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D&D Note (9-12-2012) ~ To QE Or Not To QE

D&D Note (9-12-2012) Every investor has their sights focused only on what act the FED will l take tomorrow. More QE… QE3. Change in communication extended the low rates further. Or nothing. Most likely is the change in communication, less likely is full blown QE. The other end of it is whats the time table … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-30-2012) ~ All Eyes To The Woodstock For Economists

D&D Note (8-30-2012) When we get positive economic reports we thus get less of a chance in additional quantitative easing commonly known as QE, or old fashion money printing. Today we got that first dose of reality in the markets seeing all averages fall right on the open of trading on the back of good … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-27-2012) ~ Apple v Samsung, Can There Be Only One?

D&D Note (8-27-2012) The current rally is running out of steam or should we say sugar. The only things recently that have been pushing markets higher has been domestic economic news and rumors of QE. But even those press releases can’t hold up any one day chart. Today we got news that the Dallas Fed … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-24-2012) ~ Stocks Rally On Old News And Renewed Hope of FED Easing

D&D Note (8-24-2012) There was a wall of upward movement in the markets around 11:15 today when FED Chairman Ben Bernanke released a note that was sent to Rep. Darrel Isaa, who is the chairman of the House oversight committee, discussing how the FED still has the ability and room on the balance sheet to … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-23-2012) ~ Correction Coming Time To Ring The Register

D&D Note (8-23-2012) Stocks continued to slide today on global growth concerns. September will be a very volatile month and we most likely will see a 5-10% correction in markets over the next month. Selling today was sparked by the latest China report on manufacturing which came in at nine month low and continued after … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-20-2012) ~ Apple Buoys the Markets Today

D&D Note (8-20-2012) More and more there has become one so called General in stocks that drives the direction of markets, and that is the world’s largest company Apple (AAPL). The company makes up a large percentage of weight in both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. Today stocks wanted to turn over but Apple … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-13-2012) ~ S&P 500 Snaps 6 Day Rally

D&D Note (8-13-2012) After the longest rally since December 2011 the S&P 500 finally snapped the 6 day winning streak. Most likely we’ll continue to see the market heading up until we hit 1425 on the S&P 500 where there is resistance, and then head lower with perhaps a 1385 low before then rallying 5-10% … Continue reading

D&D Note (8-7-2012) ~ Major Rotation Into Cyclicals Fuels Rally

D&D Note (8-7-2012) The stock market rally continued today after stronger jobs number on Friday and hopes that the ECB will buy Spanish and Italian government debt. Boston FED President Eric Rosengren called for “more substantive action than we’ve taken to date.” Meaning a more open-ended monetary policy of bond purchasing – or commonly known … 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 (7-6-2012) ~ Jobs Number Stinks, Not a Surprise

D&D Note (7-6-2012) Proving that the ADP jobs report is often way off, today the government announced only 80,000 jobs were created in June (ADP number was 176,000). The unemployment rate did hold steady though at 8.2%. Economists had been looking for 95,000 jobs created in June. The one upside to the report is that … Continue reading