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Overnight Relief

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Good morning, everyone. Welcome to Day Two of a week that is guaranteed to be action-packed. Hundreds of earnings reports, a Fed announcement with a press conference, a jobs report, Apple, Amazon………and that’s just the scheduled stuff!

I must say, I am a bit surprised to wake up to green all over the screen, considering what a big deal the US/China trade talks are and how the Huawei indictment isn’t exactly great news for that process. Looking at the intraday data of the /ES back to its lifetime high, we remain smack dab in the middle of no-man’s land. The bears have had the stuffing beaten out of them, and the bulls have kind of shot their wad. So we wait.