S&P Regains 50DMA As Bonds/Stocks Rally Post-Europe
November 29, 2012 - 4:24pm
Early macro data that was mixed (retail sales, Kansas Fed, Claims, some GDP ugly) saw stocks limp a little off the overnight hope highs but once the day-session opened in the US we were off to the races with stop-runs galore triggered by Boehner (down), Reid (up and down), Schumer (up) as the fiscal cliff idiocy hangs Damocles-like over every algos trigger finger. Treasuries largely ignore the afternoon schizophrenia - trending lower in yields as once Europe closed the USD drifted lower and bonds and stocks were bought in a 'we-heart-USA' style. High-yield credit had outperformed in the mid-afternoon but stumbled a little - notably after news of the SVU PE deal failed to fund. Commodities had a good day in general though we note that Gold/Silver is at its lowest level in nearly nine months as Silver has significantly bounced off its spike lows this week. Gold and stocks continue to reco...
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