fiscal cliff

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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 (7-6-2012) ~ Jobs Number Stinks, Not a Surprise

D&D Note (7-6-2012) Proving that the ADP jobs report is often way off, today the government announced only 80,000 jobs were created in June (ADP number was 176,000). The unemployment rate did hold steady though at 8.2%. Economists had been looking for 95,000 jobs created in June. The one upside to the report is that … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-5-2012) ~ Markets Look Ahead To Jobs Number

D&D Note (7-5-2012) The big money is all on vacation creating no volume, leaving just day traders and algorithms moving the market. And everyone is waiting for the jobs number to be released tomorrow morning. If the jobs report comes in sub 100k it’ll be bad, if it can come in at 106k then it’ll … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-3-2012) ~ Markets Continue Rally Into Holiday

D&D Note (7-3-2012) Although a short trading session today markets continued the rally in the Fourth of July holiday (which there will be no trading on the 4th). Volume was light as expected allowing the indices to gravitate up. Buoyed by strong auto sales and the ISM June Purchasing Manufacturers Index fell below 50, which … Continue reading

Comprehensive Long-Term American Deficit Solution

Comprehensive Long-Term American Deficit Solution Author: Del Lienemann, Jr. C.P.A., Partner in D&D Investments The Comprehensive Long-Term American Deficit Solution consists of 4 main components.  They are a Long-Term Deficit Reduction Plan Component, an Annual Budget Deficit Reduction Plan Component, a Tax Reform Plan Component and a Social Security and Medicare Plan Component. In order to be … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-8-2012) ~ Best Week Of The Year For The Markets, Fiscal Cliff Solution Preview

D&D Note (6-8-2012) Markets rose today making this the best week of the year (i.e. hope you had some skin in the game). Rumors are abound on Spanish bailout plans and although China will release data for May that was most likely as worse as April, most of the damage happened in last nights Asian/Euro … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-4-2012) ~ Central Banks To The Rescue?

D&D Note (6-4-2012) While fear is driving down the markets, hope of a coordinated central bank monetary easing effort swings the markets back up. Ultimately creating daily whipsaw movement in volatility. The Eurozone meets this Wednesday and talks of another round of LTRO are already circulating. The FED meets the same week as the Greek … Continue reading

D&D Note (5-16-2012) ~ Fiscal Cliff 2.0

D&D Note (5-16-2012) If the Federal Reserve is worried about Congress not being decisive, then so should every investor. The United States has never defaulted on its payments, but yet again like last year we have another fiscal cliff (call it 2.0) coming down the road in 2013 in regards to the federal budget. Sadly … Continue reading