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Little new information out of China kept futures markets in check following an extended US weekend. Futures trended up overnight, then down into equity open and up again for the remainder of the session.
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 relatively tight range for most of the day. Most futures had a trading range of 5 or fewer ticks. With little economic data and the second day of Powell’s testimony before the Senate banking panel...
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.
Eurodollars traded a wide range prior to the pit open, then settled into a steady climb higher, a rare break from going the opposite direction of equities, which were higher today as well.
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.
A back and forth session with futures ending mostly lower. Most traders are looking ahead to tomorrow’s NFP number with particular interest after Wednesday’s surprising ADP number. In fact, according to Arbor Data Science, “ADP has printed above 270K only 14 times since 2003.
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 trended down all day, taking their cue from equities. It seems as if last weeks panic has subsided. Big ranges in futures, with many contracts seeing 12+ ticks.
Interest rate volatility pulled back from its recent highs. Robust ISM numbers didn’t seem to faze market participants much, as these were recorded prior to the recent virus outbreak and should look very different going forward.