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4Q 2017 Investing Outlook: Cautious But Uptrend Intact

Investing Highlights & 4Q 2017 Insights: Downshift in Inflation Provides Fed with Room to Maneuver Global Economic Rebound Gets New Lease on Life Seasonal Headwinds May Be Less Severe This Year Relative Trends Show International Leadership While the weight of the evidence is currently neutral and counseling caution into 4Q…

Stock Market Trends Weekly Update: Still Bullish

THE BIG PICTURE The broader stock market remains in an uptrend. Although geopolitical risks continue to linger, the best thing to do is follow the price action and avoid anticipation due to “noise”.  If/When we enter a market correction, your process should stop you out of the trade. Without further…

Stock Market Trends: What To Expect This Week

THE BIG PICTURE Murray Math Level (MML) Charts Using the Murray Math Level (MML) charts on higher time frames can be a useful market internal tool as price action moves among fractal levels from hourly to weekly charts. Confluence of levels may be levels of support/resistance or opportunities for a breakout move….

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Futures Weekly Trend Outlook – August 14

THE BIG PICTURE The VIX Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) finally saw a move outside the comfort zone of most investors to close out in the mid 15’s last week. This saw the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) pull back, along with the leading Dow Jones. On the tech side of the…

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Futures Weekly Trend Outlook (August 4)

The Dow Jones Industrials continue to perform well with large cap stocks leading the way in Week 31 and into Week 32. Earnings season has gone well thus far but bulls are hoping this spills over into the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC). To sum in it:  The Dow…

NYSE Composite Breadth/Volume Still Favors Bullish Trend

An August 2016 analysis outlined a long-term bullish signal for stocks that has occurred only ten other times in the last thirty-five years. If we fast forward to July 2017, is market breadth/volume aligning with or contradicting bullish data we have in hand? The chart below shows up/down volume (1996-2010) for the NYSE Composite…

Nasdaq Bends… But Major Trends Don’t Break

Facts Instead Of Forecasts The definition of a fact is a thing that is indisputably the case. The chart below shows the long-term trends in the NASDAQ rolling over in late 2007. The chart presents a set of indisputable facts. Notice in late 2007/early 2008: The fastest weekly moving average (blue)…

Investing Trends: Why It Pays To Stay In The Now

A Simple And Powerful Concept Eckhart Tolle’s New York Times Best Seller The Power Of Now has sold over 3 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 languages. The basic premise of the book is captured in the excerpt below: “Nothing has happened in the past; it…

2017 Mid-Year Investing Outlook: Normalizing Under Uncertainty

2017 Investing Highlights & Market Insights: Stocks Move Higher as Noisy Calm Persists Fed Sticks to Normalization Plans Economy Could Finally Exceed Reduced Expectations Despite Focus on Narrow Leadership, Market Breadth Strong Global Rally Providing Diversification Benefits Surprises dominated the first half of 2017, and there is little reason to…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Investors Look For New Leadership

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), key stock market trends and indicators, and discuss emerging themes and news that we are watching closely in our investing research. Here’s a summary of our findings for the week ending June 23, 2017: Looking for New…