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7.22.14 – Blog Will Resume Thursday

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7.21.14 – Looks Can Be Deceiving

The scat is hitting the fan in the mid-East and the world is shaking a collective finger of shame at Russia, yet the stock market’s retreat today was mild and on low volume.  The Dow Industrials slipped 48 points to … Continue reading

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7.18.14 – The Blog Will Resume On Monday

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7.17.14 – Fear Is A Great Motivator

There’s no way of predicting when a tragedy like today’s shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines jet is going to happen.  The only thing that can be predicted is that market players will head to safer assets, like Treasuries, when … Continue reading

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7.16.14 – Are Things As Good As They look?

A new high in the Dow Industrials and the S&P 500 Index is getting close to a new high, thanks to large cap companies like IBM and Time Warner, as well as China’s economic growth accelerating for the first time … Continue reading

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7.15.14 – Does The Bull Market End This Week?

Several stock market made new all-time highs today but pulled back this morning and closing decidedly muted.  The Dow Industrials gained but five points to close at 17,060.68.  The S&P 500 Index lost .19% and the Nasdaq Composite fell much … Continue reading

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7.14.14 – Hello 17,000 Again…But For How Long?

Say hello to 17,000 again.  Better-than-forecast earnings from several major stocks sent the Dow Industrials up 111 points to close at 17,055.42, just below last week’s closing high of 17,068.  The S&P 500 Index gained .48% while the Nasdaq Composite … Continue reading

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7.11.14 – Are Looks Deceiving?

Lots of talk this week about how the market is FINALLY beginning a pullback.  But as we finish off what started out being the biggest weekly loss since April, not everything was bad.  The Dow Industrials reversed course and closed … Continue reading

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7.10.14 – Blog Will Resume Tomorrow

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7.9.14 – Vee Is The Word

With apologies to the gang at Rydell High, it’s Volume, not Grease, that’s the word.  Although the equity indexes were higher today – up 79 points for the Dow Industrials (closing at 16,985.61),  up. 46% for the S&P 500 Index … Continue reading

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