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An Early Rally Fizzles As Bond Yields Rise

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The session started out with the bullish sentiment intact from yesterday’s rebound but ended with the bears taking over causing the major indexes to close at the lows of the day. The cause … Continue reading

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Uncertainty Reigns Ahead Of Jobs Report

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets It was another roller coaster ride with the indexes vacillating around their unchanged lines. A nice mid-day rally fizzled out and accelerated to the downside in the last hour when dip buyers stepped … Continue reading

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One Man’s Jawboning Drags Down Markets; US Dollar Gets Clobbered

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Things looked pretty hunky dory after the opening with the major indexes storming again into record territory. Then the hammer came down in form of Commerce Secretary Ross’s comments. Bloomberg reported as follows: … Continue reading

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Logging The First Down Day Of The Year

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets I had to happen eventually and today was the day. The major indexes actually traded below the unchanged line all day, staged a comeback but ended slightly in the red, as some profit … Continue reading

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Dow Continues Record Setting Pace; Bonds Get Clobbered

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Thanks to Boeing, which added more than 60 points to the Dow, the index set another record while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq gained for the 6th straight day. There was no particular … Continue reading

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A Big Day For The Bulls

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets This is the time of the year when market historians come out and use the first five trading days of the year to compare it to the past and then project the results … Continue reading

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