Monthly Archives: August 2013

Happy (non) Labor Day!

We are now in September and the fun should begin for the year.  So far it has been a challenging year trading wise with no real two sided trading for the most part.  The bulls had been in control for … Continue reading

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Home sales a mixed picture

Two big reports came out last week regarding both the existing home sales and new home sales.  The results were a mixed bag.  Existing home sales were forecast at 5.21 million sales, actually came in at 5.39 million.  While the … Continue reading

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Has the bloom fallen from the rose?

And here I thought it was illegal for the equity market to have any type of down tick.   No one was more surprised than me with the tumble we took on Thursday, not that it wasn’t long overdue.  Jobless claims … Continue reading

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Is the economy truly improving?

There have been many economic reports that suggest that the economy is improving.  Of late we have the jobs report and the unemployment rate.  While we see that jobs are being created and the unemployment rate is dropping, what does … Continue reading

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Fed keeping its foot to the floor

The Bernanke has spoken again.  And when the Bernanke speaks, all must pay heed to the words (with lack) of wisdom.  The Fed continues with its foot on the accelerator to keep pumping its $85Billion per month in treasury and … Continue reading

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