Financial Review

Hawkish

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-06-13-2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:15 — 7.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS..Fed hikes rates 25 basis points. Two more hikes on tap for 2018. AT&T gets approval for acquisition of Time Warner. More M&A in the wings. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 06-13-2018

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How the Net Dies

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-11-21-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:15 — 7.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS….Record highs for Dow, S&P, Nasdaq and Russell 2K. DOJ sues to block AT&T-Time Warner deal. FCC moves to kill net neutrality protections for consumers. Existing home sales climb. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 11-21-2017

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5 Straight

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-02-15-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:15 — 7.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS…..Record highs, again for Dow, S&P, Nasdaq, and Russell.  CPI up on higher gas; + 2.5% over past year. Strong retail sales in January. Empire State MFG report strong. Yellen goes before the House. Retailers meet Trump, oppose border adjustment tax. Humana pulls out of ACA. Puzder pulls out of labor bid. Bebe won’t pull out of settlements. Time Warner votes “yes”. SoftBank buys FIG. Verizon wants a new deal. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 02-15-2017

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Go Figure

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1A-02-08-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:09 — 7.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  …..Nasdaq’s 12 record for 2017. Crude glut, prices rise. Intel investing in AZ. Sharp investing in US. Brexit vote. VW investing in Electrify America. Takata guilty. Earnings season roundup. BofA opens robo-branches. Goldman Sachs robo-bankers. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 02-08-2017

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Merger Monday

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-10-24-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS…..AT&T-Time Warner; TD Ameritrade-Scottrade; Rockwell Collins-BE Aerospace; HNA Group-Hilton Worldwide/Blackstone; Genworth-China Oceanwide Holdings; American Midstream-JP Energy. Whew! Visa beats. T-Mobile beats. Busy week for earnings, including the A+ list (Apple, Alphabet, Amazon) plus car companies (new and old). Goldman cuts outlook for S&P earnings. Support holds for now. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 10-24-2016

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Wallonia World

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-10-21-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS…..Wall Street up for the week. Gas cost more than a year ago. Big Tobacco gets bigger. Earnings: McDonalds, GE, Honeywell, etc. Fake Apples. Internet attack. Wallonia? Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 10-21-2016

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Addiction to Oil

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-04-25-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClosing numbers and economic news, including: FOMC plus earnings on tap; Saudis try to end oil addiction; M&A news; free burritos and Area 120 startups. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 04-25-2016

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That’s Her Story

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-02-10-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFinancial Review by Sinclair Noe for 02-10-2016   DOW – 99 = 15,914 SPX – 0.35 = 1851 NAS + 14 = 4283 10 Y – .02 = 1.70% OIL – .64 = 27.30 GOLD + 8.00 = 1197.80   Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivered her semi-annual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony in Washington today in her first major appearance since the Fed’s rate hike last December. In prepared testimony, Yellen said

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Exit Signs

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-01-13-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 01-13-2016   DOW – 364 = 16,151 SPX – 48 = 1890 NAS – 159 = 4526 10 Y – .04 = 2.07% OIL + .10 = 30.54 GOLD + 7.00 = 1094.50   US markets started trading higher but the gains faded fast. This has been the pattern in 4 of the last 5 trading sessions; early gains collapsing into the close. The next real level of support in the Dow is around 16,000, more specifically 15,981, the lows from September 28. Then the more significant level of support is at 15,370, the low from August 24. That doesn’t mean we will rush down to those levels. I would anticipate markets trying to rally at some point, just because the carnage has been brutal to start the year. Remember that on December 29, the Dow high was 17,750. That means the Dow is down about 1650 and closing in on a 10% correction over the course of the past 2 weeks. You can’t really call it a crash, but it is enough to make plenty of people nervous.   Yesterday, we talked about all the research analysts from the investment banks saying “sell everything” or “sell on rallies”; this kind of recommendation might be a contrarian indicator, or it might be headline grabbing hogwash, or it might be a self-fulfilling prophesy. Moving down the trading chain, …

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Chips and Salsa Like 1999

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-04-24-2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFinancial Review by Sinclair Noe DOW + 21 = 18,080 SPX + 4 = 2117 NAS + 36 = 5092 10 YR YLD – .03 = 1.92% OIL – .58 = 57.16   Yesterday, the Nasdaq closed at 5,056, finally surpassing its tech-boom peak of 5,048 set in March 2000. It only took a little over 15 years to get back to those levels. Today the party continued. The S&P 500 hit a new record high close, but just barely; topping the March 2 record by a fraction. For the week, the Nasdaq surged 3.2% and the S&P 500 jumped 1.8%. The Dow added 1.4%.   WTI crude oil closed down 58 cents at $57.16 a barrel, retreating from Thursday’s 2015 high of $58.41. It rose for a sixth straight week, its longest such stretch since the first quarter of 2014. This week’s gain was 2.5 percent. After a sell-off between June and January driven by oversupply, oil prices seem to have found their footing in the last three months, gaining about 33 percent from a low in March.   In the past year, there’s been an inverse relationship between the price of crude oil and the relative performance of retail stocks. Also, most retailers aren’t hurt by a stronger dollar; rather, it helps because items imported to the US are cheaper. An almost 60 percent decline in oil between June 2014 and mid-March contributed …

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