To Make A Deal or Not Make A Deal, That Is The $25 Trillion Question
The S&P 500 stock market futures are pointing to flat opening despite positive trade headlines, as Boeing sinks.

To Make A Deal or Not Make A Deal, That Is The $25 Trillion Question

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June 27- Stock Mentions SPY, IWM, BA, AAPL, NVDA, BABA, AMD

Michael Kramer owns IWM Calls

Michael Kramer and clients of Mott own AAPl

US Trading

  • S&P 500 +3 points
  • US 10-Year 2.04%
  • Oil $58.70
  • Dollar Index 96.22
  • VIX 16.20

International Trading

  • Japan Nikkei +1.19%
  • China Shanghai +0.69%
  • Hong Kong HSI +1.42%
  • South Korea KOSPI +0.59%
  • Germany DAX -0.13%
  • UK FTSE -0.41%

The big news came last night when the SCMP reported the US and China agree to a tentative truce before the G20 summit. The story is helping to lift the S&P 500 futures. (Premium content:50 Bps Rate Cut In July Was A Long Shot)

South Korea KOSPI

The KOSPI had a good night and is flirting with a break out at 2,136. Why do we care about the KOSPI? Well, when we overlay a chart of the Russell 2000, we can see the similarities.

The Russell is in orange, and the S&P 500 is blue. We can see how closely the Russell is tracking the KOSPI. We can also see how the S&P 500 has outperformed.

South Korea

S&P 500 (SPY)

The S&P 500 futures are pointing to a flat opening on June 27, with the sharp pullback around at 6 am, following Boeing news. From a technical standpoint, we can see the break above the downtrend, and the retest of the breakout. If the break out holds the index’s next level of resistance comes around 2,940.

S&P 500, spy

Boeing (BA)

The chart below shows Boeing is falling sharply and testing the long-term uptrend at $350. I had previously thought that Boeing might continue to rise towards $400, but headline risk continues to be the biggest problem with the stock.

Boeing, BA

Alibaba (BABA)

Alibaba is rising today some and continues to be pointing higher towards $179. BABA plans to raise $10 billion Hong Kong IPO

alibaba, baba

Nvidia (NVDA)

Nvidia continues to advance, and this morning it is rising above resistance at $160. NVDA may be heading to $178.

nvidia, nvda

Apple (AAPL)

Apple is also trending higher towards $209, as the trade truce or deal would greatly help to lift AAPL.

apple, aapl


AMD is still facing lower prices as the stock continues to see a stiff downtrend at $30.70.


Have a good one, see you on the other side.


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