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S&P Industrials Sector: Short-Term Trading Longs To Consider

The S&P Industrials Sector (NYSEARCA:XLI) is trying to breakout based largely on CSX Corp’s (NASDAQ:CSX) gap higher, but other stocks like Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC), Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP), Alaska Airlines (NYSE:ALK) and Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) all higher today as well. One thing to note, however, is that daily charts now show…

Trump, Federal Reserve Weigh On 2017 Market Outlook

The end of 2016 was interesting to say the least for investors. The Federal Reserve finally raised rates by a sliver and the markets trended higher. This all occurred while pundits scrambled to interpret how a Donald Trump win will affect their 2017 market outlook for investors. For the month, the…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For January 19

Stock Market Futures Outlook for January 19, 2017 –  Price support and resistance levels on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) have been well defended and have tightened in latest days. Buying pressure will likely strengthen above a positive retest of 2271.50.  Selling pressure will strengthen with a failed retest of 2258. Price…

Stock Market Consolidation Continues As Investors Turn To Earnings

The equity markets continue in an extraordinary tight trading range that has the Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) virtually unchanged since mid-December. The lack of forward progress can be traced to valuations that are above historic norms during a period when support for the market is…

5 Charts For Global Investors: Key Market Trends

It’s time for another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch as we move further into the month of January (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at technical price developments.  And even if you’re not technical analysis minded…

Why Wall Street’s S&P 500 Price Forecasts Don’t Add Up

As we dig through several 2017 S&P 500 price forecasts, we discover that a majority of “Wall Street’s top strategists” are calling for a year-end S&P 500 price in the 2,300-2,450 range. None of the forecasters expect a down year for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), but that’s an article…

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For January 18

S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) Broad Market Overview For Traders – January 18 Charts remain range bound as Davos meetings continues and traders wait for direction from administration.  Support and resistance levels have been well defended. Buying pressure will likely strengthen above a positive retest of 2271.50.  Selling pressure will strengthen with a failed…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For January 17

Stock Market Futures Considerations For Jan 17, 2017 We begin a short US trading week today with a dip lower through support and a bounce back into congestion.  Momentum on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is drifting lower, so if we fail to breach above 2267, we will slip into the formation…

Market Commentary: Recapping 2016 And Navigating 2017

Summarizing The 2016 Market Action: Since the election, the economic data continues to show that the US economy is starting to grow. A growing economy favors stocks over bonds. I have been increasing the amount devoted to stocks gradually since early December. In general, of my accounts may have around 30%…

Weekly Stock Market Outlook: Optimism Running High

Weekly Market Outlook & Technical Review January 13th In this research note, we will look at some key stock market indicators, the health of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), and a handful of emerging themes that we are watching in our investing research: Stock Rally Has Stalled – The S&P 500…