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Financials: March Bonds are currently 1 lower at 150’00, 10 Yr. Notes 5 lower at 124’10, 5 Yr. Notes 4 lower at 117’25 and June Eurodollars 1.5 lower at 98.825. Italy’s rejection of Prime Minister Renzi’s proposed reforms initially rallied the Bonds and Dollar but eventually these markets stabilized to current values. We have been […]

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The Windy City Trader. 11/29/16

On November 29, 2016 - 11:12 AM By

Ok Last Friday. turkey sandwiches, Saturday turkey tetrazzini, Sunday turkey soup, yesterday turkey pot pie. Ok Rover, time for some chopped turkey tonight. Well, it’s new to Rover. 
Metals: As expected gold and silver were slammed as soon as the Fed started talking up higher rates probably by the December meeting. They look […]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 5 lower at 154’28, 10 Yr. Notes 1 higher at 126’16, 5 Yr. Notes 2 higher at 119’02 and June Eurodollars 0.5 higher at 98.905. Over the last week Bonds dipped slightly below the 153’00 support level before rallying to the 155’00 level. I am for the moment using the […]

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The Windy City Trader 11/16/16

On November 16, 2016 - 11:11 AM By

After rising from 250 in August to highs just below 370 by mid October the warmer than average US temperatures weighed on futures and in a three weeks stretch February natural gas fell all the way back to 276 or nearly 1.00. Temps are starting to become more normal and I expect a seasonal move […]

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The Windy City Trader. 11/15/16

On November 15, 2016 - 12:00 PM By

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OK folks it is obvious that ½ of the country is now happy while the other ½ is less than pleased. There is one common ground on which both sides I’m sure will agree. At least we don’t have to watch the nasty television ads sent out from both sides 24 hours a […]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 9 lower at 156’22, 10 Yr. Notes 12 lower at 127’21, 5 Yr. Notes 7 lower at 119’26 and June 2017 Eurodollars 3.5 lower at 98.910. Results of a Trump victory saw one of the most volatile days in recent history with Bonds having nearly a nine handle the range […]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 11 lower at 163’31, 10 Yr. Notes 5 lower at 130’00.5, 5 Yr. Notes 3 lower at 120’27.5 and June Eurodollars 1 lower at 98.95. I remain on the sidelines awaiting an opportunity to go short Eurodollars above 99.040.
Grains: Dec. Corn is 0’6 higher at 349’0, Jan Beans […]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 7 higher at 163’14, 10 Yr. Notes 2 higher at 129’29.5, 5 Yr. Notes 1.5 lower at 120’28 and June 2017 Eurodollars 1.5 higher at 99.990. We have taken profits on short 10 Yr. Note and the combination of short 10 Yr. Note/short out of the money 10 Yr. Note […]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 25 lower at 164’04, 10 Yr. Notes 9 lower at 129’25, 5 Yr. Notes 5 lower at 120’22.7 and June 2017 Eurodollars 1.5 lower at 98.930. The market now appears to have priced in a rate hike for either Nov. or Dec. If you remain short either 10 Yr. Notes […]

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9/28/2016
Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 7 lower at 169’07, 10 Yr. Notes 4 lower at 131’13, 5 Yr. Notes 1.5 lower at 121’21 and June 2017 Eurodollars 0.5 lower at 99.015. German 10 Yr. Bund set record low yield as Angela Merkel said their government will not be prepared to bail […]

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The Windy City Trader Report 09/27/16

On September 27, 2016 - 1:37 PM By

Metals: Metals do not like higher rate talk. I truly do not expect a rate hike before year end but the Fed likes to throw it out there every now and then just after they release a false jobs report to keep indices moving up knowing they will just adjust the jobs number considerably lower […]

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FOMC this week. The Nemenoff Report 09/20/16

On September 20, 2016 - 7:49 AM By

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 11 higher at 166’02, 10 Yr. Notes unchanged at 130’14, 5 Yr. Notes down 1 at 121’05 and June 2017 Eurodollars 1.5 lower at 98.950. FOMC meeting today and tomorrow of which I suspect there will be no change in rates but the language of the minutes should […]

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