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D&D Note (4.17.2018) ~ Markets Rally on Earnings ~ #StockMarket #Earnings

D&D Note (4.17.2018) ~ Markets Rally on Earnings ~ Today we saw a broad based rally on the back of positive earnings reports. While a lot of the impact of this earnings season is already baked into asset prices the market is showing there is still upshot potential in companies stock prices. Tax Day in … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.13.2018) ~ Geopolitical Risks Outweigh Earnings Beat ~ #StockMarket #Earnings

D&D Note (4.13.2018) ~ Geopolitical Risks Outweigh Earnings Beat ~ The overhang of continued geopolitical risk outweighed the earnings beat by the banks that reported today. Investors simply did not want to go into the weekend long with the threat of a tweet derailing the macro environment.   Three of the major banks reported today … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.12.2018) ~ Banks Lead Market Rally ~ #StockMarket #Financials #Rally

D&D Note (4.12.2018) ~ Banks Lead Market Rally ~ Easing geopolitical tensions helped the markets to rally today. Yesterday investors digested the FED Minutes, where all members see higher GDP and inflation, more rate hikes, and saw trade war as downside risk.  The Financial sector led today ahead of tomorrows big earnings from the banks. … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.10.2018) ~ Markets Rally On Eased Trade War Concerns ~ #StockMarket #Rally #Xi #Facebook #Zuckerberg

D&D Note (4.10.2018) ~ Markets Rally On Eased Trade War Concerns ~ A broad based rally was seen in the markets today after the President of China Xi Jinping gave positive open market comments last night to help ease concerns of a Trade War. While Xi did give a few jabs seemingly at Trump and … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.9.2018) ~ 440 Point Rally Fizzles Into 46 Point Gain ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (4.9.2018) ~ 440 Point Rally Fizzles Into 46 Point Gain ~ The markets went full blast rally mode today following Friday’s session which tested technical levels. Around 2:30pm EST the DOW was up 440 points, however then began to sell-off. Near the close the news broke of the FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.6.2018) ~ Administration Policy Confusion Rattles Markets ~ #StockMarket #Sell-Off

D&D Note (4.6.2018) ~ Administration Policy Confusion Rattles Markets ~ The administration continues to confuse investors after new proposed $100 Billion tariffs against China where announced late last night. This after the administration had said nothing new would be coming out yesterday. Even Larry Kudlow was caught off guard by the news and he is … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.5.2018) ~ Rally Continues Ahead of Jobs Number ~ #StockMarket #Rally

D&D Note (4.5.2018) ~ Rally Continues Ahead of Jobs Number ~ Markets continued the rally today ahead of Fridays all important jobs data. The 10YR yield rose above 2.8% to close at 2.834%. The VIX remains below 20 to close at 18.94. The Materials and Energy sector led the rally today. Healthcare was the laggard finishing … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.4.2018) ~  DOW Rallies 785 Points From The Open Low ~ #StockMarket #Rally

D&D Note (4.4.2018) ~  DOW Rallies 785 Points From The Open Low ~ The DOW staged a huge comeback from opening down 500 points to rally 785 points. Volatility is squarely back in the markets. Consumer stocks led the rally with Energy as the sole laggard. The major indices all gained around 1% on the … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.3.2018) ~  Markets Rally Off Technical Levels ~ #StockMarket #Rally

D&D Note (4.3.2018) ~  Markets Rally Off Technical Levels ~ Once again markets have bounced off the technical level of the 200 day moving average which was breached on the S&P 500 in Monday’s session. This could be a time correction where markets get stuck in a range between the 200 day and the 50% … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.28.2018) ~  Two Numbers Investors Must Know: 2560 and 2585 ~ #StockMarket #doublebottom #correction

D&D Note (3.28.2018) ~  Two Numbers Investors Must Know: 2560 and 2585 ~ Markets have done what is called a technical double bottom off of a correction. Can we go lower from here would be yes. Can we bounce from here and go higher would be yes. The key levels to watch on the S&P … Continue reading