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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…

Are Investors Staring A Generational Opportunity In The Eye?

We Tend To Make The Same Mistakes Over And Over If you are perplexed by the post-election strength in U.S. stocks, it may be helpful to take a giant step back. From The Wall Street Journal: Many of the financial mistakes people make are caused by a fundamental shortcoming: They can’t…

S&P 500 Weekly Update: Can Stocks Overcome Internal Weakness?

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the current trend of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), key stock market indicators, and discuss emerging themes and news that we are watching closely in our investing research. Here’s a summary of our findings: Index-Level Highs Providing More Questions Than Answers – The S&P 500…

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…

S&P 500 Technical Update: New Highs On The Horizon

S&P 500 Futures: (2-3 Days) – Bullish Tests of all-time intra-day highs from March 1 are directly above for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). S&P 500 futures came within a few points, and this area is likely to be tested and exceeded before any type of market peak is in place. Short-term trends…