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Volatility Disconnect

The market has rallied strongly on the Trump election, mostly on assumptions that his economic plan will be great the economic growth. However, is the market getting ahead of itself.

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Bear Market?

Murphy’s Law struck and of all the days – seriously – it was yesterday in which our open position files from the clearing firm were not updated in the morning (the clearing firm was having problems). I was excited to get into work ...

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Running Silent

It’s that time of year where I get a little break. This will be my last Preview for a couple of weeks as I rest my fingers and recharge my batteries. I don’t expect too many fireworks over the next couple of weeks, but we should still ...

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It's all about Symmetry

It looks for now that the short-term supports have held and while we could see some volatility in the weeks ahead, I believe that the Fed will come to the rescue. However, probably not until the September or perhaps in the 11th hour at their October ...

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Fall Equinox Outlook

The market continues its fit and start jolting move higher. The main driver remains the zero interest rate environments, coupled with the enabling QE program. Searching for yield? Well the only liquid answer is equities. This week I reported that ...

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Where to Invest?

Some of the equity indexes are at all-time highs. As the Fed's QE program continues, Yellen has made it clear that zero interest rates are here to stay for the long-term. Geopolitical situations and global economic volatility continues to bubble and ...

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Volatility

The yield in the 10-year bond is creeping up to 3% as bonds continue to sell off. It would seem, based on bond prices, that the taper is getting priced into the bond market. Perhaps investors believe that the inflation bubble is mounting and would ...

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Consumer and Trade Deficit

The market stalled a bit yesterday, but we are still holding strong. If we look back over the month of July it seemed that the rally stalled out; however, with the recent Labor Report we received another reprieve and a leg higher. There are still ...

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