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3Dollars: End of the Hiatus, Stress Tests Complete

Markets are reacting to a plethora of news, chiefly the Fed’s stress tests. Bank stocks soared on the banking sector’s unanimous passing of the stress tests. World news also affecting markets…

Bank Stress Test Pass

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 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: March 20, 2017

We’re back in business after my birthday week hiatus! Today was a huge news day, but small market day…here’s how we see things… $1 The Trump Administration is showing us the sort of headline risk that we can face in our investments. Negative headlines can take down the most sound […]


3Dollars: March 8, 2017

Today markets were a bit of a roller coaster amidst a ton of news (WikiLeaks/CIA hacking, health care bills, wiretaps). However, we see through the madness to what matters to our portfolios. Here we go: $1 Oil futures posted a massive decline of more than 5% based onĀ reportsĀ of record inventories […]