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S&P Defends Its 2,500 Level

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The major indexes zigzagged throughout the session but ended up on a sour note by trending towards the day’s lows. The S&P 500 managed to defend its 2,500 level successfully—so far. Not helping … Continue reading

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Fed Plans To Scale Back Stimulus; US Dollar Spikes; Dow & S&P Set New Records

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets I had to laugh this morning when some news reports called the Nasdaq as having “plunged” in view of Apples weakness (-1.68%). It turned out that the Nasdaq merely retreated a meager -0.3% … Continue reading

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Bullish Mood Prevails

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Despite sudden market weakness developing late in the session, with technology and biotech being spooked the most, the major indexes recovered a good chunk of their early gains and ended in the green … Continue reading

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Weak Economic Data Keeps Markets In Check

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets While the Dow managed to close in the green for the 3rd straight session in a row, the broader market sagged a little based on weak retail shares that had the sector (XRT) … Continue reading

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Extending The Rally

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets After yesterday’s massive rebound, the major indexes continued with their bullish theme supported by Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s words that he’s hopeful a tax overhaul can be accomplished by the end of the year. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma Strikes…Markets Rally

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Sure, why not? After hurricane Harvey’s strike in Texas, which is still trying to get a handle on the amount of devastation and costs to rebuild, Irma struck Florida this weekend wreaking havoc … Continue reading

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