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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…

The Lowest Common Denominator: Debt

At a recent investment conference, hedge fund billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller predicted that interest rates would continue rising. Specifically, he suggested that, consistent with the prospects for economic growth, the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield could reach 6.00% over the next couple of years. Druckenmiller’s track record lends credence to his economic…

5 Charts For Traders: Gold, US Dollar, CBOE SKEW and More

It’s time for another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch as we move toward the end of January (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at technical price developments.  And even if you’re not technical analysis minded I believe…

The Vibe: Are Broad Markets Creeping Toward A Pullback?

The Vibe: A quick, and I mean quick weekly or even bi-weekly rundown of the things Sean Emory is seeing in the market RIGHT NOW. An emphasis on broad markets, single equities, and anything in between. It’s low key good.   The Details: Investor sentiment picked up dramatically following the Trump victory in November….