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Stocks mixed as investors digest the details of the U.S./China trade deal.
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The markets have been expecting a US/China phase one trade deal since it was first announced by President Trump back on 10/11/19. Since that time, the SPX has risen 230 points (+7.8%). Essentially, the markets were in “buy the news” mode. Now that the deal is “official” (if not still a little vague) it is reasonable to assume that the markets could “sell the news”, or at least pause for a while.
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Diversified Index Futures Track Our Costs of Consumption
Find out what traders should look for and look out for with Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio).
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If you use short call options strategies, you’ll want to monitor ex-dividend dates for the underlying stocks to avoid being unexpectedly assigned.
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Most of a stock’s price action should fall between the Bollinger Bands, making a move outside them significant. Here’s how to read three different signals.
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Find out why you should have a trade plan—and the five steps that may help you put it to work successfully.
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Want to calculate potential profit and loss levels on an options strategy? Find out how our options calculator works.
Hedging with index futures and options may protect investments in declining or volatile markets.
Can trading volume indicate entry and exit points? What does it signal in different market conditions? Explore volume as part of your trading strategy today.

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