Month: March 2022

3/17/22 Happy St Patty’s Day … Did I Mention the Market Loves Powell?

News: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. He’s easy to hate on, but the market rallies every time he speaks. The market loves Fed Chair Powell. Yesterday the markets traded deep in the green, he announced the rate increase, which was expected and priced in … Then the markets gave up all …

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3/11/22 Inflation Still High … Volatility Behind, Volatility Ahead

News: New inflation numbers revealed inflation is still high … big surprise! After gaping down, markets finished in the red yesterday. Though well off their lows and near session highs. Russia claims to have enough buyers for its oil even after all the sanctions. Although life in Russia is very different than it was just …

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3/10/22 NATO, Inflation, & Amazon’s Stock Split

News: Markets posted big gains across the board yesterday after Ukraine’s President mentioned he’d “cooled” on his NATO membership application. The war has not slowed down. Reports came in yesterday of a Russian airstrike destroying a hospital. After hours AMZN stock popped after announcing a 20-to-1 stock split. They are following on the heels of …

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