The Prepared Mind 7.22.2013

It was a quiet week – relative to the previous three weeks.  The bull market continued unabated with the exception of the NASDAQ 100 (NDX.)   There was a mixture of good and bad.  Ben Bernanke testified before the House and Senate.  He managed to convince the market players that an…

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The Prepared Mind 7.15.2013

The market waited with bated breath for Wednesday’s release of the minute of the June FOMC policy meeting.  At the time of the June’s meeting, Ben Bernanke’s press conference was interpreted to mean interest rates would be rising in the short term.  The minutes and Bernanke’s accompanying press conference clarified…

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