Tag "market breadth"

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…

Market Update: Measured Rally Bullish For Stocks

Technical indicators continue to point to further gains in the stock market. The Dow Transports recently hit a new high confirming the record high by the Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) – a Dow Theory signal. In addition, the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) and NYSE Composite Index (INDEXNYSEGIS:NYA) are are reaching…

S&P 500 Weekly Investing Outlook: Looking For Follow Through

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and trends 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 July 14, 2017: Patterns…

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…

Equal Weight S&P 500 Playing To Bulls & Bears

A look at the Equal Weight S&P 500 has something for both the bulls and the bears. A hot, and much debated, topic of late in equity market circles is the issue of market breadth. As a refresher, breadth refers to the level of participation among all stocks in the…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Tensions Between Stocks & Bonds

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 for the week ending June 16, 2017: Tensions Between Stocks and Bonds…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Evidence Of Investor Complacency

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 for the week ending June 9, 2017: Shifts in Leadership? – The…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Sector Level Trends Improving

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 for the week ending June 2, 2017: Support Holds; Resistance Folds –…

The Long-Term Bullish Case For Stocks (In Charts)

This post was edited on May 31, 2017 at 7:47 am to add the author’s video commentary. Similarities To Previous Major Market Turns The chart below shows up/down volume (1998-2017) for the NYSE Composite Stock Index (), along with its 50-week moving average (thick blue line). Notice how all-things-being equal,…