Posts Tagged ‘Ben Bernanke’

Fed Unleashes QE3, Market Surges

12:55pm (EST) The bulls were pushing the market higher into today’s FOMC Rate Decision which just hit the Street and they have now stepped on the gas.  We will go over the details in the morning because the news is breaking as we go to press but the Fed willRead more

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Bears Trying to Hold Resistance

1:50pm (EST) Uncle Ben looks a little nervous today which is not helping the bulls. The market got a nice pop at the open as Wall Street and the rest of the world awaited Ben Bernanke words of wisdom.  The Fed Chairman is speaking to the zombies on the HillRead more

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Bulls Going For Hat Trick

9:00am The bulls got back-to-back wins, technically, as the market moved higher on Wednesday following the good news from Apple (AAPL, $610, up $49.72) which lifted Tech more than 2% for the session.  Like a broken record, the Fed did its part by making no changes to interest rates andRead more

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Market Rebounds, Bernanke on Deck

12:50pm (EST) The bulls have managed a slight bounce from the recent 4-day selloff but their momentum has been limited ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on the economy.  The headlines won’t hit the market until 15 minutes before the close as he is in Hot-lanta, Georgia and isRead more

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Big Ben Takes the Ball Deep

8:45am (EST) Well, we have to hand it to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.  He threw a touchdown pass to the bulls in a historical, first-time ever press conference after the Federal Open Market Committee’s announced its decision on interest rates.    We weren’t expecting the rhetoric from the latest FOMC policyRead more

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Markets Waiting on Big Ben

1:25pm (EST) Futures were up slightly this morning ahead of the bell and after a decent open, the market is mixed as we head into the second half trading.  Things could pick up as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to speak this afternoon at the Atlanta Fed conferenceRead more

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Big Ben Blows A Save/ BP Hits Fresh Lows

9:00am (EST) The bulls turned the ball over to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to help pull them out of their rut on Tuesday, and on Wednesday he was still firing fastballs.  The market moved higher on about every word he spoke as the Dow busted through the 10,000 level and reached a highRead more

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What We're Watching

The market is down halfway through the session and Bernanke is on deck and should be speaking any minute now. The Dow is down 324 points to 8,987. It’s frustrating to see the market down for those who are bullish but be patient. The sledding will be choppy but untilRead more

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News Flash: Bernanke Set to Speak

We’re moments away from testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke who will speak before the Senate Banking Committee any moment now. The market is getting crushed again today as Wall Street tries to get a grip on the financial sector. The Dow is down nearly 200 points and isRead more

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