Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Stock Market Commentary:
Financials Lead, Economic Data Helps:
Before Wednesday’s open, the government said import prices fell short of the Street’s estimate, rising +0.4% in February thanks to a large drop in food prices. Meanwhile, the U.S. current account deficit, jumped to a three-year high of $124.1 billion. A separate report showed that the Mortgage Bankers Association said demand for home loans slid by -2.4% but actually rose 4.4% excluding a drop in refinancing requests last week.
Market Outlook- Confirmed Rally
After a very shallow pullback the majority of risk assets (Stocks, FX, and commodities) have began to rally. So far this action is considered healthy for the risk on trade. However, if the sellers show up and support is breached then the bears will have regained control of this market. As always, keep your losses small and never argue with the tape. If you are looking for specific help navigating this market, feel free to contact us for more information. That’s what we are here for!