Unexpectedly Intriguing!
May 29, 2018

As expected, stock prices gapped up to start the fourth week of May 2018 thanks to a deal between the U.S. and China to not impose new tariffs on each other's goods, but beyond that move, didn't do very much else during the rest of the week.

Corrected: Alternative Futures - S&P 500 - 2018Q2 - Standard Model - Snapshot on 25 May 2018

Update 29 May 2018: We missed a change in 2018-Q2's dividend futures that occurred last Friday. We've corrected the chart above, the original version of the chart may be found here.

Then again, that might have been expected too for a week preceding a long holiday weekend in the U.S., which not uncoincidentally, made for a pretty slow news week.

Monday, 21 May 2018
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Thursday, 24 May 2018
Friday, 25 May 2018

Elsewhere, Barry Ritholtz identified the week's positives and negatives for the U.S. economy and markets.

Welcome back from the holiday!

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