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Weekly Market Analysis – 20 August 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 13 July to 17 August 2018 : Hodgepodge of Headlines Helps Fuel Rebound The S&P 500 advanced 0.6% this week – recouping last week’s modest decline – amid a host of retail earnings, more volatility in the Turkish lira, and another (minor) chapter in the U.S.-China trade war saga. The […]

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Weekly Market Update – 13 August 2018 BMO

  … WEEK IN REVIEW – 06 July to 10 August 2018 : Rattled by the Lira The S&P 500 started the week on a positive note, extending last week’s winning streak and coming within 0.5% of its January 26 record high. However, the index struggled in the back half of the week, especially on […]

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Weekly Market Update – 06 August 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 30 July to 03 August 2018 : Apple Becomes First $1 Trillion Company Stocks climbed this week as investors digested the Fed’s latest policy directive and Apple’s (AAPL) quarterly earnings report, which helped boost the company’s market cap above the unprecedented $1 trillion mark. The S&P 500 advanced 0.8%, and […]

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Trading On Predictability & Eventuality

Some of the most common questions I get from the public are; “Where do you think the market will go next?” “Which stock is likely to make a move next?” “Why did the market/stock reverse/change its trend?” “What do I think will be the next big winner?” All these questions demand that I be a […]

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Weekly Market Update – 30 July 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 23 to 27 July 2018 : Facebook Flop Steals Trade-Deal Thunder Stocks moved mostly higher this week, sending the S&P 500 within 1.5% of its January 26 record high, with investors focused on a potential U.S.-EU trade deal and the latest batch of Q2 earnings, which featured results from high-flying […]

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Weekly Market Update – 23 July 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 16 to 20 July 2018 : Investors Shrug Off Headline-Heavy Week There were a heap of headlines out of Washington this week, but Wall Street kept its cool, finishing little changed. The S&P 500 finished flat, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished a tick higher (+0.2%), and the Nasdaq […]

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Weekly Market Update – 16 July 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 09 to 13 July 2018 : Entering Earnings Season on a Positive Note Wall Street advanced for the second week in a row, with the Nasdaq (+1.8%) touching a new record and the S&P 500 (+1.5%) hitting its best level since the big drop in early February. The Dow Jones […]

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Weekly Market Update – 09 July 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 02 to 06 July 2018 : Independence Day Bring Gains For The Week It was an abbreviated week of trading due to the Fourth of July holiday, yet there were plenty of fireworks for the bulls who enjoyed a winning week for the major indices. The bullish bias was remarkable […]

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Weekly Market Update – 02 July 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 25 to 29 June 2018 : Trade Tensions Strike Again U.S. equities declined for the second week in a row as investors continued to focus on U.S.-China trade tensions. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.3% apiece, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite slid 2.4%. Small caps […]

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Weekly Market Update – 25 June 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 18 to 22 June 2018 : Trade Tensions Weigh Stocks fell this week as trade tensions helped to keep buyers at bay. The benchmark S&P 500 index ended the week lower by 0.9%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.7%, but did notch a new all-time high on Wednesday, and the Dow […]

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