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Are The FANG Stocks Signaling Trouble For Broad Market?

I have spent some time lately collaborating on a research project with Arun Chopra, a good friend who holds a CFA and CMT. Together, we have been blended fundamental indicators with technical indicators and key market themes to highlight opportunities in the market. Today, we’ll look at a chart of the…

Amazon Stock Chart Update: Retracing The Decline

The last 4 months has been a roller coaster ride for Amazon (AMZN) shareholders. During this time, the stock fell over 200 points (or nearly 30 percent) before recovering a good portion of the decline on a snap-back rally. Back in November 2015 I spent some time showing the geometry…

Tech Stocks Leading But Nasdaq Rally Nearing Big Resistance

Imagine this scene for tech stocks. Shares of Apple (AAPL) fighting to hold above $100. Shares of Alphabet/Google clawing their way back toward $750. And shares of Amazon (AMZN) scaling a steep wall back toward $600. And that’s after a big Nasdaq rally. That’s the current setup. On one hand, this sounds pretty…

Amazon (AMZN) Continues To Crush Traditional Retail

Here are a couple of good examples of how changes in demographics and consumer trends can affect markets. We’ll look at how Consumer banking and traditional retail have morphed into the electronic online age… and how the brick and mortar side of the business isn’t what it used to be….

Trading Recap: 4 Trades From 11/16 (SPY, TSLA, AMZN, VXX)

I haven’t been trading too actively lately as my schedule has become busy, but yesterday I had some time to focus on the market and decided to place some trades that I thought offered decent risk/reward opportunities. Here’s a review of 4 trades I made on November 16: Trade 1:…

Trade The Expectation: Riding Pre-Earnings Stock Trends

We are right in the middle of earnings season where a large majority of companies report their numbers for the previous three months. It is also a time when many stocks exhibit a pattern of bullishness ahead of their respective earnings dates. There are many different strategies for trading around…

Trader Radar: 7 Stocks To Watch For The Week Ahead

The market is still digesting the moves from last week, along with the FOMC statement. But Friday’s move lower also afforded an opportunity to look for stocks showing relative strength.  Not all of this week’s trading ideas have that setup, but it’s a good one to look for. Below are…

Consumer Stocks Falter But Shorts Have Decision To Make

The SPDR Consumer Discretionary ETF (XLY) went through a lot last week – down 2.4 percent, as media and select consumer stocks like Walt Disney (DIS) took it on the chin. On a weekly basis, the consumer stocks ETF is overbought and this condition may take time to be unwound. However, for…