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Friday Trading Diary: Fed likely to raise interest rates soon

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2016 – Trading has been treacherous over the past two days. So as market action draws to a close this Friday afternoon, we find ourselves mostly standing in place waiting for a sign that the Trump rally has either stalled or drawn to a close already; or if it’s just taking a ...

Zzzzz. Thursday stocks grind, financials fail to inspire

WASHINGTON, February 4, 2016 – It’s looking like another boring yet tension-filled day on Wall Street today, with the Dow attempting to stay in the green while other averages are pinned inside the negative red zone. As usual, confusing figures and stories continue to cross the tape and one senses that investors and even those ...

Another Blue Monday on Wall Street as mixed reports vex stocks

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2015 – Markets this fall have felt like playing a roulette wheel or spinning a wheel of fortune at a cheap carny sideshow. “Round and round and round she goes, and where she stops, nobody knows!” After a mostly nice first week of November trading, the market tone began to deteriorate on ...