The conventional definition of a capital market has been expanded here to include exposure to the US Dollar, energy, and precious metals.
- S&P 500 Index: analysis based upon S&P 500 futures, which trade continuously* providing better price discovery, instead of the S&P 500 Index, which is a non-tradable price index.
- UST 10yr Cash: analysis focuses on the ten (10) year sector of US Yield Treasury Curve (same as other industrialized nations) to define the direction of longer-term US interest rates.
- U.S. Dollar Index: analysis based upon US Dollar Index futures, which trade continuously against a basket of six (6) weighted currencies: EURO (57.6%), Japanese YEN (13.6%), British POUND (11.9%), Canadian DOLLAR (9.1%), Swedish KRONA (4.2%) and Swiss FRANC (3.6%).
- Crude Oil: analysis based upon Crude Oil futures, which trade continuously.
- Gold: analysis based upon Gold futures, which trade continuously.
* Note: continuously means almost 24 hrs (day & night)