Give Me Some Epinephrine

The past 30 days have been the least volatile of any 30-day period in more than two decades. Only five days during the most recent stretch saw the S&P 500 move by more than 0.5% in either direction, the lowest since the fall of 1995. I find myself refreshing my screens, because sometimes throughout the…

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Energy Is Back In Play

Dow: +23.76… Nasdaq: +11.49… S&P: +4.80… With crude oil approaching 50 bucks again its natural to see energy stocks get put back in play.  As you can see in the chart above, the energy sector broke above their early June highs today. We have ECA, DVN and WPX and they all had great days. In…

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Stocks Drift Higher On Fed Minutes

Dow: +21.92… Nasdaq: +1.55… S&P: +4.07… U.S. stocks ticked higher after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its July meeting that shed little light on when the central bank could next raise interest rates. The minutes, along with the July statement, suggested while a rate increase as early as September is a possibility, the Fed…

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It’s a Good Anarchy For Stocks

“I was the only guy with any bit of anarchy left”- Sid Vicious Stocks just love this low to zero rate stuff. The investment world is held at gunpoint to JUST buy stocks.  You’ve heard of NIRP and ZIRP, but I wait for AIRP… Apocolyptic Interest Rate Policy.  Its all fun and games until someone…

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Friday Roundup & That’s a Wrap

Quite boring actually, but that  is to be expected on a lazy Friday in August.  I hope everyone enjoys the weekend.  Personally I am suffering the 97 degrees and the 100% humidity that Satan himself has imposed on my neck of the woods. I am still mostly long with a few shorts as you know, and…

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