Monthly Archives: December 2010

Market Rocked By Insider Trading Concerns and Irish Woes

More info…Headlinessurrounding the contagion from Ireland’s financial woes and accusations of insidertrading at some of the largest US hedge fundsbrought the markets to negative territory for the week. Monday started out on the negative side with financial stocks continuing to … Continue reading

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Unemployment Data Slows Sharp Move Up for Markets

More info…After strong rallies to the upside on positive news from Europe andan improving US economy,the slower than expected jobs growth reported Friday stopped the markets in its tracks. Continuedworries about European contagion from Ireland to other countries in the … Continue reading

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Waiting for Elections and Federal Reserve

More info…The market started the week almost hitting a six month high as earnings chugged on but the news for the US dollar was not as good, hitting a 15-year low againstthe yen on Monday. Material and industrial stocks led … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Dollar and Earnings Drive Markets

More info…Markets reacted to company earnings, global currency discussions and the G20 meeting approaching. TheS&P 500 started the week at 1176.19 and ended up 0.59% at 1183.08. Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 80.91 points with Citigroup adding5.6% on … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Dollar and Earnings Drive Markets

More info…Markets reacted to company earnings, global currency discussions and the G20 meeting approaching. TheS&P 500 started the week at 1176.19 and ended up 0.59% at 1183.08. Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 80.91 points with Citigroup adding5.6% on … Continue reading

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Markets Erase Post-election Gains

More info…This past week the markets took a bit of a breather fromtheir upward march following the mid-term elections. Congressional debate over the prior administrations tax reductions has yet to start as the new Congress settles in so there was … Continue reading

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Fed Expectations Following BOJ Move Boosts Markets

More info…Upside direction returned this weekwith the Bankof Japan’s surprisemove to cut its lending rate forthe first time in two years led to more speculation about more stimuli from the Federal Reserve. After a down day Monday with news of … Continue reading

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Markets Erase Post-election Gains

More info…This past week the markets took a bit of a breather fromtheir upward march following the mid-term elections. Congressional debate over the prior administrations tax reductions has yet to start as the new Congress settles in so there was … Continue reading

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Fed Expectations Following BOJ Move Boosts Markets

More info…Upside direction returned this weekwith the Bankof Japan’s surprisemove to cut its lending rate forthe first time in two years led to more speculation about more stimuli from the Federal Reserve. After a down day Monday with news of … Continue reading

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