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Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 8 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE Investors are operating in a volatile stock market climate for the first time in many months. Stay disciplined and stick to your timeframes. The market is nearing another decision point. There is plenty of “noise” due to market cross-currents. Traders need to follow the price action (and…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 7 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE Investors are operating in a volatile stock market climate for the first time in many months. And the reality of a stock market correction (whether brief or intermediate term) is setting in. The markets are set to rally for a second day in a row, and there…

Stock Market Trends Update: Watch That Pullback!

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 had been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018… until last week. Now we are in the reality of a stock market correction (whether brief or intermediate term). Traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 5 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 has been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018. All major stock market indices remain in up-trends but recent action has been volatile. Traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise and opinions. If…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 4 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 has been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018. All major stock market indices continue to make new all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to…

Stock Market Trends: Review & Outlook (Week 2 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 started 2018 with big gains. All major stock market indices continue to hover near all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 52

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes continue to hover near all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise. When the market…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 51

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes continue to rally higher and remain in strong up-trends. Market strength is persisting for much longer than most traders have anticipated. It is for this reason that traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise….

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 50

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes recovered from another brief pullback attempt last week and remain in up-trends. Market strength is persisting for longer than most traders have anticipated. This is why the best thing for traders to do is follow the price action and steer clear of…

Market Breadth and Volume Still Bullish For Long-Term Investors

An August 2016 analysis outlined a long-term bullish signal for stocks that has occurred only ten other times in the last thirty-five years. If we fast-forward to December 2017, is market breadth/volume aligning with or contradicting bullish data we have in hand? The chart below shows up/down volume (1996-2010) for the NYSE…