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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Market Update: Federal Reserve Signals March Rate Hike

The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) rallied for the sixth week in a row and the Dow Industrials crossed the 21000 level for the first time last week. Stronger-than-anticipated economic data and a 15-year high in consumer confidence helped spark the gains in the blue-chip averages. The fact that the economy…

S&P 500 Weekly Review & Technical Outlook – March 3

In this research note, we will look at some key stock market indicators, the health of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), and a handful of emerging themes that we are watching in our investing research. Here are some summary highlights: Strength Begets Strength, but Small-Caps Facing a Test – The S&P…

Treasury Bond Yields Near Lowest Levels Since November

The stock market’s 2017 advance slowed last week with the blue-chip averages gaining less than 1.00% while the rally in small- and mid-cap averages stalled. Nevertheless, the performance year-to-date continues to surprise on the upside. And the latest bump may be aided by lower treasury bond yields (INDEXCBOE:TNX). The equity…

Investor Sentiment Indicators Suggest Near-Term Caution

The equity markets enter the second half of the first quarter sitting at new record highs. Stocks were supported last week by stronger-than-expected economic reports. Improving business conditions and the outlook for tax and regulatory reform are fueling confidence among investors, consumers and manufacturers. The popular averages have made a string of…

Investing Strategy Outlook: Cyclical Rally Gains Broad Support

S&P 500: The Path of Least Resistance Remains Higher The weight of the evidence suggests that the benefit of the doubt remains with the bullish case. This does not mean that the way forward will necessarily be smooth, but for now the path of least resistance remains higher. Stocks have been…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Breakout Needs Confirmation

Weekly Market Outlook & Technical Review – February 10th In this research note, we will look at some key stock market indicators, the health of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), and a handful of emerging themes that we are watching in our investing research: Indexes Making New Highs – The S&P…

Stock Market Update: Trends Favor Further Upside

The equity markets, after a slow start, recovered late in the week with many of the popular stock market averages finishing the period within a fraction of the record highs. This suggests that the path of least resistance remains to the upside. Stocks were supported by fresh economic data indicating…

Market Update: Stocks Grinding But Trends Point Higher

The popular averages broke out of a seven-week trading pattern last week carrying many stock market indices to new record highs. The climb to new high ground was broad based with the NYSE Composite Index of more than 2000 companies hitting a new high for the first time since 2015….

Weekly Stock Market Outlook: Weighing The Breakouts

Weekly Market Outlook & Technical Review – January 27th In this research note, we will look at some key stock market indicators, the health of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), and a handful of emerging themes that we are watching in our investing research: Consolidation Yielding to Breakout – After seven…

Market Update: Weighing Investor Sentiment Indicators

Forward progress for the stock market was halted in mid-December and since the peak the popular averages have traded in a very narrow range amidst elevated investor sentiment. What Gives? The post-election rally was interrupted when stocks became over-bought and uncertainty surfaced surrounding the timing tax of reform and other…