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Bitcoin Volatility Picks Up Near Important Price Support

Bitcoin prices are pulling back in January following an historic run last year. Clearly smart money has been taking some gains as the red hot Cryptocurrency takes a breather and retail investors find their way in. Since peaking in mid-December, Bitcoin is down over forty percent. And volatility has picked up….

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Bitcoin Volatility Picks Up Near Important Price Support

Bitcoin prices are pulling back in January following an historic run last year. Clearly smart money has been taking some gains as the red hot Cryptocurrency takes a breather and retail investors find their way in. Since peaking in mid-December, Bitcoin is down over forty percent. And volatility has picked up….

Growth vs Value Investing Relative To Your Age

It should not be lost on investors that in 2017 the S&P 500 Growth Index outperformed the S&P 500 Value Index by 13% (+25.4% vs +12.6%). These two style indices essentially break down the S&P 500 constituents based on either having value or growth characteristics. As an example, the price-to-earnings…

Netflix (NFLX) Surges On Q4 Earnings, Stock Valuation A Risk

Entertainment company Netflix (NFLX) is up over 10% today after posting Q4 earnings per share of 41 cents and revenue of $3.29 billion versus expectations of 41 cents and $3.28 billion. One figure that is closely watched by NFLX investors is their net subscribers, which grew by 8.33 million, compared…

Reviewing The Leaders Of 2017: The Top 5 S&P Stocks

I gave a presentation at the 2017 Behavioral Finance Symposium entitled “The Mindless Investor and the Mindful Investor.” I discussed ways to apply the lessons of mindfulness training as an investor, allowing you to learn from the past, focus on the present, and plan for the future. One of my…

Market Futures Trading Outlook For January 23

Broad Market Outlook for January 23, 2018  The bullish price action is extending as short positions are squeezed. Keep an eye on price support levels noted below – holds for entries and failures for countertrend fades. Below are key futures levels and commentary for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil….

Market Update: Stocks Continue Run Of New Highs

The Stock Market The equity markets continue to move steadfastly higher with the Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500 and NASDAQ indices finishing at record levels. Stocks are benefiting from rising earnings expectations as a result of lower corporate tax rates and a stronger economy. The persistent stock market rally shows…

Netflix Q4 Earnings Fueled by Subscriber Growth – CIO of Avory & Co.

Netflix (NFLX) reported Q4 quarterly earnings after the bell today. The company posted an exceptional quarter led by their subscriber numbers. The following research and charts were compiled by myself and my firm, Avory & Co. While looking at quarter to quarter, business conditions generally doesn’t influence long-term investors all…

Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Beats Earnings: Look For Pause, Then Higher

WYNN up 3% after beating on earnings and revenue Wynn Resorts (WYNN) announced earnings per share of $1.40, compared to the expectation of $1.36. It reported revenues of $1.69 billion versus $1.51 billion expected. The stock is currently at its resting point, with our target for this Spring raised to…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 4 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 has been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018. All major stock market indices continue to make new all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to…