Market Weekly: May 10 – 16 2020

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  • #23684

    [size=5][i] FIND OUR WAY BACK HOME 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)[/i][/size]

    #23685
    ThePitBoss
    Participant

    US treasury sells $22B 30 year bonds at high yield 1.342% v WI l1.334% – tail of 0.8 basis points

    High yield 1.342% v 1.334% WI level
    bid to cover 2.3x v six-month average 2.40x
    dealers 21.4% v six-month average 19.8%
    directs 12.9% v six-month average 16.5%
    indirects 65.7% v average of 63.8%

    Not the hit of yesterday – saturated or too much risk?

    #23688

    things will get better eventually … if we remain CAUTIOUS & patient πŸ™‚

    #23689

    [color=red][size=5][b]Dow 23,247.97 -516.81 -2.17%
    S&P 500 2,820.00 -50.12 -1.75%
    Nasdaq 8,863.17 -139.38 -1.55%
    GlobalDow 2,554.88 -47.07 -1.81%
    Gold 1,722.20 15.40 0.90%
    Oil 25.48 -0.30 -1.16%[/b][/size][/color]

    #23691
    Helmholtz Watson
    Participant

    US Stock Futures Give Up Gains After China’s GT reports on Japanese story

    Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) planning large-scale military exercise in South China Sea for “takeover of Dongsha Islands occupied by Taiwan” in August

    #23697

    [color=limegreen][size=6][b]Dow 23,625.34 377.37 1.62%
    S&P 500 2,852.50 32.50 1.15%
    Nasdaq 8,943.72 80.55 0.91%
    GlobalDow 2,543.56 -12.28 -0.48%
    Gold 1,739.50 23.10 1.35%
    Oil 27.67 2.38 9.41%[/b][/size][/color]

    [size=5][i]One of best MOOG synth.intro’s ever & favorite group of past
    and if you like vintage AIRPLANES the VIDEO is awesome πŸ™‚ [/i][/size]
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9QnFWey6HY

    #23698

    [color=teal][b][size=5][i]LOL – lots of bored individuals are taking their sports cars to TRIPLE DIGITS :huh:
    and like MAD MAX on the abandoned & “locked down” highways temptations abound πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ
    Many arrest in 55-70 mph zones out there (191 mph, 142 mph, 132 mph, etc) :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
    These virus rebels cannot outrun cameras & radar — even in apocalyptic times 😳
    Rolling on FLOOR at video – too funny πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜† [/i][/size][/b][/color]

    #23700

    [size=5][i]Song of JOY — for strict “stage 1” reopening in VIRGINIA tomorrow on MAY 15th
    Mostly in SW Virginia — and even church at 50% capacity is permitted
    and our church is set to open that way on May 24th with very strict rules & looking forward 8)[/i][/size]

    #23705
    TradersCom
    Keymaster

    US April retail sales another record fall -16.4% v -12.0% expected -8.4% prior

    Ex autos and gas -16.2% vs -7.6% expected
    Ex autos -17.2% vs -8.5% expected

    #23706
    TradersCom
    Keymaster

    US April industrial production April -11.2% v -12.0% est

    – largest on record (from 1919).
    – Prior month revised to-4.5% from -5.4%
    Capacity Utilization 64.9% v 63.8% est – record low
    – Prior month revised to 73.2% from 72.7%

    #23714
    ThePitBoss
    Participant

    [quote=”TradersCom” post=13533]US April retail sales another record fall -16.4% v -12.0% expected -8.4% prior

    Ex autos and gas -16.2% vs -7.6% expected
    Ex autos -17.2% vs -8.5% expected

    US Retail Sales in April
    Overall: -16.4%
    Clothing: -78.8%
    Electronic Stores: -60.6%
    Forniture, home: -58.7%
    Eating, drinking: -29.5%
    Gasoline stations: -28.8%
    Department stores: -24.7%

    #23716

    VP JOE continues to have gaffes in even doing a scripted & with friendly guests present … He has had 2 brain anurisms in past & that causes him to slur & be forgetful at times. So who knows what is ahead. And I share health issues as simply a concern — and non-political also … hopefully never scenario of — “what is this football (nuclear) I’m holding & wonder if I press the buttons?” – lol πŸ˜‰ but maybe not that bad πŸ™‚ Still maybe at VIRTUAL zoom-based “D” convention a new candidate could be selected? I’m more of conservative than “R” or “D” — but if belonged to “D” side – I would be worried at this point?

    https://disrn.com/news/biden-struggles-badly-during-virtual-round-table-as-gaffes-continue-to-pile-up

    The roundtable featured Biden along with Michigan Gov. Whitmer, New Jersey Gov. Murphy, and Connecticut Gov. Lamont, discussing the coronavirus pandemic. Like other recent Biden virtual events, Thursday’s was marked by

    #23718

    [color=limegreen][size=5][b]Dow 23,685.42 60.08 0.25%
    S&P 500 2,863.70 11.20 0.39%
    Nasdaq 9,014.56 70.84 0.79%
    GlobalDow 2,549.47 6.26 0.25%
    Gold 1,754.10 13.20 0.76%
    Oil 29.71 2.15 7.80% [/b][/size][/color]
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKwSGovRACk

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