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Let The Battle Begin

9:00am (EST) The market traded in a narrow range on Monday as many of the seasoned vets on Wall Street took the Columbus Day holiday off.  Volume was light as both the bulls and bears were cautious ahead of the flurry of earnings reports that will begin to hit the market over the next several weeks.Read more

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Rollout The Red Carpet…Dow 11,000 Hit

1:35pm (EST) Give the bulls credit.  They are trying like hell to push this market though resistance. Despite a nasty jobless claims report, 2 out of the 3 major indexes have pushed through our price targets as both the Dow and S&P 500 have cleared our fence.  All we areRead more

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Futures Lower As Unemployment Rate Remains at 9.6%

9:05am (EST) In was a flat day on Wall Street yesterday although the market zigzagged on both sides of the ledger before ending mixed.  It seemed as if both the bulls and bears were hesitant ahead of last night’s “official” kick-off of the third quarter earnings season and knowing this morning’sRead more

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Dow 11,000? Not Yet

1:05pm (EST) The bulls are trying to push past our resistance targets for the major indexes after getting a better-than-expected jobless claims report.  Initial jobless claims came in at 445,000 versus the expected 455,000, while continuing claims were 4.46 million versus expectations of 4.45 million.  This gave futures a liftRead more

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Bulls Hold Camp Despite Negative News

12:25pm (EST) (REVISED) The market has been flat for much of the day after this morning’s ADP report.  The bulls can claim a small victory if things remain the same but everything could come down to Friday’s unemployment report as to which direction this market is headed for the restRead more

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Once Again, Bulls Push Resistance

1:10pm (EST) The market started off strong as futures were already pointing towards a higher open but the bulls have extended today’s gains after getting some better-than-expected economic news.  We aren’t sure why there is a race to debase currencies around the world but today’s push can be attributed toRead more

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Futures Pointing Towards Higher Open

9:00am (EST) The market had a hard time picking a direction at the open on Monday as it weaved in and out of positive territory for the first hour or so of trading.  Economic data failed to inspire the bulls as pending home sales and factory orders news had little effectRead more

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Microsoft (MSFT) Gets a Downgrade

12:40pm (EST) The market stayed in a tight range for much of today’s session but the sell-off has picked up steam as both the bulls and bears get ready for October.  After a strong September, the bulls will be looking for history to repeat itself, as it usually portends a positiveRead more

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Genzyme (GENZ) Gets Same Bid

9:05am (EST) Futures are pointing towards a slightly lower open this morning despite another round of M&A news as Wall Street kicks off the start of the week.  There are a couple of economic reports due out this morning which could impact trading, pending home sales and factory orders forRead more

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Bulls Likely to Test Resistance Again

9:00am (EST) The market went through some major swings yesterday as Wall Street wrapped up its best month in 10 years.  The bulls rallied at the open and busted through key technical levels before the bears charged back midday to make it a battle.  The major indexes then spent theRead more

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