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Market Review, December 30, 2015

The trading on the exchanges of Wall Street closed with sharp rises with hopes of investors that the “Rally Santa Claus”, the name given to the history phenomenon in which the S&P 500 rose by an average of 1.5% in the last five trading days of the year, and in the two trading days of the new year, will help push the major US stock to a rise this year and to save Wall Street from the first negative year since 2008.
The European stock markets were closed yesterday on a positive trend for the first time in three days but with thin trading volumes, and the markets still on their way to the worst December since 2002.
A swing in price of the oil, yesterday it rose by 3% and closed at a price level of the price of 37.87 dollars a barrel after a fall of 3% on Monday.
Since the start of the year the price of oil fell by 30%, and lately the decline came amid to fears of a slowdown in oil demand in China, and expectations of a surge in the oil exports from Iran after the removal of the international sanctions against her.

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Market Review, December 29, 2015

The trading on the stock exchanges of Wall Street ended yesterday with slight declines.
The energy shares led the declines at the backdrop of the falling oil prices.
The price of the oil fell yesterday by 3.4% with thin trading volumes.
At the end of the day the price of oil was determined by the rate of 36.81 dollars a barrel.
The European stock markets closed with a negative trend yesterday as the trading volumes were lower than usual because the London Stock Exchange was on a holiday.

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Market Review, December 28, 2015

The trading on the world stock exchanges is expected to act this week in the shadow of the holiday season at the beginning of 2016.
The trading week will be with low trading volumes, sharp increases or sharp movements in markets are not expected, nothing that would save the disappointing year for investors in stocks.
Since the beginning of the year, the S&P 500 increased by only 0.1%, while the Dow Jones lost 1.5%.
Only the NASDAQ impressed with a rise of 6.6%.
Europe recorded declines in most of the stock markets in dollar terms, because of the weakening of the Euro and the continued sluggishness in finding a solution for the economic situation in Greece.
London Stock Exchange lost 9.3% so far this year in dollar terms, Paris lost 1% in dollar terms and Frankfurt weakened by 0.9 %.
This week will be with many days off in the world markets.
On Monday there will be no trading in Sydney and London.
On Thursday no trading will be at the markets in Europe, and in most of the Asian exchanges, the trading on Wall Street will close early.
On Friday most of the world’s markets remain closed for the New Year.

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Market Review, December 23, 2015

The trading on the stock exchanges of Wall Street ended yesterday on a positive trend for the second day in a row, in view of unexpectedly strong growth in the US economy in the third quarter, as the commodity stocks led the gains.
The US economy grew in the third quarter at an annual rate of 2% and it’s about half the growth rate of 3.9% in the second quarter.
The growth came as a result of the expansion of the trade deficit and the expected moderate increase in business inventories.
A report by the International Monetary Fund on Iran argues that oil prices may fall in the 5-15 dollars when Iran will enter back to the market with the removal of the economic sanctions.
The report states of an expected increase in oil supply from Iran which may push world oil prices down.

Trading Opportunity
STARBUCKS

Last Friday the price of the share broke down below support area around the level of 59.50, but this yesterday the price went back above this area and created a false break pattern.

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Our tendency is to look for a CALL option trade.
The entry will be at the start of the US trading day, between the levels of 59.99 – 60.10.
The expiry time will be, December 23 at 21:00.

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Market Review, December 22, 2015

New York Stock Exchanges ended yesterday with rising prices.
The Dow Jones, which on Friday registered the sharpest daily fall since September, closed up by 0.7%.
The S&P 500, which was en route to the sharpest annual decline since the financial crisis of 2008, climbed by 0.8% after it closed on Friday at its lowest level since October.
The NASDAQ added 0.9%.
The price of oil closed yesterday at a price of 35.81 dollars per barrel, a decline of 0.7%.
Since the beginning of December the price of the oil fell by more than 14%, and is now lower by 33% from its level at the beginning of the year.
The price of the gold prices rose yesterday by 1.5% and ended at a price level of 1080.6 per ounce.
This is the highest price recorded in the last two weeks.

