Mid-Day Outlook: September 15, 2017

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Mid-Morning Look Friday, September 15, 17 U.S. equities are edging slightly higher, holding at or near record highs for the three major indices, as this “Teflon” market continues higher. Nothing seems to stick or weigh on investor sentiment, not the potential for further rate hikes (ending more than a decade of super low rates), not geopolitical fears (North Korea), declining … Read More

Morning Preview: September 15, 2017

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Early Look Friday, September 15, 17 U.S. stock futures are slightly lower, but have pared overnight losses despite news North Korea fired another missile over Japan and after an explosion in London underground train in London failed to scare investors. Markets await another round of U.S. economic data this morning, including figures for retail sales, industrial production and consumer sentiment. … Read More

Market Review: September 14, 2017

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Closing Recap Thursday, September 14, 17 Equity Market Recap U.S. stocks ended mixed with Dow Industrials closing higher, as major averages were buoyed by energy stocks for a second day, while consumer discretionary and technology shares lagged. All three major indices came into the day at all-time highs, with the Nasdaq Comp failing to build on its totals, while the … Read More

Mid-Day Outlook: September 14, 2017

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Mid-Morning Look Thursday, September 14, 17 U.S. equities are mixed early, with the tech heavy Nasdaq Composite underperforming, as all three major indices are coming off record closing highs. Energy stocks get a boost after WTI crude trades above $50 per barrel for the first time since mid-August, while rising inflation data (CPI) raises the talk of the FOMC and … Read More

Market Review: September 13, 2017

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Closing Recap Equity Market Recap ·      Stocks end higher, trading in a narrow range throughout the session, but major averages all at new record lifetime highs for the Dow Industrials, Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500. Treasuries fell and the dollar gained as news of a tax-cut outline on lawmaker’s desks by September 25 revived hopes for the “Trump trade.” Inflation data was weak, as … Read More

Mid-Day Outlook: September 13, 2017

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Wednesday, September 13, 17 Equities are little changed just a day after all three major indices trade to record all-time highs, as a rebound in retailers and consumer discretionary and strength in oil stocks (on oil price strength) are keeping markets near their peaks. Today House Budget Chairman Kevin Brady confirms release of tax plan the week of Sept 25th … Read More

Morning Preview: September 13, 2017

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Early Look Wednesday, September 13, 17   A day after closing at record levels, major U.S. index futures are pulling back slightly to trade lower with few catalysts on the horizon over the next two-weeks. The FOMC meeting takes place next Wednesday, but there are no expectations for a rate hike. Markets have rebounded since last week’s decline after Hurricane … Read More

Market Preview: September 12, 2017

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Tuesday, September 12, 17 Equity Market Recap ·      U.S. stocks continue to push higher with all major stock benchmarks trading in record territory in early trade (before paring gains), with 52-week highs for several Dow components today (CAT, DWDP, HD, KO, MSFT, PFE and V). The morning was dominated by upward momentum after the debt ceiling default was averted last week … Read More

Mid-Day Outlook: September 12, 2017

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Mid-Morning Look Tuesday, September 12, 17 Equity rally continues early (though major averages paring gains) as all three U.S. stock benchmarks were in record territory in early trade, with 52-week highs for six Dow components today (CAT, DWDP, KO, MSFT, PFE and V). Investors also await the product presentation later this afternoon from Dow component AAPL, where it is expected … Read More

Morning Preview: September 8, 2017

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Early Look Tuesday, September 12, 17 U.S. stock futures are climbing steadily, on track to open at new record highs for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite ahead of a moderately busy day of announcements. Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares are extending yesterday’s gains ahead of the highly anticipated iPhone 8 launch that is set to be revealed later this … Read More