Opening Bell 02.12.2016

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Equities

Major
DAX(DEU) -1.00%
CAC(FRA) -0.39%
UKX(GBR) -0.45%
NKY(JPN) -0.47%
SPX(USA) -0.35%
MINTs
JCI(IDN) +0.06%
INMEX(MEX) -0.99%
NGSEINDX(NGA) +0.09%
XU030(TUR) -1.92%
BRICS
IBOV(BRA) -3.88%
SHCOMP(CHN) -0.42%
NIFTY(IND) -0.38%
INDEXCF(RUS) +0.81%
TOP40(ZAF) -0.64%

Commodities

Energy
Heating Oil -0.40%
Brent Crude Oil -0.70%
Ethanol +0.00%
Natural Gas +1.00%
RBOB Gasoline -0.70%
WTI Crude Oil -0.37%
Metals
Gold 100oz +0.57%
Palladium +0.77%
Platinum +0.65%
Silver 5000oz +1.30%
Copper -0.70%

Currencies

USDEUR:-0.06% USDJPY:-0.07%

MINTs
USDIDR(IDN) -0.29%
USDMXN(MEX) +0.05%
USDNGN(NGA) +0.30%
USDTRY(TUR) -0.07%
BRICS
USDBRL(BRA) +2.32%
USDCNY(CHN) -0.02%
USDINR(IND) -0.06%
USDRUB(RUS) -0.09%
USDZAR(ZAF) -0.21%
Agricultural
Corn +0.30%
Cotton +0.00%
Orange Juice +0.00%
White Sugar +0.00%
Cattle +0.00%
Cocoa +0.00%
Feeder Cattle +0.00%
Soybean Meal +0.03%
Soybeans +0.07%
Sugar #11 +0.00%
Wheat +0.34%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.00%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Lean Hogs +0.00%
Lumber +0.00%

Out of 42 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 21 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 13 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

Must Reads

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The U.K.’s Industrial Policy Is Bound to Backfire
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