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A Simple Way To Find Trending Markets

The rebound from the lows last Wednesday and early Thursday have once again reinforced the merits of being as objective and non-emotional as possible. Last Wednesday most of the major averages and the ETFs that track them closed below the daily starc bands. This meant that this was a high risk time to sell and…
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Sidestep The Trump Traumas

The stock market’s decline last Wednesday was the largest in eight months as many panicked investors ran for the exits. Even though the stock market was able to rebound by the end of the week many investors will be pondering their portfolio allocation over the weekend. Without getting into my own political judgment on the…
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Charts Point To A Good Month For Stocks

The stock market had plenty of news to digest last week with a full calendar of economic reports including the monthly jobs report, 43 more S&P 500 stocks reporting earnings and the long awaited House vote on the repeal of Obama care. Still too early to relax completely as there is phase two of the…
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Should You Listen To Sell In May?

The memories of the Brexit vote had many investors and traders quite nervous as the markets closed before the French election. The S&P futures opened up over 20 points last Sunday night in reaction to the election results and powered to the upside in Monday's session. Some in the financial media wondered whether Monday was…
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The Week Ahead: Bullish Evidence Building

The stock market started the week under a cloud based on increased global tensions and holidays in the US and overseas. Heading into the last trading day before the Easter holiday stocks looked week technically but there were many signs based on my analysis that meant the risk was too high for new short positions.…
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Is Trump Creating A Buying Opportunity?

Stocks held firm to start off the week but spent the rest of the week declining as the S&P 500 lost over 26 points which was the worst weekly decline since March. The S&P 500 is now down almost 3% from the March 1st high but the small cap Russell 2000 is down 4.8%. President…
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