Archive | December, 2015

S&P 500 Futures Overview - option queen

Seasons Greetings from the Option Queen

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! This shortened week has been very exciting for the bulls with three of the four days bragging of robust rallies. Even the retreat in the shortened Christmas Eve session was positive for the market insomuch as not much ground was lost. This coming week will be very slow, volume […]

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Crowded Trade on the Euro

Weekly Coffee Perspective The marketplace has priced a FED lift off at the end of the FOMC meeting on December 16th, with the bets being bolder after the strong job creation number in November and the higher revision for the October data. In fact some analysts believe that the dollar has already accounted for two […]

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Palmyra Syria - Oil Fields

Why Is The U.S. Reluctant To Bomb ISIS Oil Fields?

There has been some revealing new information coming out recently regarding the strategy against ISIS. One aspect many find troubling is the apparent failure of U.S. and coalition forces to sufficiently target and destroy oil infrastructure located in ISIS territory, which accounts for a significant portion of the terror group’s annual income. The argument goes, […]

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Weekly Coffee Perspective

WILL FLAT- PRICE COVERAGE DIMINISH MORE? The Yuan will be added to the IMF Special Drawing Rights basket on October 1st 2016 after the board of the entity approval today. It is an indication that further reforms on the Chinese currency policy will happen, with many economists foreseen more devaluations of the renminbi. For commodities […]

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