Stocks & ETFs

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update: Bulls Testing Major Resistance

Stock Market Trading Considerations For April 21, 2017 Renewed hope in the tax plan and a strong showing from corporate earnings (75% of the reporting companies beating expectations) created an environment that allowed the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) to bounce into higher resistance. But how sustainable is this rally? Read more…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 20, 2017

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For April 20, 2017 The edges of the range continue to deliver the best reversal trades intraday on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). However, traders need to remain caution on these edges as they can stretch a bit before reversal, as they did yesterday in both the…

Compression Signal Says Biotech Stocks Poised For Huge Move

“Timing the market is a fool’s game.” We hear this all the time. However, the notion that markets are efficient is a fallacy. Markets are driven by human emotion: bubbles form and pop as euphoria turns to panic. From Tulip Mania in the 1630’s to the Dot Com Bubble in…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 19

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For April 19, 2017 The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) held support in a battle against longer time frames – this shows that our range still remains intact. Key levels to watch are in the trading section on ES.  Gold and the 30-year bonds have been running…

S&P 500 Futures Outlook: Key Trading Levels For April 18

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For April 17, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) bounced right where we expected (see yesterday’s post). But there’s a lot of work to do.  Buyers still need to be disciplined and understand that the support range below needs to hold. Check out today’s economic calendar with a…

S&P 500 Update: Navigating The Choppy Price Action

The choppy price action on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) continues… Prices reversed higher today following a rough week that saw the index close on its lows. So is a bottom near? Here are a few things that I am watching: 1.  MACD / RSI / 50 DMA A couple of…

Treasury Bonds Chart Update (TLT): Fibonacci Price Targets

The 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT) finally broke out of a double bottom reversal formation. The move was accompanied by a bullish breakout in momentum (14-day RSI). This development should lead to further upside for the treasury bonds ETF. I’m looking for this move to run up to 125 to…

Nasdaq Futures Weekly Trend Analysis & Outlook – April 17

THE BIG PICTURE – What’s Ahead? The major stock market indices were unable to hold above the 10/50 ema and wound up finishing lower last week.  For the week, the market leading Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) closed lower -1.2%. While the ongoing uptrend holds above each indices 50/144 ema on the range charts,…

Macro Investing Trends: 5 Stock Charts To Watch Now

Market trends and rotation occur in both localized (domestic) and global markets. With this in mind, it’s important to understand that we have many investment choices across the globe… and within our own given markets that we tend to follow. Additionally, many of these markets can be used as indicators…