The 2020 outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has driven unprecedented participation in the global financial markets. Heavy daily traded volumes and extreme pricing volatility have become new norms. Although the risk profile is greatly enhanced, active traders are privy to rare opportunities.
Since its inception circa 1957, the Standard and Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) has measured the performance of America’s largest companies. During times of boom and bust, investors from around the globe have looked to the S&P 500 for clues on the state of American prosperity.
The US equities markets are the world’s benchmark for wealth and prosperity. According to the World Bank, the aggregate value of US stocks is upward of $33 trillion, nearly half of the global handle ($68 trillion). Because of this concentration of valuation, millions of traders and investors choose US equities as a means of pursuing… Read more.
Traders and investors from every corner of the globe consider the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) as an ideal way of engaging the broader U.S. equities market. In response to the public interest, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) offers S&P Emini futures to individuals wanting to take their shot at one of the premier… Read more.
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This is a sample entry from Drew Rathgeber’s newsletter, The Rath Overlay, published on Thursday, May 04, 2017. Please note I will be out of the office tomorrow, if you need anything please just call my number or email and it will be routed to the appropriate person. Have a great weekend! In The Markets… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Drew Rathgeber’s newsletter, The Rath Overlay, published on Friday, March 17, 2017. In The Markets Emini S&P – ESM6 (Jun ’17) Trading at the top of its short-term range staying within a 40 pt. range since Mar. 1st generally speaking this market is probably looking for some type of… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Drew Rathgeber’s newsletter, The Rath Overlay, published on Friday, March 10, 2017. Good morning everyone! Here is my weekly re-cap please note we have a ‘Triple-Header’ next week with the FOMC this coming Wednesday. In The Markets Emini S&P – ESH6 (Mar ’17) Starting to see the momentum slow… Read more.
Recent US economic data has shown some signs of improvement, with industrial production, housing starts and jobless claims all indicating positive progression.
This is a sample entry from Drew Rathgeber’s newsletter, The Rath Overlay, published on Friday, January 20, 2017. Happy Inauguration Day! Hope everyone had a good trading week – new on this report is the Economic Calendar in the week ahead section below which will show implied volatility for each specific report. Have any question… Read more.