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S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Is The Rally Sustainable?

The Dow Jones is 1000 points higher than last Friday’s close and 1800 points higher than last Friday’s lows. All that in one week! Now investors need to look for clues to see if this rally is sustainable. In today’s research note we’ll look at the S&P 500 technical, market…

Q1 2018 Investing Outlook: Market Volatility Returns

And just like that, market volatility returns… Investing Highlights and 1Q 2018 Insights: Economic Fundamentals Remain Strong Valuations Show Prices Have Outpaced Earnings Market Weakness Has Helped Relieve Excessive Optimism Mid-Term Elections Looming Broad Market Lacks Momentum Tailwind After a historically quiet 2017 and a strong start to 2018, stocks…

Investor Sentiment Update and Outlook: 5 Charts

The much awaited and widely predicted correction (that no one really ended up predicting) has turned 2 weeks old now, and driven the S&P 500 down almost -12% top to bottom. So it’s timely to take a snapshot of where market sentiment is sitting across a number of key indicators…

S&P 500 Market Update: Stocks Plunge Into Correction Territory

The stock market declined sharply yet again on Thursday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 1000 points for the second time this week. Stocks are now reaching into correction territory as investors attempt to size up the damage. In today’s update we’ll breakdown the latest action for stocks…

U.S. Equities Weekly Outlook: Rally Participation Strong

U.S. equities continue to trade at all-time highs. The broader stock market trend is benefiting from strengthening market breadth. Meanwhile, excessive investor optimism continues to be a nagging concern. Let’s breakdown the latest action in the equities market and share some important investing research with a look forward. Key Takeaways:…

Market Update: Stocks Continue Run Of New Highs

The Stock Market The equity markets continue to move steadfastly higher with the Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500 and NASDAQ indices finishing at record levels. Stocks are benefiting from rising earnings expectations as a result of lower corporate tax rates and a stronger economy. The persistent stock market rally shows…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Market Stresses Begin To Mount

Stocks continue to trade at elevated levels, refusing to offer so much as a 3 percent dip for investors. Though the trend is still in tact, there are some concerns and market stresses in the underlying data. Key Takeaways: With new high list expanding and an increasing percentage of industry…

Stock Market Weekend Update: Near-Term Concerns Bubble Up

The market has been very strong to start 2018 but there are a few near-term concerns bubbling up. Investor sentiment has become overheated, the broader stock market is overbought, and the Russell 2000 and small cap stocks are still lagging. Key Takeaways: Small-caps are trending higher and making new highs,…

S&P 500 Market Outlook: Investors In Celebratory Mood

In this week’s investing research outlook, we discuss current trends and indicators for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), while checking in on investor sentiment and market breadth. We’ll also discuss current investing themes and news that we are watching as 2018 kicks off. Key Takeaways for the week ending January 5, 2018: Sentiment…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Bulls Looking For More

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze current trends for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), while checking in on stock market indicators such as sentiment and breadth. We’ll also discuss current investing themes and news that we are watching in the financial markets. Here’s our summary of our findings for the week ending…