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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 22, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: Substantial weakness out of Europe dragged down US stocks initially and they were unable to overcome the selling pressure despite a rally attempt that began in the early afternoon US stocks finished down 1.2% on the day with all 10 economic sectors down at…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 21, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Choppy day for global stocks as overnight weakness out of Japan was met with mixed review in Europe that dragged US stocks down until the European close, with they subsequently rebounded for a nice gain of .5% Sector leadership, including the after hours session had…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 18, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights:  Well that was quick. All it took was steady Fed to make the Energy space completely unravel. US stocks were lower by 1.6% with persistent selling throughout the session Importantly, Energy stocks were down 2.5% and their 2-day performance is by far the worst…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 17, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: The Fed did not raise rates today…again US stocks were lower by .3% despite a good amount of gyration around the release of the Fed decision The North American session was led by counter-cyclical sectors of Utilities, Health Care and Consumer Discretionary with Energy…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 16, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: To our eye the stock markets became more confident that the Fed will not raise rates tomorrow US stocks were higher by .9% with persistent buying throughout the day The North American session was led by cyclical sectors of Energy, Materials and Consumer Discretionary…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 15, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: To our eye the stock markets clearly took the position that the Fed will not raise rates on Thursday US stocks were higher by 1.3% with persistent buying throughout the day The North American session was led by Industrials (+1.7%), Health Care (+1.4%) and Financials…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 14, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: Equities were down modestly on the day with selling in Asia and Europe carrying over through the first part of the US session US stocks finished down .4% and despite a few attempts to rally they basically bounced around the low end of the…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 11, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: Equities were again mixed on the day with Asia and the North America up and Europe down a bit US stocks finished up .5% as a small mid-day selloff was erased in the afternoon with stocks finishing on the highs Health Care, Tech and…

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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 10, 2015

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights: Equities continued yesterday’s late-day wrought throughout the Asian session and into Europe US stocks finished up .5%, but another afternoon selloff erased much of an earlier gain Tech was the standout today, followed by Health Care and Industrial as Energy, Telecom, and Utilities brought…

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