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S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For January 20

Stock Market Futures Trading Overview For Jan 20, 2017 S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) price support levels broke yesterday, but in true form buyers came to the rescue and brought us back into congestion.  S&P 500 futures charts remain undecided with a slow news release day and options expiration. Market momentum has dipped…

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…

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…

Treasury Bonds Update: Mapping The Possibilities In Early 2017

Back in mid-December, I provided a ‘heads up’ that the bonds were oversold and that active investors should expect a bounce. The levels highlighted in that post worked and treasury bonds (NASDAQ:TLT) are currently in the midst of a bounce. Right now, I believe there is more work to be done on…

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…

Did Trump Mark The Bottom For Solar Stocks? (TAN)

I recently read a book on daily fantasy sports.  You know, like DraftKings.  The goal is to make the best lineup you can for a group of games or event.  That kind of stuff. One of the main takeaways was the biggest opportunities lie where there is a difference between the…

Shares Of Amazon (AMZN) May Be Headed Lower Soon

In August of 2016, shares of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) were zooming higher. Investors were feeling giddy and it was apparent that I needed to do some chart pattern analysis for traders So on August 8th I wrote a post about Amazon’s rally prospects. And more importantly, I highlighted some price targets for…

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…

Stock Market Futures Weekly Review & Outlook – January 16

THE BIG PICTURE Consolidation on Dow Jones futures (YM) and S&P 500 futures (ES) seems to be the trend of 2017 as Nasdaq futures (NQ) steams ahead and leaves the indices in its dust trail. Week two, day four (1.12.17) seemed to be the hope of some correction in the market,…

Why I Warmed Up To US Treasuries

During the summer, I put out a lot of very bearish commentary about the Treasury market. There were numerous technical reasons for the call. In addition, and I know it seems so long ago, was this almost universal opinion that yields on the long end of the curve were going to…