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What The VXST:VIX Volatility Ratio Is Saying About Stocks Now

With the lack of a buyable stock market dip dominating the financial news (see: WSJ’s “Markets’ Steady Climb in 2017 Defies Historic Odds“), many traders are waiting for an opportunity to enter the market on the long side and participate in what is shaping up to be a low volatility…

Futures Trading Outlook For Friday: S&P 500, Nasdaq, Crude Oil

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For July 21, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) made new highs once more yesterday… but the broad market index is vulnerable to a pullback.  Any failed retests will likely give way to a move lower (and into deeper support levels).  See key futures trading levels…

S&P 500 Trading Update: Overhead Price Resistance Looms

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For July 20, 2017 The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) is set to open slightly higher but traders should note the overhead resistance levels that may stall this move today. Key futures trading levels and analysis are located below for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Crude…

U.S. Equities Update: S&P 500, Nasdaq Near Trading Price Targets

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook (2-3 Days):  Nearing ST Price Target (2470.5) I’ve been looking for a final push up to 2470-5 on S&P 500 Futures before looking for any type of correction to materialize. Tech is up against solid resistance and needs to be watched. Housing starts came in largely…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For July 19

Stock Market Futures Considerations For July 19, 2017 After a brief period of consolidation, the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is attempting another move to the upside. On the futures market, 2470.5 looks like resistance. See more trading levels below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And note that the…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For July 18

Stock Market Futures Considerations For July 18, 2017 Traders need to be alert and ready at key trading levels following a day of consolidation for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). Lower supports may come into play today. See all trading insights below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of releases. And…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For July 17

Stock Market Futures Considerations For July 17, 2017 The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is trading mixed on Monday morning, as traders pause to see what’s next following last week’s rally. See key trading levels below for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil. Check out today’s economic calendar with a full rundown of…

What Does “Edge” Look Like?

Everyone talks about edge and every successful trader I know has one (most have a few trading edges or more). However, what does “edge” actually look like? The quest for your first trading edge or simply adding one to your arsenal can be a much easier task if you understand…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For July 14, 2017

Stock Market Futures Trading Considerations For July 14 Stocks continue to float higher as the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) eyes new all-time highs. For now, the June highs will serve as resistance. See key futures trading levels for the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and crude oil below. Check out today’s economic calendar with a…

Nvidia Stock Update (NVDA): Here’s Why Time Frames Matter

Cautious stock analysts are towel-tossing on Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA). Yesterday Suntrust abandoned its “Hold” rating established when the price was at $74, and moved to a “Buy” and a $177 price target. The stock is currently trading at $162. The numerous $180-200 price targets still make it very tempting, even as everyone…