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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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Uncertainty Reigns; Dollar Gets Pummeled

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Uncertainty and volatility reigned supreme as Secretary of State Tillerson’s meeting in Russia initially generated a small relief rally in the dollar with bond yields shooting higher. Then the hammer came down as … Continue reading

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Banks & Stocks Bleed While Gold Shines

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets An early rally attempt driven by Apple reaching new all-time highs was rebuffed in a hurry, as worries surfaced that Trump may not be able to deliver on his promised tax cuts as … Continue reading

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Dow Inches Up While Tech Stocks Lead

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets The Dow continued blazing a trail today, bolstered by a strong earnings report from tech giant Microsoft (MSFT). The index continues to plow its way into record territory and lately there’s no … Continue reading

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Equities End Mixed As Crude Oil Slides

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets The major U.S. stock indexes kicked off the trading week in a mixed fashion. U.S. stocks, still reeling from its worst yearly start ever, were able to close mostly higher in a … Continue reading

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Stocks Rally With Financials Plowing Forward

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Gains today put both the S&P 500 and Dow back into positive territory for the year. Eyes were focused on tentative announcements from the Fed regarding their stress testing on top U.S. … Continue reading

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