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Started by mikempt - Jan. 3, 2020, 8:41 a.m.

I've traded these markets before,it should gap down the first hour,trade down all day,get hammered at the close. People don't want to hold over the weekend with this news.

By becker - Jan. 3, 2020, 3:30 p.m.
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Today could end with a major washout.  I'd like to see the overnight low taken out...

By TimNew - Jan. 4, 2020, 7:14 a.m.
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This was a majorly bearish event.  Yet it did not take out all of Thursdays gains. Baring further escalation over the weekend,   trade accordingly.

By metmike - Jan. 4, 2020, 3:42 p.m.
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What stock market investors need to know about intensifying U.S.-Iran tensions


Markets likely to remain volatile amid expectations for intensifying Middle East conflict


Stock market investors shouldn’t panic, but intensifying U.S.-Iran tensions bring home the potential for geopolitical turmoil to make for more volatile price action in 2020 after a blockbuster 2019 rally, investors, analysts and economists said.


"Oil prices jumped Friday, while investors dumped equities and piled into haven assets like gold and Treasurys in a knee-jerk reaction to a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian military commander. Tehran vowed to retaliate — and most observers expect them to follow through."