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D&D Note (8-13-2012) ~ S&P 500 Snaps 6 Day Rally

D&D Note (8-13-2012) After the longest rally since December 2011 the S&P 500 finally snapped the 6 day winning streak. Most likely we’ll continue to see the market heading up until we hit 1425 on the S&P 500 where there is resistance, and then head lower with perhaps a 1385 low before then rallying 5-10% … 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 (6-13-2012) ~ Stocks Sell-off Near End of Trading On Euro Worries

D&D Note (6-13-2012) Markets were in the green today but gave back all the gains and turned lower by the end of the trading session. The Eurozone remains in focus and all eyes are on this Sunday when the Greek’s take to the polls. Markets also began to sell-off during CEO Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-1-2012) Correction Deepens On Horrid Jobs Number

D&D Note (6-1-2012) Only 69,000 jobs where created in May falling far short of the expected 150,000. Unemployment rose to 8.2%, the first time its gone up since last June. Revisions to the March and April reports saw 49,000 fewer jobs had been created. The US should though avoid slipping back into recession. However we … Continue reading

D&D Note (5-8-2012) ~ Greece Political Issues Weigh On Global Markets

D&D Note (5-8-2012) The aftermath of the Greek elections are weighing heavily on global markets today. With no party having a majority the outlook for the country and Euro member is very uncertain. This all leads to investors now fearing that Greece could drop out of the eurozone. If Greece left the Euro and went … Continue reading

D&D Note (5-7-2012) ~ Markets Claw Back After Euro Elections

D&D Note (5-7-2012) France now has a new President in Socialist Francois Hollande after he defeated incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy. In Greece elections left no party with a majority putting into question the austerity measures put in place for the country. There were seven new Greek parties voted into parliament including communists and neo-nazis (a bit … Continue reading

D&D Note (5-1-2012) ~ ISM Report Fuels DOW to Four Year High

D&D Note (5-1-2012) The DOW hit a four year high today closing at 13,279.32 up .50% on the day. The rally was fueled by a rise in American manufacturing. The ISM (Institute of Supply Management) monthly index rose to 54.8 in April up from 53.4 in March (a reading above 50 means growth in the … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-30-2012) ~ Spain In Recession, Again

D&D Note (4-30-2012) Spain GDP showed another quarter of declines making this now the second time the country has gone into recession since 2008. 16 Spanish banks got downgraded following Spain’s downgrade last week. Markets strongly reacted to the Spanish news along with some other poor US economic reports. US consumer spending slowed down more … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-26-2012) ~ Markets Rally Ahead of US GDP Q1 Estimates Tomorrow

D&D Note (4-26-2012) Sugar fix, the markets are addicted and will rally (like today) on just the thought it could still happen again (i.e. more quantitative easing or commonly called QE). The US GDP Q1 estimate will be released tomorrow and depending on how well or how bad that number comes in will greatly determine … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-19-2012) ~ A Market Unsure of Which Direction To Go

D&D Note (4-19-2012) Do we make new highs or do we further correct? Do we trade off of earnings or do we trade off of Spanish headlines? Financial stocks keep beating earnings but still look very risky. Tech stocks have been missing earnings but due to demand or supply? Buy Banks that make loans or … Continue reading