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D&D Note (3.21.2018) ~ FED Threads the Needle and Zuckerberg Speaks #StockMarket #FED #RateHike #Facebook ~

D&D Note (3.21.2018) ~ FED Threads the Needle and Zuckerberg Speaks ~ Today was new FED Chairman J. Powell’s first FOMC meeting and press conference. The FED as expected raised rates a quarter percent. They signaled they are still on pace for 3 hikes this year. The 10YR note briefly hit 2.9% but fell back … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.20.2018) ~ Markets Rally Ahead of FED Meeting #StockMarket #FED #RateHike ~

D&D Note (3.20.2018) ~ Markets Rally Ahead of FED Meeting ~ Will it be three will it be four? That is the major question right now and has been the theme of this year. How many FED rate hikes will we get. A large part of the recent correction was the repricing of the market … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.16.2018) ~ Trade War Fears Still Dominate Markets ~

D&D Note (3.16.2018) ~ Trade War Fears Still Dominate Markets ~ Markets all week have been under pressure due to the uncertainty surrounding a possible global trade war. Despite the fears and being only a month since the correction investors have flooded the market with new cash this week. This week investors poured $43.3 billion … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.13.2018) ~ Markets Remain Under Pressure ~

D&D Note (3.13.2018) ~ Markets Remain Under Pressure ~ The major indices all declined today showing that the market is still under pressure and looks more likely to head down than up in the near term. There were few places to hide today with Healthcare being one of them. As we approach the end of … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.12.2018) ~ Markets Pause & Kudlow Maybe to White House ~

D&D Note (3.12.2018) ~ Markets Pause & Kudlow Maybe to White House ~ Markets took a breather today after starting the day up following Friday’s rip from the job report. Boeing was the largest drag on the DOW with the stock both seeing profit taking after a massive run and pressure from tariff’s fallout. Larry … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.1.2018) ~ Trade War ~

D&D Note (3.1.2018) ~ Trade War ~ On what was supposed to be a day highlighted by the FED in front of the Senate, instead we got a bombshell from the POTUS. The administration is going to impose new tariffs on imported steel at 25% and imported aluminum at 10%. One could say we are … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.6.2018) ~ The New Computer Driven Market ~

D&D Note (2.6.2018) ~ The New Computer Driven Market ~ Welcome to the future where computers lead our markets up and down. We’ve seen extreme volatility in the last few trading sessions. What happened? On Friday we got a good jobs number with rising wages. That good news became bad news when investors then started … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.2.2018) ~ Good News is Bad News, DOW Falls 666 points ~

D&D Note (2.2.2018) ~ Good News is Bad News, DOW Falls 666 points ~ The good job number and rise in wages has caused investors to worry the FED is behind the curve and will accelerate their rate hikes. That caused the 10YR to spike today and Equities to follow in parallel inverse. Once the … Continue reading

D&D Note (1.30.2018) ~ Pension Fund Rebalancing Sends Stocks Falling ~

D&D Note (1.30.2018) ~ Pension Fund Rebalancing Sends Stocks Falling ~ Stocks selloff today but close off their lows which is a positive sign. Trading volume was low signaling it was not panic selling. This was the first 1%+ correction in the markets this year which is healthy for the overall market. Three main stories … Continue reading

D&D Note (1.22.2018) ~ Feb 8th Replay

D&D Note (1.22.2018) ~ Feb 8th Replay Congress today passed a short term kick the can down the road bill to reopen the government shutdown. That road is short leading to February 8th were we’ll get a replay of will they will they not fund the government. Included in this bill is a promise from … Continue reading