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D&D Note (4.13.2018) ~ Geopolitical Risks Outweigh Earnings Beat ~ #StockMarket #Earnings

D&D Note (4.13.2018) ~ Geopolitical Risks Outweigh Earnings Beat ~ The overhang of continued geopolitical risk outweighed the earnings beat by the banks that reported today. Investors simply did not want to go into the weekend long with the threat of a tweet derailing the macro environment.   Three of the major banks reported today … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.12.2018) ~ Banks Lead Market Rally ~ #StockMarket #Financials #Rally

D&D Note (4.12.2018) ~ Banks Lead Market Rally ~ Easing geopolitical tensions helped the markets to rally today. Yesterday investors digested the FED Minutes, where all members see higher GDP and inflation, more rate hikes, and saw trade war as downside risk.  The Financial sector led today ahead of tomorrows big earnings from the banks. … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.5.2018) ~ Rally Continues Ahead of Jobs Number ~ #StockMarket #Rally

D&D Note (4.5.2018) ~ Rally Continues Ahead of Jobs Number ~ Markets continued the rally today ahead of Fridays all important jobs data. The 10YR yield rose above 2.8% to close at 2.834%. The VIX remains below 20 to close at 18.94. The Materials and Energy sector led the rally today. Healthcare was the laggard finishing … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.3.2018) ~  Markets Rally Off Technical Levels ~ #StockMarket #Rally

D&D Note (4.3.2018) ~  Markets Rally Off Technical Levels ~ Once again markets have bounced off the technical level of the 200 day moving average which was breached on the S&P 500 in Monday’s session. This could be a time correction where markets get stuck in a range between the 200 day and the 50% … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.22.2018) ~ China Trade War Tariffs Leads to Market Selloff #StockMarket #Selloff #ChinaTariffs #TradeWar ~

D&D Note (3.22.2018) ~ China Trade War Tariffs Leads to Market Selloff ~ The Trump administration today announced up to $60 Billion in Tariffs against China, details still to come but include a 30 day comment period. Industries that could be targeted include; information technology, automated machine tools and robotics, aerospace and aeronautics equipment, maritime … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.19.2018) ~ Social Media Regulation Concerns Sends Facebook Into Selloff #StockMarket #Facebook #FANG ~

D&D Note (3.19.2018) ~ Social Media Regulation Concerns Sends Facebook Into Selloff ~ Today Facebook fell the most since 2012 over concerns of data breach. At the close its hovering right at the 200 day moving average. If the stock falls further into RSI oversold territory in the coming sessions D&D will look to add … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.13.2018) ~ Markets Remain Under Pressure ~

D&D Note (3.13.2018) ~ Markets Remain Under Pressure ~ The major indices all declined today showing that the market is still under pressure and looks more likely to head down than up in the near term. There were few places to hide today with Healthcare being one of them. As we approach the end of … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.6.2018) ~ Choppy Trading Session & Concerns Cohn Will Resign ~

D&D Note (3.6.2018) ~ Choppy Trading Session & Concerns Cohn Will Resign ~ Markets started the day with good news coming out of North Korea on the idea the regime could end their nuclear ambitions. That news gave equities a nice bounce as the tape began. However, that quickly faded and the DOW saw a … Continue reading

D&D Note (3.1.2018) ~ Trade War ~

D&D Note (3.1.2018) ~ Trade War ~ On what was supposed to be a day highlighted by the FED in front of the Senate, instead we got a bombshell from the POTUS. The administration is going to impose new tariffs on imported steel at 25% and imported aluminum at 10%. One could say we are … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.15.2018) ~ Another Afternoon Rally ~

D&D Note (2.15.2018) ~ Another Afternoon Rally ~ Markets all week have seen selling pressure in the morning followed by afternoon rallies into the close. This is a positive sign that buyers are entering the market. It would seem that we might be out of the woods in terms of the liquidation of the blown … Continue reading