Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 21, 2015

December 21, 2015 Interpreting Hike The Federal Reserve hiked the Fed Fund’s rate by 25 basis points, as anticipated. We said that what we wanted to hear was Yellen make it clear that the Fed is likely to wait to … Continue reading

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December 16, 2015

December 16, 2015 Credibility Hike Today is the day that the Federal Reserve is likely to hike the Fed Fund’s rate by 25 basis points. The economic data and inflation data do not support a rate hike, but the Fed … Continue reading

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December 8, 2015

December 8, 2015 Rates and Oil – Implications As we transitioned from the focus on Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber Monday sales to the impending FOMC rate increase, the Dow and S & P broke their 200-day moving averages and all … Continue reading

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December 1, 2015

December 1, 2015 Focus Will Soon Shift To FOMC Today’s rally was gratis a strong Cyber Monday shopping push that was much anticipated. Threats of terrorism and extensive extended sales on line made shopping at malls less attractive. That put … Continue reading

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November 25, 2015

November 25, 2015 Focus on Retail Sales Intensifies Over the past 5 trading days, since the Paris attacks, the averages have consolidated on top of their respective 200-day moving averages. After a major breach back in August, a double bottom … Continue reading

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