RJO FuturesCast

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The overnight global equity markets were mostly higher with the RTS index and the IBEX being the exceptions.  Other than the original complaints from China on fresh 200 billion tariff levy initiated by the US this week, the Chinese have not had an official response yet, and that has eased some of the investor anxiety.  Delta Air Lines and Commerce Bancshares will announce their earnings before the Wall Street opening Friday.  With the early action Thursday morning showing a positive track following a two-day high to low setback of 32 points, the E-mini S&P could be poised to start a rally back to the July high of 2797. The bottom of the anticipated near-term trading ranges looks to be 2764 and a near term resistance levels at 2800.

E-mini S&P 500 Sep ’18 Daily Chart

E-mini S&P 500 Sep '18 Daily Chart

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Jeff Yasak

Senior Market Strategist
Jeff studied finance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at Loyola University. He left the corporate world in 1995 to pursue his dream of working in the financial markets. Jeff's trading career began as a clerk in the S&P 500 pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. This is where he developed a great interest in the options market that led him to the retail futures business. Jeff spent a few years as a broker's assistant before managing clients of his own.
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