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3Dollars: Fed Minutes and the AHCA

May 24 was big day in the news. Continued fallout from the UK terror attack, the release of the Fed minutes from their May 3 meeting, and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores for the AHCA were released. Here are my major takeaways. $1 The Fed’s minutes overall confirmed suspicions that […]


3Dollars: May 15, 2017

The markets responded well to international news, led by oil. Here’s what we know… $1 Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to extend oil output limits through 2018, potentially propping up future oil prices. Oil stocks led the way to records today. $2 A major hack occurred last week on multiple […]


3Dollars: May 9, 2017

Markets closed slightly down as investors digest several factors, like the French election, oil rig counts, the South Korean election, the after hours firing of FBI Director James Comey, etc etc. Here’s what I can glean…. $1 The secondary and tertiary effects of Macron’s election will be quiet and resounding […]


3Dollars: April 25, 2017

The market bonanza continued today, with the Dow adding well over 400 points over the last two days. Let’s look into this massive breakout. $1 France’s election results have boosted global trading. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen emerged as finalists for France’s Presidential election, a momentous occasion for several […]


3Dollars: April 18, 2017

Mixed bank results, UK’s snap election, U.S. markets slide Markets fell again as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue along with some volatility in markets domestically. Let’s look a bit deeper… $1 Goldman Sachs reporting trading numbers far weaker than expected. Bond trading has increased significantly for most […]


3Dollars: April 14, 2017

The market trepidation continues. U.S. markets were closed in observance of Easter and the Passover; however all markets in Europe and Asia were down. Let’s discuss… $1 The prospect of war continues to shake investors across the globe. The chilling warning offered by North Korea for Saturday, April 15, the anniversary […]


3Dollars: April 13, 2017

Today was the day of the MOAB (“Mother of All Bombs”) heard ’round the world. A brief recap… $1 We started today with the first of the major banks releasing earnings. Wells Fargo showed flat earnings as the bank continues to reel from the fake accounts scandal. JP Morgan, the […]


3Dollars: April 10, 2017

The U.S. markets were very quiet today, ending slightly up by the slimmest of margins. Even on a quiet day, here are my takeaways… $1 Whole Foods became an attractive target to Jana Partners LLC, an activist investing firm. This is alarming to the Whole Foods board, but an encouraging […]


3Dollars: April 5, 2017

What’s up family? We’re back. There are some important political goings on that may affect our strategic outlook. Let’s discuss… $1 The Fed’s minutes suggest a hawkish view from the Fed presidents. In lay, much conversation was held over concern that markets are overheated. If this is the case, we can […]