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S&P 500 Trading Update: Targeting New Highs Into Next Week

S&P 500 Trading Outlook (2-3 Days): Bullish Yesterday’s pullback on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) failed to do much technical damage. I believe it’s still right to remain long here, expecting a move up into Expiration and/or early next week to 2455 (low end) / 2475 (high end). Until prices move…

S&P 500 Market Outlook (May 19): Breadth Deteriorating

In this investing research note, we will analyze key stock market indicators, consider the current trend of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), and discuss emerging themes that we are watching in our investing research. Here’s a summary of the highlights: Breadth Deteriorating as S&P 500 Moves Toward Support – The S&P 500 has…

Market Update: Stocks Rally But Not Out Of The Woods Yet

Market Trading Update – Friday, May 19 We’re seeing another day of bouncing in the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and other broad equity indices. Elsewhere, European stocks are also rallying while Asia is largely mixed. The U.S. Dollar Index (CURRENCY:USD) is getting hit hard yet again vs both the Pound Sterling and…

U.S. Equities Short-Term Outlook: Still Bullish

S&P 500 Futures: (2-3 Days)  Bullish It’s thought that the late day rally in stocks on Thursday should follow the breakout higher in Treasury yields (INDEXCBOE:TNX) and begin to trend up to new highs in the days ahead. While a neutral trend for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is an accurate depiction…

Market Update: Stocks Still Vulnerable To Near-Term Selling

Stocks are trading higher thus far this week but many indices are still below near-term trading resistance. The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) will remain bearish until it can hurdle the 2350 area on the cash index. See analysis and short-term outlook for S&P 500 futures below. S&P 500 Futures: (2-3 Days)  Bearish…

U.S. Equities Show Resilience In Face Of Weak Jobs Report

The stock market indices slipped a bit after the Jobs Report miss (98K actual vs 180 expected), but have since recovered with the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) near positive ground.  Similarly, treasury bonds rallied hard on this weak data (with the 10 year yield briefly falling under 2.30%)… but bonds have since calmed…

Stocks Close Out Strong 1st Quarter; Expect Volatility In April

On the last day of the month (March) and quarter (Q1), the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) is crawling to a close. The NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) is at its highs, but diverging meaningfully from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and S&P 500. Stock market breadth is running slightly positive (about 3/2) with Utilities,…

2Q Investing Outlook: Seasonality, Trends, And Market Risks

Market Trends & Insights – 2Q Outlook Forecasting the direction of the markets on a quarter by quarter basis is no easy feat.  There are simply too many unknowns to determine exactly what will happen and how investors will react to future events on both a micro and macro level….

S&P 500 Weekly Technical Perspective – March 27

Note that this is an excerpt from Mark’s premium research at Newton Advisors. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) monthly chart below shows that US markets could possibly experience their first down month of the year after pulling back 0.83% over the first few weeks of March. There are just five trading days remaining….

U.S. Equities Short-Term Technical Outlook – March 20

Most of the world stock market indexes are fractionally today, including the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). German and Italian bond yields are slightly higher, while the US Dollar (CURRENCY:USD) is largely unchanged vs most of the Majors. Equities have failed to show the kind of upside continuation that was thought to…