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D&D Note (9-19-2012) ~ Is The Rally Running Out Of Steam?

D&D Note (9-19-2012) The Initial jolt in both Gold and Equities from the recently announced QE3 seems to be running out of oomph. In other words most of the QE related gains were already baked into the market. The current rally is running out of steam, although we can still slowly melt up leading into … Continue reading

D&D Note (9-5-2012) ~ The New Normal and The Central Bank Money-Go-Round

D&D Note (9-5-2012) Burning Man… Burns Wall Street. It’s the new image in people’s minds these days, burn the 1%. For those that don’t know, Burning Man is a “art & community” festival held in the desert in Nevada. Black Rock City to be exact. The festival just concluded this past weekend and along with … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-30-2012) ~ All Eyes To The Woodstock For Economists

D&D Note (8-30-2012) When we get positive economic reports we thus get less of a chance in additional quantitative easing commonly known as QE, or old fashion money printing. Today we got that first dose of reality in the markets seeing all averages fall right on the open of trading on the back of good … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-23-2012) ~ Correction Coming Time To Ring The Register

D&D Note (8-23-2012) Stocks continued to slide today on global growth concerns. September will be a very volatile month and we most likely will see a 5-10% correction in markets over the next month. Selling today was sparked by the latest China report on manufacturing which came in at nine month low and continued after … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-20-2012) ~ Apple Buoys the Markets Today

D&D Note (8-20-2012) More and more there has become one so called General in stocks that drives the direction of markets, and that is the world’s largest company Apple (AAPL). The company makes up a large percentage of weight in both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. Today stocks wanted to turn over but Apple … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-9-2012) ~ 5 Year Anniversary Of Global Financial Crisis

D&D Note (8-9-2012) Today marks the 5 year anniversary of the start of the global financial crisis that led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Today also marks the S&P 500’s longest rally since March of this year. The recent 5 day rally has lifted the index up nearly 10% since hitting a five-month low … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-17-2012) ~ U.S. Stocks Rally, Chinese Tech Gets Hit

D&D Note (7-17-2012) New Oriental Education & Technology (EDU) stock got hit today after the SEC said they are looking into the validity of the company’s past financial statements. This news led to other Chinese tech stocks getting hit on the news as well. Shares of Baidu (BIDU) fell 2.21% to close at $104.98. SINA … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-16-2012) ~ June Retail Sales Disappoint Leading Markets Lower

D&D Note (7-16-2012) Stocks finished lower on the day after the June retail sales data came in weaker-than-expected. Consumers have yet to be willing to open up their wallets in the face of the global economic uncertainty. Sales were expected to be 0.2% increase and instead came in falling 0.5% from the previous month. With … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-13-2012) ~ Stocks Get a JPMorgan Boost, Despite The $5.8 Billion Trading Loss By The Bank

D&D Note (7-13-2012) JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reported earnings today, and despite their $5.8 Billion trading loss, the bank released better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter. Shares rose almost 6% on the day. The JPMorgan earnings helped boost all most all stocks on the day including the other major U.S. banks. The slowdown in China shouldn’t … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-9-2012) ~ Alcoa Kicks Off Earnings Season With In Line Income Per Share

D&D Note (7-9-2012) Stocks finished off the lows of the day but remained lower for the day heading into this weeks first earnings releases. So far 63 out of 103 companies have lowered their earnings projections for the quarter, signaling extreme bearishness heading into the earning season. Traditionally when the market is as bearish as … Continue reading