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Fed Does Not Cave To White House Demands — Holds Rates Steady, Disappoints Markets

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The session started with the major indexes edging higher, that is until the Fed came out stating that current “policy is appropriate with no bias to hike or cut.” Powell further elaborated that … Continue reading

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An Early Struggle Followed By A Late Rebound

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets A sudden mid-morning drop pulled the major indexes further south, after an already weak opening caused by Google’s poor report card, which showed that revenue growth cooled off in Q1 and all major … Continue reading

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A Green Monday

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets While the major indexes closed in the green to start the week, the gains were minor despite the Nasdaq scoring back to back record closes. The S&P 500 managed to notch a new … Continue reading

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ETF Tracker Newsletter For April 26, 2019

ETF Tracker StatSheet https://www.theetfbully.com/2019/04/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etf-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-04-25-2019/ Q1 GDP Blows Through Expectations [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The Q1 GDP number blew through expectations by soaring 3.2% annualized, which was some 50% higher than the 2.3% forecast. However, when looking under … Continue reading

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Markets Under Pressure

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The markets came under pressure this morning with the Dow dropping some 250 points right at the opening. 3M was the contributor to this downside move as earnings disappointed, but more importantly, the … Continue reading

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Digesting Yesterday’s Gains

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Last Monday, I wrote how the direction of bond yields affects the performance of low volatility ETFs, such as SPLV, compared to the underlying index. Here’s what I said: Case in point is … Continue reading

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