Category Archives: Market Commentary

U.S.-China Trade Mayhem Crushes Equities

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets It was clear to me on Sunday afternoon, that today would be bad day in the markets when China’s Premier Liu He tweeted that China is planning to retaliate, and three core concerns … Continue reading

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An Early Slump Followed By A Late Pump

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Another jaw dropping opening had the Dow down some 400 points early in the day, as anxiety increased over the deepening trade dispute with China, which continued to squash any bullish sentiment not … Continue reading

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Markets In Search Of Support—U.S.-China Trade Deal Collapses

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets It’s now official. The planned tariff increases from 10% to 25% on imported Chinese goods are scheduled to go into effect this Friday. According to Reuters, China has made “systematic edits” to a … Continue reading

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Equities Tank As The Trade Drama Continues

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Volatility returned with a vengeance, as uncertainty about the U.S.-China trade talks ratcheted up a notch, despite Vice Premier Liu He’s intention to attend trade talks this week in Washington. However, that did … Continue reading

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Dropping And Popping; Another Miraculous Rebound

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The futures market was hit hard last night with the Dow being down some 500 points, while the S&P 500 got hammered at the tune of -2.4%. By the time, the regular session … Continue reading

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Markets In Retreat Mode

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets After an early meandering around their respective unchanged lines, the major indexes took a sudden steep dive and quickly red numbers spread across traders’ computer screens. The scramble to find the culprit was … Continue reading

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