Monthly Archives: May 2017

Your Monday Market Blip 5/22/17

Stocks continued to move higher as President Trump visits the Middle East and is arranging deals for arms and infrastructure spending. It will be interesting to read the details of these agreements as they come out but clearly the current administration is aligning with Saudi Arabia, Israel and Egypt while leaving Iran out in the…
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Your Weekly Market Blip 5/19/17

The political turmoil surrounding President Trump, Russia and the FBI seems to be fading and markets are starting to refocus on regulatory and tax reform issues again. At the close on Friday the Dow gained 165 points to 20,828. Trading volume was heavy which for a Friday was good. For the week the Dow lost…
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Your Thursday Market Blip 5/18/17

Stocks rebounded from yesterday’s selloff as the Dow gained 56 points to close at 20,663 on heavy volume. The political turmoil subsided a bit as earnings reports continue to hit the news wires. Walmart reported Q1 numbers today and the results were good. The Bentonville, AR retail giant posted a 1% revenue gain and a…
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Your Wednesday Market Blip 5/17/17

Stocks today pulled back on political news. The markets have been immune to the political rhetoric so far but the most recent Trump/Comey news regarding the FBI’s investigation into Michael Flynn back in February sparked the selloff on fears it could slow down or potentially halt tax and regulatory reform as well as infrastructure spending.…
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