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8.22.14 – Blog Will Resume Monday

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8.21.14 – Dragged Kicking And Screaming

The Bulls pushed the market higher today, dragging behind the kicking and screaming Bears.  The Dow Industrials gained 60 points to close at 17,039.56, still a little shy of the former highs.  The S&P 500 Index hit a new all-time … Continue reading

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8.19.14 – Marching Higher

Damn low volume, full speed ahead!  An apparent lack of sellers helped push the Dow Industrials up another 80 points to close at 16,919.59.  Reports out today showed inflation pressures remain limited and housing starts jumped. The S&P 500 Index … Continue reading

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8.18.14 – Peace In Our Time?

Talk of tensions easing between Russia and Ukraine sparked a stock rally that shot the Dow Jones Industrials up 175 points to close at 16,838.74.  The S&P 500 Index rallied .85% while the Nasdaq Composite Index gained .97%.  Very low … Continue reading

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8.15.14 – Modem Crash; No Internet

Sending this from my phone.  See you next week.

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8.14.14 – Finding What’s Hot And What’s Not

Tensions easing a bit in Ukraine sent the stock market higher on falling volume, with the Dow Industrials rising 61 points to close at 16,713.58.  The S&P 500 Index rose .43% with the Nasdaq Composite doing the same.  Treasury yields … Continue reading

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8.13.14 – Bearish Divergences Are Forming

A slowdown in retail sales spurring hope on the Street that the Fed won’t be too quick to raise rates helped push the S&P 500 Index to a two-week high.  The SP was up .67% while the Dow Industrials gained … Continue reading

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8.12.14 – Dental Surgery Today; Blog Will Resume Tomorrow

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8.11.14 – Not What The Bulls Want To See

The stock market rose today – tepidly – with several of the major indexes testing but closing below important short-term resistance levels.  The Dow Industrials gained 16 points and closed at 16,569.98 after trading up as much as 74 points.  … Continue reading

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8.8.14 – Can’t Beat That With A Stick

The market soared today with the S&P 500 Index posting its best gains in five months, as the situation starts to ease in Ukraine.  The Dow Industrials rose 185 points to close at 16,553.93 while the S&P 500 Index gained … Continue reading

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