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The Week Ahead in the Global Financial Markets

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From the desk of Joe Rios All of us here with Rios Quantitative hope that you had a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah  and that you have a fun and safe New Year. I would like to thank all of our members for their support and contribution throughout 2014. I’m grateful that I have the opportunity […]

Pre-Market Trading – Stock Futures Trading Higher

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UPDATED 6:30 am ET STOCKS – Asian stock markets closed higher, European bourses and US stock futures trading higher ahead of the Wall Street opening bell. BONDS – The extra yield on 30-year Treasuries over five-year notes shrank to the least in almost six years on speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2015 […]

Pre-Market Trading – Wheat Declines

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UPDATED 6:45 am ET STOCKS – Stocks rose around the world, heading for their biggest weekly rally since October, while the yen weakened.    BONDS – Janet Yellen is sending the world’s biggest bond market into gyrations and Pacific Investment Management Co. said there are more to come.   COMMODITIES – Wheat declined from a seven-month high on […]

Pre-Market Trading – Crude Oil Extending Gains

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UPDATED 6:45 am ET STOCKS – European shares and US stock futures climbed on growing confidence that central banks around the world will support the economy.   BONDS – Treasuries declined after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that the central bank may increase interest rates sooner than anticipated next year.   COMMODITIES – Oil climbed in New York, […]

Pre-Market Trading Review for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Currencies

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UPDATED 6:35 am ET STOCKS – European stocks resumed losses, after the Stoxx Europe 600 Index snapped a six-day losing streak yesterday.U.S. stock-index futures advanced ahead of the Wall Street opening bell.   BONDS – Treasuries fell before Federal Reserve policy makers wrap up meetings amid speculation they’ll look beyond Russia’s currency crisis and consider dropping a […]

Pre-Market Trading Report – Russian Currency Tumbles

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UPDATED 6:45 am ET STOCKS – Asian shares closed lower,  European stocks rose and US stock futures trading lower ahead of the Wall Street open.   BONDS – Treasuries advanced, recovering some of their decline yesterday, as traders sought the relative safety of U.S. debt after Russia unexpectedly raised interest rates.   COMMODITIES – Gold rebounded from […]

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead in the Global Financial Markets

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From the desk of Joe Rios Oil price action stole center stage again hitting fresh 5 1/2 year lows along with breaking key psychological levels with Brent breaching $65 and WTI $60. As expected volatility shot higher with the VIX spiking 44%. Risk-OFF dominated the week with the US Treasury 30 Yr Bond climbing 2.8% […]

 
 
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