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Crude Oil Price Compression: A Big Move Is Coming

We have an oil market in indecision. Indecision = compression. Crude oil price compression is building energy for a big move. There a variety of influences at play in the crude oil market: (i) with Permian-mania as a new swing producer (quick production switch back on and total production costs…

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For February 21

S&P 500 Futures Market Considerations For February 21, 2017 ES_F– Bullish action still holds with higher support levels building today.  We have been trapped in a channel after reaching a new high in the Globex event (holiday yesterday).  Pullbacks on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) will still be bought. Although the chart is not…

Crude Oil Technical Update: Market Bulls Face Hurdles

There’s been very little change in the outlook for crude oil over the past week. Fundamental and technical hurdles remain but from a price perspective, traders are awaiting a major “break” in either direction. Crude Oil Technical Picture West Texas crude oil (WTI) is trading just above $53 per barrel, as it…

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For February 17

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For February 17, 2017 Bullish action still holds but drifts into higher support should be ‘business as usual’. Pullbacks will still be bought – the chart is not exhibiting anything that suggests collapse. However, the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) are due for a test of support today…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For February 16

Stock Market Considerations For February 16, 2017 A new high formed yesterday afternoon on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and it was not breached overnight.  Bullish action still holds but drifts into higher support should be ‘business as usual’ in this chart.  We remain resoundingly bullish, but monitoring position size here is…

Global Markets Update: 5 Charts To Watch Now (February 15)

It’s time for another round of macro technical charts as investors attempt to weigh the risk to reward ratio in several markets (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at 5 charts with key technical price developments.  Even if…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For February 15

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For February 15, 2017 S&P 500 futures hit new highs overnight but have since pulled back into support near 2334. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is at a key level of resistance but bullish formations tell us that fades of price into support will be bought in the near-term….

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For February 14

S&P 500 Trading Considerations & Outlook For February 14, 2017 Broad time frames hold strength as tighter ones show a little pull into support likely today for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX).  It is still too early to short this chart on the swing but some powerhouses gave up quite a bit…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For February 13

Stock Market Futures Considerations For February 13, 2017 Another morning with new all-time highs greet us on S&P 500 futures and the cash index (INDEXSP:.INX).  Market pullbacks are still likely to be bought as we sit at regions that could prove out as target regions for buyers trading to resistance.  Price…

Global Markets Update: The Fed, Politics, And Red-Hot Stocks

The financial markets started the year off on a positive note. Although the US Dollar (CURRENCY:USD) has pulled back a bit in 2017, it is still holding near 100 on hopes of improved economic growth. During this recent pause in the dollar, the bond markets have stabilized. But major stock…