The Federal Reserve has wielded an undue amount of influence in the market’s recovery rally since the 2008 recession. Its accommodative monetary policy and quantitative easing (“QE”) have made for a most potent cocktail, “stimuflating” both asset classes and investor confidence. What people forget is that sometimes the hostess, no matter how gracious and entertaining, […]
Commentary There will be no comments this evening. Please see chart and tables below for further reference data on today’s trading. Signing off @ Hillbent…
Commentary No comments this evening. Please see summaries below for Performance and Market Condition.
Commentary There will be no commentary summary for Monday’s report. Please see remarks for the Market Condition.
Commentary The China Yuan Syndrome is becoming somewhat of dead horse that is continually being beaten by the financial media talking heads. I am not going to write about it. I didn’t yesterday, but don’t worry I won’t mention “Lil’ Kim” Jong Un either. Sometimes the truth of the matter is that the best thing […]
Commentary Due to time constraints, there will be no comments. Please see below for the Market Condition summary and other charts and graphs. No further comments…
No Comments… Happy New Year to all! I would like to express my gratitude to friends and clients who have encouraged and supported my efforts to relaunch Hillbent’s Market Direction Blog and Premium Subscription investment research services. Thank you so much!!! And now let us prepare ourselves for a profitable and successful 2016… […]
Commentary We’re still on holiday-hiatus mode as are most other market participants and observers. There are not enough players suited up on the field to make this game worthy of commentary. Until then, please continue enjoying the holidays. In the event that any highly unusual trading patterns should occur between now and the end of […]
Commentary With bulls putting together three back-to-back wins, a rally is in play. Santa’s early arrival has really stuffed it to the shorts . The flat Durable Goods report November-2015 (actual new orders @ 0.0%) had no bearing (pun unintended) on today’s session. Had someone told me a month ago that Crude Oil would be […]
Commentary Today the stock market received another boost as the major equity indexes finished in positive territory. Yet, I seriously doubt if one could attribute this to the mediocre Q3-2015 GDP report (actual @ 2.0% vs. consensus @ 2.0% and prior @ 2.1%). The U.S. Existing Home Sales report for November-2015 certainly didn’t help either (actual […]
There will be no comments or report this evening. (See daily performance summary and trend analysis table below)
Due to schedule conflicts, there will be no comments or report published this evening. (See capital markets performance summary below.)
Commentary No comments this evening… (see charts and tables below)