Rerun

Rerun.  Stocks surged yesterday in a move reminiscent of the days of easy money with tech leading the way and financials pulling up the rear.  Investors chose to view Wednesday’s fed statement as “half full” reversing the negative sentiment that…

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U Turn Complete

U Turn Complete.  After a Trump comment and a very dovish Fed, markets took investors on a wild ride yesterday ultimately closing mixed to mostly down.  Yesterday’s session was jam-packed with emotional twists and turns as traders were trying to…

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Dots R Us

Dots R Us.  Markets swung wildly yesterday as investors initially rode equities up on hope for all things great only to sell off on trade fears late in the session.  Markets have priced in earnings growth, a US China trade…

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The Lazy River

The lazy river.  Stocks drifted down (or rather up) a lazy river with the Federal reserve, closing slightly higher in yesterday’s session.  Traders defied any negativity choosing instead to follow on last week’s bullish momentum as retail investors jumped into…

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Every “witch” way

Every “witch” way.  Stocks traded up in a high volume, quadruple witching session on Firday.  Friday’s session topped off a week of gains, the best since last November, resulting from little economic news but lots of optimism. WHAT YOU NEED…

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Contemplation

Contemplation.  Stocks took a day of rest closing mostly unchanged yesterday as traders contemplated their next moves.  It was a mixed news day with nothing strong enough to move markets in either direction resulting in a low volume session. WHAT…

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Melt Up

Melt up.  Stocks ran up for a third straight day on risk-friendly economic releases.  In a relatively quiet day of trading, stocks undaunted by any true hurdles, traded up with all indexes ending in positive territory and the S&P500 reaching…

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Indecision

Indecision.  Stocks closed mixed yesterday as the Dow Jones was the sole index to close in the red, held back by Boeing’s travails.  Mixed stimulus from benign economic numbers to troubles for UK Prime Minister Theresa May led to a…

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A Sea of Green

A sea of green.  Stocks climbed yesterday led by technology shares breaking a five day losing streak on pure optimism.  Stock traders bought the dip and continued the buying that drove up stocks late in Friday’s session as retail sales…

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Jobs For All

Jobs for all.  On Friday, stocks sold off on surprising employment data and traders wondered how imminent a China trade deal actually was.  The drop in stocks capped off a week of selling, the worst in 2019, as all indexes…

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