Two Years After The Flash Crash, Are Markets Any Safer?
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James Williams of Matagorda County, Texas recounts a touching true story. Living in a still prejudiced Texas In 1972, his wife had a complication with her pregnancy. No doctors would care for her or deliver their bi-racial child. In fact one of the hospital nurses called the police on James.
Dr. Ron Paul was notified and took her in, delivering their stillborn baby. Because of…Continue
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SMF Notes Early Floor Talk:
European markets add to gains, U.S. futures pointing higher again
U.S. equity futures are higher again this morning (S&P futures +7, DJ futures +60) as European markets added to yesterday's strong gains overnight. Yesterday was the third day in a row of gains in the U.S., leaving…
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Today's movement came from lower than avg. volume (738 mln, vs. 958 mln avg; 1630 mln, vs. 1818 avg), with decliners outpacing advancers (NYSE 1400/1546 Nasdaq 1273/1306), and with new highs outpacing new lows (NYSE new highs/new lows 103/24 and NASDAQ new highs/new lows 79/23).
ETF relative strength: sugar futures- SGG +5.5%, uranium & nuclear energy- URA +4.8%, NLR +2.7%, semis- XSD +3.1%, SOXX +2.4%, SMH…Continue
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Brian P. Sack, Executive Vice President
Remarks by Brian P. Sack before the Money Marketeers of New York University, New York City
Thank you for inviting me here tonight to give these remarks. These events organized by the Money Marketeers provide an excellent venue to talk about the Federal Reserve's involvement in financial markets, given the focus and…
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the S&P 500 is up 17 (1.4%) to 1289 and the Dow is up 136 (1.1%) to 12089. Action has come on light volume (NYSE 330 mln vs. avg of 364 mln; NASDAQ 742 mln vs. avg. of 884 mln), with advancers outpacing decliners (NYSE advancers/decliners 2585/444, NASDAQ advancers/decliners 2014/541) and with mixed new highs/lows (NYSE new highs/new lows 21/21 and NASDAQ new highs/new lows 26/49).
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the Dow is up 61 (0.5%) to 12151 and the Nasdaq is up 8 (0.3%) to 2710. Action has come on light volume (NYSE 333 mln vs. avg of 366 mln; NASDAQ 805 mln vs. avg. of 890 mln), with advancers outpacing decliners (NYSE advancers/decliners 2005/870, NASDAQ advancers/decliners 1660/792) and with new lows outpacing new highs (NYSE new highs/new lows 23/46 and NASDAQ new highs/new lows 15/75).
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Today's top 20 % gainers
Technology: AMSC (7.99 +3.36%), WIT (14.11 +3.07%)
Services: PTRY (17.79 +8.41%), OSG (26.71 +7.57%), RT (10.06 +3.98%), FRO (17.43 +3.81%), SBUX (36.45 +3.67%), MMYT (23.84 +3.29%), ENOC (16.72 +3.15%)
Industrial Goods: CPST (1.67 +4.37%)
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Today's movement came from lower than avg. volume (968 mln, vs. 1049 mln avg; 1926 mln, vs. 1972 avg), with decliners outpacing advancers (NYSE 859/2159 Nasdaq 556/2065), and with new highs outpacing new lows (NYSE new highs/new lows 46/46 and NASDAQ new highs/new lows 30/82).
ETF relative strength: coffee futures- JO +3.5%, physical palladium- PALL +1.6%, Eurozone- EWO +1.3%, EWI +1.4%, EWG +1.1%, EZU +0.8%, EWP…Continue
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This was the highest number of initial claims since August 2010. The Briefing.com consensus expects the initial claims level decreased to 423,000 for the week ending May 7. For the past four weeks, extraneous circumstances have caused the initial claims level to rise steadily from 385,000 during the week of April 2 to 474,000. The Department of Labor initially blamed the rise above 400,000 on end-of-quarter volatility and poor seasonal adjustments. The seasonal…Continue
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the Nasdaq is down 25 (0.9%) to 2817 and the Dow is down 107 (0.8%) to 12700. Action has come on avg./relatively strong volume (NYSE 440 mln vs. avg of 404 mln; NASDAQ 1.04 bln vs. avg. of 917 mln), with decliners outpacing advancers (NYSE advancers/decliners 722/2205, NASDAQ advancers/decliners 592/1917) and with mixed new highs/lows (NYSE new highs/new lows 71/29 and NASDAQ new highs/new lows 48/44).
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The Law Makers still don't get it sixty billion is nothing you should be trying to cut five hundred billion. O buy the way some people are selling article that they really care about to pay bills and you guys are arguing about less than 1% of the budget, these are sad days for the…Continue
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