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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…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Market Trends Cooling

In this investing research note, we will analyze key stock market indicators, consider the health of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), and discuss emerging themes that we are watching in our investing research. Here are some summary highlights: Sentiment Shifts Slow to Materialize – Excessive optimism has been slow to unwind in…

Asset Allocation: Trends & Insights For Investors (April 2017)

This article looks at two lenses on individual investor asset allocations. Doing this allows us to have a gauge for where the average investor is, compare and contrast our own allocations, and get an insight into any signals that may be present. Both charts below appeared in a discussion about…

Nasdaq and S&P 500 Futures Weekly Trend Analysis – April 10

THE BIG PICTURE – What Lies Ahead? Stock market bears have an opening, but it’s just a matter of whether or not they take advantage of it. Thus far, they haven’t. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is just 2 percent off all-time highs, while the Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) is just one percent….

Bull Market Update: Trend Indicators Still Favor New Highs

This Is What Increasing Fear Looks Like The chart below shows the S&P 500’s 100-day moving average (blue), 200-day (red), and 300-day (green) during the transition from a favorable period to an unfavorable period (2005-2008). As you can see, 2008 confirmed a deep move lower for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX),…

Investing Strategy Outlook: Evidence Remains Bullish Into 2Q

Evidence Bullish As Stocks And Broader S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) Consolidate Gains A look at 2Q and beyond for investors. Highlights: Federal Reserve Raises Rates Despite Elevated Uncertainty Economic Recovery Not Just ‘Animal Spirits’ Investor Optimism Retreating From Recent Excesses Rally Participation Remains Broad, At Home & Overseas Longer-term breadth and…

Biotech ETF (XBI) On The Brink Of A Breakout

The volatility in the biotech space over the last two years has been quite a sight to behold. I’m not strictly speaking of volatility in terms of downside either. There has been money to be made on both sides of the market for those that have been nimble in their…