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Stalemate

Stalemate

Friends Stocks tried to sell off at the opening this morning, but the bears just couldn’t muster very much enthusiasm. Word that the China trade talks are progressing, and a good earnings release from Walmart were enough to spark modest interest from the bulls and stocks moved into positive...

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A Quiet Mixed Bag

A Quiet Mixed Bag

Friends It was a bit of a tug of war today between the bulls and the bears, as stocks meandered aimlessly throughout the trading session. Pundits continue to be concerned that the economy is slowing and that the rally we have seen since the first of the year has...

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Minimal Damage

Minimal Damage

Friends Fears of a global slowdown once again sent stocks lower today, but stocks bounced off the lows of the day and the S&P actually made it back to positive territory. It has been a difficult week for the market averages, but it comes as no real surprise. We...

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Headline Dip

Headline Dip

Friends Worries that a deal with China is going to be harder to come by, and likely take longer, helped send stocks lower during today’s trading session. Stocks were already under some pressure from less than stellar news out of Europe, where growth is extremely difficult to come by,...

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Bulls In Charge

Bulls In Charge

Friends After last week’s jobs report, the bulls appear to have the upper hand at the moment, as volatility has lessened and sellers seem to be out of ammunition. Now, is this move getting a little long in the tooth? Stocks have gone almost straight up since the nightmare...

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