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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 (11.16.2020) ~ Moderna Positive 94.5% Effectiveness Vaccine Data Boosts Market Rally To Record Close on DOW and S&P 500 ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (11.16.2020) ~ Moderna Positive 94.5% Effectiveness Vaccine Data Boosts Market Rally To Record Close on DOW and S&P 500 ~ Moderna gave the markets a shot in the arm today with very positive preliminary data showing 94.5% effectiveness for their vaccine. Share of the company rose over 9% in todays trading. This Moderna … Continue reading

D&D Note (9.29.2020) ~ Stocks Pause Ahead Of Presidential Debate With Energy Reversing Yesterdays Gain And Global Covid-19 Deaths Top 1 Million ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (9.29.2020) ~ Stocks Pause Ahead Of Presidential Debate With Energy Reversing Yesterdays Gain And Global Covid-19 Deaths Top 1 Million ~ Stocks today took a bit of a pause ahead of the highly anticipated Presidential debate tonight. Investors will be keying in on what the candidates say about China and the pandemic. Wall … Continue reading

D&D Note (9.22.2020) ~ Dollar Continues To Rise And Tech Lifts Markets Into The Green ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (9.22.2020) ~ Dollar Continues To Rise And Tech Lifts Markets Into The Green ~ The Dollar continued to rally today after being in a downward trend since the pandemic started. This has put pressure on commodities such as Gold which is priced in dollars. The equity market has been sensitive to dollar shifts … Continue reading

D&D Note (7.13.2020) ~ S&P 500 Briefly Goes Positive On Year Then Dramatically Reverses Down on South China Sea And California Re-Shutdown ~ #StockMarket #SouthChinaSea #CaliLockdown

D&D Note (7.13.2020) ~ S&P 500 Briefly Goes Positive On Year Then Dramatically Reverses Down on South China Sea And California Re-Shutdown ~ Stocks gapped up to start the day and rallied into the session but then news hit the wires. The S&P 500 had briefly gone positive for the year at intraday high of … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.12.2020) ~ In A Highly Uncertain Market The Only Certainty Is Volatility ~ #StockMarket #Volatility

D&D Note (6.12.2020) ~ In A Highly Uncertain Market The Only Certainty Is Volatility ~ After yesterdays dramatic pullback many investors including D&D expected to see a gap down in overnight futures trading. Instead we got a gap up on the opening bell with the S&P 500 at 3088.42 then fell down near 3000 to … Continue reading

D&D Note (6.11.2020) ~ Markets Fall Over 5% Pricing in 2nd Wave Of Covid-19 Virus ~ #StockMarket #2ndWave #Selloff

D&D Note (6.11.2020) ~ Markets Fall Over 5% Pricing in 2nd Wave Of Covid-19 Virus ~ This market was top heavy and ripe for a pullback. The FED yesterday sounded a dovish but somber tone and essentially called out the jobs report saying in reality unemployment was 3% higher and that black & hispanic unemployment … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.28.2020) ~ Markets Overshot To Downside Now Overshooting To Upside ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (5.28.2020) ~ Markets Overshot To Downside Now Overshooting To Upside ~ When we have a sudden market crash stocks tend to fall too far to the downside (as we did March 23) and then tend to rise too far to the upside. That is what looks to be happening now. How far do … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.21.2020) ~ Markets Trade Down On Unemployment Data Along With US/China Tensions ~ #StockMarket #Unemployment #ChinaTensions

D&D Note (5.21.2020) ~ Markets Trade Down On Unemployment Data Along With US/China Tensions ~ Stocks in the U.S. began the day in the green then fell into the red on unemployment data showing another 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment. In the past nine weeks there have been 38 million Americans filing jobless claims. … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.30.2020) ~ Investors Take Profits After Recent Run ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (4.30.2020) ~ Investors Take Profits After Recent Run ~ The rally has gone too far too fast. Investors take profits on the recent run up in the markets. DOW down -1.17% S&P 500 down -0.92% (2912.43) NASDAQ down -0.28% VIX up 9.35% to 34.15 Oil up 27.76% to $19.24 a barrel. Apple beats on … Continue reading