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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

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Another FOMC day and another (yawn) Fed-triggered "tempest in a teapot". The S&P 500 opened higher and hit its 0.32% intraday high about 30 minutes later. The index then traded lower and spiked down ...
Note from dshort: The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through September. I've updated the charts in this commentary to include the latest numbers. The New York Stock Exchange...
With the curtain falling on the Fed's QE and today's FOMC statement on tap at 2 PM, let's take another look at what's been happening of late for US Treasuries. The yields on the 10-, 20- and 30-year ...
The S&P 500 rally resumed today after yesterday's fractional loss. The index rose at the open, drifted higher through the day until the final hour, when it surged to its intraday high at the close, up...
What's New: With the curtain falling on the Fed's QE. let's take a look at what's been happening of late for US Treasuries. The yields on the 10-, 20- and 30 year Treasuries have generally trended ...
It's time again for my weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Rounded to the penny Regular dropped another six cents and Premium seven cents. Regular is...
With little economic news to stir the markets, the three major US indexes closed near the flatline. The Dow and NASDAQ were up slightly (+0.07% and +0.05%, respectively). The S&P 500 closed with a ...
One of the big economic numbers this month will be the Q3 Advance Estimate for GDP, due out on Thursday. For some of the 2014 GDP context, the Q1 third estimate was negative at -2.1% followed by a ...
In last weekend's update, only one the eight indexes on my watchlist posted a weekly gain. This weekend's numbers have reversed. Seven indexes closed the week with a gain and there were some ...
The S&P 500 oscillated a bit during its opening hour, hitting its -0.23% intraday low in the first 30 minutes of trading. The index then rose in a couple of waves to its 0.71% closing gain, ...