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Super Draghi to the Rescue: Weekly Update and Sector ETF Performance

Global markets where well into a third straight weekly beating on Thursday when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi came to the rescue.   At a regularly scheduled policy meeting, the European Central Bank stood pat on rates, but President Draghi announced the bank would reconsidering its monetary stance and gave hints of the “do … Continue reading

More of the Same: Weekly Update and Sector ETF Performance

Another disappointing week for the markets. The S&P 500 finished the week down 2.2% but perhaps more frustrating than the final number, was a couple of failed rallies during the week.   The only equity sector beating the trend was Utilities, with the Utility ETF (XLU) posting a weekly return of 0.7%.   Last week’s … Continue reading

Market Recap Week Ended June 1, 2012

A tepid jobs report for the month of May along with European fears, including news/rumours  of Spanish banking withdrawals left the S&P 500 Index at 1278, down more than 3% for the week. More Ominously, the U.S. Ten Year Treasury Note  closed at a record low of 1.47%.  Even more astounding yet, the The German … Continue reading

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