Monthly Archives: January 2019

Your Weekly Market Blip 1/25/19

Stocks moved higher thanks to news of a temporary end to the gubment shutdown and from the Federal Reserve that they were considering easing the size of the balance sheet selloff of assets acquired during QE3. Representatives from China will also in be town next week to talk trade. The Dow closed up 183 points…
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Your Wednesday Market Blip 1/23/19

Strong earnings results for Proctor & Gamble and United Technologies helped the Dow to a closing gain after a seesaw session that resembled an Otis Elevator. The Dow today posted a 171-point increase to 24,575. Trading volume was lower than the spirits of a WSU cougar fan after the last Apple Cup. Starbucks reports earnings…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 1/22/19

Stocks fell at the bell and for the day the Dow closed 301 points lower at 24,404. The partial shutdown of the US gubment continues and is now at day 32. Meanwhile, over in Davos, Switzerland, global financial leaders are gathering for the World Economic Forum (WEF) to discuss trade, money and….well…..money. One noted new…
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Your Weekly Market Blip 1/18/19

Encouraging trade news with China pushed the Dow out of correction territory today, which means it is no longer more than 10% lower than its recent high-water mark. Sources close to the Chinese/U.S. trades talks leaked that China is willing to go on a shopping spree in the U.S. The plan would be to increase…
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