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Bank of America is the 3rd bank I have heard about this week that has experienced lower mortgage origination revenues. Makes sense, with the climb in mortgage rates. Yet BAC had better than expected results due in part to fixed income trading revenue. What, gaming the credit markets? That sure is productive for America. (more…)
At the risk of producing another “occasional winner” (thanks, Northman) may I present to you Restoration Hardware, purveyor of overpriced furnishings. I think this one’s in trouble, folks.
Here’s are today’s trade setups:
Long KLA-Tencor (KLA)