War of Words

War of words.  Stocks rallied for a third day in a row as hope for a trade deal and a Fed rate cut dominated the session.  Despite the executive order banning US companies from dealing with Chinese equipment makers, traders…

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High Hopes

High hopes.  A bunch of talk along with hopes of a rate cut helped stocks weather a bad economic number and close in positive territory.  Yesterday, stocks started the session under pressure but Administration announcements regarding trade cleared the way…

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Health Break

Health break.  Stocks rallied yesterday on the wings of hope built from Trump comments and tweets. The President did his level best to give stock traders a cue to stop the slide in equities and traders responded positively. WHAT YOU…

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Raise your weapon

Raise your weapon.  It was a stormy day on Wall Street outside and inside the exchange as shares plunged in response to a Chinese tariff counterstrike.  Investors’ optimism from Friday quickly vanished as China imposed a 25% tariff on $60…

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Round and Round it Goes

Round and round it goes.  Friday provided stock traders with another roller coaster ride as shares started the day down on a late night tariff hike only to roar back in the afternoon on news of progress in talks.  A…

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Hard Hat Area

Hard hat area.  Stocks took a wild ride yesterday opening down but getting a late session boost from a mention of a “beautiful” letter in a Trump press conference.  Traders sold shares in the wake of Trump comments at a…

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The Rattling of Sabers

The rattling of sabers.  Stock traders were treated to a healthy dose of whipsaw yesterday as an early session rally turned into a late session selloff.  An upbeat Trump tweet to start the day caused early buying which quickly faded…

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It’s Getting Hot in Here!

It’s getting hot in here!  Stocks fell sharply yesterday as trade fears just wouldn’t go away and the reality of a potential deal failure became a thing again.  Traders just could not shake off the fears of a failed deal…

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A Game of Trade

A Game of Trade.  Stocks futures were pummeled on a Presidential Tweet threatening increased tariffs causing stocks to open deeply in the red only to roar back later in the session as investors chose optimism as their thesis.  Trump had…

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Flying Close to the Sun

Flying close to the sun.  On Friday, stocks catapulted higher on a good jobs report, breaking a two-day losing streak.  There was little question in the minds of traders on Friday as they traded stocks up on the positive economic…

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