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S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 23

Stock Market Futures Considerations For August 23, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is giving back some gains this morning. Traders will want to be aware of key price support levels (for breakdowns) and resistance (for breakouts/continuation). Below are trading levels for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil futures. Check…

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S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 23

Stock Market Futures Considerations For August 23, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is giving back some gains this morning. Traders will want to be aware of key price support levels (for breakdowns) and resistance (for breakouts/continuation). Below are trading levels for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil futures. Check…

What Market Cycles Are Saying About This Bull Market

This post was written with Craig Basinger. Few would disagree that there is a lot to worry about these days. Venezuela appears to be on the edge of collapse. North Korea tensions have been on the rise, only to fade in part thanks to rising civil unrest in the United…

Stock Market Update: The Wall Of Worry Is Growing

The equity markets declined for the second week in a row. The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) fell below its 50-day moving average for the first time since May. Small-cap stocks suffered the most with the Russell 2000 Index (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) dropping below its 200-day moving average, falling back to levels last…

7 Bearish Signs For Stocks… And Why The Sky Isn’t Falling

Scary Things About The Stock Market There is never a perfect time to invest in the stock market. There is always something concerning on the technical, fundamental, and political fronts…. always. There are many “reasons stocks are in big trouble” lists floating around in 2017, including “7 signs the stock…

Futures Trading Outlook For August 22: Stocks Continue Bounce

Stock Market Futures Considerations For August 22, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is pointing higher this morning as traders as the bounce pushes higher. Key futures trading levels for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil are located below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that…

Shares Of IBM Teetering On Major Trend Line Support

IBM (NYSE:IBM) has been a stock on my radar for a long time.  In fact, I wrote about IBM a few times right here on See It Market over the years. Shares of IBM have been declining for months now but the tumble should be of little surprise… especially after…

Is Bond Market On The Cusp Of A QT Tantrum?

As attention moves to the upcoming Jackson Hole Economic Symposium (aka global central bank meet up) it’s worth taking a look at a couple of developments in monetary policy and bonds markets. The main reason, as I will explain, is that there is the very real prospect of a repeat…

Stock Market Trends: What To Expect This Week

THE BIG PICTURE Murray Math Level (MML) Charts Using the Murray Math Level (MML) charts on higher time frames can be a useful market internal tool as price action moves among fractal levels from hourly to weekly charts. Confluence of levels may be levels of support/resistance or opportunities for a breakout move….

Will Small Cap Stocks Take The Broader Market Down?

It’s been a good year for investors thus far in 2017.  The S&P 500 Index is up nearly 10 percent and the Nasdaq Composite is up almost 20%. But, if one digs a bit deeper, they’ll notice the glaring underperformance of small cap stocks (i.e. Russell 2000) vs large cap…

Stocks-Bonds Ratio Testing Critical Support Level!

As the stock market takes a breather, it’s worth noting that an important market indicator is at a critical juncture.  With the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) pulling back a few percent off the highs, a critical stocks-bonds ratio is testing trend line support. And if that support breaks, it could mean…