View From The Hill: November-23-2015

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Inflection Point In Long-Term Trend For Energy Prices? The most impressive performance today was delivered by WTI Crude Oil. The Saudis are expressing a willingness to cooperate with other OPEC members and non-member energy producers in order to stabilize future global energy prices. The “oil market-share war” has taken out some of North America’s shale […]

View From The Hill: October-29-2015

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Commentary and Performance After digesting yesterday’s FOMC interest rate policy announcement, the market assigned a higher probability to a rate hike in December-2015 or early 2016. Today’s positive economic data may have exceeded any negative news, but the bearish overweight  of the GDP and Home Price Index reports were enough to neutralize any bullish considerations. […]

View From The Hill: October-28-2015

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Commentary and Performance Today’s trading was most definitely data dependent and this one was solely dependent upon the Federal Reserve’s latest announcement to leave interest rates unchanged. The SP-500 made a new 1-month high and closed @ 2090.35 (+24.46 / +1.18%). The Nasdaq-100 also hit a new 1-month high and finished @ 4678.58 (+39.35 / +0.85%). Stealing the […]

View From The Hill: October-23-2015

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Commentary and Performance Today’s positive economic data out of the USA and Europe combined with central banks’ global coordination to “stimuflate” their economies gave stocks another boost. The SP-500 closed @ 2017.15 (+22.64 / +1.10%) and the Nasdaq-100 settled @ 4624.09 (+120.87 / +2.68%). Small caps continue to struggle with clearing key resistance levels despite […]