Archive for April, 2018

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Weekly Market Update – 30 April 2018 BMO

APRIL 2018 IN REVIEW April is historically the most bullish month of the year. However, with one more session left to go, April of 2018 is looking anything but. The DOW and the S&P500 are still holding above their critical supports of 23,500 and 2,580 respectively while still making lower highs since January this year. […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 23 April 2018 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 23 April 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 16 to 20 April 2018: HOLDING ON The U.S. stock market notched its second consecutive weekly advance this week, but big losses on Thursday and Friday left a bad taste in investors’ mouths going into the weekend. The S&P 500 added 0.5% this week, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and […]

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Ten (Trading) Rules I Never Break

As with anything in life, we have rules. We stop at red lights. We do not touch the red “live” wire. We never put our hands in boiling water. We do not leave the baby unattended in the bath. Rules are meant for our safety. Rules prevent bad things from happening. Rules keep things organized […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 16 April 2018 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 16 April 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 9 to 13 April 2018: Light Volume Overshadows Gains Wall Street had a good week in terms of gains, but volume was light, pointing to a lack of conviction among investors — who spent the week digesting a steady stream of headlines. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite led the major indices higher, […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 09 April 2018 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 09 April 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 2 to 6 April 2018: Trade Concerns Drive Friday Fallout The stock market closed the week on a decidedly lower note, falling victim to fears about potential trade wars, the Federal Reserve’s tightening bias, and the specter of earnings growth not living up to this year’s high expectations.  The Dow, Nasdaq, […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 02 April 2018 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 02 April 2018 BMO

~~~ QUARTER ONE 2018 IN REVIEW Quarter One of 2018 was one major roller-coaster ride when everything we’re used to went out of whack. I’ve not seen divergence like this since 2007 and the number of >1% sessions were more than I have ever seen in such a condensed period of time. I don’t remember […]

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