Monday 10 February 2020

Starting positive

US equity indexes closed moderately higher, sp +24pts (0.7%) at 3352. Nasdaq comp' +1.1%. Dow +0.6%. The Transports settled +0.1%.




US equities opened a little weak, but saw an opening reversal, to claw upward all the way into the late afternoon, breaking a new historic high of 3352.

Volatility was itself subdued, with the VIX settling -2.8% at 15.04.

Meanwhile, the political freakshow continues to proceed to new levels of absurdity...

It doesn't matter how many times you read it, its still... truly... bizarre.

Finally, the Corona infection/dead totals continue to increase...

There is increasing chatter that you should perhaps add a zero to most of those numbers. It is also the case that the WHO, and a number of governments (not least China), are battling against what they deem as 'misinformation', as operation 'calm the masses' is being ramped up.

How many onboard are Corona carriers?

Sunset after storm Ciara

The waning moon
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Goodnight from London
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