Category Archives: Market Commentary

Fed Minutes Keep Markets Mixed

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets To much shock and surprise all three major indexes opened down this morning—by a gigantic -0.3%. Since in this new normal, a larger downside margin is no longer allowed, so a rebound materialized … Continue reading

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Dow Scores 8th Gain In A Row

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Last week’s record setting pace continued today as all three major indexes powered higher led by the S&P 500 with a gain of +0.60%. The fact that concerns remain about excessive valuation did … Continue reading

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Equities Mixed But Dow Squeezes Out A Gain

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Treading water below the unchanged line was the theme of the day as weakening upward momentum held the major indexes in check. Despite the usual afternoon ramp, only the Dow managed to eke … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Registers A Seven-Session Winning Streak

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The bulls continued to have their way on Wall Street with today’s support coming from positive data confirming that the US economy is heating up and leaving the Fed behind in terms of … Continue reading

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The Rally Continues: Low Interest Rates Are Good News And… High Interest Rates Are Good News

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets All eyes were on the Fed today, or more specifically Janet Yellen’s testimony before the U.S. senate banking committee. Among much jawboning Yellen warned that “waiting too long to remove accommodation would be … Continue reading

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Wall Street Bets On Trump

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Last week’s upward momentum showed no signs of letting up as the rally continued today with the major indexes adding over +0.5%. The conviction is that Trump’s promised tax cut will be a … Continue reading

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