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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

D&D Note (2.14.2018) ~ Bond Proxy Equities Selloff as Inflation Creeps Up ~

D&D Note (2.14.2018) ~ Bond Proxy Equities Selloff as Inflation Creeps Up ~ On a day when the 10YR note hit 2.9% we saw the bond proxy stocks selloff. Specifically the sectors of Utilities, Telecom, and Real Estate which all have high dividend yields and have been used as a proxy to bonds during this … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.8.2018) ~ Lows Retested as Deleveraging Continues ~

D&D Note (2.8.2018) ~ Lows Retested as Deleveraging Continues ~ The markets looked to retest the lows from Tuesday to form the right side of a W pattern. The DOW almost hit its key level of 23,778 while the S&P broke through its key level of 2,593. We must now watch the futures market to … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.6.2018) ~ The New Computer Driven Market ~

D&D Note (2.6.2018) ~ The New Computer Driven Market ~ Welcome to the future where computers lead our markets up and down. We’ve seen extreme volatility in the last few trading sessions. What happened? On Friday we got a good jobs number with rising wages. That good news became bad news when investors then started … Continue reading

D&D Note (2.2.2018) ~ Good News is Bad News, DOW Falls 666 points ~

D&D Note (2.2.2018) ~ Good News is Bad News, DOW Falls 666 points ~ The good job number and rise in wages has caused investors to worry the FED is behind the curve and will accelerate their rate hikes. That caused the 10YR to spike today and Equities to follow in parallel inverse. Once the … Continue reading

D&D Note (1.30.2018) ~ Pension Fund Rebalancing Sends Stocks Falling ~

D&D Note (1.30.2018) ~ Pension Fund Rebalancing Sends Stocks Falling ~ Stocks selloff today but close off their lows which is a positive sign. Trading volume was low signaling it was not panic selling. This was the first 1%+ correction in the markets this year which is healthy for the overall market. Three main stories … Continue reading

D&D Note (6-28-2012) ~ ObamaCare Upheld, Stocks Sell-Off, Then Late Day Rally On Euro Pact To Stimulate Growth

D&D Note (6-28-2012) CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) currently is at 19.71. Traditionally a VIX reading of 30 or over signals panic. Investors like to buy when there’s panic in the market because thats normally when you have capitulation, or in other words the bottom of a market. What the VIX measures is the implied volatility … Continue reading

D&D Note (3-19-2012) ~ Apple offers Dividend – The New iPad sets New Records

D&D Note (3-19-2012) Apple dividend is $2.65 on July 1st. $10 billion in stock buybacks over 3 years. Total of $45 billion used of their $98 Billion. None of this is using their cash stored off shore – and with record iPad sales (again) a lot of this could potentially be money earned this year! … Continue reading