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December 11, 2018

CME Looks To Thrive In This Market

While elements of the Brexit deal could still be “clarified,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement after Theresa May delayed a critical parliamentary vote on her proposal to leave the EU. She now plans to meet with European leaders before an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday. If […]

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December 6, 2018

American Airlines Seems To Have Been Grounded

It’s another dark day for stocks across the globe as Canadian officials arrested Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions with Iran. Meng, who is also the daughter of the company’s founder, may now face extradition to the U.S.; a hearing is set for Friday. The news raises fresh doubts over a 90-day trade […]

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December 4, 2018

An Opportunity For Oracle

The rapprochement between President Trump and Xi Jinping fired up markets on Monday, but skepticism crept into investing sentiment overnight, weighing on equity markets. None of the commitments that U.S. officials said had been given by China were agreed to in writing, while there was initial confusion on when the three-month negotiating window would start. Meanwhile, […]

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November 29, 2018

Is This the Top For the CME Group?

Crude prices have dropped below $50 a barrel for the first time since October 2017, amid data from the EIA showing U.S. crude stockpiles increasing for the tenth consecutive week. All eyes are now on this weekend’s G20 summit, where Russia and Saudi Arabia will likely discuss how to coordinate oil policy. Shielded by a budget […]

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November 28, 2018

Another Valuable Tool For the Box In the Short Term Options Room

I am always trying different approaches to maximize our time in the trading room.  What worked fifteen years ago or even fifteen months ago will not necessarily continue to work today.  Click the video below to see what we have been working on in the Short Term Options Room!:

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November 27, 2018

It Looks Like EBAY Has Found A Bid

Stock market sentiment felt some pressure overnight after President Trump said he expected to raise tariffs on $200B of Chinese goods to 25% (from the current 10%) on Jan. 1. He also declared that he’s ready to apply a further round of levies on $267B worth of imports, including iPhones and laptops, starting next year. In […]

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November 13, 2018

NKE Doesn’t Have the Traction Anymore

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November 9, 2018

Looking To Discover DFS’s Upside

Oil fell below the $60 level overnight, a day after slipping into a bear market. That means U.S. crude is now down by around 20% since early October as rising supply and concerns of an economic slowdown pressure prices. Fresh U.S. sanctions are unlikely to cut as much oil out of the market as initially expected with Washington […]

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November 8, 2018

AEP Is Showing Stability In This Turbulent Market

The Fed is likely to leave rates unchanged this afternoon as it announces its decision following a two-day policy meeting. U.S. stock index futures are still giving back some of yesterday’s gains as traders get nervous about upcoming tightening in December. Recent reports showing strong job and economic growth give the FOMC little reason to materially […]

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November 6, 2018

Honeywell Is Looking To Make A U-Turn

U.S. stock index futures are dipping into negative territory again as Americans cast their vote in a closely-watched midterm election. The results will likely set the tone for the markets, though the question is what kind of tone that will be. Some say a Republican sweep could send Treasury yields higher and weigh on stocks, though […]

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