financials

Each day Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the stock index and financial futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the S&P 500 futures, Nasdaq 100 futures, Dow futures, and VIX futures.
Futures traded in a back and forth range, putting the day lows just before the pit open and the day highs shortly after the equity open. The focus continues to be the virus and the Fed’s response.
As has been the case all week, futures driven higher on virus fears. Focus continues to be calls and call structures. Risk-off heading into the weekend.
Each day Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the stock index and financial futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the S&P 500 futures, Nasdaq 100 futures, Dow futures, and VIX futures.
Massive Eurodollar Option volumes were driven by the only thing that matters right now, virus updates. Futures rallied straight up into the equity open and then followed the stocks lead for the rest of the session.
Futures put in their session lows early in the overnight session and trended higher all morning. After equities opened, futures took their clues from equities and continued to move higher throughout the session, closing at or near their highs.
Each day Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the stock index and financial futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the S&P 500 futures, Nasdaq 100 futures, Dow futures, and VIX futures.
Big overnight flows bled into the day session as traders digested more news about the COVID-19 spread outside of China. No real economic numbers kept the focus on upside, for the most part.
Markets were relatively quiet overnight, with futures trading in a tight range. A huge Philly Fed number was met with little enthusiasm but a later virus scare caused a quick spike in futures.
Each day Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the stock index and financial futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the S&P 500 futures, Nasdaq 100 futures, Dow futures, and VIX futures.