Monthly Archives: June 2006

friday morning

SHORT TERM: core inflation up 2.1% last 12 months: still moderate Overnight the Asian markets followed NY and rallied strongly: up 2% – 3% across the board. Europe came in about 1.25% higher and our indices gapped up at the … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: biggest one day gains since Mar/Apr 2003 As reported in last thursday’s post, and tracked on the NAZ weekly chart: Investors Intelligence reported last wednesday the lowest bullish sentiment, (very bullish), since Mar 2003. And today we get … Continue reading

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thursday morning

SHORT TERM: nice rally off the higher than expected first quarter GDP Overnight the Asian markets rallied across the board, and Europe came in about 1.5% higher. Our stock indices gapped up at the open, following through on yesterdays late … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: Finally the FED will let the secret out tomorrow Stock indices opened on a positive note, but sellers moved in pushing the indices to the lows of the day by 11:30AM. The technical positive divergences kicked in, (nice … Continue reading

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wednesday morning

SHORT TERM: FED meeting starts today Overnight the Asian markets were mostly lower, but turned around the selling, that started in NY, by time Hong Kong had closed. Europe opened higher and came in about 0.25% higher at our opening. Our stock … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: steady selling in front of the FED meeting Stock indices opened on a positive note but made the high for the day around 10AM, after that it was pretty much all down hill from there on out. The … Continue reading

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tuesday morning

SHORT TERM: consumer confidence up and existing home sales down Overnight the Asian indices were moderately higher, with India’s BSE posting the best gain +1%. Europe came in about unchanged and bonds rallied on the lower existing homes sales. Our … Continue reading

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monday update

SHORT TERM: a positive quiet day Stocks opened on a positive note, gapping up slightly and rallying to the highs of the day by 10:30 AM. However, the gap was closed when the market pulled back to its lows around 12:30 … Continue reading

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monday morning

SHORT TERM: FED week has finally arrived. Overnight the Asian markets opened lower, but closed slightly positive with the exception of the volatile BSE which was down about 3%. Bombay’s index has remained very volatile after its recent 25% break, … Continue reading

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favorable comparisons between the 90′s and our current market remain

A LESSON from HISTORY? Was reviewing the long term charts for the four major indices this morning: DOW/SPX/NAZ/NDX. And, I continue to see striking similarities between the 1990 – 1994 time period, and our 2002 – 2006 market. I posted a DOW … Continue reading

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