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Being Led to Slaughter?

Stock markets have been back on the offensive in recent action, and could be poised for a fresh leg higher into new all-time high territory. With the S&P500 trading just shy of the 2400 level and the Nasdaq trading over 6100, you have to wonder just how high markets could get before the bottom falls out. Trading has been slow and quiet, and volatility has remained very elusive. In fact, stock market volatility as measured by the CBOE’s VIX is currently at the lowest level... Continue Reading

A Sign of Strength

The Dow has hit a major milestone – 21000. Markets continue to cheer on the Trump administration, and are moving higher on hopes of stronger economic activity and tax cuts. Interest rates have begun to rise again, and the dollar index is also on the move to the upside again. Interest rates could potentially challenge their post-election highs while the dollar index could do the same. The Fed has sounded significantly more hawkish, and a March interest rate hike is now not only very much... Continue Reading