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Highlight from Last Night

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I hope some of you got to see the live NBC presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar last night. I had been looking forward to it for months. It was sensational – – Judas Iscariot (played by Brandon Victor Dixon) was especially good – but my main praise is for the SET DESIGN. Just ingenious. The real crowd pleaser was Alice Cooper, of all people, who played King Herod:

Further Volatility Ahead for FAANGs

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Amazon plunged last week after media rumours surfaced about President Trump’s intentions towards its taxation, as shown on the following daily chart of AMZN.

A hold below near-term resistance of a 50% Fibonacci retracement level at 1441.74 could see a retest of 1400.25 (60% Fib retracement), or lower. The dramatic plunge on the momentum indicator signals further volatility and wild price swings ahead for this stock.