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  1. Earnings helping


    Stocks were mixed yesterday as the Dow ended the day flat- literally, the S&P and Nasdaq were up, and the small caps and Transportation stocks were down. The Nasdaq got a nice boost from a big gain in Apple, but that wasn't enough to keep all of the indices in positive territory.
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  2. Dip, but Apple may help


    Stocks were lower yesterday, breaking a six day winning streak for most of the major indices. The Dow lost just 12-points but we saw much stiffer losses in some of the broader indicesincluding the Nasdaq and small caps, which remain in a downtrend. The good news is, after hours, many of the futures erased Wednesday's losses.
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  3. Terrific Tuesdays

    Stocks were up for a sixth straight day on Tuesday, and Tuesdays have been the saving grace for the market this year. The Dow gained 65-points, but that was off the early triple digit gain highs. The small caps and the Nasdaq led to the upside, which is good to see.
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  4. Rally continues


    Stocks rallied on Monday with the Dow gaining 41-points on the day. The broader indices also posted nice gains, but the I-fund lagged a bit with dollar being up and the U.S. stocks rallying after the European markets closed.

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  5. Post holiday question marks


    It was a quiet day last Thursday, the day before the holiday, and despite the Dow losing 16-points, we did see modest gains in most of the major indices. The Dow was down mainly because of weaker than expected earnings from IBM and American Express. Bonds were down.

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