Category Archives: Market Commentary

A Wild Ride: Dump, Pump, Dump And Pump

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets It was another wild ride in the markets when, after an opening dump, dip-buyers (or was it the PPT?) stepped in and pushed the major indexes slowly but surely back above the unchanged … Continue reading

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The See-Saw Bounce Continues

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The much-discussed mid-level US-China trade talks came to an end today with the warring factions jawboning about “being serious” coming to an agreement and that “progress has been made.” Both parties announced to … Continue reading

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Trade Talk Hope Powers Markets

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The major indexes managed to string together a 3-day winning streak thanks to continued optimism over the status of US-China trade talks. In a show of good faith, the warring parties extended their … Continue reading

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When Bad News Is Good News—Again

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets At least for today, we’re back to the theme of last year when, on many occasions, bad news was good news and kept the bullish dream alive. I was reminded of that this … Continue reading

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The ‘Everything’ Plunge

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Apple Computers started today’s market fallout yesterday afternoon by announcing weaker than expected iPhone sales and shockingly reduced its revenue guidance. Part of the blame was put on China due to the “magnitude … Continue reading

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A Turbulent Session To Start 2019

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The opening dump to start the 1st trading day of 2019, with the Dow dropping almost 400 points, had investors on edge, until a slow climb pulled the major indexes out of the … Continue reading

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