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Stock Market Update for Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

This morning things looked pretty ugly. With lingering concerns over the trade situation with the U.S. & China, the major indices dropped overnight and kicked off the session with losses. But everything changed after today’s Fed Minutes. The minutes from the … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

U.S.-China trade relations were the focus again today. China announced that it will cut import tariffs on U.S. autos and some auto parts on July 1st. But there are some concerns over the deal with Chinese telecom company ZTE. President Trump … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Monday, May 21st, 2018

Is the China- U.S. trade war over? Not quite. But according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the trade war is “on hold”. The U.S. and China wrapped up trade talks over the weekend and the news was positive. According to Mnuchin there … Continue reading

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Here are the 4 things that are moving the markets right now

After a positive start on Monday, stocks struggled for most of the week. Here’s what was moving the markets last week: Trump & China – Trade negotiations seemed to fall flat after President Trump said that he was doubtful a deal … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Stocks had a back and forth day before finishing slightly lower. This morning weekly Unemployment Claims came in at 222,000. Although the number was slightly higher than expected, unemployment claims remain at the lowest levels we’ve seen in 48 years. The 4-week moving … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Stocks bounced back after yesterday’s drop. There were some concerns over North Korea after they canceled a meeting with South Korea and threatened to back out of the planned historic meeting with President Trump. But traders didn’t seem too worried. The … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Today the DOW’s impressive 8-day win streak came to an end. Retail Sales were released this morning at 8:30am ET and they were slightly lower than expected. Markets were on the move after the report. Gold (GC) tanked (down 2.1%) and interest rates spiked … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Monday, May 14th, 2018

It was a quiet start for the week with stocks slightly higher. Trading got off to a positive start with the major indices up at the open. But after a sideways morning, stocks pulled back early afternoon. The major indices were … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Trading got off to a nice start after today’s 8:30am ET report showed that U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in April. CPI was up 0.2% vs. a 0.3% forecast, and Core CPI was up 0.1% vs. a 0.2% forecast. The major indices traded higher … Continue reading

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Stock Market Update for Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Stocks were on the move early today. The major indices were up nicely at the open, then traded sideways this morning. But by lunch the major indices were on the move again, led by a surge in energy stocks. Traders were … Continue reading

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