Tag "market breadth"

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…

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…

Equity Air Balloon? Stocks Making New Lows On The Rise

The number of stocks making new lows just saw a huge spike, especially considering the major indexes remain within arm’s length of their 52-week high. As we mentioned yesterday, the drop in stocks to begin the week has really shaken things up in the market. It’s not that the decline…

S&P 500 Market Update: Uptrend Tired But Still Intact

Stocks are off to a fast start in 2018 (understatement). The momentum surge in January has been powerful and produced a strong up-trend. Though it’s not recommended to fight the trend, it’s worth noting that several indicators are pointing to exhaustion. Market breadth has been lackluster and implied volatility has held…

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 Trading Outlook: Equities Rally Extended

S&P 500 Trading Outlook (2-3 Days):  BULLISH Yesterday’s recovery of last week’s decline suggests an upcoming push back to new highs is likely for equities. This in turn would make the first five days of January positive for the stock market. Market breadth was meager, at less than 2/1 positive overall….

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 52

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes continue to hover near all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise. When the market…