Trading Opportunity
JP MORGAN

On a daily chart we can see that the share created an Harmi pattern, which also know as an Inside bar pattern.
It’s a reversal pattern which starts with a relatively large bearish candle followed by a relatively small bullish candle.

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Our tendency is to look for a CALL option trade.
The entry will be at the start of the US trading day, between the levels of 65.54 – 65.60.
The expiry time will be, December 22 at 21:00.

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Market Review, December 21, 2015

The World stock markets will open today with a shortened trading week ahead of Christmas holidays and in view of the market Instability caused by the interest rate hikes in the US and with the continuing decline in oil prices.
The Wall Street markets fell last Friday to a low of two months, erased all the gains registered ahead of and after the announcement of the rate in the US.
The declines came as the concern over a slowdown in global economic growth continued to weigh on commodity and energy prices.
The S&P 500 fell last Friday by 1.8% and ended at a low of two months.
the Dow Jones last Friday fell by 2.1%, it was the sharpest daily fall since the first of September, on his way to a weekly decline of 0.8%.
The NASDAQ lost 1.6% last Friday and went down by 0.2% on a weekly summary.
As mentioned above, the trading this week will be limited, when the end of the year is usually characterised by thin trading volumes, a period that expected to continue until early January, but lower oil prices puts the traders on alert at the remaining trading days.
Last week, the price of the oil fell by 3% to a price level of 34.6 dollars a barrel.
Trading Opportunity
STARBUCKS
Last Friday the price of the share closed below a support area of 59.50, and ended the trading week at a price level of 58.62.
The trading volume with the decline were high.
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Our tendency is to look for a PUT option trade.
The entry will be at the start of the US trading day, between the levels of 58.65 – 58.45.
The expiry time will be, December 21 at 21:00.
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Market Review, December 18, 2015

The trading on the stock exchanges of Wall Street closed yesterday with a negative trend for the first time in four days, after a fall in the commodity and the energy sectors which overshadowed the impact on the Fed’s assurances that the pace of US interest rate hikes will be gradual.
Some economic news published yesterday in the US:
The Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly shrank in the United States.
Philadelphia’s manufacturing index in December fell to minus 5.9 points compared to a positive level of 1.9 points in November.
The number of US initial jobless claims last week fell sharply,evidence of the continued strength of the US labor market.
The number of claims fell to 271 thousand compared to 282 thousand in the previous week.
The price of the Gold recorded the sharpest daily fall since March and closed at its lowest level for more than six years (1049.6 dollars an ounce) after the US dollar strengthened following the rate hike in the United States which hurt the demand for the precious metal.
The price of the Oil closed below the level of 35 dollars a barrel, its lowest level since February 2009, after Goldman Sachs analysts warned that there is a “high risk” that the oil prices will continue to fall due to a jump in inventories.

Trading Opportunity
MASTERCARD

The price of the share came close to a resistance a level yesterday, and created a pattern of a bearish engulfing.
This pattern occurs when a bullish candle is immediately followed by a bearish candle that completely “engulfs” it.

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Our tendency is to look for a PUT trade.
The entry will be at the start of the US trading day, between the levels of 99.35 – 99.25.
The expiry time will be, December 18 at 21:00.

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Market Review, December 17, 2015

