Flashing Teeth

Flashing teeth ^^^  Stocks tumbled on Friday after a report surfaced that the Whitehouse was considering a plan to limit US investment in Chinese companies.  Benign economic data was not enough to prevent the selling as trade fears crept back…

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Hold tight!

Hold tight!  Stocks offered a rough ride yesterday, rising into the close as investors chose to focus on what mattered: the economy.  Solid housing numbers, optimism on trade talks with China, and a trade deal with Japan helped propel stocks…

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Tough Climate

Tough climate.  Stocks fell yesterday as the United Nations General Assembly focused on climate change and the President took an opportunity to rail on China, social media companies, and globalism.  Volatility was abundant as House Dems prepared to announce a…

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Information Overload

Information overload.  Stocks stood still yesterday as investors digested a trove of economic information from the Eurozone and the US, all suggesting different things.  Political tensions are running hot in Washington adding some stress to the markets, though they have…

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In digestion

In digestion.  Stocks closed mixed yesterday, giving up earlier gains as investors digested the Fed’s latest policy change.  Now that the market got what it wanted in a rate cut, traders are wondering when the next one will come.  …

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A Mixed Bag

A mixed bag.  Stocks had a mixed close yesterday after the Fed lowered target interest rates but would not commit to anything beyond.  The Fed’s move was expected by the market but many were hoping for more stimulus, if at least…

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Over a barrel!

Over a barrel!  Stocks sold off yesterday in response to the drone strike on Saudi Oil fields that took place over the weekend.  Energy stocks traded up while fuel-dependent companies were punished.   MY TWO CENTS    Black gold.  On…

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