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D&D Note (6-28-2012) ~ ObamaCare Upheld, Stocks Sell-Off, Then Late Day Rally On Euro Pact To Stimulate Growth

D&D Note (6-28-2012) CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) currently is at 19.71. Traditionally a VIX reading of 30 or over signals panic. Investors like to buy when there’s panic in the market because thats normally when you have capitulation, or in other words the bottom of a market. What the VIX measures is the implied volatility … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-27-2012) ~ Can 1320 Hold On The S&P 500?

D&D Note (6-27-2012) What was a ceiling recently turned into a floor but can it hold? The S&P 500 index, which is a collection of 500 top American companies, was meeting resistance at 1320 and was creating the ceiling in the trading range. Now over the last few days it has held above 1320 putting … Continue reading

D&D Note (3-28-2012) ~ Industrials Slide and Heavy Correlation in the Markets

D&D Note (3-28-2012) Industrials today slipped with the likes of CAT falling 3.54% AA down 2.58% UTX also down 2.00%. Sears Holdings was the largest decliner on the S&P falling 6.35%. Copper producer FCX Freeport-McMoRan was down 4.03%. IPO’s surged today with Annie’s (a California organic Mac’n Cheese company) popped over 75% and Vocera Communications … Continue reading

D&D Note (3-27-2012) ~ Equities Take a Breather

D&D Note (3-27-2012) With no catalyst to send stocks higher today, equities instead took a breather and all three averages ended lower. Health Care stocks await the Supreme Court’s ruling on the 2010 Health Care Reform Law (otherwise known as Obamacare). Apple closed at a new all time high of $614.48. Much of this upward … Continue reading