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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

BetOnMarkets Morning Report

The FTSE is currently indicating a slightly weaker opening, while traders wait for the release of the of the UK GDP numbers. After seeing the US economy officially enter a recession, yesterdays traders worry if UK is the next major country to follow. Most analysts are expecting exactly that. Unless there is an upside surprise, the FTSE is most likely to spend the day in the red.

Oil was hurt yesterday as worries about a slowing economy were renewed when data showed that the United States officially entered a recession. Today, around London close, we will receive the weekly inventory data, which will determine the next short term direction for oil.