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D&D Note (6.29.2022) ~ Stocks Struggle for Direction Swinging From Gains to Losses Throughout the Day ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.29.2022) ~ Stocks Struggle for Direction Swinging From Gains to Losses Throughout the Day ~ Stocks struggled for direction today with the S&P 500 hovering around the flatline drifting slightly up and down every hour throughout the day. This as the S&P 500 is near key support. The overall market is set to … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.28.2022) ~ Consumer Confidence Report Sends Stocks Lower ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.28.2022) ~ Consumer Confidence Report Sends Stocks Lower ~ Markets started the day with a strong rally but quickly collapsed after the Consumer confidence numbers were released. The Consumer confidence index fell to 98.7 down from 103.2 in May and missing the estimate of 100. This weak economic data led investors to again … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.27.2022) ~ Stocks Slip Slightly to Start the Week ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.27.2022) ~ Stocks Slip Slightly to Start the Week ~ All major US Indexes finished the day in the red slightly down. Pending home sales had a surprise increase of 0.7% in May due to a brief mortgage rate pullback. The good news in home sales is what sent stocks down today. Investors … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.24.2022) ~ Markets Continue the Bear Market Rally Closing at Session Highs ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.24.2022) ~ Markets Continue the Bear Market Rally Closing at Session Highs ~ Stocks ripped higher by 3% today as the Bear Market relief rally continues to grind higher. The indexes all closed at session highs. Markets are poised to rally next week with the void of market making news. JP Morgan has … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.23.2022) ~ Stocks Stage Late Day Rally as Bond Yields Fall ~ #stockmarket

Stocks struggled for direction today being largely mixed as investors weigh the risk of when the US will go into recession and how deep that recession will be. The NASDAQ was able to stay in the green throughout the day as Bond Yields fell. The DOW and S&P 500 swung between gains and losses before … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.22.2022) ~ Stock Rally Fades to End Slightly Down ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.22.2022) ~ Stock Rally Fades to End Slightly Down ~ Markets gapped down to open then attempted to rally into the day to only fade at the close to end the session slightly in the red. FED Chair J. Powell testified in front of the Senate today and reiterated that the FED is … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.21.2022) ~ Markets Rally Off Oversold Conditions & Bitcoin Stabilization ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.21.2022) ~ Markets Rally Off Oversold Conditions & Bitcoin Stabilization ~ With markets closed yesterday in the US for Juneteenth it was Bitcoin that stole the show and directed market futures on wild swings with nearly a correlation of 1 (meaning all assets moved together). Bitcoin dropped as low as $17,663 on Saturday … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.17.2022) ~ Quadruple Witching Causes Gamma Squeeze Today Artificially Lifting Stocks ~ #stockmarket

Today was Quadruple Witching (the simultaneous expiration of stock index futures, single-stock futures, stock options and stock index options) and was the highest level of contracts expiring since 2020. As the price of in the money contracts turned out of the money today that created a Gamma Squeeze making an artificial pop in the markets. … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.16.2022) ~ Markets Fall to New Lows as Investors Worry the FED will Induce a Recession ~ #stockmarket

D&D Note (6.16.2022) ~ Markets Fall to New Lows as Investors Worry the FED will Induce a Recession ~ It was a sea of red today in the markets with selling starting in the Futures market causing the Indices to gap down at the open. The S&P 500 finished off the lows of the day … 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