US equities opened moderately higher, and relentlessly built gains all the way into the late afternoon. The sp' saw a closing hour high of 2813, which is 113pts (4.2%) above the Thursday low.
With equities powerfully higher, volatility was ground lower for a third day, with the VIX settling in the mid 17s. S/t outlook still offers an equity cooling wave, but its going to take some sporadic spooky news to get anywhere near last weeks low.
Bonus chart: Germany, monthly
With 11 trading days left of the month, the DAX is currently -3.8% at 11776. This remains a concern.
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Goodnight from London
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