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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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…

Stock Market Update: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain?

The second straight quarter of double-digit profit growth has supported the Dow Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) move to new highs. Broader-based indices including the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Russell 2000 (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) haven’t been able to keep pace but are holding up. The jobs report on Friday easily beat expectations. The unemployment…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Making Sense Of An Uneven Market

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and trends 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 August 4, 2017: Large-Caps…

Stock Market Update: Are Strong Earnings & GDP Priced In?

The equity markets have been trading mixed of late. However, the best performance of late has been turned in by the Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI), which continue to make new record highs. Most of the stock market indices showed modest declines over last week’s five-day stretch, including the Dow Transports,…

S&P 500 Weekly Investing Outlook: Seasonal Patterns Challenging

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and trends 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 July 28, 2017: Stocks…

Stock Market Update: Weak Dollar Gives Earnings A Boost

The popular stock market indices continue to pursue a slow and persistent track to new record highs. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is trading at new all-time highs in Tuesday trading. Stocks have been supported by improving second quarter earnings and by CFO reports of stronger top-line growth. The decline in…

Market Update: Measured Rally Bullish For Stocks

Technical indicators continue to point to further gains in the stock market. The Dow Transports recently hit a new high confirming the record high by the Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) – a Dow Theory signal. In addition, the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and NYSE Composite Index (INDEXNYSEGIS:NYA) are are reaching…