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Grains are higher but ranges are contracting

Market News

8.09.12

Top Day Market News

Weekly jobs claims came in better than expected and bonds are slightly lower on this and the dollar is stronger. There is a 30 year bond auction today. Grains are higher but ranges are contracting as is open interest ahead of tomorrow’s crop report. Gold is holding together fairly well despite the stronger dollar. As London is a major money center and that is the locus of the Olympics, many think that traders have been sufficiently distracted to create listless range trading. Nasdaq outperforming S+P as a spread is a market positive

 

Week of August   06 - August 10

 

Date

 

ET

 

Release

 

For

 

Actual

Briefing.com

Forecast

Briefing.com

Consensus

 

Prior

Revised

From

Aug

07

 

15:00

 

Consumer Credit

 

Jun

 

$6.5B

 

$10.0B

 

$10.0B

 

$16.7B

 

$17.1B

Aug

08

 

07:00

 

MBA Mortgage Index

 

08/04

 

-1.8%

 

NA

 

NA

 

0.2%

 

Aug

08

 

08:30

 

Productivity-Prel

 

Q2

 

 

1.5%

 

1.5%

 

-0.9%

 

Aug

08

 

08:30

Unit Labor Costs - Prel

 

Q2

 

 

0.5%

 

0.4%

 

1.3%

 

Aug

08

 

10:30

 

Crude Inventories

 

08/04

 

 

NA

 

NA

 

-6.522M

 

Aug

09

 

08:30

 

Initial Claims

 

08/04

 

 

385K

 

375k

 

365K

 

Aug

09

 

08:30

 

Continuing Claims

 

07/28

 

 

3300K

 

3290K

 

3272K

 

Aug

09

 

08:30

 

Trade Balance

 

Jun

 

 

-$48.0B

 

-$47.5B

 

-$48.7B

 

Aug

09

 

10:00

Wholesale

Inventories

 

Jun

 

 

0.6%

 

0.3%

 

0.3%

 

Aug

10

 

08:30

 

Export Prices ex-ag.

 

Jul

 

 

NA

 

NA

 

-1.4%

 

Aug

10

 

08:30

 

Import Prices ex-oil

 

Jul

 

 

NA

 

NA

 

-0.3%

 

 

 

 

Date

 

ET

 

Release

 

For

 

Actual

Briefing.com

Forecast

Briefing.com

Consensus

 

Prior

Revised

From

Aug

10

 

14:00

 

Treasury Budget

 

Jul

 

 

NA

 

NA

-

$129.4B

 

 

 

MARKET PLACE

 

  Numbers are good up until the close of business today. These are strictly technical in nature, not fundamentally based or biased.

 

 

Legend

 

U is Up

D is Down

PRD is Potential Reversal Day S2 is Weekly strong support S1 is Weekly good support

DS is Daily Support

DR is Daily Resistance

R1 is Weekly Good Resistance and is calculated once a week on

Sunday night

R2 is Weekly Strong Resistance and is calculated once a week on

Sunday night

Levels are for the most active futures contract

 

Daily Support and Resistance

 

 

Trend

WS2

WS1

DS

DR

WR1

WR2

Sept ES

PRD(U)

1335

1362

1392.50

1406.00

1403.2

5

1417.50

Sept Nasdaq

U

2569.50

2620.25

2699.50

2724.50

2703.5

0

2732.00

Sept Yen

 

U

126.14

126.71

127.10

127.80

128.13

128.98

Sept EC

 

U

120.38

122.10

1232.50

1244.20

124.83

125.84

Sept 10 Year

 

D

133.01

133.15

133.01

133.23

134.20

135.11

Sept 30 Year

 

D

147.14

148.13

147.13

148.31

151.11

153.06

Nov Soybeans

 

U

15.61

15.94

15.63

16.00

16.63

16.97

Sept Corn

 

D

7.63

7.864

7.95

8.27

8.29

8.48

DEC Gold

 

D

1563.0

1585.0

1608.1

1627.4

1630.3

1653.6

Sept Silver

 

U

26.20

26.98

27.75

28.53

28.44

29.11

Sept Copper

 

U

320

328

340

344

345

353

Sept Crude

 

U

85.19

88.29

92.50

95.50

93.11

94.83

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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