Investors Respond to Rules Change By “Getting Out”

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Federal Reserve Changes The Rules For The Economy In the Famous 1999 Movie “The Matrix” there is a scene where Neo, Morphues and their crew are inside the Matrix on a reconnaissance mission.  While in the Matrix, Neo notices a cat walking by a doorway and then shortly later the same cat walks by again … Continue reading

Stock Markets Continue To Retreat From the Fiscal Cliff

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Stock Markets Continue To Give Back their 2012 Gains Fears of the Fiscal Cliff continued to weigh heavily on the stock markets during this past week.  The S&P 500 reached it’s highs for the week soon after the markets opened on Monday morning.  However the markets failed to hold their Monday morning gains and stocks … Continue reading

Earnings Disappoints the Markets – America’s Energy Future Brightens

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Markets Sell off as Earnings Continue to Disappoint It was a rough week for the stock markets as each attempt to establish gains quickly came to an end.  The markets could not maintain any positive momentum whatsoever even with earnings help from some key companies.  Facebook for example initially gained 22% when the company reported … Continue reading

Markets a “Tie” for the Week – Consumers are Feeling Better

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Technology Stocks Bring the Stock Markets Back Down Stock markets in the USA surged  higher on Monday and continued higher all the way into Thursday Morning as the S&P 500 got within 4 points of making a new 5 year high.  But then on Thursday Google mistakenly filed their earnings reports several hours ahead of … Continue reading

Stocks Close Down for the Week – While the Fiscal Cliff Approaches

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  USA Markets Suffers Worst Week Since June This week, stock markets  in the USA gave back some of their recent gains from the past few weeks.  The market got off to a slow start on Monday as the World Bank lowered it’s growth projections for the Asia region.   On Tuesday, the entire financial sector … Continue reading

Controversy Follows Employment Report – Stocks Near 5 Year Highs.

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USA Markets Close Near Five Year Highs It was another good week for the stock markets on a global basis.  The markets moved higher in response  to some surprisingly strong economic reports that were released this week.  The S&P 500 gained 1.5% and closed on Friday near it highs for the week at 1,461. The … Continue reading

Economy Continues To Weaken While Stocks Consolidate Gains

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First The Good News Stock Markets across the globe spent this past week giving back some of their recent gains.  The S&P 500 closed at 1,440 – down 20 points which works out to a 1.4% loss for the week. September 28th was also the final day of the third quarter and it was a … Continue reading

Dare We Say It? – The USA Housing Market Has Bottomed

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Stock Markets across the globe spent this past week moving sideways and consolidating their recent gains.  In the USA, the S&P 500 closed at 1,460 – down just 6 points from last weeks 5 year highs. The S&P 500 is now just 116 points or 8% away from it’s all time highs that were reached … Continue reading

Fed Chariman Bernanke “Prints” Markets to New Highs

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The S&P 500 closed at another 5 year high this week at 1,465 as the introduction of QE3 provided a lift to asset markets across the globe.  The S&P 500 is now within 110 points of it’s all time highs of 1,575 that were attained in October of 2007. A quick background note to readers … Continue reading

Stock Markets Finish Higher For the 5th Week In a Row

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Even with a decelerating economy and a recent sub-par earnings season behind us, the USA stock markets continued to show their resiliency.    The S&P 500 finished the week at 1,406 for a gain of a little over 1%. This was the fifth straight week the S&P 500 has finished higher. This week was also … Continue reading

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