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S&P 500 Weekly Market Outlook: Sentiment & Breadth In Focus

In this week’s investing research outlook, we examine current trends for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), while checking in on stock market breadth and investor sentiment indicators. 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 November…

U.S. Equities Trading Update: Breadth & Momentum Deteriorating

S&P 500 Trading Outlook (2-3 Days):  BEARISH The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) remains locked in range-bound consolidation, and has now overcome multiple pullback attempts. But each ensuing rally / recovery has come in spite of deteriorating breadth and momentum. The price area to watch is 2562. This level has held three…

U.S. Equities: Technical Deterioration Suggests Pause In Rally

The equity market’s 8-week consecutive winning streak was aborted last week with the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) losing 0.2%. The NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) suffered a similar fate along with the Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI)  which dropped 50 basis points. Although the popular stock market averages hit new highs early in…

S&P 500 Weekly Market Outlook: The Rally Is Out Of Sync

In this week’s investing research outlook, we examine current trends for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and Russell 2000 (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT), while checking in on stock market breadth and investor sentiment indicators. We’ll also discuss current themes and news that we are watching in the financial markets. Here’s our summary of our findings for the week ending…

S&P 500 Trading Update: 7 Reasons For Caution

S&P 500 Short-Term Trading Outlook (2-3 Days):  BEARISH I’m seeing signs of a minor pullback underway here in early November for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX).  BUT, we’ll need a break of 2562 on futures for any real concern to mount. Prices got up to 2590-2 and reversed, with weakness in Financials (NYSEARCA:XLF),…

S&P 500 Weekly Market Outlook: Rally Narrowing

In this week’s investing research outlook, we will analyze the current trends of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC), check in on market breadth and investor sentiment indicators, and discuss current themes and news that we are watching in the financial markets. Here’s a summary of our findings for the week ending November…

S&P 500 Weekly Market Outlook: Bulls Turn Up The Heat

In this week’s investing research outlook, we will analyze the current trends of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and Russell 2000 Index (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT), check in on market breadth and investor sentiment indicators, and discuss current themes and news that we are watching in the financial markets. Here’s a summary of our findings for the…

U.S. Equities Outlook: Indicators Lean Bullish Into Year End

The Weight of Evidence Offers Bullish Message For S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) Into Year-End Highlights: Central Bank Patience Could Be Tested Global Economy Providing Upside Surprises Seasonal Patterns Argue For Fourth Quarter Strength Market Breadth Trends Show Improved Rally Participation Improving seasonal patterns have shifted the overall weight of the evidence from…

Stock Market Trading Update: Signs Of A Top

Wednesday was an interesting day in the financial markets, to say the least. While the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was up solidly (0.7%), the NASDAQ 100 (INDEXNASDAQ:NDX) was down (0.13%). Despite the headline glitz of the Dow Jones smashing through 23K to new all-time highs, just 16 of the 30…

U.S. Equities Update: Stock Indicators and Market Drivers

The equity markets pushed higher last week with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) gaining about 50 basis points.  And early this week, it’s more of the same. More important, the broader stock market is gaining significant relative strength to suggest that any near-term weakness that might develop…