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Investment House Weekend Wrap Up Archive

Weekender for 12/22

December 22, 2019

1. Market Summary New Highs Once More – Who needs a test? Large-cap indices renewed the upside with more vigor and logged new highs once more. – The S&P 400 mid-caps joined in with new highs of their own. – The Philly Fed showed no evidence of a rebound and no indication of having hit […]

Weekender for 12/15

December 16, 2019

1. Market Summary A Tsunami of Positives Excerpted from Thursday’s paid content of “Investment House Daily” by Jon Johnson. – The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has held steady and is not going to raise rates in 2020. Chairman Jerome Powell is also open to bond purchases. – The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has become […]

Weekender for 12/8

December 9, 2019

1. Market Summary Excerpted from Thursday’s paid content of “Investment House Daily” by Jon Johnson. More Trade Talk and a Jobs Report – The trade talk has become more negative, but at least the markets blew it off ahead of Friday’s jobs report. – The economic data continue to fade, but bond yields are on […]

Weekender for 12/1

December 2, 2019

1. Market Summary Upside Break Continues – Tuesday continued the upside break even though it was a bit hungover and the PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX) was down. – The Fed and trade have pushed the upside. – The gains of housing prices are slowing. – There was a data dump on Wednesday. While Tuesday was […]

Weekender for 11/24

November 26, 2019

1. Market Summary Trade Issues Move the Market Back and Forth – Absurdly varied trade headlines are fortunately having less impact than before. – Indices are testing, but they are not testing much. Is this all the test that they can give? – Leaders are already testing 5% or more. – If the leaders start […]

Weekender for 11/17

November 18, 2019

1. Market Summary Walking the Line – Another soft open led to some bids, but no breaks higher. – China is being childish on trade as it wants the tariffs removed before it agrees to anything. – Prices remain relatively under control. – Stock indices remain in their lateral consolidations. While some leaders broke higher, […]

Weekender for 11/10

November 11, 2019

1. Market Summary Trade Issues Remain Salient – Trade giveth, trade taketh away. Kind of. – An early gap higher led to new highs on the S&P 500 and the DJ30. The NASDAQ slipped in the afternoon and gave up an earlier new high. – We saw some more churn on the NASDAQ as all […]

Weekend Wrap Up for 11/3

November 4, 2019

1. Market Summary A New Day, A New Fed Rate Cut – Stocks were sluggish the day after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and recovered decently. – Trade worries and a weak Chicago Purchasing Management Index (PMI) trumped more solid earnings. – The S&P 500 bumped the 2018 trend line when the indices […]

Weekend Wrap Up for 10/27

October 28, 2019

1. Market Summary Excerpted from Thursday’s paid content of “Investment House Daily” by Jon Johnson. Tech Day Has Come! – Earnings and Fed liquidity were able to overcome the weak economic data. – Durable goods capital expenditures are the lowest they’ve been since 2016. – Repurchase agreements injected $134 billion into the system on Thursday […]

Weekend Wrap-Up for 10/20

October 21, 2019

1. Market Summary Excerpted from Thursday’s paid content of “Investment House Daily” by Jon Johnson. Not A Major Revival, But Not A Terrible One – There has been no surge by the large-cap indices. – The good news from earnings and Brexit have been offset by news regarding Housing Starts, the Philly Fed and industrial […]

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