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CI Newsletter

CI Newsletter

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Overstretched?

Issue 143 Assets Covered: ICE USD Index Futures (DX1), EUR/USD Rate, Russel 2000 Index (RTY), United States Dow Jones Stock Market Index (INDU)   Markets have been a bit tentative in October. After a 6% decline in September, the S&P 500 is up around 1.5% through mid-October. Markets are steady, but not strong in either […]

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Risk, the US election, Crypto and China

Issue 141 Assets Covered: S&P 500 Futures, BTC/USD rate, Bitcoin, ETH/USD rate, Etherium, Shanghai Stock Exchange Composition Index   Right now, the result of the US presidential election is anybody’s guess. Six weeks is a long time in politics. We’re not political forecasters, so we won’t bore or annoy you with our election prediction (whew). […]

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Double bubble (part 2)

Issue 137 Assets Covered: E-mini Technology Sector Futures,  S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index Futures    The NASDAQ is trading at all-time highs above 11,000 for the first time this week. Things are so frothy that even Kodak has – somehow – been transformed from a boring, bankrupt photographic film company into a dynamic pharma company […]

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Double bubble (part 1)

Issue No. 136   Assets Covered: Down Jones Real Estate Futures, Russel 2000 Index, S&P Mid Cap 400 Index   Talks for a second U.S. stimulus package are underway, with the main contention between the Republican and Democratic parties being how much to spend. A stimulus may soften the economic blow in the short term, […]

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Get ready for Q2 earnings

Issue No. 134   Assets Covered: DAX 30 Stock Market Index, Dow Jones Stock Market Index, FTSE 100 Stock Market Index, India Sensex Stock Market Index, MSCI Thailand Stock Market Index, NASDAQ Stock Market Index, NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index, NIFTY 50 Index, S&P 500 Stock Market Index   Earnings season is upon us, and […]