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D&D Note (8-1-2012) ~ FED Punts All Eyes On ECB

D&D Note (8-1-2012) Markets got a copied paste FED statement after the latest FMOC meeting. More of the same, ready to act, but not ready yet. Remember September is traditionally when the FED loosens, next meeting is Sept 12th and 13th. Now all investors attention turns to Mario Draghi and what the ECB decides or … 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

D&D Note (4-3-2012) ~ FED Says No More Sugar Fix Anytime Soon / Apple the First Trillion Dollar Company?

D&D Note (4-3-2012) Fed minutes drove markets (which were under pressure all day) down in the afternoon session with an unlikely outlook on offering anymore QE (Quantitative Easing – i.e. printing money) anytime soon. This Bull Market has been heavily driven by the sugar fix provided by the FED through QE. Whenever the FED hints … Continue reading