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BOJ Stirs Rally

BOJ Stirs Rally

Friends The markets do love central bank intervention don’t they? Just when Janet Yellen and the Fed are wrapping up QE here at home, the Bank of Japan has decided to take it up a notch. The result- a falling Yen, a surging dollar, collapsing gold (in dollar terms),...

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A Week Of Recovery

A Week Of Recovery

Friends After all the hand wringing about the Ebola case in New York City, and the subsequent drop in overnight trading of the S&P futures, stocks staged an impressive rally in today’s trading. It seems market participants had several hours to calm down before normal market hours this morning,...

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Holy Cow

Holy Cow

Friends As the late Harry Caray used to say “Holy Cow”. It was just last Thursday, at the opening of trading, when it looked like the downturn that we were experiencing was only going to get worse. A few trading days later, and the bulls are starting to feel...

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Stocks Snap Back

Stocks Snap Back

Friends Today’s rally was fueled by hopes that the Fed stands at the ready with more QE should things deteriorate in the markets/economy. If we are in a correction or even entering a bear market for stocks, these sharp rallies are common. On the other hand, perhaps this was...

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