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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 (5.23.2018) ~ Dovish FED Minutes Boost Stocks ~ #StockMarket #FED

D&D Note (5.23.2018) ~ Dovish FED Minutes Boost Stocks ~ #StockMarket #FED Rarely does the release of the FED minutes move markets, this was not the case today. Stocks got a boost to rally into the close following the FED minutes from the last FOMC meeting. The catalyst for the move was the statement of … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.1.2018) ~ Markets Stage Rally Ahead of FED & Apple Earnings ~ #StockMarket #FED #Apple

D&D Note (5.1.2018) ~ Markets Stage Rally Ahead of FED & Apple Earnings ~ Markets started the day in the red but staged an afternoon rally in a so-called Fed drift up ahead of the FOMC meeting where investors see the FED staying put. The Dollar hits near high of the year and appears to … Continue reading

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