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Stock Market Futures Trading Update: Watch Those Divergences!

Market Outlook for January 16, 2018  The S&P 500 and broad market indices are seeing some bullish continuation after the long holiday weekend. However, there is some technical divergence playing out. Buying on pullbacks provides the least risk today. Note that you can access today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases….

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For January 11

Stock market futures are pushing slightly higher in early trade as buyers continue to show demand. That said, we are at a juncture that requires discipline and focus from traders. See today’s trading commentary and price levels below. S&P 500 Futures BUYERS ARE IN CLEAR CONTROL AS CHARTS PRESS HIGHER….

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For January 11

Stocks are headed higher on Thursday morning as traders look to retest this week’s highs into the holiday weekend. See my trading commentary and key price levels for S&P 500 futures, Nasdaq futures, and Crude Oil. S&P 500 Futures Support holds higher near 2742.  Short trades still be swift but…

Stock Market Trading Outlook For January 10, 2018

The major stock market indices are trading lower this morning as yesterday’s mini reversal follows through. Value buyers should show up at lower levels, but it is the retests that we will watch to determine the character of this pullback. S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For January 10, 2018 True…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update: Time For A Breather

The broader stock market futures indices have stalled out at new highs made Sunday night. Stocks should find support at lower levels. S&P 500 Trading Considerations For January 8, 2018  As mentioned, I suspect value buyers will come in to participate at less elevated prices once more, so I am looking…

The COT Report: Equities Speculation Running High

The following charts and data highlight non-commercial equity futures trading positions as of January 2, 2017. This data was released with the January 5 COT Report (Commitment of Traders). Note that these charts also appeared on my blog. The 2 charts below look at non-commercial futures trading positions for the S&P 500 and…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Update For January 2, 2018

A review of the last post shows S&P 500 futures support targets near 2671.25 were tested and then recaptured. This is customary in bullish environments. S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For January 2, 2018 Value buyers will come in to participate at less elevated prices. We have a bit of negative…

Stock Market Futures Trading Update & Outlook – December 28

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For December 28, 2017 Though the S&P 500 did lose the level near 2682, buyers quickly recovered and have taken us right into yesterday morning’s levels near 2689. Undercurrents are mixed for futures. Price retracements should continue to be shallow unless profit taking catches hold or…

Stock Market Futures Trading Update & Outlook – December 27

S&P 500 trading considerations for December 27, 2017 Stocks are trading sideways in early morning action across the major stock market futures indices. The holidays have brought quiet trading but our trading process hasn’t changed. See key futures trading levels and commentary below for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude…