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Stock Market Trends Update & Outlook (Week 17)

The Big Picture After a week off, I’m glad to be back.  Investors are operating in a climate that is prone to reversals and quick moves so we must remain focused on stock market trends within our given trading timeframes. There is still a lot of “noise” out there as…

The S&P 500… and Investor Resilience: 60 Years Of Winning

What quiet times can do for a market. 2017 was a year of sit back relax and watch the markets melt higher, at-least for some market participants. However, only just 2 years ago the market was everything else but quiet. We had the China devaluation, multiple fears within Europe (Brexit,…

Stock Market Trends Update & Outlook (Week 15)

The Big Picture It’s been a couple weeks since my last weekly outlook here – glad to be back.  Investors are operating in a climate that is prone to volatility so we must remain focused on our stock and stock market trends within our given timeframes. Stocks are attempting a…

Stock Market Trends Update & Outlook (Week 12)

Investors are still operating in a climate that is prone to volatility so it pays to stay focused on stock market trends within your given timeframe. Stocks have recovered sharply but there is still plenty of “noise” due to market crosscurrents and bull vs bear chatter. Traders need to follow…

Stock Market Trends Update & Outlook (Week 11)

THE BIG PICTURE Investors are still operating in a climate that’s prone to volatility so it pays to remain focused on stock market trends within your given timeframe. Stocks have recovered sharply but there is still plenty of “noise” due to market crosscurrents and bull vs bear chatter. Traders need…

Reviewing The Leaders Of 2017: The Top 5 S&P Stocks

I gave a presentation at the 2017 Behavioral Finance Symposium entitled “The Mindless Investor and the Mindful Investor.” I discussed ways to apply the lessons of mindfulness training as an investor, allowing you to learn from the past, focus on the present, and plan for the future. One of my…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 4 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 has been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018. All major stock market indices continue to make new all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to…

Macro To Micro Trading Update: Market Themes & Insights

Note that this post went out to my “Gone Fishing” newsletter subscribers this weekend.  You can subscribe here.   Reflections and Inflections The Bloomberg Commodity Index started the year by setting a fresh record for consecutive gains, pushing it up more than 4% over the past month. This helped bring the US 10-year…

Stock Market Trends: Review & Outlook (Week 2 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 started 2018 with big gains. All major stock market indices continue to hover near all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and…