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Market Snapshot – Friday 10.04.19

US indexes trim their losses heading into the weekend as an upbeat employment report feeds into market optimism despite the overall news and headline risk shocks that have been plaguing the markets over the last month.   According to the Bureau of Labor and...

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Market Snapshot – Thursday 10.03.19

The broader stock market rebounded today after two consecutive days of steep declines. The theme has generally been the same--investors are worried about slowing economic growth on a global scale. The start of Q3 corporate earnings reports might also be adding to...

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Market Snapshot – Wednesday 10.02.19

Following yesterday’s drop across all three US indexes, today’s drop is even more harrowing, with the Dow Jones plunging by 527 points, the S&P 500 losing -1.74% and the Nasdaq sliding -1.59%.   Investors worried about a recession are pulling out of big tech...

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Market Snapshot – Tuesday 10.01.19

Today marks the beginning of corporate earnings season and the first day of the traditionally feared month of October. But the economic data that hit the markets today was anything but ordinary or traditional. The ISM US manufacturing data came in at a 10-year low. It...

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Market Snapshot – Monday 9.30.19

Markets kicked off the week with all tree indexes--the DJIA, S&P 500, and Nasdaq--rallying slightly below or above 0.6%. The Dow ended the day up 152.94 points, the S&P logging in gains of 20.95, and the Nasdaq jumping higher than the previous two at 0.86% or...

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Market Shorts 9.23.19

Stock market's eerie parallels to September 2007 should raise recession fears  Source: Marketwatch "Since last year real GDP growth in the U.S. has been slowing. The chair of the Federal Reserve has been signaling that while growth is slowing, there is no recession...

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Swing Trading: Short-Term Breakout Points for Sector ETFs

Where are the breakouts likely to happen--either up or down--and where are the closest price targets? The breakout points (swing levels) aim to provide direction-neutral guidance for either scenario.    The levels are also ultra short-term, meaning that support and...

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What Are the Key Drivers Behind Gold Price Moves?

Gold has been at the center of media attention as investors, financial institutions, and central banks have been purchasing gold to diversify their portfolios in light of concerns of a global economic slowdown. Yet many retail investors don’t understand gold, how it...

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