Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fed Decision

This week we had the Fed decision on interest rates and monetary policy.  Big Ben came to his podium on Wednesday and stated he was going to keep interest rates between zero and 1/4 percent.  Big surprise there.  The public … Continue reading

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Greek election results

The Greek elections held the world hostage over the last week.  Fears of the leftist party having Syriza win and tearing up the austerity agreements with the EU were narrowly quashed by the conservative democratic party.  It was a narrow … Continue reading

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Must be the season of the tripe witch

This week is triple witching week.  The week when standard options, index options, and futures expire on the same day.  This can be a volatile week with the unwinding and rolling of positions in the markets.  The past week had … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

Last week I mentioned the saying “sell in May and go away”.   Looks like it was a good idea for the bulls. Well, so much for a good jobs report and unemployment number.  The jobs numbers were atrocious.  With a … Continue reading

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