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Markets Are Just Getting Uglier, US Futures Are Deep In The Hole
TBI ^ | 7-23-2012 | Sam Ro

Posted on 07/23/2012 7:05:37 AM PDT by blam

Markets Are Just Getting Uglier, US Futures Are Deep In The Hole

Sam Ro
Jul. 23, 2012, 6:27 AM |

Markets around the world are getting crushed. Investors and traders seem to be freaking out again about the euro crisis. Greek and Spanish stock markets are getting slammed.

And it looks like things could be just as ugly in the U.S. markets when they trade today. Futures are currently signaling an ugly open.

Dow futures are down 150 points.

S&P 500 futures are down 15 points.

Nasdaq futures are down 33 points.

Energy and agricultural commodities are all down. Here's a roundup of the futures markets courtesy of FinViz.


(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: europe; investing; markets; stocks

1 posted on 07/23/2012 7:05:51 AM PDT by blam
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Italian Stocks Poised For Record Low Closing

(MarketWatch) -- Italian stocks were poised to close at the lowest level on record on Monday, as investors heavily sold off European equities amid concerns over Greece's future in the euro zone and Spain's debt problems.

2 posted on 07/23/2012 7:12:17 AM PDT by blam
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Will helicopter Ben stay in hover mode and keep teasing the markets about QE3 until August 31?


3 posted on 07/23/2012 7:16:20 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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I’m not sure Obama can have a Black Monday of his own. So many times by all accounts it should have happened and was stopped. Like everything else about this poser.


4 posted on 07/23/2012 7:21:48 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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Only the stock brokers are trading stock these days...among themselves because they get paid per transaction. Sensible people are out of the market, but unfortunately, their IRA, pension, and mutual fund assets are not, thus the loss of trillions of dollars of individual wealth.


5 posted on 07/23/2012 7:25:11 AM PDT by txrefugee
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DJIA down over 200 at the open.


6 posted on 07/23/2012 8:22:27 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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yea CHANGE !!!

what? this isn’t what he meant??

of course it was

quick... let’s elect him again!!

/sarc


7 posted on 07/23/2012 8:35:04 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: John W

Dow Down 234 at this posting.

8 posted on 07/23/2012 8:41:25 AM PDT by blam
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It’s bad - - a push for new QE?


9 posted on 07/23/2012 8:46:54 AM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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DJIA recovering.

Don’t be surprised if it closes “Up” today.


10 posted on 07/23/2012 9:28:44 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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You may be right but it seems to be struggling a bit more today than it usually has in the “Obama Era”.


11 posted on 07/23/2012 11:19:40 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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Now, as usual 2009-present, someone or something saving the day.


12 posted on 07/23/2012 2:17:31 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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