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D&D Note (6.5.2018) ~ Apple Closes In On One Trillion Dollar Valuation ~ #StockMarket #Apple

D&D Note (6.5.2018) ~ Apple Closes In On One Trillion Dollar Valuation ~ The world’s most valuable company Apple is only about 5% away from being the first company to hit a One Trillion Dollar valuation. With its transition from a hardware company to a services company it might have a lot more room to … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.31.2018) ~ “National Security” Tariffs Imposed on Core US Allies, Markets Decline ~ #StockMarket #Tariffs

D&D Note (5.31.2018) ~ “National Security” Tariffs Imposed on Core US Allies, Markets Decline ~ Today the Trump Administration imposed Steel & Aluminum Tariffs sighting National Security on our core allies including the EU, Canada, and Mexico. Our NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico both announced retaliatory tariffs in a dollar for dollar manner. This led … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.30.2018) ~ Italy Contagion Fears Subside Pushing Markets Higher ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (5.30.2018) ~ Italy Contagion Fears Subside Pushing Markets Higher ~ Markets bounced back today after yesterdays one day algo driven selloff. Calmer heads prevailed and investors have realized that Italy is not Greece and most likely not going to be another Brexit. The Financial sector saw good gains but did not gain back … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.29.2018) ~ Spike in Italian Bond Yields Sends Stocks Down ~ #StockMarket #ItalyDebt #Sell-Off

D&D Note (5.29.2018) ~ Spike in Italian Bond Yields Sends Stocks Down ~ A political + debt crisis in Italy over the weekend saw a spike in Italian bond yields causing a huge flight to safety into the US Dollar and US Treasuries. Italy 2-YR Yield rose to 2.738% and the Italy 10-YR Yield rose … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.18.2018) ~ S&P Flat on Week is Victory for Bulls ~ #StockMarket

D&D Note (5.18.2018) ~ S&P Flat on Week is Victory for Bulls ~ In the face of continued rising of the 10YR Yield the S&P 500 remained flat for the week. This is actually a big win for the bulls. Why? Because we are still holding the breakout of the downtrend and have not tried … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.9.2018) ~ Trump Pulls Out of Iran Deal Sending Oil on Rally ~ #StockMarket #IranDeal #Oil

D&D Note (5.9.2018) ~ Trump Pulls Out of Iran Deal Sending Oil on Rally ~ The S&P 500 broke out of the recent downtrend today which is a very bullish signal. The PPI report today did not signal runaway inflation and that coupled with the jobs report from last week are all bullish signs. Since Thursdays … Continue reading

D&D Note (5.7.2018) ~ Trump Tweet on Iran Takes Markets Off Session Highs ~ #StockMarket #IranDeal #Apple

D&D Note (5.7.2018) ~ Trump Tweet on Iran Takes Markets Off Session Highs ~ Technicals look decent in the market with the 200 day moving average now been tested 3 times and a bounce off it each time including last Friday after the goldilocks jobs report. Its been awhile since we’ve been able to maintain a … Continue reading

D&D Note (4.26.2018) ~ Facebook Earnings Boost Tech Stocks ~ #StockMarket #Facebook

D&D Note (4.26.2018) ~ Facebook Earnings Boost Tech Stocks ~ Markets rallied today with the Technology sector leading the day on the back of Facebook’s stellar earnings report last night. FB was up 9.06% on the session. All the major indices finished in the green today with the DOW up 0.99%, the NASDAQ up 1.64%, … Continue reading

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