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Russian Stock Market Rallies Into Major Price Resistance

The Russian stock market has been on a nice run of late but is hitting potential resistance – from several angles. We’ve posted extensively about the good fortunes in the natural resource/commodity complex recently. Not only has this space been on a tear since the election, it has generally done very…

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Russian Stock Market Rallies Into Major Price Resistance

The Russian stock market has been on a nice run of late but is hitting potential resistance – from several angles. We’ve posted extensively about the good fortunes in the natural resource/commodity complex recently. Not only has this space been on a tear since the election, it has generally done very…

Successful Investors Have One Thing In Common: A Process

One of the great things about investing is the many ways that people approach it. Throughout history it’s been shown that hundreds (if not more) ways have been used to turn a profit within the stock market…. Whether you use fundamentals, technicals, astrology, or hire a monkey to throw a…

Global Market Trends: 5 Charts Investors Need To Watch

Today I want to share 5 macro technical charts that bear importance here for the broader markets. In my chart review, I sift through individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and sectors, as well as the rest of the major indexes and benchmarks. This chart review strictly looks at technical price developments.  Even if…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For December 7

Stock Market Outlook for December 7, 2016 – Though the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is creeping higher, it is doing so under lighter volume. As I said yesterday, a lighter news flow may keep the stock market range bound into next week’s FOMC announcement. The line in the sand for buyers today…

Dow Transports May Trigger Dow Theory Stock Market Signal

The stock market lost ground last week with the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) and Russell 2000 Index (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) all turning negative for the first time since November 8. The loss followed three weeks of consecutive gains and broad based rally.  The losses also occurred despite a host…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For December 6

Stock Market Outlook for December 6, 2016 – Can Buying Pressure Hold? The battle continues in a contested region here for S&P 500 futures this morning. The news flow will keep us range bound (my thought, anyway) into next week’s FOMC announcement. It seems that an interest rate hike is baked…

Mind Games: 3 Behavioral Traits Investors Should Be Mindful Of

In “Bubbles and Elevators”, we discussed how human beings do seemingly ridiculous things to fulfill their instinctive need to mimic what others are doing, right or wrong, logical or illogical. The greatest investors, those that make money when markets are rising and avoid the pain when bear markets occur, are…

3 Stocks That Are Breaking Out ($DKS, $AA, and $POT)

With the US equity markets back on the rise today, it’s time to review the watch-list for some quality trading setups and long ideas. The following stocks are a sampling of what we’re watching over at The Trade Risk. Each of these stocks is attempting to breakout above key levels: Dick’s Sporting…

Energy Sector (XLE) “Running” Into Price Resistance

The Energy Sector (NYSEARCA:XLE) has been hot of late for investors. The bulls have taken control and driven prices higher into December. But there may be reason to turn cautious here over the near-term. Is a pullback for the energy sector on the horizon? Timeframes are always important when defining…

U.S. Corn Weekly Price Outlook: Patience Required

It was a tough week for Corn Bulls with March 2017 corn futures trading down to day low of $3.41 ¾ on Thursday, December 1, its lowest level since September 30, 2016.  Will this effect the corn price outlook December? And what precipitated the push to a new 2-month low in March…