Ease to Please!

Ease to please!  It was a Fed-head fiesta as markets roared upward yesterday in response to the Fed Chairman’s ever-so-slightly dovish speech in the largest positive move since earlier in the year.  Markets began yesterday’s session with a positive posture…

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Chop to the Top

Chop to the top.  In a choppy day of trade equities ended up in the positive with a little help from an Administration advisor and no surprises from Fed speakers.  As reported yesterday morning, President Trump not only stated that…

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Turkey Haze

Turkey haze.  Traders could not muster the energy to rally stocks on Friday’s short session as they pressed the sell button from their couches.  Friday’s abridged session finished off what was the worst Thanksgiving week in years as crude oil…

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Holiday spirits

Holiday spirits.  After a few rough sessions, stocks attempted to show some bull spirit, trading in the green for most of Wednesday’s session only to close mixed on the day.  Seller exhaust was met with value seekers’ quest for bargains…

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Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey.  Yesterday, speculative traders gave up on the dip buying strategy, cold turkey, as stocks sold off leaving both the Dow and S&P in the red for the year.  Markets started the day on their heels, still reeling from Monday’s…

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FAANG Bang!

FAANG bang!  Equity markets sold off yesterday led by the once-loved tech sector in a continuous stream of bad news.  Some high flyers in the technology sector were still reeling from a spate of negative news that hit the tape…

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Familiar Faces

Familiar faces.  Markets closed mixed with a slightly positive sentiment on Friday as traders juggled with mixed, but very familiar signals from Administration officials, tech companies, and the Fed.  As if to provide analysts with talking points for their year-end…

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V is for Volatility.

V is for Volatility.  In a volatile session, stocks followed a “V” pattern trading off early in the session only to turn up and close in the green, led by hated-yesterday-loved-today technology.  Markets started the day on negative footing as…

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