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Friday oil rally re-ignites market bulls. Dead Cat Bounce?

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2016 – As Thursday’s meat-grinder trading session limped to an end, bulls and (perhaps) HFTs sought to pull the 2:15 Buy Program Express out of the train station. They only partially succeeded. The widely followed Dow Jones Industrial Average (aka the DJI, DJIA or simply “The Dow”), which had been down a ...

Holiday stock trading schedule for short Wall Street week

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 – Volatile but low-volume trading action is continuing this week making trading stances dance on a slippery slope. The government will report numbers early this week due to Friday’s 4th of July holiday, so today and Thursday could involve frantic trading action up or down, likely driven by the HFTs’ array ...