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Stock Market Futures Weekly Outlook – January 23

THE BIG PICTURE 2017, not exactly off to a great start. Indices continue to consolidate at the highs as the market refuses to run away in either direction. That said, there’s micro-pockets of opportunity on any given day, so (frustration aside) patience is the key here. Could it be that…

S&P 500: Back To Back “Inside Weeks” Hint At Big Move

After just 13 days of trading in 2017, the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is up +1.45% on the year and virtually all of those gains were made in just the first two trading sessions of the year. The other 11 days have resulted in nothing but a sideways consolidation, extending the…

Are Large Cap Growth Stocks Poised For A Breakout?

Index of Large Cap Growth Stocks Testing Major Breakout Resistance Strategists seem to be split in terms of the stock market’s posture at this time. One contingent views the recent consolidation as a healthy digestion of the post-election rally prior to the next leg of advance. The other side views it as…

Will 2017 Turn Into Another 1982 Bull Market Breakout?

Stocks Must Overcome 2017 Gloom Even with the backdrop of numerous positive technical developments, it may be difficult to envision the stock market moving higher given skepticism has been lingering for several years. The tone of reporting from this week’s World Economic Forum has had a decidedly pessimistic slant. How…

5 Charts For Global Investors: Key Market Trends

It’s time for another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch as we move further into the month of January (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at technical price developments.  And even if you’re not technical analysis minded…

Stock Market Futures Weekly Review & Outlook – January 16

THE BIG PICTURE Consolidation on Dow Jones futures (YM) and S&P 500 futures (ES) seems to be the trend of 2017 as Nasdaq futures (NQ) steams ahead and leaves the indices in its dust trail. Week two, day four (1.12.17) seemed to be the hope of some correction in the market,…

Weekly Stock Market Outlook: Optimism Running High

Weekly Market Outlook & Technical Review January 13th 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: Stock Rally Has Stalled – The S&P 500…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For January 12

Stock Market Futures Outlook for January 12, 2017 – The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is landlocked for the seventh day, and though we extend ourselves over the edges for a moment during the day, we are quickly seeing that strength is being sold and weakness in being bought. This is a…

5 Charts For Investors: Around The Global Financial Markets

I’m back with another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch as we move further into the near year (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at technical price developments.  And even if you’re not technical analysis minded…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For January 10

Stock Market Futures Outlook for January 10, 2017 – After posting new highs, the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) chart has retreated but still holds above key support. For futures trading, that key support level is 2268. The trend is still bullish meaning the bounces off support are likely to hold. Earnings releases…