Category Archives: Market Commentary

Divergence Alert: 10-Year Bond Yield Drops, While Nasdaq Pops

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The Dow proved to be the laggard of the day again, as more fallout from Boeing’s recent aircraft crashes continued with many countries now having grounded the 737 Max jets. With Boeing (-6.22%) … Continue reading

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A Steady Climb

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Despite early weakness, the Dow managed a nice turnaround by coming back from a 240 point deficit to a 200-point gain. Boeing was the company that kept the Dow in check, after it … Continue reading

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Global Growth Fears Smack Equities

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Right after the opening bell, equities hit the skids with the Dow dropping some 300 points before finding some footing. Causing this upheaval was the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Draghi, who unveiled a … Continue reading

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Trade Optimism Slips—Equities Follow Suit

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The major indexes were unable to touch the plus side of the unchanged line, as the historic Christmas rebound struggled for the second day with the S&P 500 not being able to decisively … Continue reading

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Clinging To The Unchanged Line

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Aimless meandering probably best describes today’s session during which traders looked in vain for catalysts to establish market direction. There were none, so we bounced around the unchanged line in a narrow range, … Continue reading

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Losing Support And Dumping Into The Red

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Sure, eventually there had to be a market pullback, as only hype and euphoria surrounded the U.S.-China trade talks with hard evidence of progress still seeming to be nebulous. This is what we … Continue reading

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