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Sep 1 - Global Stocks Extend On Rout

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EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 14/100 EXTREME FEAR

PREVIOUS CLOSE: 14/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE WEEK AGO: 3/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE MONTH AGO: 20/100 EXTREME FEAR

ONE YEAR AGO: 42/100 FEAR

Put and Call Options: EXTREME FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 26.67% 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: FEAR The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 28.43, 71.89% above its 50-day moving average and indicates that investors are concerned about the near-term values of their portfolios.

Stock Price Strength: EXTREME FEAR The number of stocks hitting 52-week lows is slightly greater than 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

MU SEP 20 CALL ACTIVITY @$.11 on OFFER 2400+ Contracts

FAST SEP 38 PUT ACTIVITY ON OFFER @$.70 2500+ Contracts

TWTR DEC 50 CALLS 1500+ @$.15 .. also activity in the DEC 40 calls

APLE EVP, Chief Legal Counsel P    5,592  A  $ 17.88

MTZ 10% Owner Purchase 10,000 A $15.98 and Purchase 5,000 A $15.63

More Unusual Activity…

 

HEADLINES

 

OIl Surges as OPEC Stands Ready To Talk Other Producers

US EIA Reports Decline In Monthly Oil Output

G20 Said To Not See Currency War As Major Issue

US Chicago PMI (Aug): 54.4 (est. 54.5, prev. 54.7)

US Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity (Aug): -15.8 (est. -3.8, prev. -4.6)

Global Stocks Extend On Rout Seen Through August

Europe: stocks cap worst month since 2011 with drop

Apple, Cisco Unveil Business Partnership

Google, Sanofi join forces on Diabetes monitoring and treatment

 

GOVERNMENTS/CENTRAL BANKS

G20 Said To Not See Currency War As Major Issue --BBG

No 'viable' alternative to QE seen for the ECB --Reuters poll

Greece's 'invisible negotiator' may assuage bailout fears in election run-up --Rtrs

FIXED INCOME

German and US Bonds Drop as Inflation Expectations Show Recovery Sign --BBG

ECB Bought EUR 1.937Bln Under Covered Bond Programme --ECB

ECB Sold EUR 106mln under ABS purchase programme --ECB

ECB Bought EUR 9.776bln under public sector purchase programme --ECB

CURRENCIES, COMMODITIES, METALS

Oil ends up 8.8%, at $49.20 a barrel; highest since July 21 --CNBC

OPEC stands ready to talk to other producers about market --ForexLive

Oil futures spike sharply higher after EIA reports monthly output declines --MktWatch

Citi: Crude price rally to be short-lived; prices should post another fresh leg lower - RTRS

USD: Euro, yen on track to post monthly gains vs. dollar --MarketWatch

GBP: Pound Slips Near 3-Mth Low Against USD --WBP

EUR: Buck Lacks Momentum After Unremarkable Chicago PMI --WBP

JPY: Dollar Pares Morning Losses Amid Momentum Struggle --WBP

Gold Prices Fall as Traders Mull U.S. Monetary Policy --WSJ

EQUITIES

Global Stocks Extend August Rout--BBG

Europe: stocks cap worst month since '11 with a drop --FT

China funds cut equity allocations to lowest on record- Reuters Poll

Google, Sanofi join forces on Diabetes monitoring and treatment --MktWatch

Apple, Cisco Unveil Business Partnership --WSJ

Netflix passes on Epix content deal, Hulu steps in --MktWatch

Fiat Chrysler's Marchionne says 'unconscionable' to give up on GM deal --Rtrs

Fiat Chrysler US is recalling approx. 206K vehicles --Detroit News

GT Advanced Technologies to cut staff, operating expenses by about 40% --MktWatch

Pemex Investors Face Crude Reality With Credit Downgrade Threat --BBG

EMERGING MARKETS

China eases housing investment rules again to boost economy --Rtrs

China Markets End Volatile August in Continued Slide --BBG

 

Argentine Central Bank Assets Can?t Be Seized by Bondholders --BBG