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Fed meeting & Bank Of japan meeting this week ...
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now an article says airline stocks drop on immigration ban as it draws protesters to airports ...

yesterday an article claimed the immigration ban caused 1000 flight delays ,,, true ??? ,, who knows with "fake news" in the media ...

but check for effect on airline stocks today ...
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Bank Of japan meeting over now today ,,, they left interest rates unchanged ~ which sent the YEN rising ~ which sent the NIKKI down on fears that a strong YEN will hurt exports ~ etc. etc. ,,, find news reports for more details ...


FED meeting started today ,,, ends tomorrow ,,, they are expected to leave rates unchanged ...
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Trump fires acting U.S. Attorney General on Monday ,,, after she instructed State Attorneys to not defend a travel band on citizens of seven countries.
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http://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-markets-dollar-hit-crossfire-234842048.html finance.Yahoo.com story tonight ,,, $USD down in asia WEds. ,,,

read story ,,, $USD down may make $GOLD rise ,,, especially since they say Asia has a "risk off" move Feb.1 Weds. morning ...
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pre-market ,,, futures are up ,,, $GOLD retreats on ADP report as FED meeting results loom ... Europe seeing solid gains today articles say ... Asia mixed on Weds. ...
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yesterday news said some one bet heavy against AAPL ahead of earnings with PUT options ...

now they name the Canadian investor and say he bet his last $249,000 against AAPL in an effort to reclaim $2.5million he lost on bad bets .... he lost today as AAPL is up ...

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yesterday the Democrats boycotted the committee meeting so that the Republicans couldn't vote to send treasury & health nominations to the senate for a vote ,,, the rules said at least one Democrat has to be present at the meeting before a vote could be taken ...

so today the Republicans just changed the rules ,,, and then voted to send the two Trump nominations on to the full Senate ...
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XLK & XLF are the only two XL's green right now ,,, 2-1-2017 9:53am ct ... how long will that last ???
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XLF sector is up the most ~ as Trump is expected to sign an executive order today scaling back the Frank-Dodd bill ,,, and another one dealing with canceling something that is supposed to go into effect in April on retirement funds ...

GS adds 50 points to the DOW ...
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Oil holds gains as US imposes new sanctions on IRAN ,,, one of the top ten oil producers in the world ... after Iran does ballistic missile test earlier this week ...
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Betsy DeVos confirmed as Education Secretary ,,, Vice President Pence casts the tie breaking vote ...

the losers are gonna be pe-o'd again ...
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NEWS story: Financial ETF's jump as Yellen hints that near term rate hike is possible ...

http://schrts.co/9f41N4 XLF ...
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Philly Fed index rockets to 33-year high in another postelection blast 12:00 pm ET (MarketWatch)
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Trump says health care proposal coming in March 2:02 pm ET (MarketWatch)

effect on IBB ?? ,,, is red today for now ... Markets sell of usually when faced with unknown uncertainties ...
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Gold futures finish at a more than 3-month high 2:01 pm ET (MarketWatch)
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Iran's oil is VERY HEAVY ,,, limiting who will buy it ...

but this "Shale light oil find" will change that once the oil fields get developed .... maybe natural gas too ... changing the World Oil supply picture ...

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/iran-finds-2-billion-barrels-142643063.html ...

plus remember that huge new oil field discovered in west Texas last year ...

future Supply/Versus demand stuff ... and most of the car companies are developing electric vehicles ...

and today was an article of a self propelled quad copter taxi that carries one passenger at up too 60mph ,,, they are test flying it in Nevada now ,,, Dubai says it will be ready for sales there in July ...

"As the World Turns" ...
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Congress comes back from its "break" on Feb.27 ...

so then what they do may effect Markets again ...

Paul Ryan says when they come back ,,, replace & repeal Obama care legislation will be introduced ...
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Fed minutes release at 2pm ET today ...

Existing home sales at 10 year high in Jan. ,,, up 3.3% in Jan. ,,, median home price also up 7.1% ... so how are home builder stocks and home supply stocks doing today ???

some big name stocks are up on earning surprise results ,,, GRMN ,,, TJX ,,, DISH etc. ,,, TSLA and others report after the bell today ,,, so earnings season is still in play ,,, but I "think" the majority of S&P 500 stocks have already reported ???
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2:02pm ct ...

Well here is the answer to my wuestion this morning in post #43 above:

Materials, Homebuilders Outperform 11:30 AM ET (Briefing.com)
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2-23 pre-market:
 Hedge fund billionaire David Einhorn reportedly heading for divorce 8:32 am ET (MarketWatch)

Jobless claims rise by 6,000 to 244,000 8:32 am ET (MarketWatch)

U.S. Jobless Claims Move Higher 8:30 am ET (Dow Jones)
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2-23 pre-market ...

GOLD futures up $14.75

Nat gas April '17 futures up .09 to $2.79
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2-23 :

UPDATE: Treasury seriously studying issuing 50-year or 100-year bonds: 8:55 AM ET (MarketWatch)
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2-23 ,,, 12:56pm ct:

Gold gains to settle at 3-month high as dollar softens 1:47 pm ET (MarketWatch)
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2-24 pre-market:

Only 1 of 30 Dow stocks is trading higher premarket 8:44 am ET (MarketWatch)

US Treasurys Extend Rally -- Market Talk 8:43 am ET (Dow Jones)

Foot Locker Latest to Note Slower Tax Refunds -- Market Talk 8:41 am ET (Dow Jones)

European Stocks Firmly Negative, Oil Prices, Bank Results Sting -- Market Talk 8:41 am ET (Dow Jones)


Asia Closes Mixed, Europe Trades Lower 8:50 am ET (Briefing.com)

[BRIEFING.COM] S&P futures vs fair value: -10.00. Nasdaq futures vs fair value: -32.60.


http://UPDATE: German DAX falls nearly 2% as Trump tax-policy doubts lift euro Today 8:41 AM ET (MarketWatch)


Next week, the markets face potential risks from a speech by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and Trump's appearance in a joint session before Congress.

French Presidential candidate Le Pen widens her lead against the other 2 canidates ,,, she is the one who wants to leave the European Union ...

Royal Bank of Scotland loss tripled on setting aside $billions for conduct issues ...
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2-24 8:13 am ct pre-market :

Merck's stock turns lower premarket; all 30 Dow stocks are now declining 8:50 AM ET (MarketWatch)


UPDATE: Dollar softens, at risk for first weekly drop in three 8:02 am ET (MarketWatch)
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