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Technical Problems 1/21/15

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January 29, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1412806
Thursday was much the opposite of Wednesday; yesterday the market was up thru mid afternoon then suffered significant selling late. Today indexes were down thru mid afternoon and then buyers showed up. It's a very volatile market right now and not one that is very simple to deal ...


January 28, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1411893
Wednesday's action was not very encouraging. Markets gapped up at the open and stayed in a small range until 2 PM, and then a heavy bout of selling kicked in. Again in bull markets we don't want to see up opens and down closes. It looked like ...


January 27, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1411122
Indexes gapped down at the open and were quite weak all session; the S&P 500 fell 1.34% and the NASDAQ 1.89%. Yesterday we noted the results of Microsoft could weigh on the NASDAQ today but the weakness was broader than that. Poor results by heavyweights such as Caterpillar ...


January 27, 2015, 5:14 pm, 1410993
Tonight, 8 PM EST, on my Ticker.tv channel StockJunkie, I am going to have the pleasure of interviewing Brad Loncar, a professional investor specializing in the biotech sector.I am going to discuss with Brad how he got started in the markets, his investment strategy today, and then pick his brain ...


January 26, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1410317
The action in the indexes continues to improve.  For weeks we had a lot of gap ups in the morning and then during the actual session sellers would come in.  Today we had the opposite, premarket selling and buyers came in during the actual session.  This is what bulls want ...


January 24, 2015, 7:14 am, 1409230
Friday was a generally quiet session until the closing 90 minutes when sellers came in; the S&P 500 fell 0.55% while the NASDAQ gained 0.16%. A pretty significant warning by shipper UPS might be something to watch for an economic perspective - this is a company that moves a ...


January 22, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1408437
Despite more or less doing what was rumored yesterday, the actions by the European Central Bank this morning set indexes on fire. This has been a consistent pattern for years now. One day it will not have the same effect but until that day comes traders will react ...


January 22, 2015, 1:14 pm, 1408176
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January 21, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1407675
Indexes opened down but traders came in as buyers Wednesday ahead of an expected massive QE program to be unleashed by the European Central Bank Thursday. We've seen global rally after global rally on quantitative easing programs across the world the past 7 years so the knee jerk ...


January 21, 2015, 5:14 pm, 1407585
This evening I am kicking off my latest foray into market reporting, Blain's Market Report. Monday - Thursday, 9:30 PM EST. Ever since Ticker.tv launched last month, I've been ecstatic. The vision was to build a network of investors and traders broadcasting live, 24/7, for free, to share their knowledge with the ...