Good to Know

Good to know.  Markets rose yesterday in anticipation of the US midterm elections being over in a low volume day.  Do you hear that?  It is a sigh of relief because now we know.  We know for certain what the…

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Stay Focused!

Stay focused!  Focus is the name of the game on this morning of mid term elections.  It’s hard to think that the only game in town is the election that will happen today… but it’s not.  To be clear, elections…

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Timing is Everything

Timing is everything.  Twitter, not the stock, but the application was the leading driver behind a solid market rally yesterday as President Trump tweeted positively about a phone call with Chinese President Xi.  With very little positive market news buyers…

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FAANGS Out!

FAANGS Out!  Count Dracula would have been proud yesterday as the FAANGS led markets higher in a Halloween rally that capped off a spooky month for investors.  Facebook sparked the fire and was up +3.8% and the sharp upward move…

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Bulls vs Bears

Bulls vs Bears.  The old-as-time battle between the legendary Wall Street spirit animals continued yesterday with Bulls on top… but it was not clear who would win earlier in the session.  Stocks continued their rocky path yesterday starting the session…

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Up, Down, Repeat

Up, Down, Repeat.  Yesterday’s markets could have been a featured ride at your favorite theme park as it catapulted investors straight up, wrenched them straight down, only to bounce them up again.  Yeah, it was that kind of day.  Metaphors…

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Slippery Slope

Slippery slope.  Markets slipped once again in Friday’s session despite a solid read on GDP, which continues to show strength in the US economy.  Disappointing earnings calls from Amazon and Alphabet/Google were the primary drivers of the broader selling.  Friday’s…

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Best Foot Forward

Best foot forward.  Markets behaved the way they are expected to yesterday responding to a series of strong earnings reports before the bell.  The rally was actually sparked on Wednesday as Microsoft and Tesla announced strong earnings after the market…

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