Stocks & ETFs

NYSE Margin Debt Makes New Highs… But Growth Slows

One of the most watched, yet misunderstood, pieces of investing research is NYSE Margin Debt. Hitting new highs or all-time highs gets a lot of buzz… and bears point to it as a sign of an impending market top. But it’s been making new highs for months now. And it’s typically…

COT Report Data: Bulls ‘Longer’ After 8 Weeks Of Gains

The following are charts and data showing non-commercial futures trading positions as of October 31, 2017. This data was released with the November 3 Commitment of Traders Report (COT). Note that these charts and excerpts also appeared on my blog. The charts below looks at non-commercial futures trading positions for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX), Russell 2000 (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT)…

S&P 500 Chart: 10 Insights For Traders This Week

The S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) crept higher by just 0.25% last week. But that was a mirror image of the prior week, proving that the grind higher is relentless… and real. Stay disciplined and tune out the noise – your process and strategy should keep you in the trend/trade until…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For November 3

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For November 3, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) are modestly higher on Friday morning as the market tries to make another push higher. Key trading levels and futures market commentary can be found below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And…

Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) Chart: Something For Bulls & Bears

The iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT) is rallying off key lateral price support. This bounce has neutralized the immediate bearish case… but it could still play into a bearish head and shoulders topping pattern. Time to take a closer look at the chart. Bond Bulls: On the daily chart…

Gold and Precious Metals Sector At Important Juncture!

Investors are right to be a little concerned when looking across the metals sector of late. Gold (NYSEARCA:GLD), Gold Miners (NYSEARCA:GDX), and Steel… there all in a short-term decline and approaching critical price support levels. Most of these are trend lines so bulls want them to hold. In the the…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update: Rally On

Stock Market Considerations For November 1, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) are trading higher on Wednesday morning. A move of greater trading significance may be in the offing. Stay alert and watch your levels! Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that the charts…

5 Spooky Stock Charts For Investors On Halloween

Note that this post with written with my friend Arun Chopra of Fusion Point Capital. In the spirit of Halloween we wanted to take a look at some of the spookiest stock charts in the market right now. The bulls have had there way with this market, but there are…