Posts Tagged ‘Dow Futures’

Germany Approves ESM

9:00am (EST) The bulls evened the score on Tuesday as they were able to hold on for the win following a strong start.  The indexes came off their highs as nervousness set in ahead of this morning’s key vote in Germany and the impending Fed news on QE3 but hitRead more

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Bears Trying to Rebound

12:50pm (EST) The market has traded in negative territory for much of today’s session although the bulls are trying to extend Friday’s gains.  The S&P and Nasdaq have sniffed positive territory but the blue-chips are still having trouble with the 12,800 level. Economic news before the bell was mixed asRead more

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Bears Extend Winning Streak

9:00am (EST) The market followed a similar pattern that has played out all week as the major indexes tested news lows before a late afternoon bounce made the losses more respectful. The bears continued with their recent win streak as the Dow and S&P fell for a sixth straight day. Read more

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Bears Growling, Futures Down Sharply

9:00am (EST) The other curve ball will be Friday.  The Unemployment Rate is due out and an uptick could cause panic as investors feel the recovery could be stalling.  If the number is flat or moves lower, it will help the bulls case for higher prices.  The problem is theRead more

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Futures Up on Good Jobs Numbers

8:45am (EST) The bulls reclaimed support on Thursday after the bears took out key levels on Tuesday as the major averages finished right on our targets we were looking for.  Yesterday’s 1% pop still wasn’t enough to get back to even for the week but it was enough to bringRead more

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Bulls Buy Dip, Push Forward

12:35pm (EST) The market got off to a rough start this morning as futures were pointing towards a weak open following the latest G-20 meeting over the weekend.  A decision from the group to delay key European aid decisions, as well as concern over rising oil prices, pushed the majorRead more

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Bulls Getting Restless

9:00am (EST)  The market ended mixed on Thursday despite a day of good economic news and better-than expected earnings.  We mentioned in our Weekly Wrap on Sunday that we would be entering the heart of 3Q earnings season this week and so far nearly 75% of the companies reporting haveRead more

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Apple (AAPL) Misses, Futures Mixed

9:00am (EST)  “We could have a short-covering rally into the close so buckle-up”. Those were our famous last words from Tuesday’s tidbits… We said yesterday we had high expectations for the week and we were disappointed with the start but the bulls got back on track following Monday’s spanking.  TheRead more

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MomentumOptionsTrading.com Special Update for 8/7/2011

7:00pm (EST) We wanted to give everyone a quick update on the futures market.  As you probably may have heard by now, Standard & Poor cut America’s triple AAA credit rating on Friday night, after the market closed.  Futures are already pointing towards a nasty Monday and we will beRead more

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Futures Pointing to Rough Open

9:00am (EST) It was another chaotic week for the stock market which was hit with a lot of major headline news.  Oil, geopolitical tensions, and natural disasters dominated the U.S and global print as the bulls pushed resistance early in the week.  Things changed on Thursday as the bears attackedRead more

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