Tag Archives: VIX

Keeping Upward Momentum Alive

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The major indexes followed through from yesterday’s advance to close higher with the Dow logging its fifth positive session, while the Nasdaq lagged slightly and fell just short of crossing its unchanged line … Continue reading

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From Feast To Famine: A Dead-Cat Bounce Dies

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Follow through momentum from yesterday’s modest rebound ran into a brick wall mid-day, the bears took over and down we went with the major indexes diving decisively into the red and closing at … Continue reading

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Inching Up Ahead Of Summit

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Market activity happened above the unchanged line today with the major indexes vacillating in bullish territory, where they closed, despite fading in the last few minutes. The reason for the late slip was … Continue reading

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Spiking Bond Yields Equals Sinking Equities

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets It all started with an April slowdown in retail sales from a revised higher (+0.8%) March number to a lame +0.3% in April indicating a lack of follow through growth. That sent equities … Continue reading

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Stocks Jump As Dollar Dumps

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Muted inflation fears were one part of the puzzle that helped the markets score another win with the major indexes gaining across the board. First, today’s reading on April consumer prices came in … Continue reading

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Energy And Financials Propel The Indexes

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets You never know what motivates traders to push the markets higher. After Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear pact, and massive preceding requests by world leaders not to follow through with it, you … Continue reading

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