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Pre-Market Trading: Risk On Sentiment

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WORLD HEADLINES – Optimism OPEC ministers in Vienna will salvage a deal to cut production reverberated through the financial markets, spurring oil’s biggest gain in two weeks as risk on sentiment dominated. Currencies of commodity-exporting nations traded higher. STOCKS – E-mini futures for the S&P 500 traded higher during the overnight session, pointing to a higher […]

PreMarket Global Trading Activity

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Pre-market activity and scheduled economic data that may have an impact on the global financial markets. Live trading room access link.  Posted  5:30 am ET Don’t trade alone, join a group of quant traders in a live trading room, click here to access live trading room. WORLD HEADLINES – Trades that performed best in the three weeks […]

Crude Oil Inventories Data

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WORLD HEADLINES – Government bonds tumbled around the world and the dollar rose on speculation that the economic outlook is sufficiently strong to allow the Federal Reserve to step up the pace of interest-rate hikes. STOCKS – S&P 500 Index futures slipped 0.1 percent, after the equity gauge rose 0.8 percent Tuesday. BONDS – The […]

Trade Natural Gas Futures

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WORLD HEADLINES – The dollar pulled back from close to 14-year highs, euro zone government bond yields fell and the price of copper tumbled as traders cashed in gains from a rally fueled by Trump’s presidential victory. STOCKS – S&P 500 Index futures rose slightly after shares ended a volatile session Monday little changed. BONDS […]

Post Election: Volatility in the Markets

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WORLD HEADLINES – Turbulence in financial markets calmed after a knee-jerk selloff in stocks and rally in haven assets as investors reassessed the effects of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. STOCKS – S&P 500 Index futures lost 1.9 percent during London, after earlier sliding as much as 5 percent as investors […]

Election Day: Pre-Market Trading

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WORLD HEADLINES – Futures on the S&P 500 Index slipped, European shares pared an advance and gold eked out gains, pointing to investor caution before the U.S. presidential election, with opinion polls showing Hillary Clinton narrowly ahead of Donald Trump. STOCKS – Stock markets are turning cautious after rallying around the world on Monday and […]

PreMarket Trading: Risk Off Sentiment

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WORLD HEADLINES – A global equities selloff deepened and Mexico’s peso weakened as polls indicated a tightening race ahead of next week’s American presidential election. The yen gained with the Swiss franc and gold as investors favored haven assets. STOCKS – Futures on the S&P 500 Index fell 0.3 percent ahead of the Fed decision […]