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SegWit2x Futures Markets are Valued at Around $900 Right now

“On CoinCodex, the SegWit2x futures trade for over $900” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. Right now, the futures market for this fork is appreciating in value.Manipulation of the futures market will have some interesting consequences.Anything valued at $900 today may be worth half or less by the time the coins come to market. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Global stocks get modest boost from US tax hopes

“U.S. shares were poised for a solid opening with Dow futures and the broader S&P futures up 0.2 percent” reports foxbusiness.com. World stock markets pushed higher Friday after the passing of a budget resolution in the U.S. Senate stoked hopes that President Donald Trump’s tax reform package will be enacted.The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.3 percent higher at 7,542.US TAX PLAN: The Senate on Thursday narrowly approved the budget plan, methodically working through a pack of amendments and rebuffing Democrats’ successive attempts to reshape the blueprint…

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Futures Daily Review October 20, 2017

Futures Daily Review for October 20, 2017 U.S. stock futures tumble, with eBay, Apple, other tech stocks taking a hit in premarket An earlier version of this pulse gave the incorrect close for the Shanghai Composite Index and the Hang Seng Index. The pulse has been corrected. U.S   U.S. stock futures move higher as Senate passes budget proposal U.S. stock futures rose early Friday after the Senate adopted a budget for the next fiscal year, a move that is seen as paving the way for tax reform.   Have…

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U.S. stock futures move higher as Senate passes budget proposal

“U.S. stock futures rose early Friday after the Senate adopted a budget for the next fiscal year, a move that is seen as paving the way for tax reform” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ7, +0.35% gained 76 points, or 0.3%, to 23,190, while S&P 500 futures ESZ7, +0.24% rose 6.25 points, or 0.2%, to 2,566.75.Nasdaq-100 futures nzq7 gained 16.75 points, or 0.3%, to 6,114.75.The Senate passed the budget blueprint late Thursday in a 51-49 vote. Wall Street stocks have been moving higher since the…

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Oil rises on tighter fundamentals, but China warning holds back market

“Oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by signs of tightening supply and demand fundamentals, although a warning about excessive China economic optimism still weighed somewhat on markets” reports foxbusiness.com. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $51.47 per barrel, up 18 cents, or 0.35 percent.Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $57.39 at 0420 GMT, up 16 cents, or 0.28 percent from their last close.U.S. commercial crude oil stocks have dropped 15 percent from their March records, to 456.5 million barrels, below levels…

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Happy 30th anniversary, Black Monday!

“It comes from buying or selling index futures to capture the difference in price between the cash market and the futures market” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. With U.S. stocks trading at all-time highs, it might be easy to forget that 30 years ago this week Wall Street had its worst single-day loss ever.It then told banks to loan out that money to support trading and provide the liquidity needed to keep stocks trading.This deepened losses in the futures market, which prompted more selling. Source: aol.com Share This:

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Dow futures fall 100 points as stocks look to pull back from record highs

“Dow Jones industrial average futures fell 100 points” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures declined 11.3 points and 41 points, respectively.U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open Thursday, as investors braced for a pullback from record levels.The pullback in the futures market took place exactly 30 years after “Black Monday,” the worst day in the history of the U.S. stock market. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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European Stocks Fall, Wall Street Futures Tumble As Spain Invokes Catalan Rule

“European stocks fell sharply across the board Thursday after Spain’s central government said it will assume control of the region of Catalonia after its President appeared to defy Madrid’s deadline on independence” writes Martin Baccardax for thestreet.com. U.S. equity futures are also tumbling fast, with Dow Minis pointing to a triple-digit decline for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 called 14 points, or 0.55% lower, at the opening bell. Source: thestreet.com Share This:

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U.S. stock futures tumble, with eBay, Apple, other tech stocks taking a hit in premarket

“U.S. stock futures fell sharply on Thursday, led by a hefty tumble for Nasdaq-100 futures as shares of eBay Inc” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. Other tech shares followed the shares lower in premarket trading, with Netflix Inc.Shares of eBay slumped 6% in thin premarket trading — the online auctioneer’s shares took a hit late Wednesday after the company lowered its annual profit outlook.Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ7, -0.39% slid 115 points, or 0.5%, to 23,000, while S&P 500 futures ESZ7, -0.46% dropped 13.10 points, or 0.5%, to 2,547.75.European…

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