Whodunnit?

Whodunnit?  In a volatile day of trade, stocks swung wildly closing down on the session despite news which was somewhat positive leaving traders wondering what had caused the selling.  First the positives. CPI price data showed numbers that suggested inflation…

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800 Pound Apple

800 Pound Apple.  Stocks staged significant pullback yesterday on bad news.  Apple had never quite regained its footing since it provided less-than-glowing forward guidance in its earnings release 2 weeks ago.  In a nutshell, Apple warned that they expected the…

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Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs.  Markets relented some of their gains on Friday as renewed fears of global trade and interest rates overtook Wednesday’s euphoria.  Despite the drops, equities still posted a positive week.  With the midterm elections out of the way…

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Take a Breather

Take a breather.  Markets took a day of rest yesterday to contemplate Wednesday’s spring and wait for the Federal Reserve’s uneventful release.  Equity markets closed mixed around breakeven while crude oil continued its slip and bonds traded off.  With very…

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Good to Know

Good to know.  Markets rose yesterday in anticipation of the US midterm elections being over in a low volume day.  Do you hear that?  It is a sigh of relief because now we know.  We know for certain what the…

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Stay Focused!

Stay focused!  Focus is the name of the game on this morning of mid term elections.  It’s hard to think that the only game in town is the election that will happen today… but it’s not.  To be clear, elections…

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Timing is Everything

Timing is everything.  Twitter, not the stock, but the application was the leading driver behind a solid market rally yesterday as President Trump tweeted positively about a phone call with Chinese President Xi.  With very little positive market news buyers…

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