Posts Tagged ‘Morgan Stanley’

Morgan Stanley (MS) Hearing Footsteps

1:00pm (EST) The bulls are pushing the market higher after a rosy report from the government said exports (up 3.2%) reached a 15-month high in March.  The talking heads are reminding us gold continues to hit new highs and the euro continues to stink which is helping gold reach those record highs. At midday,Read more

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Futures Up, Hasbro Beats Street

9:10am (EST) Futures are trading slightly higher this morning as the market looks to end a four-week losing streak.  There is no economic news out today so the market will try to rally off earnings and enthusiasm.  In fact, it is a relatively quiet week in terms of economic reports except the weekly unemployment report whichRead more

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Wednesday's Wake-Up Call

9:15am (EST) Futures are pointing towards a lower opening on Wall Street this morning as 3Q earnings reports once again set the market’s mood.  There are quite a few companies that continue to post better-than-expected results but one thing that is worrisome is that the market is not making HUGE moves.  One thing we haven’tRead more

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A Blast From The Past

8:25am (EST) Somebody forgot to tell the bulls that September is historically a bad month for the market.  There wasn’t much action heading into Friday’s unemployment report but now that it is out of the way, the bulls seemed determined to take us higher. The Financials put in a goodRead more

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Market Rebounds After Starting Lower

10:00pm (EST) The bulls are back in town. Well, they never left really. The bears came up swinging Monday after being bullied around last week and were off to a good start. However, today’s round actually went to the bulls as the Dow finished with a slight gain (1 point)Read more

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Banks Take Breather

9:00am (EST) Now that the stress test has come and gone for the banks, it didn’t take long for the ones who needed new capital to raise money. Last week, 19 banks were examined to determine their ability to weather a deep economic downturn. After weeks and hype and anticipation,Read more

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Market Resumes Winning Ways

After a slow start, the Dow go it in gear and staged another nice rally today. Once again it was the financials that led the way depite a couple of key downgrades in the sector. It wasn’t pretty though. The market looked lost when trading opened and the downgrades onRead more

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Market Tumbles – More Trouble Ahead For Citigroup?

The Dow had its worst day in 2009 on Wednesday and after what looked like a promising start to the New Year quickly fell apart as the index lost nearly 250 points and closed at 8200. It was an especially rough day for the financial stocks which weighed heavy onRead more

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Market Stumbles Once Again

After taking one big step forward, the market took two steps back on Wednesday as the Dow fell 733 points, or 7.9%, to close at 8,577. Of course, we are not surprised because we have been preparing for it. Yesterday’s downfall was blamed on bad retail sales data as SeptemberRead more

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Market Explodes for 900 Points

The relief rally was on today as the Dow zoomed 936 points as bulls rushed in to buy stocks that have been beaten down 50%-80% in just over a month. If you read the blog that I posted over the weekend, then you could tell how excited I was toRead more

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