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Sep 21 - Greek Debt Relief Talks At Top Of Tsipras Agenda

EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 15/100 EXTREME FEAR

PREVIOUS CLOSE: 16/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE WEEK AGO: 14/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE MONTH AGO: 11/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE YEAR AGO: 41/100 FEAR

Put and Call Options: EXTREME FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 17.53% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating extreme fear on the part of investors.

Market Volatility:  NEUTRAL The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 22.28. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Stock Price Strength: EXTREME FEAR The number of stocks hitting 52-week lows exceeds the number hitting highs and is at the lower end of its range, indicating extreme fear.

PIVOT POINTS

EURUSD | GBPUSD | USDJPY | USDCAD | AUDUSD | EURJPY | EURCHF | EURGBPGBPJPY | NZDUSD | USDCHF | EURAUD | AUDJPY 

S&P 500 (ES) | NASDAQ 100 (NQ) | DOW 30 (YM) | RUSSELL 2000 (TF) Euro (6E) |Pound (6B)

EUROSTOXX 50 (FESX) | DAX 30 (FDAX) | BOBL (FGBM) | SCHATZ (FGBS) | BUND (FGBL)

CRUDE OIL (CL) | GOLD (GC)

 

MEME OF THE DAY – I JUST LOVE MY NEW SWEATER….

 

UNUSUAL ACTIVITY

PYPL SEP WEEKLY4 33 CALLS @$1.10

AMD JAN 3 CALL Activity by offer .. 28754 @$.10 block

TEVA NOV 67.5 CALL Activity 4500+ @$1.25-1.30

MHFI President,SPCIQ/SNL Financial P    11,000  A  $ 94.7807

JGW  .. sc 13d fILED BY TRISHIELD CAPITAL .. 17.4% STAKE

HOS .. SC13G .. Anchor Bolt Capital .. 6.4%

More Unusual Activity…

HEADLINES

 

Fed's Bullard Says He Would Have Dissented On Rate Hold - CNBC

Syriza Party Source: Greek Debt Relief Talks At Top Of Tsipras Agenda - Yahoo

EU's Wieser Says First Greek Bailout Review To Start In October - ForexLive

ECB's Praet Signals Bank Prepared To Expand Stimulus If Needed - Nasdaq

ESM's Regling: Solid European Growth Seen, With Some Upside Risk

Bundesbank: Econ. Momentum Continued Over The Summer - ForexLive

S&P: Economic Risk Trend For China's Banking Revised To NegatIve - HTISEC

China Voices Concern Over Britain's Economy - Sky

China, UK Agree To Extend RMB/STG Swap Line - CNBC

Greek Current Account Surplus Widens, Helped By ECB Inflow - Econ Times

Greek Bond Yields At Year Low After Tsipras Win - FT

VW Faces $18 Bln Fine For False Data - Biz Report

Lennar Corp Q3 EPS, Revenue Beats Analyst Forecasts - Seeking Alpha

Zurich Pulls Out Of GBP5.6 Bln Bid For RSA - Telegraph

 

GOVERNMENT/ CENTRAL BANK NEWS & COMMENTARY

Fed's Bullard Says He Would Have Dissented On Rate Hold - CNBC

Tsipras To Form New Greek Government After Syriza Election Triumph - Guardian

Syriza Party Source: Greek Debt Relief Talks At Top Of Tsipras Agenda - Yahoo

EU's Wieser Says First Greek Bailout Review To Start In October - ForexLive

ECB's Praet Signals Bank Prepared To Expand Stimulus If Needed - Nasdaq

ESM's Regling: Solid European Growth Seen, With Some Upside Risk

BoS Warns Catalan Independence Would Mean Exit From Euro - RTRS

BoE's Carney Moves To Head Off Bond Market Crisis - Sunday Times

China Voices Concern Over Britain's Economy - Sky

Bundesbank: Econ. Momentum Continued Over The Summer - ForexLive

Germany FinMin: Economy To Continue Moderate Growth In Q3 - MNI

Swedish Govt Forecast Sees Economy In An Upturn

FIXED INCOME NEWS

US Bonds Lose Their Shine - CNBC

Greek Bond Yields At Year Low After Tsipras Win - FT

FX NEWS

China, UK Agree To Extend RMB/STG Swap Line - CNBC

USD/JPY Clinches Highs Near 120.40 - FXStreet

GBP/USD Turns Negative, Drops Below 50-DMA & 100-DMA - FXStreet

EUR/USD Surrenders Gains, Back Below 1.1300 - FXStreet

HKMA Sells HK$2.3 Bln To Keep Hong Kong Dollar In Trading Band - RTRS

Australian Dollar Falls, As Traders Return To Caution - WSJ

ENERGY/COMMODITY NEWS

Gold Down On Sluggish Demand, Global Cues - DNA

Copper Edges Higher Ahead Of China Factory Data - Investing.com

China Refined Copper Imports (YoY) Aug Rises 12% At 262,691 Tonnes - Customs

Nickel Imports By China Slump 60% As Stainless Industry Slows - Mineweb

Oil Rises, Recovering A Bit From Prior Session's Drubbing - MarketWatch

EQUITIES NEWS

US Stock Futures Higher Head Of Housing Data, Fed Speaker - MarketWatch

European Stocks Rebound From Worst Drop In Two Weeks - MarketWatch

UK Stocks Rise, Led By Shire; RSA Dives As Deal Fizzles - MarketWatch

China Stocks Close Higher Monday - Xinhua

VW Faces $18 Bln Fine For False Data - Biz Report

VW Halts US Sales Of Certain Diesel Cars - MarketWatch

Lennar Corp Q3 EPS, Revenue Beats Analyst Forecasts - Seeking Alpha

Zurich Pulls Out Of GBP5.6 Bln Bid For RSA - Telegraph

Deutsche Wohnen Makes Offer For Leg Immobilien - MarketWatch

Vodafone Talks With Liberty Global Hit Trouble Over Tax - Telegraph

GE's Immelt Says Remains Positive On China - RTRS

Skype Chat Down For Users Across The World - Sky

EMERGING MARKET NEWS

Growth Worries Stalk EM Stocks After Fed Rate Delay - RTRS

 

S&P: Economic Risk Trend For China's Banking Revised To Negative - HTISEC