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Turnaround Tuesday: Wall Street Cliche Or Trading Edge?

What is Turnaround Tuesday? Is it a Wall Street cliché, media company selling headline, or verifiable trading edge? Maybe all of the above, depending on its usage. But it has also been a simple trading edge over at least the past 15 plus years or so. Below you will see…

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Turnaround Tuesday: Wall Street Cliche Or Trading Edge?

What is Turnaround Tuesday? Is it a Wall Street cliché, media company selling headline, or verifiable trading edge? Maybe all of the above, depending on its usage. But it has also been a simple trading edge over at least the past 15 plus years or so. Below you will see…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For June 27, 2017

Stock Market Trading Considerations For June 27, 2017 Stocks are trading mixed heading into Tuesday’s session. After opening higher yesterday, the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) reversed lower. It will need to find support today before it can bounce. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases.  And note that the…

Small Caps PE10 Valuation Ratio Getting Lofty

A number of analysts and commentators have been discussing the increasingly high levels of the “Shiller PE”, also known as CAPE or PE10, for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX). Indeed the CAPE has historically been a good predictor of longer term forward equity market returns. But in this article we’ll…

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Futures Weekly Trend Outlook – June 26

BIG PICTURE – What’s Ahead? Looking across the major stock market futures indices, the Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) closed below the weekly open, while the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) closed above. Open gaps closed on Dow Jones futures (YM) and S&P 500 futures (ES), while Nasdaq futures (NQ) broke…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For June 26, 2017

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For June 26, 2017 Traders are resuming bullish control as the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) opens the week above price levels that used to be resistance. How much higher can bulls push the market? See the charts and analysis below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full…

2 Housing Sector ETFs That May Be Topping

The housing sector is very sensitive to interest rates. So the past several months have been pretty darn good to stocks related to real estate and home construction / builders. In particular, the Home Construction ETF (NYSEARCA:ITB) and the SPDR Home Builders (NYSEARCA:XHB) have rallied sharply.  But both are nearing…

U.S. Corn Futures Market Outlook: 3 Things Bulls Need To See

July corn futures moved sharply lower this week, closing down 26 ¼-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing on Friday (6/23) at $3.57 ¾. July corn futures established a new calendar year day low on Friday afternoon of $3.56 ½, exceeding the previous 2017 day low of $3.60 ¾ on 4/21/17. Weekly…

2017 vs 2000: Are Equities Really In A Bubble?

Bubbles Are Characterized By Building Euphoria During investment bubbles, the gains over the years reach near-silly levels. For example, the last 17 years of the dot-com bubble featured an 1,800% rise in the NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC)  – see the first chart below. With an 1,800% on the books, some investors…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Investors Look For New Leadership

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), key stock market trends and indicators, and discuss emerging themes and news that we are watching closely in our investing research. Here’s a summary of our findings for the week ending June 23, 2017: Looking for New…