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D&D Note (1.31.2018) ~ Last FOMC Meeting for Chair Yellen ~

D&D Note (1.31.2018) ~ Last FOMC Meeting for Chair Yellen ~ In FED Chair Janet Yellen’s last meeting the FOMC held rates the same and guided to a March rate hike. Following the meeting minutes release markets saw a fairly big reversal to the downside. Correlated? Perhaps not as much as it would seem and … Continue reading

D&D Note (7-18-2012) ~ Tech Earnings Fuel Rally

D&D Note (7-18-2012) Corporate earnings continue to come in better-than-expected helping to keep the rally going in stocks. Keep in mind the bar is low for earnings so in reality it shouldn’t be hard for most companies to beat street expectations. Tech companies led the day with Intel (INTC), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Cisco (CSCO), EMC (EMC), … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-19-2012) ~ Low Volume See Markets Drift Higher Ahead of FED

D&D Note (6-19-2012) This week has seen extremely low volume on the NYSE allowing stocks to drift higher ahead of the conclusion of the 2 day FED meeting. Investors will most likely be disappointed from what comes out of the FOMC with likely no QE3 being announced. An extension of Operation Twist is already baked … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-15-2012) ~ Hope Fuels Market Gains Ahead of Greek Elections

D&D Note (6-15-2012) Investors bid up equities today before the Greeks head to the polls to elect a new government. Yesterday we had the markets gain on hope of Central Bank stimulus. The question now is have the markets once again got ahead of themselves. Even if the Greeks vote for a pro-bailout government, there … Continue reading

D&D Note (5-23-2012) ~ Dude! Why Would You Want A Dell?

D&D Note Recall those commercials “Dude! Your getting a Dell”? Well, times have certainly changed and Dell (DELL) reported disappointing earnings, sales, and outlook – which culminated into the stock getting hammered today down 16.82%. The Dell numbers brought down many other tech stocks on the day including; Microsoft (MSFT), Intel (INTL), Cisco (CSCO), and … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-20-2012) ~ Earnings Continue To Beat

D&D Note (4-20-2012) American corporate earnings continue to beat estimates driving markets higher today. Just keep in mind the bar has been set very low. Microsoft (MSFT) beat expectations with a 6% rise in sales growth. McDonalds (MCD) and General Electric (GE) both also beat analyst estimates. E*Trade (ETFC) gained 7% today with better financial … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-9-2012) ~ Jobs Number Weighs on the Markets

D&D Note (4-9-2012) The Jobs number came in last Friday and it STUNK! Only 120,000 jobs where added in March – the expected number was 200k. Does this now mean QE is back on the table? All three American Indices where down on the day roughly 1% each but off their lows. The India Jewelers … Continue reading