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All major U.S. Markets have pulled back over the last several trading sessions with some turmoil in overseas markets as well as lackluster earnings.  The S&P 500 has pulled back near a key support level just above the 50 day moving average, and remains near the bottom end of a possible trading range.  The Dow…click to read more.

Nikkei implodes

Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The Dow Jones and S&P 500 are continuing their steady march higher in terms of overall trend both with recent “golden crosses” of the 50 day and 200 day moving averages.  The Nasdaq, on the other hand, is lagging and showing relative weakness as it struggles to hold the 50 day moving average.   Overseas action…click to read more.

U.S. Markets continue to break out to multi-month highs.  The S&P 500 has closed above the psychologically significant 2100 level for the first time since late 2015.  Within the rally there have been recent rotations out of safer stocks such as Consumer Staples and Utilities, as the “risk on” trading appears to be increasing.  Seasonally,…click to read more.

Jobless claims drop by 13K

Thursday, April 14, 2016
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Several factors have contributed to the recent market bounce.  At first it was all about oil as crude prices hit multi-month highs on anticipation of a possible production freeze overseas.  Next, strong earnings reports from a couple of big financial companies kicked off the earnings season as both JP Morgan and Wells Fargo beat expectations. …click to read more.

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