Posts From Willie Delwiche

Willie Delwiche
William Delwiche is a Director and Investment Strategist for R.W. Baird & Co. Before joining Baird in 1999, he worked as a researcher at the Committee for Economic Development, a Washington, D.C., pro-business think tank. Since 2004, Willie has also been the co-manager of Baird's ETF-based ALIGN Tactical Portfolios.Willie received a BA in Economics and in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, and an MA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of the Market Technicians Association and past member of the American Economics Association. Willie is both a Chartered Market Technician and a CFA Charter holder.Commentary from Willie on the economy and stock markets has been featured on other national, regional and trade media such as BARRON’S and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He has appeared on Fox Business, the Nightly Business Report, and the MoneyLife show. Willie also regularly shares his perspectives via Twitter and other social media outlets.
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U.S. Equities Update: Industrials (XLI) and Materials (XLB) Lead Rally

The equity markets remain elevated with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX,) and Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) sitting at record highs. The move to new highs is finding leadership via the Industrials Sector (NYSEARCA:XLI) and the Materials Sector (NYSEARCA:XLB). Stocks are being supported by improving global economic conditions and by a growing…

4Q 2017 Investing Outlook: Cautious But Uptrend Intact

Investing Highlights & 4Q 2017 Insights: Downshift in Inflation Provides Fed with Room to Maneuver Global Economic Rebound Gets New Lease on Life Seasonal Headwinds May Be Less Severe This Year Relative Trends Show International Leadership While the weight of the evidence is currently neutral and counseling caution into 4Q…

U.S. Equities Update: Bulls Need To See Follow Through

How things can change with a new week. After struggling last week and posting losses, the major US stock market averages are off to the races this week. The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) closed up over 1 percent on Monday. Of interest are the 10 Year Treasury Note Yield (INDEXCBOE:TNX)…

Weekly Stock Market Outlook: Is The Rally Sustainable?

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and macro trends of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), check in on investor sentiment and market breadth indicators, and discuss emerging themes and news that we are watching closely right now. Here’s a summary of our findings for the week ending September 1,…

Stocks Rebound But Volatility Shakes Investor Confidence

The equity markets rallied last week breaking a two-week losing streak. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) gained 0.7% while the Russell 2000 Index climbed 1.45%. Investors have seen an uptick in stock market volatility (INDEXCBOE:VIX) in August. And from the early action this week, that news…

S&P 500 Weekly Market Outlook: Momentum Wavering

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and trends of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), check in on investor sentiment and market breadth 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 August…

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…

Market Volatility Wakes Investors From Summer Slumber

While the noise of the political environment can be deafening to the point of distraction, the uptick in stock market volatility (INDEXCBOE:VIX) over the past week comes after a period of remarkable calm. By some measures the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) has recently completed the calmest three weeks in its history…

U.S. Equity Market Update: Technicals Flash Caution

A rise in geopolitical tensions helped spark the decline in the equity markets last week. Large-cap averages like the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) traded more than 1.0% lower while small-cap indices suffered the most with the Russell 2000 Index (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) falling nearly 3.0%. Although much of the credit for the…

S&P 500 Weekly Review & Outlook: Breadth Deteriorates

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and trends of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC), check in on investor sentiment and market breadth indicators, and discuss emerging themes and news that we are watching closely in our investing research. Here’s a summary of our findings…