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May 18, 2022

The Rebound Erodes with Corporate Profits

U.S. equity benchmarks are slipping from yesterday’s exuberant closing levels. There was a sense of negativity ahead of Fed Chair Powell’s afternoon comments, that he would squash the rally.

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May 10, 2022

When Does The Carnage End?

E-mini S&P (June) / NQ (June) S&P, yesterday’s close: Settled at 3987.50, down 132.00 NQ, yesterday’s close: Settled at 12,193.75, down 502.00 Fundamentals: The carnage across risk assets resumed Monday. The S&P covered the gap associated with its April 1, 2021 breakout, settling with “3” handle, and the NQ traded to an 18-month low. The … Continue reading When Does The Carnage End?

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May 2, 2022

Where Did Demand Go? 

China PMIs for April on Friday night plummeted due to country’s zero-virus policy and lockdowns, state read Manufacturing contracted at 47.4 versus 48 expected and private Caixin contracted at 46.0 versus 47.0. Services came in at 41.9.

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April 29, 2022

Can Stability Overseas Offset Earnings Shock?

Earnings from Apple and Amazon after the bell brought an immediate shock to the broad market. Amazon is down about 10% after the fourth largest company in the U.S. by market cap lost $7.56 per share when +$8.37 was expected.

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April 21, 2022

Make No Mistake, This Is Tesla

Let us not beat around the bush; this morning’s strength is Tesla and all about Tesla. If the company had missed earnings, the market would be singing a very different tune.

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April 19, 2022

Everyone Is On Spring Break

Everyone is on Spring Break. Of course, I mean this figuratively, but the reality is people are out, and people are spending money.

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April 4, 2022

Navigating the Risk-Landscape

Russian war crimes in areas around Kyiv, create calls for new sanctions. French President Macron spearheads push for immediate embargo on Oil and Coal from Russia, but not Natural Gas.

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April 1, 2022

Quarter Kicks Off with Jobs

March Nonfarm Payrolls to kick off the new quarter, due at 7:30 am CT. Expectations for 490,000 jobs but wage growth, an inflation indicator, a major focus.

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March 31, 2022

Eagle-Eyed Looking Ahead 

It is the last day of a tumultuous first quarter. As we reflect to learn from our positives and negatives, we cannot help but to look forward and realize the fundamental uncertainties that lie ahead.

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