Blood Drawn

Blood drawn. Stocks traded lower yesterday giving up early-session gains as traders continue to fear the spread of COVID-19. Housing in the US remains strong but that was not enough to revive stock buying.   N O T E W O…

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Gravity

Gravity.  Stocks were hit for a second session yesterday as the CDC warned about the virus’ “inevitable” spread. Investors piled into safe asset bonds pushing yields to record lows.   N O T E W O R T H Y  …

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Tight Spot

Tight spot.  Stocks tumbled yesterday as investors learned that Covid-19 is not just a China thing.  More and more companies are reporting concern about the virus’ effects on performance.   N O T E W O R T H Y…

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Dipped.

Dipped.  Stocks sold off on Friday on fears of COVID-19’s spread outside of China increase. Weak PMI’s brought the bears back to the markets.   N O T E W O R T H Y   Neutral is your friend. For…

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Breathe… Strategically

Breathe… strategically.  Stocks traded down yesterday as investors were reminded that COVID-19 could have business impacts.  A Fed official threw water on the prospect of emergency rate cuts.   N O T E W O R T H Y  …

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Zig Zag Zig…

Zig zag zig….  Stocks zigged up yesterday as China pumped more economic stimulus into its economy and newly reported cases of COVID-19 appear to be slowing.  The Fed is happy with its policy and homebuilders are busy, really busy.  …

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Supercharged.

Supercharged.  Apple took a bite out of the equity markets yesterday after it announced that it would miss guidance as a result of the Coronavirus. Investors remain cautiously optimistic about the virus’ impact on stocks, despite warning signals.   N O T…

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Where There’s Smoke

Where there’s smoke. Stocks ended up mostly unchanged on Friday ahead of the three-day break as investors remained unsure about what impact the virus might have on company performance.  Consumers appear to be confident but they might be buying less.  …

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Lingering Effects

Lingering effects.  Stocks slipped yesterday, pausing from their ascent to fresh highs, as investors re-evaluated, once again, the risks of the Coronavirus.  Stock investors are still not sure if this latest leg up in the market is justified but they…

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