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What’s Up With This?

Obama lands at Andrews, two hours ahead of sked, after a lightning-quick visit to Las Vegas. Practically sprinted to Marine One.#secondterm— Mark Landler (@MarkLandler) January 30, 2013

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Done Deal

But not a good deal.  See here. More political circus to come in the next few months. For now, however, let’s ride and enjoy the unleashing of the equity bulls.  The U.S. has some catching up to do. (click here … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Fiscal Cliff Deal Near?

Post reporter Paul Kane on the latest developments in the talks between House Speaker Boehner and President Obama and if a deal looks likely this week. (click here if video is not observable)

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Cliff Diving – Day 16

December, the overall best month for stock performance, isn’t supposed to start like this! The S&P500 opened almost at its high of the day, traded through the 50-day moving average, got spanked  and commenced to sell off the rest of … Continue reading

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Cliff Diving – Day 14

This market wants to rally. It certainly feels that way after yesterday’s trading — big downdraft at the open only to reverse and close up big and at the highs — coupled with today’s resilience after speaker Boehner’s negative comments.  … Continue reading

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The Sound of Breaking Glass

Friday is moving day. The Fearsome Foursome of U.S. stock indices all closed below their 200-day moving average today.  The President is due to speak tomorrow at 1 PM and Speaker Boehner rumored press conference at 11 AM. The Washington … Continue reading

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Presidential Polls and Prediction Markets

Great piece by PBS NewsHour  on divining the polls and predicting the next POTUS.   Ray Fair’s economic model is fascinating. BTW,  Romney’s probability of becoming the next POTUS  has doubled in the past few weeks at Intrade.  The VEEP debate … Continue reading

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Romney Tops Obama in Latest WaPost/ABC Poll

The results of the latest WashPost/ABC poll are a bit surprising and should have the White House a little worried, Public disapproval of President Obama’s handling of the economy is again on the rise, alongside increasing gas prices. One political … Continue reading

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Does the Solar ETF Reflect the Chances of Obama 2.0?

Take a look at the Solar ETF’s performance over the past couple of years.   We, along with the President and most Democrats, were all lathered up about the “Green Economy” leading us into a new economy.    What a disaster! Granted … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like…1971 [updated]

The Global Macro Monitor posted several pieces earlier in the year about the Presidential Stock Cycle.  See here, here, and here.   The third year of a first term President is the strongest year in the cycle.  The table illustrates … Continue reading

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