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Stock Market Futures Weekly Outlook – February 20

THE BIG PICTURE  We’ve seen seven relentless trending weeks to the upside to start 2017.  And last week was par for the course – the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) closed at new all-time highs. In all, it’s been 15 weeks of nothing but one direction in the major…

5 Stocks That Smart Funds Were Buying In Q4 (13F Filings)

The Q4 2016 13F filings have been released showing hedge fund positions. Using Whale Wisdom’s excellent suite of tools I am able to customize a list of my 50 favorite hedge funds and then look for common buy/sell activity throughout the quarter. These are funds with fairly high concentration, lower…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For February 15

S&P 500 Futures Trading Considerations For February 15, 2017 S&P 500 futures hit new highs overnight but have since pulled back into support near 2334. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is at a key level of resistance but bullish formations tell us that fades of price into support will be bought in the near-term….

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For February 14

S&P 500 Trading Considerations & Outlook For February 14, 2017 Broad time frames hold strength as tighter ones show a little pull into support likely today for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX).  It is still too early to short this chart on the swing but some powerhouses gave up quite a bit…

Healthcare Services Group (HCSG): A Consistent Growth Story

I was scanning charts over the weekend and wanted to shares one that stuck out: Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ:HCSG). Below is an fundamental overview of the company, along with a stock chart / trend analysis. Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) As mentioned above, this was one of the nicer weekly charts in…

Gold Miners (GDX): Gold Bugs May Not Be Immune Here

A key driver for gold prices (NYSEARCA:GLD) in early 2016 was Japanese negative interest rate policy rolled out at the end of January (note the sharp up move in the Gold Bugs chart below by my colleague Arun Chopra CFA CMT). After the Bank of Japan refused to go further…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For February 13

Stock Market Futures Considerations For February 13, 2017 Another morning with new all-time highs greet us on S&P 500 futures and the cash index (INDEXSP:.INX).  Market pullbacks are still likely to be bought as we sit at regions that could prove out as target regions for buyers trading to resistance.  Price…

Stock Market Futures Trading Outlook For February 10

S&P 500 Futures Considerations For February 10, 2017 Tax reform news kept markets higher yesterday, and overnight gains in Europe and Asia are allowing for more gains this morning.  Buying breakouts is still not the best bet for risk versus reward, but buying pullbacks has been golden.  As with yesterday,…