The Swiss Franc is the sole BEGOS Market at present outside (above) its Neutral Zone for today; session volatility is beginning the week light. The Gold Update makes mention of the Dollar technically to see some near-term weakness; but the overriding point is there being more contract volume being traded for Gold’s recent up move than for its prior move down. Q4 Earnings Season has concluded with an overall cap-weighted gain for the reporting S&P 500 constituents of +2.7%, (clearly lacking the pace of inflation). At this fut’s-adj’d writing, the “live” P/E of the S&P is now 43.2x, evident of lackluster earnings. At Market Trends, both Copper and Oil are now in positive linear regression. And the Econ Baro starts its week with January’s Factory Orders.