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Today's Options Market Update

Stocks extend yesterday’s gains as rates continue to ease.

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Stocks Bounce Off Lows with BoE Action in Focus

U.S. equities are higher in afternoon action following a recent plunge to lows not seen since 2020.

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The Plunging Pound

Bleeding into this week, the British pound reached its lowest level ever Monday, relative to the U.S. dollar.

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Oil Nears Near-Term Support

Oil has been routing since summer after reaching historic highs of over $130 per barrel, but we may see some relief soon as near-term events may trigger a rally.

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Stocks Higher With Monetary Policy Actions in Focus

U.S. stocks are moving higher in pre-market trading, following yesterday's third-straight 75-basis point rate hike from the Fed.

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Stocks Lower in Anticipation for Tomorrow’s Fed Decision

U.S. stocks are declining in pre-market trading as the markets await the Fed’s highly anticipated monetary policy decision tomorrow.

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Bulls Looking to Halt Yesterday's Plunge

U.S. equities are modestly higher in afternoon action on the heels of yesterday's sharp drop that came as consumer price inflation surprisingly came in hot.

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Silver Up, Then Down

Silver rallied to start the week as all contract months were up four percent or more.

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Stocks Extending Last Week's Rebound

U.S. stocks are starting the week in positive territory, extending last week's advance that snapped a three-week losing streak.

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Stocks Rising Despite Fed’s Hawkish Comments Earlier This Week

U.S. stocks are continuing to trade higher in the final session of the week and are on pace to end a three-week losing streak.

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Are Jobs Livin' on the Edge?

The August jobs report delivered something for both economic bulls and bears, but what matters more in the near term is the Fed's focus on seeing a continued easing in labor demand.

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Powell Pivot

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s hawkish comments dominated the markets on Friday, with the major indices all seeing a drop of over 3%.

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Stocks Continued Last Week's Decline Amid Friday's Fed Comments

U.S. stocks ended the day in the red, continuing last week's sharp drop following comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell last Friday that heightened inflationary concerns.

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Hedging

Equity markets plunged to start the week based on increased FOMC pressure to raise rates to combat inflation.

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Oil Climbs on Storage Draw

Crude oil futures ended higher, reversing losses earlier in the week after news that U.S. crude inventories fell sharply.