Friday, October 12, 2018: A Brutal Two Days of Trading Which Was Blamed on The Fed?

DOW +132.10—-NASDAQ +106.37—-SP500 +26.46—-NYSE +61.52

Portfolio Leaders: ISRG, SHOP, BPT
Portfolio Laggards: BA, CAT, T

What a brutal previous two days of trading, or selling-off, to be more exact. I don’t really know what happened there. But Trump’s blaming The Federal Reserve on being “crazy”, “loco” and “too aggressive” was in itself a “loco” thing to say, and shows just how ignorant Trump is with economics.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018: Market Correction or Minor Dip?

DOW -30.98—-NASDAQ +3.23—-SP500 -3.17—-NYSE -26.74

Portfolio Leaders: BPT, AAPL, ISRG
Portfolio Laggards: CAT, SHOP, T

So here we are in the month of October! Isn’t this year going by so quickly?

Um, it’s crazy how this year has been flying by, and for the most part stocks have been climbing and continuing its 11 year Bull Market run.

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Getting Ready for the October Effect, and Other Stock Market Strategies

DOW +18.38—-NASDAQ +4.38—-SP500 -0.02—-NYSE -23.20

Portfolio Leaders: BPT, BA, ISRG
Portfolio Laggards: SBUX, AMZN

I’ll be honest with you. I’ve never heard of the October Effect until recently. Is this something someone made up not too long ago?

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Thursday, September 27, 2018: What Happened to September Swoon and Other Stories

DOW +156.37—-NASDAQ +72.87—-SP500 +16.63—-NYSE +45.17

Portfolio Leaders: AMZN, AAPL, BA
Portfolio Laggards: BPT

Right now the stock market is in rally mode, when it tanked yesterday right after The Fed did a rate hike of 0.25%. Actually, the market did a delayed reaction and truly tanked in the final hour of trading yesterday.

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Friday, September 21, 2018: iPhone XS and XS Max Made Available, AAPL Tanks!

DOW +86.52—-NASDAQ -41.28—-SP500 -1.08—-NYSE +11.32

Portfolio Winners: BA, SBUX, V
Portfolio Losers: AMZN, ISRG, SHOP

For the most part, the stock market rallied strong in early hours of the trading session, but by the closing bell ended up mixed.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018: Just Another Rollercoaster Day!

DOW -137.65—-NASDAQ -21.32—-SP500 -12.91—-NYSE -92.23

Portfolio Winners: AMZN, AAPL, ISRG
Portfolio Losers: BA, CAT, AEO

Well, things started out great, even though DOW futures would predict a slightly red day. Then everything was in the green for the most part. Then mixed, then all red.

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