Nothing New

Nothing new.  In yesterday’s session, stocks closed mixed to modestly down on a lack of any new stimulants from the Fed or trade negotiations between the US and China.  Equities spent the day searching for reasons to resume their recent…

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Stop and Stretch

Stop and stretch.  Markets slowed down the pace closing mixed yesterday after a fast paced run towards old resistance levels.  Stocks opened higher yesterday on an over-the-weekend Presidential tweet that he was delaying a pending tariff hike due to “substantial”…

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Doves in the House

Doves in the house.  Yesterday, stocks closed mostly unchanged, but not without a bit of turbulence. The highly anticipated FOMC meeting minutes were released midday which, for the most part, confirmed the market’s view of the dovish Fed. WHAT YOU…

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Don’t Stop Believing!

Don’t stop believing!  Stocks closed virtually unchanged as the market had priced in only all good things. Equities bounced around the break even line throughout yesterday’s session ultimately closing unchanged to slightly higher as the trade war talks progressed in…

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Not So Fast

Not so fast.  Stocks closed mostly down yesterday on bad retail data and earnings, despite upbeat notes from Washington.  Yesterday’s session was set for another celebration of trade and shutdown avoidance but a report of 4th quarter retail sales that…

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Keep on Lovin’!

Keep on lovin’!  Equities continued their climb yesterday as more positive reports continued to flow out of the once thought to be deceased capital.  All of the major indexes traded up on in line inflation numbers and a diminishing fear…

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