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Stocks Finish Weaker but Investors Continue to Support the Dips

Discussion in 'Forex Daily News & Outlook' started by futuretrends24, Jan 21, 2010.

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    Apr 30, 2009
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    Today’s sample of Futures Analysis from FuturesHound.com

    U.S. equity markets closed lower as investors dumped higher risk assets, but buyers once again stepped in on the intra-day dip. Wednesday’s weakness started on the Shanghai Exchange overnight after China asked banks to stop lending for the rest of the month. This sent a signal to traders that the easy money environment would be coming to a close. Investors reacted as if the news from China would curtail the global economic recovery.

    Good news from IBM couldn’t carry the market and by the opening IBM was leading the Dow Jones Index lower. The news that Republican Brown defeated the Democratic machine in Massachusetts may have put additional pressure on the markets. According to some analysts, healthcare stocks could feel pressure, but insurance stocks may gain. The stronger Dollar is likely to send investors into lower yielding assets.

    Investors continued to look at weakness in the markets as buying opportunities. The strong comeback from earlier lows suggests the indices may take another run at the highs. Until major support is broken on the longer-term charts, expect this pattern to continue.

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