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Stock Market Video: Focusing On Trends & Managing Volatility

Market volatility can harm investor returns. Not simply because we (sometimes incorrectly) associate volatility with down markets, but because volatility tends to shake investor confidence. It also gets investors to begin to predict what’s next based on fear / emotion. And this can negatively impact your results. In 2018, stocks…

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 Review & Outlook – Week 48

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes rallied upside again last week and remain in up-trends. We are overdue for a pullback, but the best thing for traders to do is follow the price action and steer clear of the noise and anticipating the next move. If/When the market…

Fact vs Fiction: Debunking Myths About This Bull Market

Investors have a lot of opinions about this bull market. And many have had the same bearish opinion about the stock market for several years and hundreds of points on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). “The stock market can’t go any higher”.  Heard that one before? Or how about “stocks are…

Making Sense Of A Market Of Stocks

I regularly run screens for stocks making new highs and new lows on different time periods. While it’s always been a source of new ideas, it also can serve as a perfect illustration of the market maxim, “It’s not a stock market, it’s a market of stocks.” It’s very easy…

S&P 500 Weekly Outlook: Making Sense Of An Uneven Market

In this week’s investing research outlook, we analyze the technical setup and trends of the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), key stock market trends and indicators, and discuss emerging themes and news that we are watching closely in our investing research. Here’s a summary of our findings for the week ending August 4, 2017: Large-Caps…

Stock Spotlight: Albany International (AIN) Offers Growth & Value

Albany International (NYSE:AIN) is a $1.7B advanced textiles and material processing company trading 22X Earnings, 2.1X Sales and 3.33X Book with a 1.25% dividend yield. AIN grew revenues 9.9% in 2016, its best growth year in more than 10 years and targets 5-8% annual revenue growth through 2019 with EPS…

Stock Market Futures Weekly Trend Analysis – March 19

THE BIG PICTURE Q1 – what a ride! Looking at the weekly chart of the S&P 500 futures (below), it has been nothing but relentless price momentum upside with the casual minor pullback on a S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) daily chart.   Permabears have been littering the twitter waves for months now…