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Gold (GLD) Chart Update: Time For A Correction?

Since we last wrote about the SPDR Gold ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD) in March, the Elliott wave pattern has come into focus for the Gold ETF (you can find our prior article here). Gold price targets for the wave higher have been met and a move lower (or price correction) may be in…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 26

A high level overview of stock market futures for August 26, 2016 shows a market that is range bound and waiting for a catalyst. Perhaps today will give traders that catalyst. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) has been wrapped in a tight range for some time… ready for a move. Let’s…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 25th

Before we get into the details of today’s trading action and the S&P 500 futures trading outlook, let’s start with a broad stock market overview. The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) steady drift down into the bottom of the market’s broad range saw several failed bounces. Some say this is just the stock…

4 Market Concerns For Traders Into Jackson Hole

Wednesday’s selling was the first bearish sign for stocks in the last couple weeks. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) undercut the lows of its most recent pennant formation which had been formed since early August. This could bring about a test of the mid-August lows and is viewed as a short-term negative for the…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 24th

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook for August 24, 2016 – As with yesterday, the morning finds us just above congestion at 2186 on S&P 500 futures. Charts continue their bullish slant but under damp momentum. A breach above 2187.75 may only take us to the top of the range near…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 23rd

Macro Trading Outlook for S&P 500 Futures – August 23, 2016 Early morning finds stock market futures up a bit and battling congestion. S&P 500 futures are just above congestion at 2186, as charts hold their bullish slant. A breach above 2187.75 may only take us to the top of…

Crude Oil Futures Seasonality: September Brings Uncertainty

Oil prices have been trading on fire lately. In fact, Crude Oil futures are up 7 trading sessions in a row ending Friday 8/19. This has put multi-year highs back in sight near $52. Friday’s last trade came in at $49.12. How about crude oil futures seasonality? That’s debatable and…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 22nd

S&P 500 Futures Outlook For Traders (Broad Overview) for August 22, 2016 – After an absence of several days in the market, I returned to see charts just as range bound. Typical summer trading behavior. Perhaps traders are waiting on the election, or some other market moving news. But whatever the…

Weekly Stock Market Video: Sectors & Stocks To Watch 8/22

It was a slow week for markets, with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) finishing virtually flat on the week, followed by small gains in the Nasdaq and Russell 2000. But there was a lot more going on beneath the stock market’s surface, especially when looking at select stocks. In this weeks…

Utility Stocks Continue To Follow Technical Road Map

Utility stocks (NYSEARCA:XLU) have been unusually responsive to key technical price levels recently. As money managers who rely quite a bit on the charts, it’s always comforting to work with securities and data series that conform reliably to charting analysis. On the other hand, most chartists can probably think of…