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Hovering Sombrero

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Good morning, everyone, and welcome to a new week. There are fifteen trading days left this quarter.

I got a knot in my stomach on Friday evening when the big news came out about some kind of breakthrough deal with Mexico. It was on my mind all weekend, and I was wondering if we’d gap up 70 points on the ES. We did indeed gap up, and powerfully, but we’ve been in “digestion” mode since then.