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Dow Ekes Out A Record; S&P And Nasdaq Slip

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Weighing on the major indexes was a sell-off in predominantly three sectors, which kept a lid on the usual afternoon ramp. Retail (XRT), Financials (XLF) and SmallCaps (SCHA) combined their poor performances of … Continue reading

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Tech Slumps And Gold Pumps

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Despite another roller coaster ride, the Dow was the only one of the three major indexes that not only “survived” the mid-day sell-off but also registered another record high. The tech arena was … Continue reading

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Broad Weakness Can’t Stop Nasdaq From Setting New Record

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets It was a nip and tuck kind of day with a rise in bond yields keeping any equity advances in check as hope prevailed that its impact on stocks would be ephemeral. The … Continue reading

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Hugging The Unchanged Line

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The major indexes zigzagged throughout the day but stayed close to the unchanged line, and that’s where we ended up with only the Nasdaq closing fractionally higher. On the front burner is much … Continue reading

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Day 2 Of Yellen’s Testimony: Dow Rides Into Record Territory

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The recent trend of warnings from various Fed mouthpieces continued today with Lael Brainard commenting that “asset valuations do look a bit stretched,” another hint designed to take the starch out of upward … Continue reading

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Tech Sector Saves The Day

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The Nasdaq managed to hold on to most of its early gains, while the Dow dropped back in the red. The S&P essentially closed unchanged, as a last hour sell off contributed to … Continue reading

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