Jims Notes

Markets remain uncertain
The indexes closed slightly lower on the day after a positive start to the day. The early boost came from[...]
Tech Leads the day
Technology stocks finally find some buyers on Wednesday to lead the indexes slightly higher overall. The challenge remains uncertainty in[...]
Small Caps leading the way
More of the same as the markets continue to show some positive moves and some negative ones. The recovery/cyclical stocks[...]
Technology stocks under pressure
Markets started out on the downside but somehow managed to recover from the negative start. Albeit some didn't make it[...]
Fresh highs to end the first week of 2021
Investors again looked past any worries about the jobs report and focused on putting money to work. For the second[...]
New highs for everyone
Worries? What worries? Even technology stocks joined in on the move on Thursday as buyers rejoiced and the sector gained[...]
Markets move higher with drama all around
To say these are interesting times would be an understatement about all the events over the last ten months... and[...]
Markets bounce after negative start to the year
Equity indexes were mostly higher on Tuesday as Wall Street bounced back from a slow start to the year. The[...]
Happy New Year
Most people will spend time reflecting on 2020 with some nostalgia, but I choose to just let it go. It[...]
Indexes start higher close lower
Markets struggle to hold early gains. On Tuesday the large caps joined the party and the process was to sell[...]
Stimulus gets signs markets moved higher
The last week of the year starts our higher for stocks... Trump signs the stimulus package and all is well[...]
Large caps higher before Christmas
The shortened trading day was too much discussion about stimulus and what is wrong with the bill. Mostly poor choice[...]
Markets coast to Christmas
It was boring a boring day of trading as many seem content to set at home drink eggnog and watch[...]
Technology leads the rest lag as markets were flat
NASDAQ moved to new highs barely along with the Small Cap index. The index is not up 42.7% for the[...]
Mutation and stimulus set the tone for the markets
Virus mutation talk in the media spooks the markets to start the week. The supposed mutation spreads 70% easier than[...]