Investing Research

Testing Moving Averages On Popular Stocks & ETFs

So many traders quote market axioms and some actually put their hard earned money on the line based upon them. The most popular (arguable) technical indicator is the moving average. Everyone knows what it is and almost everyone still tracks one or two of them. It is generally believed that…

Are ETFs Driving The Market’s Herding Mentality?

This post was written by Craig Basinger of Richardson GMP. There is no question Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have exploded in popularity. They offer many benefits to investors and their merits are well known. There is also rising evidence ETFs are changing the structure of the markets and how investors…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 27

Stock Market Futures Considerations For April 27, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) finally took a breather yesterday. After rallying in the morning up to our targeted range, the index pulled back. See below for trading setups. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that the charts below…

Apple Stock Update ($AAPL): Nearing $152 Price Target

Last September, I provided a $152 price target for Apple right here on See It Market. Since that time, Apple’s stock price (NASDAQ:AAPL) has increased by over $30 per share. And it is now nearing my upside price target ($152). Below is an updated Apple chart with my AAPL stock…

S&P 500 Technical Update: New Highs On The Horizon

S&P 500 Futures: (2-3 Days) – Bullish Tests of all-time intra-day highs from March 1 are directly above for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). S&P 500 futures came within a few points, and this area is likely to be tested and exceeded before any type of market peak is in place. Short-term trends…

Stocks Ready To Shift Focus To Earnings and Tax Deal

The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and Dow Jone Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) enjoyed marginal gains last week but are off to a big start this week. Outside of the large-cap averages (small caps, mid caps, tech, transports, etc), the gains have been very impressive given that they are occurring against a…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update: Bullish But Tired

Stock Market Futures Considerations For April 26, 2017 Bullish but tired would be my estimation of the price action here as the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) continues to press forward on shallow pullbacks. This should also be the order of the day. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note…

S&P 500 Index: Weighted Volatility Near Historical Lows

Realized volatility on the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) is approaching historically low levels; similar levels that were achieved in June 1996 and March 2007. Both of these periods saw realized volatility jump roughly 3 times higher in a relatively-short-time-period. So the million dollar question: Is it different this time?  …

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For April 25, 2017

Stock Market Futures Considerations For April 25, 2017 The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) continues to rally higher as momentum builds.Holding above 2370 will be important as the market looks for another day of gains. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that the charts below are from…

Investors: How To Play The Game To Win

What Rick Barry and the Atlanta Falcons can teach us about risk management “Something about the crowd transforms the way you think” – Malcolm Gladwell – Revisionist History With 4:45 remaining in Super Bowl LI, Matt Ryan, the Atlanta Falcons quarterback, threw a pass to Julio Jones who made an…