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S&P 500 Trading Update: No Evidence Of A Peak Yet

S&P 500 Trading Outlook (2-3 Days): BULLISH The S&P 500 rallied up to new highs and there’s no evidence of prices peaking here just yet. Key Levels To Watch Expect the rally to zig zag up to 2677-8 (S&P 500 futures) over the near-term, with additional gains likely if we see another…

Semiconductor Reversal Pattern May Spell Trouble For Bulls!

Since the 2009 stock market lows, investors have looked to the Semiconductor sector for strong returns and market leadership. Just check out the performance numbers vs the broader stock market: Semiconductor ETF (SMH) +494% vs  S&P 500 +262%. With numbers that double those of the S&P 500, it’s fair to say…

S&P 500 Trading Update & Outlook – December 12

Stock Market Futures Considerations For December 12, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is holding near the highs today as the Federal Reserve kicks off its two day meeting. Buyers look emboldened and the price action is still bullish. In the commentary below I break down the trading setups for S&P…

Stocks Reach New Highs, But Risk Continues to Loom

S&P 500 Ticks Higher, but Market Risks Loom Stocks continue to show strength in the face of bearish market cycle forces. Last week saw another hiccup, but bears couldn’t capitalize on the pullback. Let’s see what this week holds. Stock Market Summary and Weekly Cycle Forecast: The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY)…

S&P 500 Elliott Wave Analysis Warns Of Wave 5 Top

While adhering to our unique methodology, we remain cognizant of other types of technical analysis. One of these is Elliott Wave Analysis. Today we’ll update readers on our long-term S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) Elliott wave count. You can read our prior update here. First some background… In the 1930’s, Ralph Nelson…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For December 6

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For December 6, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is trading near important price support on Tuesday morning. Stock bulls will need to defend 2620 on futures. In the commentary below I break down the trading setups for both futures indices along with crude oil. Note…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook: Upside Price Targets

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For December 4, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) are rallying higher on Monday morning. In the commentary below I break down both futures indices along with crude oil. Note that you can access today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. S&P 500…

S&P 500 Weekly Update & Outlook: Equity Fund Flows Strong

In this week’s investing research outlook, we examine current trends for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), while checking in on stock market breadth and investment fund flows. We’ll also discuss current investing themes and news that we are watching in the financial markets. Here’s our summary of our findings for the week ending December…

Stock Market Futures Trading Update & Outlook – December 1

Stock Market Futures Considerations For December 1, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) are showing very different formations (and performance) of late. I break down both futures indices along with crude oil in my trading commentary below. Note that you can access today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of…