For the first time since 2006, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.25% above the level for zero.
Wording of the Fed’s message suggests the outline of further interest rate increases at a rate of 4 additional increases of 0.25% over 2016.
The Fed expects that interest rates will stand at 1.375% at the end of 2016.
What does this mean for the stock market? Although when the interest rate rises the markets usually responding with declines, however, important to remember that the Fed raised interest rates in a period of growth and recovery in the US economy, thus sending a positive message to the markets.
This is why the response this time was of gains,as the trading on Wall Street shares rose yesterday, led by major banks, JP Morgan shares jumped 2.1%, Goldman Sachs climbed 2.3%, Bank of America shares rose 1.6%.
Summing up the day, the Dow Jones rose by 1.3%, the S&P 500 climbed by 1.4%, while the NASDAQ rose by 1.5%.
After 40 years, the US government is going to remove the restriction that prevented American oil producers to export oil from the US to the rest of the world.
The move was astounding, and is not expected to affect the industry in the short term, but certainly in the longer term could have a material effect on the oil market and American companies and of course on the global market.
Meanwhile the price of the oil continued to lose altitude and yesterday recorded a decline of about 4.5% and closed at a price level of 35.74 dollars per barrel.

Trading Opportunity
OIL
After the big decline in the price of the oil in recent weeks,
It seems that the price of the oil reached to a bottom of a support level around the levels of 35.00 to 36.00.
There is a possibility that we will see a break of the downward trend, which will be expressed in a form of shuffling of the price.

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Our tendency is to look for a CALL option trade.
The entry will be between the levels of 36.00 – 36.50.
The expiry time will be, December 30 at 17:10.

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Market Review, December 16, 2015

The market still awaiting for today’s interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve, which is expected, by most estimates raise interest rates for the first time since 2006.
The market waiting to see what will be the route of the interest rate hikes, and what will be the “tone” of the central bank announcement.
As we approach the FOMC meeting, the markets will volatility.
Yesterday the trading on Wall Street ended yesterday with gains ahead of the opening meeting of the Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve.
In the macro scene, the US inflation was zero in November compared with October, in view of the falls of the energy prices.
The consumer price index in November went up by 0.5%, the sharpest annual increase since last December.
The Empire State index for December stood at a negative level of 4.6 points in manufacturing activity in New York, after which stood at a negative level of 10.7 points in the previous month.
The trading on the European exchanges has been locked with sharp gains due to the recovery in oil prices, which rose by 2.4% to the price of 37.2 dollars per barrel.
The UK inflation climbed in November for the first time since July, however, the annual increase in the CPI was 0.1% in the UK only.
Trading opportunity
INTEL
The price of the share opened the trading day yesterday with a price gap, and went up by 2.06%.
The trading volume was high and at the end of the day the price of the share stood at 35.18.
The Stochastic and RSI are signaling of a possibility of a further increase.
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Our tendency is to look for a CALL option trade.
The entry will be at the start of the US trading day, between the levels of 10,450 – 10,480.
The expiry time will be, December 16 at 16:30.
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Market Review, December 15, 2015

The trading on the stock exchanges of Wall Street ended yesterday with rising prices at the end of a volatile trading day.
On a daily summary, the S&P 500 rose by 0.5%, the Dow Jones climbed by 0.6% and the NASDAQ was up 0.4%.
The price of the oil Oil rallied yesterday with a rose of 2% after 7 days of declines.
On a daily summary of oil closed at a price level of 36.32 dollars a barrel, after earlier in the day he fell below the level of 35 dollars a barrel in view of excess supply in the global oil markets.
The European stock markets moved during the trading day yesterday from price rises in the morning, after positive data from China, to a negative lock, ahead of the expected US interest rate hike on Wednesday.
On a daily summary, London closed down by 1.3%. Frankfurt has weakened by 1.9%, Paris lost 1.7%.
The European recovery continues, with a surprising increase in industrial output in the Euro area
The Industrial output in the Euro zone jumped by 0.6% in October compared to September and by 1.9% compared with October 2014.
The increase was much higher from the economists forecasts of a grow of 0.6% in October alone.

Trading Opportunity
MASTERCARD

The price of the share has reached a support area, around the level of 94.70.
Yesterday the share went up by 1.55%, ended at a price level of 96.30 with a high trading volume.
The averages of the RSI and Stochastic showing a possibility of a further rise.

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Our tendency is to look for a CALL option trade.
The entry will be at the start of the US trading day, between the levels of 96.30 – 96.35.
The expiry time will be, December 15 at 21:00.