Monthly Archives: July 2012

All is quiet on the home front

All Quiet on the home front After that monster rally last week that caught all the shorts by surprise, we have a surprisingly quiet market today.  A couple reasons for that.  One, there was no real news, good or bad … Continue reading

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Psychotic Market

Prior to Friday we had six straight down days in the equity markets.  Conversely we had the opposite in the bond markets.  All news was negative.  There were no good expectations for earnings season (which we are just entering), hopes … Continue reading

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Jobs Jobs Jobs

Jobs Jobs Jobs As I said last week, the jobs numbers will be a market mover.  Unfortunately the move was to the downside.  The new job creation numbers came in at an anemic 80K.  Forecasts were in the 150K area.  … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Birthday America! Happy 236th Birthday America.  Looks like we get a celebration of the markets rallying. We had one hell of a turn around rally going into the close from Thursday last week.  The S&P rallied 16 points in … Continue reading

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