JJ began his career as a Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) market maker in 1985. He also worked for ING Bank and Blue Capital, and was Managing Director of Option Trading for Van Der Moolen USA. In 2006, he joined thinkorswim®, which TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. acquired in 2009. After leading the Educational Events team, he became Managing Director of Active Trader Services in 2009.
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After a brief but strong rally yesterday on the announcement that the White House would delay the implementation of tariffs on some goods such as laptop computers and cell phones, the market plunged today as the yield on the 10-year Treasury slipped below that of the 2-year.
Chinese online retailer Alibaba (BABA) is scheduled to report earnings as U.S.-China trade tensions show few signs of abating, despite a recent softening of some of the upcoming tariffs.
Stocks aiming lower as the yield curve inverts between 2-year and the 10-year Treasuries and the VIX climbed above 20. Macy’s shares were down sharply on the heels of its earnings.
Uber is set to report earnings this Thursday after the close with the stock under heavy pressure and the company seen posting losses. Recent corporate news and a weaker global economy both could weigh.
July’s stock market saw low volatility as earnings season charged forward with generally better-than-expected results. Investors seemed to hold out hope for a rate cut from the Fed, which likely gave another boost to July sentiment as major indices tapped fresh record highs.
Next month, investors can keep an eye on any changes in the Fed tone regarding interest rates as well as earnings and the U.S.-China tariff situation.
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