Tag Archives: SPX

Trade Hope And A Short Squeeze Combine To Keep The Rally Going

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Friday’s rebound did not die today but continued full force thanks to Trump’s successful jawboning about the trade talks. It was more of a concession towards the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, which received … Continue reading

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Markets Find Some Footing; Retail Sales And Walmart Throw An Assist; Bond Yields Crash

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The market got an unexpected assist, which prevented a continuation of yesterday’s slide; at least for the time being. Retail sales surged in July, but that does not mean all is well, as … Continue reading

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Mayhem In The Markets: Stocks Get Hammered As Roller Coaster Continues—Sell Signals On Deck

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Yesterday’s attempt by Trump to put some lipstick on the trade pig, via a possible delay of certain tariffs, now seems to have had only a one-day effect with global realities taking front … Continue reading

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Dangling The China Carrot—Markets Recover

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Again, it was a trading day that had me shaking my head. After yesterday’s drubbing, with the Dow losing close to 400 points, an explosive rebound sent the major indexes back into rally … Continue reading

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ETF Tracker Newsletter For August 9, 2019

ETF Tracker StatSheet           You can view the latest version here. DIVING INTO THE WEEKEND—AND RECOVERING [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets It ended up being a mixed Friday, as the major indexes did an early swan dive but, … Continue reading

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Buybacks And A Short-Squeeze Drive The Rebound

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Two forces combined to pull the markets out of the doldrums after Monday’s drubbing. For one, we saw corporate buybacks pick up speed, and two, a giant short-squeeze, now its third day, threw … Continue reading

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