28Jul2016 Market Close: US Markets Close Mostly In The Green, Texas Tea Might See A 39 Handle Tomorrow As The US Dollar Settles In The High 96's


Written by Gary

US markets closed most up with the DOW in the red and flat. The small caps fared better closing up 0.4% and the US dollar index fell to a near two-week low at 96.25 this morning before rallying slightly to 96.75 in U.S. afternoon trading. WTI crude could see a $39 handle by tomorrow as its relentless July slide continues, off another 1.9% today to $41.05 per barrel.

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What We Read Today 27 July 2016

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