The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures are trading marginally higher this morning, ahead of NFP numbers at 8:30 am, up by 0.1% for the S&P 500 and 0.21% for the Nasdaq 100 as investors prepare for the 3rd quarter earnings next week after a stellar first half for global leading indexes. The S&P 500 rallied 14.39% for the first 6-months of 2021, the Nasdaq100 gained 14.65% and the Dow gained 12.7%. Going back 12-months the Nasdaq100 leads all global leading indexes, up 44.22%. EU markets are trading marginally higher this morning as well, the EURSX50 trades higher by 0.24% and the DAX is higher by 0.28%. Asian markets traded mixed overnight, the NIKKEI gained 0.27% and the CSI 300 dropped 2.84%. Gold and Silver are trading higher this morning on a minor pullback in the US dollar from 3-month highs to the 92.52 level. Gold trades at $1,787 up 0.55%, and Silver trades at $26.11 per ounce, up 0.94%. OIL prices are trading marginally lower after moving sharply higher yesterday, as OPEC-JMCC meetings continue today in Vienna and investors expect a tight supply market ahead into the rest of 2021. Oil prices are at $75.06 per barrel this morning, at 36-month highs. 

OPEC JMMC meetings, (all-day) and NFP and Unemployment rate at 8:30 am are the important news on the agenda Friday, (all times EST).

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US futures are at all-time highs as investors await the NFP numbers at 8:30 today.

Gold and Silver are looking to reverse some of June steep loses as the dolllar index takes a breather after a strong 3% move in June.

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