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S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook: Playing The Edges

Broad Stock Market Outlook for April 9, 2018 An overnight relief bounce in stock market futures greets traders Monday morning. Even so, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are prone to selloffs on tests higher into price resistance. A broader look at stock market futures shows a range bound market with the…

Stock Market Trends Update & Outlook (Week 11)

THE BIG PICTURE Investors are still operating in a climate that’s prone to volatility so it pays to remain focused on stock market trends within your given timeframe. Stocks have recovered sharply but there is still plenty of “noise” due to market crosscurrents and bull vs bear chatter. Traders need…

Stock Market Trends Update & Outlook (Week 9 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE Investors are operating in a volatile stock market climate so it pays to be nimble and in trend (with your trading timeframe). Stocks are rallying higher once more but there is plenty of “noise” due to market crosscurrents and disappointed bears. Traders need to follow the price…

Bubble Or Not, Here’s Why FANG Stocks Are Ready To Pause

If a comparison to a dotcom foursome holds true, the rally in the vaunted FANG stocks may be coming to an end. Around Thanksgiving time in 2015, we posted what is still among our most popular charts and blogs we’ve ever published. At the time, 2 big things were going…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 5 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 has been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018. All major stock market indices remain in up-trends but recent action has been volatile. Traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise and opinions. If…

Stock Market Trends: Review & Outlook (Week 2 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 started 2018 with big gains. All major stock market indices 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…

U.S. Financial Markets Update: Bulls Cheer Stronger Economy

The bulls are running wild. Stocks are higher, investor sentiment is higher, and there’s a feeling in the air as holiday seasonality approaches. Excessive investor optimism poses some contrarian headwinds near term. However, a stronger economy bodes well over the longer term. Economy and Interest Rates As widely expected, the…