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Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:00 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks were little changed, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index heading for its first monthly gain since May. Asia’s benchmark stock gauge headed for its first monthly decline since April while the US stock futures trading higher on the last day of the month.   BONDS –  This year’s Treasury market rally […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:05 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks were little changed, following their biggest two-day advance since April, as signs of progress in talks between Russia and Ukraine offset worse-than-projected German confidence data. U.S. index futures were little changed, while Asian shares rose.   BONDS –  Treasuries advanced as investors were attracted to the recent rise in […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:05 am ET STOCKS – European stocks rose, following two weekly increases, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled policy makers are ready to add fresh monetary stimulus. U.S. index futures climbed, while Asian shares were little changed. BONDS – The extra yield investors get for holding U.S. 30-year bonds over two-year notes […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:00 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks dropped, paring a weekly gain, as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen for clues about the interest-rate outlook. U.S. index futures also fell, while Asian shares rose.   BONDS –  Treasuries headed for their biggest weekly decline in seven weeks amid speculation U.S. […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 6:45 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks rose to the highest level this month, U.S. index futures advanced, while Asian shares fell.   BONDS –  Declines in Treasuries pushed yields toward a seven-year high versus their developed-market peers before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks about employment tomorrow. COMMODITIES – Gold fell to a two-month low in […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:05 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks were little changed, following the biggest two-day gain since April, as investors awaited cues from central banks. U.S. index futures and Asian shares were also little changed.   BONDS –  Treasuries were the best-performing sovereign debt market during the past month after accounting for currency gains as […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:05 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks advanced for a second day as A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and Imperial Tobacco Group Plc climbed after posting earnings. U.S. stock-index futures and Asian shares also gained.   BONDS –  A gauge of Treasury market inflation expectations was within a basis point of a four-month low before a […]

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead in the Global Financial Markets

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The week started and finished with the ongoing geopolitical crisis dominating the global financial markets. The outperformer in the risk assets was clearly the Nasdaq 100 gaining 2.9%. The US Treasury 30 Yr Bond gained 1.2% trailing the S&P 500 1.6% close behind. The US Dollar closed the week flat with 0.0% change. Gold also […]

Pre-Market Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:05 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks advanced, after equities climbed the most in more than a month last week, as Ukrainian and Russian officials met for talks. U.S. index futures rose, while Asian shares were little changed.   BONDS –  Treasury 10-year notes fell for the first time in four days as yields […]

Pre-Market Trading Report for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex

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UPDATED 7:00 am ET    STOCKS – European stocks rose, heading for this year’s biggest weekly gain, as investors speculated central-bank support will help shares. U.S. index futures advanced, while Asian stocks were little changed.   BONDS –  Bonds trounced stocks worldwide over the past month as investors sought safety amid unrest in Ukraine and the […]

 
 
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