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One Man’s Opinion: Argentina Issues 100-year Bond. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

By Simon Black Apparently while I was in the air yesterday flying between Asia and Europe, the financial system proved once again that it believes in magic beans. The latest absurdity is that the government of Argentina sold $2.75 billion … Continue reading

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Nasdaq Slips But Dow And S&P 500 Edge Up

Due to the shortened pre-holiday session, there will be no market report today but only an update to our Trend Tracking Indexes (TTIs): The TTI’s were mixed with the Domestic one slipping a tad while the International one gained solidly. … Continue reading

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Afternoon Rally Starts June With A Bang

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Private sector hiring as reported by ADP, which added a seasonally adjusted and bigger–than-expected 253k rise in employment for May, set the tone for the market, as the major indexes climbed steadily above … Continue reading

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Weekly StatSheet For The ETF Tracker Newsletter – Updated Through 04/20/2017

ETF Data updated through Thursday, April 20, 2017 Methodology/Use of this StatSheet: From the universe of over 1,800 ETFs, I have selected only those with a trading volume of over $5 million per day (HV ETFs), so that liquidity and … Continue reading

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Markets React Well To Debate

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks rallied following the first presidential debate, as investors digest the first face-off between Hillary and Donald. Stocks broke a two-day losing streak in the first trading session following the first of … Continue reading

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Nintendo Nudges Nasdaq Higher

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks ended mixed today, but the Nasdaq notched another record closing high after the big Apple “unveiling” event, in which the gadget maker revealed the latest version of its popular iPhone, the iPhone 7. While all … Continue reading

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