Tech Talk for Friday October 11th 2019

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Pre-opening Comments for Friday October 11th

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 29 points in pre-opening trade. Futures advanced on news that U.S./China trade negotiations are continuing.

Apple is expected to lead the advance in U.S. equity markets at the opening. The stock is scheduled to open above its all-time high at $232.07.

The Canadian Dollar added 0.26 to U.S. 75.54 following release of Canada’s September Employment Report at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for September Employment was an increase of 7,500 versus a gain of 81,100 in August. Actual was a gain of 53,700. Consensus for the September Unemployment Rate was unchanged from August at 5.7%. Actual was a drop to 5.5%..

Crude oil gained $0.81 to $54.36 on news that two missiles struck an Iranian oil tanker.

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