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D&D Note (2.22.2018) ~ Sell The Rallies? ~

D&D Note (2.22.2018) ~ Sell The Rallies? ~ This week we’ve seen an interesting pattern of morning rallies followed by afternoon selloffs. Have investors shifted from buy the dip to sell the rally? Much of this volatility is being driven by the bond market and specifically the 10YR yield. The UBS director of floor operations … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.21.2018) ~ FED Minutes Rally Fades Into Close ~

D&D Note (2.21.2018) ~ FED Minutes Rally Fades Into Close ~ The stock market was on a rally today and pushed higher immediately following the release of the FED Minutes. However about 20 minutes later investors began reading between the lines of the dovish statement and found reason to be hawkish and the market sold … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.20.2018) ~ Pot and Semi’s Rally / Diversification ~

D&D Note (2.20.2018) ~ Pot and Semi’s Rally / Diversification ~ What we normally see before a 3 day weekend instead happened today seeing investors lighten up on positions. The major indexes all finished lower on the day. However Pot stocks and Semiconductor stocks both rallied on the day pushing D&D to finish the day … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.15.2018) ~ Another Afternoon Rally ~

D&D Note (2.15.2018) ~ Another Afternoon Rally ~ Markets all week have seen selling pressure in the morning followed by afternoon rallies into the close. This is a positive sign that buyers are entering the market. It would seem that we might be out of the woods in terms of the liquidation of the blown … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.14.2018) ~ Bond Proxy Equities Selloff as Inflation Creeps Up ~

D&D Note (2.14.2018) ~ Bond Proxy Equities Selloff as Inflation Creeps Up ~ On a day when the 10YR note hit 2.9% we saw the bond proxy stocks selloff. Specifically the sectors of Utilities, Telecom, and Real Estate which all have high dividend yields and have been used as a proxy to bonds during this … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.13.2018) ~ Late Day Rally on Light Volume ~

D&D Note (2.13.2018) ~ Late Day Rally on Light Volume ~ Markets opened lower on the day but around 1:00pm EST we saw a big move up pushing markets to finish in the green on the day. However the move was on light volume which doesn’t lead to strong conviction in the move. The 10YR … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.12.2018) ~ Tradable Bottom or Dead Cat Bounce? ~

D&D Note (2.12.2018) ~ Tradable Bottom or Dead Cat Bounce? ~ Markets continued to lift up on Monday’s session seeing gains over 1% on all indexes. Have we found a tradable bottom or is this just another dead cat bounce? All eyes will be on the upcoming CPI number and of course the new FED … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.9.2018) ~ Late Day Rally Off 200 Day Moving Average ~

D&D Note (2.9.2018) ~ Late Day Rally Off 200 Day Moving Average ~ Markets started the day in the green before what appeared to margin call pressure in the afternoon when the traders caught in the short VIX trade get liquidated and the markets all fell. We dropped down to the 200 day moving average … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.8.2018) ~ Lows Retested as Deleveraging Continues ~

D&D Note (2.8.2018) ~ Lows Retested as Deleveraging Continues ~ The markets looked to retest the lows from Tuesday to form the right side of a W pattern. The DOW almost hit its key level of 23,778 while the S&P broke through its key level of 2,593. We must now watch the futures market to … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.7.2018) ~ Searching For a Bottom ~

D&D Note (2.7.2018) ~ Searching For a Bottom ~ The markets still remain volatile as they search for a bottom in equity prices. The Gov auction today was week and the 10YR moved back up to 2.845% which put downward pressure on the rally today causing markets to end lower on the day. Before we … Continue reading