Market Cheat Sheet: Responding to new data

Friday, October 12, 2007 | 11:23 AM

This is circulating via email around trading desks:


Cheat sheet: reacting to data and market releases

weak data =  Fed ease, stocks rally

consensus data =  lower volatility, stocks rally

strong data =  economy strengthening, stocks rally

bank loses $4bln = bad news out of the way, stocks rally

oil spikes =  great for energy companies, stocks rally

oil drops =  great for the consumer, stocks rally

dollar plunges =  great for multinationals, stocks rally

dollar spikes =  lowers inflation, stocks rally

inflation spikes =  will inflate all assets, stocks rally

inflation drops =  improves earnings quality, stocks rally


very funny! (Thanks Peter!)

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The majority of the big money is buying as shown by the commitment of traders report = stocks rally. That's all you need to know really. When the big boys start selling then it will be time to cash in the chips. No selling yet. The report comes out today. I'll post if anything changes over at the SMT.

Posted by: Gary | Oct 12, 2007 11:37:19 AM

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