdaq 100 down 0.1%.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Tue, Aug. 11, 7:29 AM | 14 Comments
  • Mon, Aug. 10, 8:02 AM
    • U.S. stock index futures are starting the week in a more positive mood, all up by about 0.4%, as the Dow looks to break a seven-day losing streak.
    • The big news this morning is Berkshire Hathaway's $37.2B deal for Precision Castparts, which has sent the latter's shares up 19.6% premarket.
    • Moving across the globe: The Shanghai Composite finished the day 4.9% higher, as Chinese investors shrugged off weak trade data on bets for more government stimulus. Meanwhile, Greece is reportedly close to a final bailout accord after marathon talks with creditors over the weekend.
    • Crude futures have slightly rebounded away from six-year lows, while gold is little changed. The 10-year Treasury yield +2 bps to 2.19%
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Mon, Aug. 10, 8:02 AM | 6 Comments
  • Fri, Aug. 7, 8:50 AM
    • A September rate hike just got more certain after the U.S. economy added 215K jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at 5.3%.
    • 10-year Treasury prices initially knee-jerked down after the print, but have returned to about flat. The yield is flat at 2.22%. TLT +0.4%, TBT -0.8%
    • The dollar spiked higher and has remained there. UUP +0.3%
    • Both gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) and oil (NYSEARCA:USO) have turned modestly lower since the report, and stock index futures (SPY, DIA, QQQ) have added to losses, now down about 0.35%.
    • Previously: Inline jobs number means September rate hike still likely (Aug. 7)
    • Previously: Jobs up 215K in July; UE rate flat at 5.3% (Aug. 7)
    | Fri, Aug. 7, 8:50 AM | 35 Comments
  • Fri, Aug. 7, 7:34 AM
    • U.S. stock index futures are little changed ahead of July's non-farm payrolls report, which will be the first of two releases before the Fed's highly anticipated September meeting.
    • Most economists expect employers to have added more than 220,000 workers last month, matching job gains in June, and providing further signs of an improving economy.
    • Asia headed higher overnight after the BOJ held its fire on more stimulus, while European shares are edging lower on soft German industrial data.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield -1 bps to 2.22%; Gold and oil are little-changed.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, PSQ, IVV, SPXU, UPRO, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, DOG, QLD, DXD, RWL, EPS, UDOW, SDOW, DDM, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, BXUC, SFLA, QQXT, SPUU
    | Fri, Aug. 7, 7:34 AM | 5 Comments
  • Thu, Aug. 6, 7:27 AM
    • Trying to make sense of a torrent of earnings reports, U.S. stock index futures are flat about two hours before the open.
    • Europe's flat and Asia was modestly lower overnight. Moments ago, the Bank of England left policy unchanged, but sounded unexpectedly dovish in doing so, boosting the FTSE 100 by a bit and sending the pound tumbling.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield is down two basis points at 2.25% and gold is flat. Oil has returned to its lows for the year, off $0.43 per barrel this morning to $44.72.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, DDM, VFINX, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, SPLX, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, SPUU, UDPIX, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Thu, Aug. 6, 7:27 AM | 1 Comment
  • Wed, Aug. 5, 7:18 AM
    | Wed, Aug. 5, 7:18 AM | 5 Comments
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