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Weekly Market Update – 25 September 2017 BMO

Holding Steady Friday was another quiet day on Wall Street as the major U.S. indices hovered near their flat lines from start to finish. The S&P 500 (+0.1%) finished just a tick above its unchanged mark, as did the Nasdaq (+0.1%), thanks to a late-afternoon rally that left the benchmark index at its best level […]

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Weekly Market Update – 18 September 2017 BMO

Movin’ On Up Stocks rallied to new record highs this week–more than making up for last week’s decline–following Hurricane Irma’s weaker-than-expected Florida landfall and ahead of next week’s FOMC meeting. The Dow led this week’s advance, climbing 2.2%, followed by the S&P 500 (+1.6%), and then the Nasdaq (+1.4%). For the year, the S&P 500 […]

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TUTORIAL PREVIEW – LAST PTT FOR 2017

We’re having two Preview Sessions for the November Tutorial which will be our last batch for 2017. The next batch thereafter will be after Chinese New Year 2018. Click here to register: PATTERN TRADER TUTORIAL INTRODUCTORY SESSION ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more than 12 years, the Tutorial has evolved to become an all-encompassing, complete and holistic educational program […]

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Weekly Market Update – 11 September 2017 BMO

Still Within Striking Distance The major U.S. indices all moved lower this week as geopolitical tensions with North Korea, declining confidence in the feasibility of tax reform, and Hurricane Irma–which is expected to hit Florida this weekend–weighed on investor sentiment. The Nasdaq led the retreat, dropping 1.2%, while the Dow and the S&P 500 finished […]

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Weekly Market Update – 05 September 2017 BMO

Wall Street Ends Week On A High Note Equities ended another positive week on a positive note as investors took a relatively disappointing August jobs report in stride, pushing the Nasdaq (+0.1%) to a new record high (6,435.33). The S&P 500 and the Dow climbed 0.2% apiece, ending the day in the middle of their […]

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August 2017 In Review, September Preview

August came and went so quick that I hadn’t realised it was time to write another monthly article until September 1st was upon me. The month began with Lucy and me making a mad dash to K.L. in our trusty Grand Vitara for a last minute meeting in Mid-Valley. The old girl (the GV) still […]

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Weekly Market Update – 28 August 2017 BMO

Stocks Finish Week on a Positive Note No news proved to be good news for the bulls the past week, giving them an opportunity to reclaim control of the U.S. equity market, which rode a two-week slide into Monday’s session. The S&P 500 and the Dow finished with gains of 0.7% apiece while the Nasdaq (+0.8%) […]

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Weekly Market Update – 21 August 2017 BMO

Equities End the Week on a Lower Note Wall Street had another disappointing week, its second in a row, as investors continued to drag the major U.S. indices from their all-time highs. The Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq finished with losses of 0.8%, 0.7%, and 0.6%, respectively, while the small-cap Russell 2000 underperformed […]

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Weekly Market Update – 14 August 2017 BMO

Wall Street Slips Alongside U.S.-North Korea Relations Wall Street took it to the chin this week as a war of words between the U.S. and North Korea prompted investors to take some profits on the heels of the stock market’s most recent run to new record highs. Small caps paced the retreat, sending the Russell […]

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Weekly Market Update – 07 August 2017 BMO

DOW JONES DOMINATES, RUSSELLS TAKE A HIT According to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the stock market had yet another bullish week; the industrial average ended Friday at a record high, for the eighth session in a row, and a weekly gain of 1.2%. However, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq tell a less conclusive […]

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