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D&D Note (4.13.2018) ~ Geopolitical Risks Outweigh Earnings Beat ~ #StockMarket #Earnings

D&D Note (4.13.2018) ~ Geopolitical Risks Outweigh Earnings Beat ~ The overhang of continued geopolitical risk outweighed the earnings beat by the banks that reported today. Investors simply did not want to go into the weekend long with the threat of a tweet derailing the macro environment.   Three of the major banks reported today … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.12.2018) ~ Banks Lead Market Rally ~ #StockMarket #Financials #Rally

D&D Note (4.12.2018) ~ Banks Lead Market Rally ~ Easing geopolitical tensions helped the markets to rally today. Yesterday investors digested the FED Minutes, where all members see higher GDP and inflation, more rate hikes, and saw trade war as downside risk.  The Financial sector led today ahead of tomorrows big earnings from the banks. … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.9.2018) ~ 440 Point Rally Fizzles Into 46 Point Gain ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (4.9.2018) ~ 440 Point Rally Fizzles Into 46 Point Gain ~ The markets went full blast rally mode today following Friday’s session which tested technical levels. Around 2:30pm EST the DOW was up 440 points, however then began to sell-off. Near the close the news broke of the FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.19.2018) ~ Social Media Regulation Concerns Sends Facebook Into Selloff #StockMarket #Facebook #FANG ~

D&D Note (3.19.2018) ~ Social Media Regulation Concerns Sends Facebook Into Selloff ~ Today Facebook fell the most since 2012 over concerns of data breach. At the close its hovering right at the 200 day moving average. If the stock falls further into RSI oversold territory in the coming sessions D&D will look to add … 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 (2.2.2018) ~ 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 (7-13-2012) ~ Stocks Get a JPMorgan Boost, Despite The $5.8 Billion Trading Loss By The Bank

D&D Note (7-13-2012) JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reported earnings today, and despite their $5.8 Billion trading loss, the bank released better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter. Shares rose almost 6% on the day. The JPMorgan earnings helped boost all most all stocks on the day including the other major U.S. banks. The slowdown in China shouldn’t … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-11-2012) ~ FED Minutes Drags Down Markets

D&D Note (7-11-2012) Stocks were trading positively until the FED released their minutes from the last meeting. The minutes showed that the central bank is still cautious of risk. No signs were given to any potential further QE – or QE3. This sent stocks straight down, but the markets did rally back a bit heading … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-26-2012) ~ A Tepid Market Edges Higher

D&D Note (6-26-2012) Traders remain tepid with the Supreme Court to hand down a ruling Thursday on the Health Care reform, otherwise known as Obamacare, along with the upcoming EU Summit later this week. All together there is still a great deal of uncertainty in the markets. The major banks reversed after leading yesterdays sell-off. … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-21-2012) ~ Markets Get Hammered On Global Growth Concerns And Bank Downgrades

D&D Note (6-21-2012) Markets all fell 2% today on slowing global growth and downgrades of the banks by Moody’s. Goldman Sachs (GS) added to the downward pressure releasing a note to short the S&P 500 until it falls 5% and could see 1,285 on the index. The S&P 500 has seen lots of resistance around … Continue reading