Mutual Fund Monday And The China Tariffs

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Index Futures Net Changes and Settlements:

Contract

Settlement

Net Change

+/-%

S&P 500 (ESM19:CME)

2932.50

-15.00

-0.50%

DowJones (YMM19:CBT)

26,405

-94

-0.35%

Nasdaq 100 (NQM19:CME)

7803.50

-61.50

-0.78%

Russell 2000 (RTYM19:CME)

1617.50

+0.20

+0.01%

Foreign Markets, Fair Value and Volume:

  • In Asia 7 out of 11 markets closed lower: Shanghai Comp +0.69%, Hang Seng +0.52%, Nikkei -1.51%
  • In Europe 11 out of 13 markets closed lower: CAC -0.65%, DAX -0.56%, FTSE -0.91%
  • Fair Value: S&P +0.80, NASDAQ +10.98, Dow -34.94
  • Total Volume: 2.02 million ESM & 148 SPM traded in the pit

Today’s Economic Calendar:

Today’s economic calendar includes the 8-Week Bill Settlement, Robert Kaplan Speaks 7:00 AM ET, Redbook 8:55 AM ET, JOLTS 10:00 AM ET, and Consumer Credit 3:00 PM ET.


S&P 500 Futures: Dump & Pump

Chart courtesy of Scott Redler @RedDogT3$spx futures -15 as trade tensions rise. Be carful with entires and know your timeframe.

During Sunday nights Globex session, the S&P 500 futures (ESM19:CME) gapped 30 points lower to open at 2917.75 after Trump tariff headlines hit the tape. 2917.75 would remain the high for the night, and the ES continuned down to print a low at 2883.50, and opened Monday’s regular trading hours at 2897.50.

The futures were strong after the 8:30 CT bell, and by 10:30 had recovered back up to 2924.50. From there, the ES did some back and fill down 2914.50, before rallying into the final hour. At 2:30 the futures had traded up to a new high at 2938.25, then pulled back a little to print 2933.75 on the 3:00 cash close, and ended the day at 2933.00 on the 3:15 futures close.

In the end, the overall tone of the ES was weak overnight and early in the day, but staged a big rally. In terms of the days overall trade, total volume was extremely high, with over 2 million futures contracts traded.


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