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Team of Fed Speakers Push Back on Inflation Worries but Also Talk Taper

April new home sales fall and March was revised lower, 5.9% decline m/m  Home prices pop more than 13% – (that’s not inflationary?)  Fed speakers try to quell inflationary worries – see bullet above, it’s not working  Fed’s Clarida says the time will come to talk tapering Gold futures touch 1900 after the close of trading …

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Markets Attempt to Follow Through on Friday but Fade into the Close | Taper Talk Enters the Narrative

US Equity Index Friday Snapshot: Weekly Snapshot Shows 2nd Week of Losses on the Several Indexes as the Gold Rally Continues: Market Talk Equities closed mixed with the S&P (0.1%) and the Dow +0.4% as markets trailed lower over the course of the day, but ended off its lows. Sectors finished mixed with Financials and Energy …

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REITs

April Housing Starts Miss Expectations | Retailers Blowout Numbers | Analysts Look to Fed Minutes Today for Clues

Tuesday’s Market Snapshot: Gold led the markets as the precious metal experiences momentum. Market Commentary/Looking Ahead Markets opened lower and with a small selloff that took the S&P 500 to a support level in the 4150 area. For most of the day it consolidated as news from multiple angles stalled any direction. There was the …

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April Payrolls Report Misses Expectations | Unemployment At 6.1%

The markets continue to run hot despite some news that might be considered a  headwind. Inflation and higher rates are what may come to mind but these two can work quite well as markets grind higher. The underlying area of concern in an economy experiencing inflation is the ability to pay for it, in stride, …

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Financials, Staples Lead Markets Higher | Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Beat

Markets finished higher Thursday after a bout of seesaw trading with gains coming at the last hour into the close. The Dow Jones set a new record high and the Nasdaq lagged. Financials were the best performing sector. Consumer staples outperformed on earnings in the group. Communication services also finished strong. Healthcare trailed the market …

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FANG stocks

Big Tech Crushes Numbers | GDP Shows Strong Results

After a strong overnight rally Wednesday, the US equity markets took a bit of a dive at the open but managed to finish mostly higher in Thursday trading, ending just off best levels after the morning to midday weakness. Even with that volatility, the S&P topped Monday’s record close, but small-caps were weaker. Communications services …

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Seesaw Markets Continue To Test Confidence | March New Home Sales Surge +20.7%

The bullish narrative coupled with the soaring asset prices, of all types, has the world thinking bubble. It’s hard to argue against that when lumber prices are off the charts, gasoline is up the most since anyone can remember, most homes for sale wind up in a bidding war where cash wins the game, and …

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