Market On Open - Monday 29 January

Fed Week Begins

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False Memory

With 2023 in the rearview, it's easy to remember it as an only-up year, a simple bull market. That wasn't how it played out at the time. There was an early spike up and back down, a huge run up from March to July, a slow bleed out from July to October, and then a ginormo stick-save from October to the end of the year. So far in 2024, January has been sideways some, up some, and now down some. We have FOMC on Wednesday which at a minimum provides an opportunity for market bigs to drag equities up, down, down, up, all the while taking out stop orders, before settling on a direction and heading that way.

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