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D&D Note (7.21.2022) ~ Tech Stocks Continue Rally as Dollar Declines ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (7.21.2022) ~ Tech Stocks Continue Rally as Dollar Declines ~ The European Central Bank ECB gives markets a surprise with its first rate hike in 11 years coming in larger-than-expected with a 50 basis point hike. The Dollar declined following the surprise action by the ECB and the 10 Year yield moved 12 … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.9.2022) ~ Markets Sell Off Over 2% Ahead of Tomorrows Inflation Report ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.9.2022) ~ Markets Sell Off Over 2% Ahead of Tomorrows Inflation Report ~ The ECB European Central Bank announced they plan to raise interest rates in the EU by 25 basis points at its July Meeting. The ECB took down its forecast for growth and raised its projection for inflation. The European news … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.15.2018) ~ Trade War Resumes ~ #StockMarket #TradeWar

D&D Note (6.15.2018) ~ Trade War Resumes ~ It has been a busy week in the markets with the North Korea Summit earlier in the week, the AT&T and Time Warner deal getting approved, Comcast now bidding for FOX assets to rival Disney, the FED rising rates and signaling 4 hikes this year, the ECB … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.8.2018) ~ Markets Stage Comeback To Rally Into Close ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (6.8.2018) ~ Markets Stage Comeback To Rally Into Close ~ Markets opened in the red but staged an afternoon rally to finish in the green on the session. The DOW gained 0.30% to 25,316 points, the S&P 500 rallied 0.31% to 2,779 points, and the NASDAQ finished up 0.14% to 7,645 points. Cannabis … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.6.2018) ~ Cannabis Stocks Catch A Fire ~ #StockMarket #Cannabis

D&D Note (6.6.2018) ~ Cannabis Stocks Catch A Fire ~ Ahead of the vote to legalize recreational use tomorrow in Canada, Cannabis Stocks (better known as Pot Stocks) rallied big today. All D&D Cannabis holdings gained on the day with MEDFF up 9.88%, IMLFF up 8.92%, APHQF up 4.36%, CNTTF up 3.92%, CGC up 2.75%. … 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 (9-4-2012) ~ Small Caps Lead On The Day

D&D Note (9-4-2012) September started out with stocks falling, but not all indexes finished lower on the day. In fact small cap stocks rallied through the day highlighted by the Russell 2000 (RUT) which ended the day up 1.24%. Large cap stocks (which the Dow is comprised of) got a 2:00pm bounce on rumors of … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-31-2012) ~ Algorithms Get It Wrong?

D&D Note (8-31-2012) Today was the day that every investor, trader, economist, politician, you name it was waiting for. The day when Helicopter Ben gave his speech at Jackson Hole Wyoming. What came out was essentially… more of the same. Immediately the algorithms brought the market straight down. But then we humans… yah people who … 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 (8-20-2012) ~ 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