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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 (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 (4-16-2012) ~ Apple Gets The Squeeze

D&D Note (4-16-2012) Spain continued to rain percentage points on their sovereign debt where the bond yields rose above 6% which is the highest level we’ve seen in quite a few months. Despite all the pain in Spain the DOW surged 71.82 points thanks to the banks. However, the Nasdaq was under huge pressure with … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-13-2012) ~ Friday The 13th Sees Traders Unwilling To Go Long Into The Weekend

D&D Note (4-13-2012) Friday the 13th saw red slash its way through the markets today. Many will point to Chinese economy numbers, but really traders are just unwilling to hold positions into the weekend. We have a slew of banks reporting next week. While JPMorgan (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) both beat earnings today, both … Continue reading

D&D Note (4-12-2012) ~ Market Goes Long and Google Beats On Earnings

D&D Note (4-12-2012) Today’s rally was a continuation of yesterday’s rally. Google (GOOG) reported earnings after the bell and beat estimates. Google also announced they are planning an unorthodox stock split (in the past they had said they would never split the stock). We should see some more upward movement in the markets this week. … Continue reading