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ETF Tracker Newsletter For December 6, 2019

ETF Tracker StatSheet           You can view the latest version here. JOBS REPORT POWERS MARKETS—THE WEEK ENDS UP UNCHANGED [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The headline jobs report did not disappoint and showed that 266k new jobs were … Continue reading

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Shrugging Off Trade Dispute Concerns

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets An early morning pop gave way to a drop, which gave way to a slow but steady recovery with the major indexes managing to reclaim their respective unchanged lines by a small margin. … Continue reading

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Recovering Lost Ground

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Today was reversal day, as the trade soap opera story was changed again based on an unsourced rumor that a phase-1 deal was still in the works. Even though nothing of substance was … Continue reading

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Torpedoing The Markets: Stocks And Bond Yields Tumble

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets As I pondered yesterday, the While House indeed fired the next salvo about the trade talks, but it was not what the markets expected. Stocks got hit hard when Trump announced that the … Continue reading

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One-Two Punch Spooks Markets

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Just as I posted the amazing fact last Wednesday that the S&P 500 had not corrected more than -0.5% in 35 days, it happened suddenly with the index shedding a moderate -0.86%. The … Continue reading

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Bullish Sentiment Rocks

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The markets continued to edge higher with the Dow and Nasdaq lagging early on but picking up steam mid-session to join the S&P 500 in green territory. Along the path, more records highs … Continue reading

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