Category Archives: Technical Analysis

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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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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Investors Should Embrace The Wall of Worry

It was a choppy week for the stock market as it failed to follow through on the upside after the prior week's strong gains. Last week the market did a good job of confusing both professional and individual investors. Stocks pulled back for the first two days of the week which was just a normal…
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