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D&D Note (7.27.2022) ~ FED Raises Interest Rates by 75 Basis Points and Markets Take Off in Rally Mode ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (7.27.2022) ~ FED Raises Interest Rates by 75 Basis Points and Markets Take Off in Rally Mode ~ Stocks begun the day in rally mode following the strong gains in Alphabet and Microsoft in last nights after-hours trading. Both companies reported earnings after the bell yesterday and both actually missed earnings expectations, however … Continue reading

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 (7.20.2022) ~ Tech Stocks Rally as Investors See Early Earnings Multiples Holding Up ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (7.20.2022) ~ Tech Stocks Rally as Investors See Early Earnings Multiples Holding Up ~ Earnings are ‘OK’ so far as we head further into earnings season helping stocks to continue their rally. Roughly 12% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings and so far 68% have beaten analyst expectations. We just have … Continue reading

D&D Note (7.19.2022) ~ Stocks Surge with NASDAQ Gaining 3% ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (7.19.2022) ~ Stocks Surge with NASDAQ Gaining 3% ~ We are currently in the quiet period for FED officials which creates a vacuum for stocks to rally ahead of next weeks FOMC rate meeting. Rally stocks did today with the NASDAQ gaining 3.11%, the S&P 500 up 2.76% and the DOW rising 2.43%. … Continue reading

D&D Note (7.11.2022) ~ Stocks Sink Ahead of Earnings Season and CPI Report ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (7.11.2022) ~ Stocks Sink Ahead of Earnings Season and CPI Report ~ The major US indices all finished lower on the day as investors look ahead to Wednesday CPI report on inflation the start of earnings season this week. The US dollar could create major headwinds for S&P 500 and big tech company … Continue reading

D&D Note (7.5.2022) ~ The 2-10 Year Spread Inverts Again and Oil Falls Below $100 ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (7.5.2022) ~ The 2-10 Year Spread Inverts Again and Oil Falls Below $100 ~ Stocks gapped down big to open the day after the holiday weekend but rallied back during the day led by tech stocks. The NASDAQ turned positive midday and ended firmly in the green while the DOW finished well off … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.15.2022) ~ FED Pulls a Triple Hike and Markets Rally ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.15.2022) ~ FED Pulls a Triple Hike and Markets Rally ~ The FED raised interest rates today by 75 basis points, a triple hike of three quarters of a percent. This is the largest rate hike since 1994. With todays hike that puts the current FED fund rate around 1.6%. The new Dot … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.9.2020) ~ Near Term Top on Overextended Rally? FED Steps In to Buy Fallen Angel Debt. ~ #StockMarket #RallyFade #FallenAngelDebt

D&D Note (4.9.2020) ~ Near Term Top on Overextended Rally? FED Steps In to Buy Fallen Angel Debt ~ Equity markets bounced off the top of the intraday trading range (2,818.57 intraday high on S&P 500) multiple times before markets pared gains leading into the close ahead ahead of the long weekend. (No trading tomorrow … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-23-2012) ~ Spanish Fears Drag Down Markets

D&D Note (7-23-2012) Call it the slowest train wreck in history. Investors have been worried about Spanish sovereign debt and adjusting their portfolios now for over three years. Today we had yet another cold call to reality that Spain most likely will need a full out bailout of banks and regions. The yields on the … 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