Archive for October 2012

Weekly Update-October 27, 2012

By: Michael Vodicka “Overall, the market is actually holding pretty strong near the recent high in spite of the disappointing earnings season.” Stocks spent most of the week trending lower as the list of companies reporting weak earnings and guidance continues to grow. For the week, the Dow Jones fell 1.8%, the S&P 500 was…

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Weekly Update- October 19, 2012

By: Michael Vodicka “A lot of hope and optimism was priced into the market in the last four months.But now, some very stark realities are back in play.”   This was a big week for the market, and not for the better. Last week we talked about how economic data, and earnings in particular would…

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Weekly Update-October 12, 2012

By: Michael Vodicka “Earnings are still good in general, but it is a signal that the economy is slowing and that margins are at the top of a 3-year cycle.” That temporary wave of weakness that we’ve been looking for is showing up in the market. The S&P 500 just logged its worst week in…

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Weekly Update-October 7, 2012

By: Michael Vodicka “Earnings season is always important, but this is probably the most important earnings season we have seen in years.” Stocks were back on the upswing this week, fueled by an up tick in manufacturing data and a drop in the unemployment rate. For the week, the S&P 500 added 1.4%, the Dow…

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