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Russell 2000 Rally Prospects: Levels, Flows, & Short Interest

Determined not to let go of nearly four-month support, small-cap bulls once again stepped up to the plate Monday – sending the Russell 2000 Index (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) higher. From down 1.4 percent intraday to close the session up 0.2 percent, the Russell 2000 small cap index initially got pushed under the…

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Russell 2000 Rally Prospects: Levels, Flows, & Short Interest

Determined not to let go of nearly four-month support, small-cap bulls once again stepped up to the plate Monday – sending the Russell 2000 Index (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) higher. From down 1.4 percent intraday to close the session up 0.2 percent, the Russell 2000 small cap index initially got pushed under the…

CarMax, Inc.: Leveraged Bank Or Used-Auto Dealer?

CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) offers a broad selection of high-quality used autos and related products and services at “low, no-haggle prices” using a customer-centric sales process in attractive sales facilities. Its strategy is to “revolutionize” the used-auto retailing market by addressing the major sources of customer dissatisfaction with traditional auto retailers….

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For March 28

S&P 500 Futures (ES) Considerations For March 28, 2017 After a bottoming process early in the day yesterday, the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) rallied nicely to fill the gap created by the downward open of the charts. After filling the gap in the overnight session, we have begun a fade into…

Market Update: Investor Psychology Reverses; Stocks Too?

The popular stock market averages lost more than 1.00% last week on concerns that pro-business programs from Washington could be delayed. And this week began on a similar note. Given that stock market valuations are historically high, it is widely believed that tax and regulatory relief is essential if corporate…

S&P 500 Weekly Technical Perspective – March 27

Note that this is an excerpt from Mark’s premium research at Newton Advisors. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) monthly chart below shows that US markets could possibly experience their first down month of the year after pulling back 0.83% over the first few weeks of March. There are just five trading days remaining….

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For March 27

Stock Market Futures Considerations March 27, 2017 We begin the morning testing very important support levels of support. If lost, the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) could make a 100% retracement into the breakout area of February 9, 2017.  Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases.  And note that the charts…

Global Equities Earnings Acceler-O-Meter Checkup

With the swings in sentiment and price over the last couple of weeks it’s important to keep sight of some of the trends in the fundamentals. Particularly so as a lot of markets are looking shaky short-term, with divergences showing up and key levels looking close to being breached. Indeed,…

Stock Market Futures Weekly Trend Analysis – March 27

THE BIG PICTURE With week 12 in the books, the major stock market indices continue to a pullback withing a broader move to the upside – an ongoing uptrend holding above each indices respective 50/144 ema and key moving averages (50, 200) on higher time frames. Note that you can find last…

U.S. Corn Futures Weekly Outlook: Waiting On A Rally

May corn futures moved sharply lower this week, closing down 11 ¼-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing on Friday (3/24) at $3.56 ¼. Friday’s close was the lowest in May corn futures since December 29, 2016… clearly not a good technical sign for Corn Bulls. this drove the Corn ETF (NYSEARCA:CORN)…