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Back to risk off flow

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Today’s report: Back to risk off flow

Attempts to calm investor worry around the coronavirus have failed, with risk markets coming right back off late Wednesday, setting the stage for more risk liquidation in an extended market that already doesn’t look like it will need much to start heading for the exit doors.   read report

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China puts coronavirus fears to rest

Next 24 hours: Canadian Dollar in the spotlight

Today’s report: China puts coronavirus fears to rest

It didn’t take long for the market to get passed worry associated with the coronavirus, with China's National Health Commission helping the cause after putting fears to rest. US equity futures have once again extended the record run and continue to ignore the technical overbought readings.   read report

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Fear of outbreak triggers risk off

Next 24 hours: Pound and Euro propped up on data

Today’s report: Fear of outbreak triggers risk off

Markets get back to fuller trade, with the US returning after being out for MLK Day. There has been an early wave of risk liquidation, with many attributing the selloff to worry associated with a possible spreading of the deadly coronavirus, which already has been reported as moving outside of China to South Korea, Thailand and Japan.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Don't expect much activity on MLK Day

Today’s report: MLK Day Means Lighter Volume to Start Week

Monday will be a thinner day of trade on account of the MLK Day market closure in the US. US stocks come into the new week having extended the run of record gains, though the technical extension is warning of some form of a correction in the near future.   read report

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Today’s report: Will stocks keep running into the weekly close?

Risk markets are on fire into Friday. US equities have extended the record run yet again and investors are feeling good about a whole bunch of developments. These include Thursday’s healthy round of US data, Friday’s robust China reads, and a positive outlook on the US-China trade deal front.   read report

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